New Job Project Coordinator In Ontario

Project Coordinator
Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $65,826–$92,030 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Passionate about digital transformation? This unique and challenging position offers the opportunity to work within the very innovative Strategic Initiatives Branch where you will be exposed to many different aspects of digital, collective bargaining, and labour relations. You will have an opportunity to coordinate and manage projects to support the branch, while flaunting your organizational and administration skills. If you're looking for an opportunity to gain some valuable experience and push yourself, this is what you are looking for.

The Strategic Initiatives Branch (SIB) is the engine for Ontario's public and private collective bargaining administration and information. It has been leading the digital transformation and modernization of how the labour relations community interacts with data evidence and analytics, in addition to providing collective bargaining research and analysis to a variety of clients across the OPS and the public. It is the only authoritative source of neutral data that is accepted by both sides of the bargaining table. The branch provides program support and is the administrative engine of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development's mediation and arbitration services.

  • This position is required to report to and work from the physical work location a minimum of three days per week.
  • Current hybrid work arrangements are subject to change.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the Director, you will:

  • Lead and support initiatives and strategies, to ensure the delivery of digital, client-centric, efficient, and integrated services
  • Participate in cross-functional projects, including monitoring, tracking and reporting on branch projects and activities
  • Provide support to the Director and managers by participating in planning and coordinating activities, including policy, program and financial
  • Coordinate and manage the Director's schedules by planning, prioritizing and preparing meeting materials
  • Plan and develop internal systems, policies and best practices to ensure efficient operations
  • Provide issues management support by briefing the Director and preparing reports, correspondence and briefing notes

How do I qualify?

Project Coordination Skills

  • You have experience in coordinating and facilitating the development of strategic and business planning activities that enable the achievement of business outcomes and priorities
  • You have knowledge of project management principles to plan and coordinate concurrent projects
  • You are highly organized and can effectively manage multiple, competing priorities/tasks
  • You can coordinate the issues management function, including determining priority, monitoring timelines, and drafting correspondence and briefing notes

Operational Knowledge and Experience

  • You have knowledge of business planning, allocation and financial management processes in order to lead business planning and budget activities
  • You are familiar with financial and administrative policies, procedures and guidelines to coordinate financial and operational matters for the branch
  • You have conceptual skills to assess issues from a corporate perspective

Technical Knowledge and Experience

  • You have working experience with a wide variety of collaboration, office, presentation, and information systems (i.e. Microsoft Teams/ Sharepoint/ Office/Slack)
  • You have an understanding of human resources and labour relations practices
  • You have working experience with and applying legislation e.g. the Labour Relations Act

Communication and Relationship Management Skills

  • You communicate clearly to clarify policies, share information with partners, and draft effective reports, correspondence and briefing notes
  • You act with tact and discretion when interacting with different stakeholders
  • You can build and foster effective relationships with partners
  • You have consultation skills to provide advice and assistance to the Director and to the branch management team.
  • You can exercise political acuity, and be able to communicate with a wide range stakeholders to anticipate and mitigate issues, and provide advice to the Director and/or Managers to manage and respond to issues

Research, Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

  • You have experience in researching and analyzing information, and synthesizing the relevance of the information to your work products
  • You can identify and assess performance issues, trends and directions that impact branch operations
  • You have demonstrated experience conducting research and preparing options and recommendations
  • You have well-developed problem-solving skills and can assess and resolve various operational and administrative issues

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 400 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region

Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan

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Posted on:
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

  • T-LB-196985/23