New Job Program Coordinator In Ontario

Program Coordinator
Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $78,991–$103,144 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Do you have the desire to enrich the economic health and social well-being of Northern Ontario? If so, a challenging opportunity exists with the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund for an innovative candidate with a strong economic development background.

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?

As Program Coordinator, you will:

  • provide strategic advice on program development and investment opportunities
  • plan and conduct complex research projects and provide advice on funding priorities, strategies, policies and programs
  • analyze and provide input on policy and program issues related to investment
  • coordinate and evaluate Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) applications and investment proposals
  • develop partnerships with a variety of stakeholders and provide technical advice on NOHFC policy, programs and initiatives
  • prepare and oversee the completion of reports, briefing materials, presentations and news releases

The following work locations will be considered and negotiated with the successful candidate:

810 Robertson Street, Kenora
447 McKeown Avenue, North Bay
70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie
933 Ramsey, Sudbury
435 South James Street, Thunder Bay

NOTE: Ability to travel in northern Ontario as required.

How do I qualify?

Specialized knowledge:

  • You have in-depth knowledge of economic development theory, planning, regional economics and multi-dimensional economic/statistical research normally acquired through a solid academic background with a specialization in economics, commerce, finance or business administration.
  • You have knowledge of Northern Ontario economic sectors and an understanding of relevant sectors (e.g. tourism, mining, forestry, biotechnology, and/or health and social development).
  • You have the ability to acquire and interpret NOHFC programs, policies and procedures and government decision-making processes to make funding recommendations to decision makers.

Research, analytical, evaluating and problem-solving skills:

  • You are able to design and carry out complex research projects and economic impact studies.
  • You can assess and evaluate funding applications/appeals, and identify/recommend NOHFC policy and program enhancements, options and/or alternatives.

Project management skills:

  • You have knowledge of project management practices and principles.
  • You have project management skills to design, develop and implement research projects and to coordinate application evaluations and/or appeals for funding.
  • You have planning, organizing and time management skills to effectively carry out multi-assignments with tight deadlines.

Communication and people skills:

  • You can consult with and deal tactfully and diplomatically with a diverse group of stakeholders in a public funding environment that is complex and high profile.
  • You have demonstrated communication skills to consult/liaise with various levels of government, community, private and public stakeholders and to conduct presentations at information sessions.
  • You have experience developing a variety of written products (e.g. briefing notes, correspondence and reports).

Computer skills:

  • You have knowledge of computers and software (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation packages, statistical databases and internet) to conduct research and coordinate projects.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 810 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region or 447 McKeown Ave, North Bay, North Region or 933 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, North Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Posted on:
Monday, May 8, 2023

  • C-ND-198859/23