New Job Planning & Performance Coordinator In Nova Scotia

Planning & Performance Coordinator
Planning & Performance Coordinator

Planning & Performance Coordinator

Company : Halifax Regional Municipality
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nova Scotia

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Job Posting

Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting applications for the permanent, full-time position of Planning & Performance Coordinator in Corporate Planning, Finance & Asset Management. HRM is committed to reflecting the community it serves & recognizing Diversity & Inclusion as one of the Municipality’s core values. We have an Employment Equity Policy & we welcome applications from African Nova Scotians & Other Racially Visible Persons, Women in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented in the workforce, Indigenous/Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities & 2SLGBTQ+ Persons. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on their electronic application.

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Planning, the Planning and Performance Coordinator will provide high-quality customer service to HRM business units. As an integral member of the Corporate Planning team, the Planning & Performance Coordinator will assist in & contribute to organizing the annual Business Planning & Budget cycle for HRM. This work includes coordinating strategic & service outcome content, organizing corporate & community performance measurement initiatives, supporting service/data analysis processes, integration of enterprise & operational risk initiatives into the business planning process, as well as a variety of related duties in support of corporate initiatives.

The Coordinator will also be responsible for supporting HRM Directors & Service Area Managers in development of key performance indicators (KPI’s), service standards & targets that clearly articulate the “ideal state” HRM services – & working with Senior Business Performance Analyst ensure accountability frameworks are established & followed. The Coordinator will achieve this work using historical data, benchmarks, statistical analysis, as well as evaluation & monitoring of quality assurance systems

Public engagement,business & budget planning, risk management & performance measurement are the basis upon which HRM makes decisions related to resource allocations and service delivery
The key accountabilities of this position are therefore:
  • Continuous improvement of these processes with the overall goal of improving decision quality
  • Increasing accountability & transparency:
  • Enhancing HRM performance results through close working relationships with Service Area Directors & support departments including the maintenance & analysis of service-related information & coordination of annual business planning process
  • Strategic and Business Planning:
  • Lead role in the development & participation of community engagement activities(e.g.surveys, in-person)
  • Ensure that business plans are aligned with key strategic and corporate priorities
  • Review, analyse, & provide feedback to business units on business plans & related presentations
  • Develop & refine the planning framework, processes, & tools & support HRM staff in their use
  • Administer & maintain the business plan reporting tool
  • Performance Measurement/Management:
  • Coordinate data collection & reporting cycles including actively tracking completion of all components to ensure on-time completion of annual & quarterly reports
  • Develop & refine the data collection & reporting framework, processes, guidelines & tools & support HRM staff in their use
  • Produce & distribute annual & quarterly performance reports
  • Provide education & support to HRM business units in the identification, development, & reporting of performance measures
  • Undertake jurisdictional scans; research new performance measurement KPI’s & performance management techniques
  • Enterprise Risk Management:
  • Integrate strategic & operational risk management into the corporate planning processes
  • General:
  • Prepare & make presentations to HRM staff,Regional Council,Community Council,& the public,as required
  • Provide research & analysis,including proactive research & analytical support to HRM business units & senior management on business planning issues, corporate planning issues, performance measurement processes
  • May perform other related duties as assigned
Education & Experience:
  • Undergraduate degree in Business,Public Administration,Economics, or related field
  • Post-graduate degree in Business,Public Administration,Economics, or related field will be considered an asset
  • Minimum three years related work experience in the areas of strategic planning, business planning, performance measurement, or business analysis & service improvement
  • Project Management (PMP) preferred
  • Experience working in a client service role
Technical/Job Specific Knowledge & Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of business planning tools & methods for an outcome-driven planning & budgeting process;knowledge of public finance & public administration;expert Microsoft Excel skills, including development of macros & pivot tables
  • Sound knowledge & skills in business process mapping & process analysis;financial analysis;quantitative & qualitative measurement;& statistical analysis
  • Ability to facilitate large groups,build consensus & deliver outputs from business planning & performance processes
  • Experience in performance measurement & management
  • Ability to analyze performance results & to contribute to recommendations for improvements.
  • Ability to plan & coordinate multiple efforts with complex stakeholders & to deliver on schedule
  • Experience with public engagement & survey design,development, & delivery
Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check.

Please note –Testing will be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical & job specific knowledge.Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer’s discretion.

COMPETENCIES:Analytical Thinking,Organizational Awareness,Teamwork & Cooperation,Customer Service, Valuing Diversity,Value & Ethics,Conflict Management

WORK STATUS: Permanent, full-time

HOURS OF WORK:Monday-Friday,8:30am-4:30pm,35 hours/week.Some flexibility may be required due to operational needs

SALARY: Non-Union Level 7, $76,490 - $105,170.Salary is commensurate with education &experience.

WORK LOCATION:40 Alderney Drive,Dartmouth,NS

CLOSING DATE:Applications will be received up to 11:59pm on Sunday August 27, 2023

Please note:We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.Only those applicants selected for interview/testing will be contacted

During the recruitment process,applicants have the right to request an accommodation.Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing)& who require accommodation,should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process

(position #78605435)
Planning & Performance Coordinator | Halifax Regional Municipality