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Program Consultant, Immigration Branch, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 09, 2010

Duration: 1 Temporary (12 months)
Location: 400 University Avenue

Salary: $1,165.12 - $1,405.26 per week*

The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration`s Settlement and Diversity Unit seeks a results-oriented bilingual individual with program development and stakeholder relations skills and experience to facilitate the settlement and integration of newcomers to Ontario.

You will: implement and coordinate the delivery of grant programs; evaluate funding applications; recommend funding; monitor a portfolio of grants; provide consultative services in English and French to client groups and stakeholders; work proactively with sector stakeholders including partners, other levels of government, funders and community organizations to advance ministry interests and sector issues; lead projects and develop strategies to achieve program/policy objectives; represent the ministry at inter-ministerial and inter-governmental forums; prepare briefing notes, reports and presentations for senior management; research and analyze program data and social and community trends and demographic data; serve as an adviser on a range of newcomer settlement issues.

Qualifications:proficiency in English and advanced level of oral and written French; extensive knowledge of and experience with program development and evaluation; strong research, analytical and evaluation skills; strong project management/planning and problem-solving skills; thorough knowledge of immigration and settlement issues and trends, related provincial and federal programs, and ability to interpret and apply legislation; advanced oral and written communication and presentation skills; strong negotiation, interpersonal and stakeholder relations skills; computer skills including proficiency with standard office software.

For more information and application details, please visit http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?JobID=24409.