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Strategy Specialist, Ministry of Labour

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 23, 2016

The Ministry of Labour needs your expertise to lead, co-ordinate and perform specialized research and analysis in areas of strategy, policy and programs related to occupational health and safety for the prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • conduct high profile, complex and sensitive strategy research, analysis and synthesis either independently or as part of a project team
  • prepare major analytical works and options papers, including strategic research and policy papers, briefing documents, presentations and interpretations for ministry executives
  • lead and participate in concurrent complex strategy projects, manage project activities, including performance monitoring and reporting, resolve issues, and deliver timely, complete results
  • provide expert advice on provincial occupational health and safety strategies, policies and, programs
  • build and contribute to strong working relationships and networks that promote effective linkages, stakeholder engagement and information sharing
  • brief management team on complex, politically sensitive or controversial issues that may have implications for proposed or existing strategies or policies

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise:

  • you have the ability to acquire knowledge of the programs and legislation (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations) related to the prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • you have experience with policy, legislation, regulation and program development, and operational planning
  • Research and Analytical Skills:
  • you have strong research and analytical skills to conduct high profile, complex and sensitive research and analysis
  • you are able to develop briefing documents, interpret data and research provide advice on trends, contentious issues, and policy or program impacts
  • you are able to understand implications, envision consequences, manage details while keeping in mind the big picture to interpret findings and develop alternatives and provide sound advice
  • Communication, Consultation and Relationship Management Skills:
  • you have strong oral and written communication skills to consult with peers and experts, provide advice, prepare non-routine, sensitive correspondence and other material
  • you have relationship management and persuasion skills to foster and sustain effective working relationships and partnerships with diverse groups of people
  • you have consultation, advisory and facilitation skills to establish and manage working groups and facilitate discussion with staff and external stakeholders

Project Management Skills:

  • you have strong project management skills to work in a high pressure environment, manage issue analysis and coordination, lead and participate in concurrent projects
  • you have knowledge of project management methods, techniques, practices, standards and tools
  • you are able to meet deadlines and achieve deliverables

Salary Range: $63,544 - $91,564 per year

Additional information:

  • 3 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 10 Dundas St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Permanent, 10 Dundas St E, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Friday, December 23, 2016, by visiting http://www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 101637 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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