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The Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery, Infrastructure Technology Services (ITS) Division, Enterprise Planning and Project Delivery Services Branch, is seeking I&IT Strategic Planning Advisors. Are you an IT professional with strong strategic planning skills? If so, consider this position, where you would exercise your excellent project management skills to support planning and performance measurement activities.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • Lead the development of multi-year strategic, business and operational IT plans.
  • Act as a subject matter expert, providing analysis, interpretation, advice and recommendations on IT strategic planning and on development of performance criteria.
  • Develop strategic planning resource material for use throughout ITS and GovTechON.
  • Lead a variety of projects and initiatives, including developing project plans and critical paths, scheduling activities and providing guidance to staff.
  • Lead and manage the I&IT planning processes, including multi-year strategic, business and operational plans, analysis and interpretation; and provide authoritative strategic information planning expertise, advice and solutions.

Location(s): Guelph, Kingston, London, North Bay, Oshawa, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, St. Catharines, Toronto

How do I qualify?

Business Planning and Performance Measurement Knowledge:

You have:

  • Experience developing multi-year strategic and operational IT plans.
  • Proven planning and coordination skills to develop business cases, receive approvals, and perform ongoing monitoring and reporting of outcomes.
  • Experience leading performance measurement activities, including developing effective qualitative and quantitative performance measures.

Project Management Skills:

You have:

  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills to coordinate complex, concurrent projects and ensure tasks are performed within time and resource requirements.

Analytical Skills:

You have:

  • Ability to identify and assess strategic directions, priorities, impacts of changes and decisions, options, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Problem-solving skills to develop risk mitigation strategies and solutions.
  • Ability to think strategically to recognize emerging trends, understand client requirements/needs, and determine the best course of action.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

You have:

  • Communication skills to prepare effective reports and documentation, and make presentations to senior management, clients and stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal and networking skills to bridge the communication and experiential gaps between clients and technical staff.
  • Consulting and influencing skills to anticipate and understand stakeholders’ differing points of view and build support for recommendations.

Salary Range: $74,877 – $110,338 Per Year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region or 1000 Southgate Dr, Guelph, West Region or 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region or 49 Place d’Armes, Kingston, East Region or 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region or 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region or 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region or 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possible extension), 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region or 1000 Southgate Dr, Guelph, West Region or 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region or 49 Place d’Armes, Kingston, East Region or 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region or 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region or 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region or 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region

Note:

The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 185158, by Friday, August 19, 2022. 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 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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I&IT Strategic Planning Advisor