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Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: January 13, 2021
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Job Overview
    • Are you skilled in issues management, communications and project management related to natural resource planning and management in Ontario?
    • Consider this excellent opportunity to utilize your talents and take your career to the next level.
    • Please note: Due to COVID-19, remote work arrangements are currently in effect. The employer is willing to consider remote work arrangements beyond COVID-19, however, attendance at the office will be required from time to time or as needed. During the application process you can select one or both locations for consideration.

What can I expect to do in this role?

    • In this role, you will:
    • provide strategic project management, communication, coordination, support and advice to anticipate and address MNRF-related contentious issues and key initiatives
    • identify emerging trends, recommend and implement communication techniques/strategies to address work with clients, stakeholders and internal counterparts, and to implement and achieve ministry priorities
    • provide leadership and guidance to district staff and management through the consistent application of ministry policies, procedures, workflow and resolution of problems
    • liaise, coordinate and consult with internal staff and external partners or clients to manage and provide advice on approvals and processes, resource management issues and/or initiatives

How do I qualify?

Technical expertise:

    • knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of natural resource planning and management to lead project initiatives; and to provide expert advice both internally and externally
    • knowledge of, and the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation and regulations (e.g. EAA, LRIA, PLA, FWCA, ARA, CFSA)

Communication and interpersonal skills:

    • consultation and negotiation skills to establish, enhance and negotiate project/program delivery
    • ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with external stakeholders/groups and to maintain linkages and collaborative working relationships with colleagues across the Ontario Public Service
    • presentation skills to discuss and present information on Ministry priorities, business needs, strategic direction, services, projects and opportunities

Project management and leadership skills:

    • knowledge of project management principles and processes to create, lead and/or manage initiatives, projects or related issues
    • leadership skills to coordinate and/or lead projects and initiatives and to establish and monitor project plans and the achievement of objectives

Analytical skills:

    • change management skills to implement ministry field delivery approach and build support from ministry stakeholders and partners
    • judgement, political acuity, problem-solving and issues management skills to anticipate issues, provide risk management strategies and respond effectively

Organizational skills:

  • organizational skills are required to manage confidential information gathering functions and to ensure information is technically complete, accurate and delivered within required timelines
  • planning and organization skills to lead multiple, concurrent projects/initiatives or issues

Additional Information:

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Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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