Consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Labour’s Prevention Office, where you will provide project leadership and expertise in specialized research, analysis, development, implementation and issues management of occupational health and safety prevention, strategies, policies, programs, and standards.
What can I expect to do in this role?
develop and nurture critical partnerships and relationships, and foster collaboration efforts among all partners and stakeholders
provide project leadership in the conceptualization, development and evaluation of strategic occupational health and safety prevention policies, program design, and recommendations for changes to legislation/regulations
lead and conduct evidence-based policy research, analysis and synthesis to formulate recommendations, strategies and policy options for senior management
design complex evaluative initiatives and studies to support policy and program recommendations on current and emerging issues affecting health and safety prevention
provide technical leadership and coordination in the development of program, policy options, directives and implementation plans
Location: Toronto How do I qualify?
Program and Policy Development
you have experience with program and policy development and evaluation
you are able to acquire and apply knowledge of health and safety prevention issues, programs and legislation (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act)
you have the ability to identify trends and issues to plan, lead and coordinate research, strategy and policy development projects
you have knowledge of OPS/MOL strategic business, operational planning and decision making process
Project Management and Leadership Skills
you have experience managing and providing technical leadership to projects
you have time management skills to manage competing demands
you have developed project plans and methodologies, managed resources, identified project parameters, and tracked milestones and outcomes
you have negotiation skills to lead consultations and influencing skills to effectively communicate and balance conflicting stakeholder interests to develop consensus for alternative solutions
Research and Analytical Skills
you have experience with research methodologies and techniques, principles and practices, as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods and techniques (e.g., multivariate qualitative and quantitative analyses, multiple regression)
you have issues management, change management and problem-solving skills to identify issues that could have significant implications on the development of the program and the implementation by stakeholders
you have oral communication skills to present, lead and participate in discussions, to provide clear advice and liaise with stakeholders
you have written communication skills to prepare correspondence, communications material, briefing and planning documentation, policy papers, reports, presentations and other documentation
Salary Range: $68,536 – $100,994 per year
6 Permanent, 10 Dundas St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
4 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 10 Dundas St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
Please apply online, only, by Friday, December 23, 2016, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 101494 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.