Ministry of the Attorney General - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Us
The Civil Law Division is responsible for providing client-focused legal services across all ministries, various agencies, and internally to MAG, through an extensive network of 900 staff composed of counsel and business professionals seconded to client ministries.
The Strategic and Business Management Branch (SBMB) oversees business operations, service delivery and strategic planning for the Civil Law Division. In addition to developing and implementing frameworks that support MAG and OPS strategic priorities, SBMB is responsible for transformation and innovation within the division. The branch is also responsible for: project management, performance measurement, business analytics, finance, HR, communications, organizational reporting and tracking operational deliverables.

The Opportunity
Are you looking for a great opportunity to showcase your leadership, strategic thinking, analytics, project management and delivery knowledge and skills? If so, consider this opportunity with the Civil Law Division.
Working as part of a new dynamic team, we need your expertise to synthesize ‘big picture' strategic and technical thinking with detailed reasoning, to recommend strategies and solutions to help Civil Law in Ontario achieve its goals.

We are currently recruiting for a highly seasoned and skilled Senior Manager – Civil Law IT Programs who will lead the development, implementation, and delivery of a multi-year, multi phased IT program within the Civil Law Division.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) offers a competitive compensation package. We support career and leadership development, invest in learning opportunities, and recognize team and individual achievements, and support flexible work arrangements.

Want more Information?:
Visit theMinistry of the Attorney Generalwebsite for additional information about our ministry.

What can I expect to do in this role?
  • Understanding the evolving needs and longer-term trends of the Civil Law Division, from technical and business perspectives, you will plan and manage IT programs from concept to execution
  • You will lead the design, development, and implementation of a legal case and document management system with a user base of approximately 900 staff, including the provision of technical leadership, conduct cost-benefit analyses, strategies and business cases
  • You will oversee Civil Law technical programs and the delivery of its multiple projects, assessments, to identify, map, analyze and evaluate strategic options to meet the requirements of the division, and present recommendations to senior management
  • You will manage the project from the initial conceptual phase by implementing common project methodology and project management processes and through the procurement, vendor selection and negotiation processes, contract award, and design/construction phase.
You will build and manage effective stakeholder and client relationships across the division, the ministry, and the OPS.
You will develop and mentor the project team to deliver on results; assign work and provide feedback; engage team members in a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting innovation and creativity.

How do I qualify?

Project management and leadership skills:
  • You have knowledge and skills in the application of project management and business planning This may be acquired through such things as recent work experience and/or Project Management certification,
  • You are familiar with decision-making, procurement and approvals structures at all levels of government.
  • You have group leadership skills to provide guidance, coaching and direction to project staff.
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of provincial and ministry strategic directions, priorities, and objectives to provide direction and advice to senior management, project coordinators, managers, peers and internal and external stakeholders.
  • You have team leadership skills to plan, organize, coordinate and control the work of multiple concurrent projects and project team members.
Technical Knowledge

You have:
  • practical management knowledge of large-scale technology systems and infrastructure, with broad based knowledge of I&IT operational practices and standards
  • excellent technical elemental knowledge surrounding hardware platforms, networks, architecture, security and software
  • knowledge of relevant information technology related policies and procedures, financial and human resource standards, and practices
Communication and Stakeholder Relations Skills
  • You have highly developed communication, presentation and negotiation skills to provide advice and guidance to senior management in support of decision making
  • You can effectively share information, resolve issues and develop working relationships with divisional partners, stakeholders, clients and contracted service providers
  • You have oral communication and consultation skills to provide strategic advice and recommendations to senior management.
  • You have relationship management skills to build collaborative partnerships with industry clients, project teams and ministry colleagues.
  • You have written communication and computer skills to develop a variety of documents (e.g. briefing notes, work plans, presentation materials).
Additional Information:Address:
1 Temporary, duration up to 24 months, 720 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check (Fingerprint Based)
Compensation Group: Management Compensation Plan
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Schedule: 6
Category: Information Technology
Posted on: Thursday, July 2, 2020

In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

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