City of Toronto - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job ID: 5410

Job Category: Policy, Planning & Research

Division & Section: Environment & Energy, E&E Program Administration

Work Location: Metro Hall, 55 John Street

Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent Vacancy

Salary: $95,604.60 - $112,312.20 Please note: The salary reflects 2019 rates

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 Hours Per Week

Affiliation: Non-Union Management

Number of Positions Open: 1

Posting Period: 07-Feb-2020 to 23-Feb-2020

Striving towards making Toronto one of the most sustainable cities in the world, the Environment and Energy Division (EED) facilitates the development of corporate-wide environmental and energy policies and programs. Guided by 4 key objectives (Energy Conservation and Demand Management, Reduced Emissions, Energy Security and Supply, Resilient City) the EED manages initiatives and programs that seek to reduce the environmental footprint of both the entire Toronto community, as well as our own corporate operations. Please see the following link for further information: EED Annual Report 2017

We are a group of diverse and enthusiastic professionals dedicated to long-term environmental and energy sustainability. If you are a passionate and innovative individual, with a desire to advance the environmental and energy policies and programs with a drive to inspire citizens, businesses, organizations and stakeholders, this is the place for you!

At this time the Environment and Energy Division is hiring for a number of positions including initiatives to support the City's commitment to TransformTO. A qualified candidate list will be utilized for all upcoming Program Manager Environment and Energy positions within the Division.

Reporting to the Manager of Program Administration, the Program Manager is responsible for managing a variety of programs and projects, with assigned staff and external consultants, to support the implementation of environment and energy reduction initiatives, specifically, working with various client groups to support numerous financial aspects of energy efficiency, resiliency and carbon reduction initiatives and strategies for the City and its communities.

As an active and engaging member of the EED team, providing input and advice to work planning and priority setting, the Program Manager will prepare comprehensive reports and papers for presentations to senior management, standing committees, and Council. While ensuring effective teamwork, communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance and continuous learning of their team, the Program Manager will conduct research, develop financial models, forecast financial trends, conduct cost-benefits analysis for carbon reduction initiatives, taking into consideration developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.

The Program Manager will build and maintain strong and cooperative working relationships with City divisions, Agencies and external stakeholders, such as non-governmental organizations, business groups, other levels of government, granting organizations, academic institutions and community based groups.

Responsible for developing business cases, requests for proposal, project charters, workplans and other standard documents to support assigned program and projects. The Program Manager will ensure project expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations, adhering to and following all City financial procedures and controls. With a strategic perspective the Program Manager will coordinate the implementation of assigned projects with other initiatives occurring within the Environment & Energy Division, other City divisions, other levels of Government and in the community, and provide senior management with timely, comprehensive reports identifying project objectives, results and changes and makes recommendations on corrective actions.

Key Qualifications:
Post-secondary degree and/or graduate level education in Business Administration, Accounting, or Environment & Business or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Considerable experience in analyzing and performing energy savings related calculations and summaries.
Experience creating financial models, forecasting financial trends and conducting costs-benefits analysis.
Considerable experience conducting analysis of energy conservation, efficient and resiliency project feasibility studies and business cases and preparing reports, briefing notes and business cases.
Experience with financial management and program/project financing with considerable knowledge of government financial incentive programs.
Considerable experience delivering multi-stakeholder projects and programs and the ability to design, manage and prioritize multiple programs.
Highly developed relationship building and communication skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, City divisions, outside agencies and other orders of government, non-governmental organizations, business community and residents.
Working knowledge of City policies and procedures and relevant Provincial and Federal legislation, policies and programs is an asset.
Sound decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills, with a past history of success demonstrating collaboration, innovation, organization, coordination and planning skills.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.