DIRECTOR, CORPORATE PROJECTS, POLICY & LIAISON

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

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Job Description

DIRECTOR, CORPORATE PROJECTS, POLICY & LIAISON

Brampton is a city focused on the future. We serve one of the youngest, fastest growing, and most diverse cities in the country. We sit at the centre of Canada’s innovation super corridor, encouraging investment and growing our global success. We are building a vibrant community that ignites opportunity and instills pride in the people who live and work here. Leaders in our organization understand success requires passion, creativity and agility.We partner for progress.We hold each other accountable. We are a team who is engaged, excited and empowered to deliver results for Brampton, and beyond.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Corporate Projects, Policy and Liaison provides management oversight and leadership in completing corporate projects, developing and maintaining the corporate policy framework, and managing intergovernmental and community public affairs.

Specific accountabilities include:
Oversees operational excellence and integrity by recommending goals and objectives to the CAO on specialized corporate projects that impact multiple departments and portfolios across the organization.
Build multi-discipline teams into a strategic operation that provides outcome-based, effective and efficient project management to the corporation.
Builds strong relationships with internal and external senior leaders and be a trusted advisor to the CAO on strategic business requirements.
As assigned by the CAO, represent the corporation when the municipality partners with community agencies involving multiple municipal departments and portfolios. This includes partnerships with Metrolinx, hospitals and universities, business community and social agencies.
Responsible in developing corporate policies and ensure alignment of the corporate policy framework with corporate function and legislation

Candidates for the role of Director of Corporate Projects, Policy and Liaison will be university educated and have proven ability to engage and sustain effective relationships with Council, staff, public, in addition to, internal and external stakeholders. Preferred candidates have comprehensive knowledge of the municipal operational processes, project planning, policy frameworks, and public affairs.

Further, candidates have a proven record of accomplishment as a strategic leader and facilitator of change, with a customer service focus in public, private or not for profit sectors. Candidates will have strong business acumen, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and passion for public service. Experience in the private sector is considered value added.

Candidates have a values-based leadership approach that is inclusive, positive, and reflects the high level of integrity, trustworthiness and ethical conduct required for success in the role.

The City of Brampton is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusive, barrier- free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. The City of Brampton offers competitive compensation along with a benefits plan, pension plan and professional development.

This position is currently under review. The City of Brampton values diversity and inclusion. We encourage individuals to apply who can bring the value of their community and professional experiences to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

To apply to this exciting opportunity, email your cover letter and resume by November 20, 2019 to:

Patrick Rowan, Partner

Feldman Daxon Partners

416-515-7600 x254

prowan@feldmandaxon.com

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