Manager, Local Government and Housing

Date de publication: 28 sep 2017
Date limite: 14 oct 2017
Ontario Careers
Manager, Local Government and Housing
Are you interested in leading a team of professionals in a workplace that values creativity, performance excellence and diversity? Do you enjoy influencing and building organizational capacity? Do you have a passion for affordable housing and tackling homelessness? If so, then don't miss this exciting and challenging leadership role with Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Ministry of Housing overseeing the delivery of municipal advisory services and housing programs to meet the needs of central Ontario's municipalities and service managers.
What can I expect to do in this role?
You will:
• lead and develop a high-performing team of public servants to coordinate and deliver municipal advisory services and housing programs
• build relationships and linkages across the Ontario Public Service (OPS) and with external stakeholders to develop integrated programs and build municipal capacity in governance, financial and democratic systems
• provide policy advice and contribute to the development and refinement of provincial policies and programs
• liaise with municipalities and other local stakeholders regarding provincial initiatives and programs, and support Ministers in their local interactions with stakeholders
Location: Toronto
How do I qualify?
Leadership skills:
• You have proven ability to model, and inculcate in others, OPS values and the attributes of an Ontario public servant (effective, non-partisan, professional, ethical and competent) as set out in the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006 and its Regulations.
• You have the management and leadership skills necessary to inspire excellence and collaboration across functional and organizational boundaries.
• You have the ability to attract, develop and retain high-functioning and qualified staff.
Operational skills:
• You have knowledge of public administration principles, leading practices and techniques specific to municipal governance and operations including those related to financial, administrative and housing systems.
• You have proven ability to interpret and apply legislation, including the Municipal Act, Municipal Elections Act, Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, Housing Services Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and associated Regulations.
• You have an understanding of provincial and municipal relations, municipal structures and governance, grants administration and performance measurement.
• You excel at building productive relationships within the OPS and with municipal partners.
Communication and issues management skills:
• You can communicate with clarity and enthusiasm to connect and build consensus with senior level stakeholders and municipalities.
• You have political acuity and proven work experience showing ability to manage issues, resolve problems and mediate disputes, including providing expert testimony before tribunals.
• You have well developed presentation and consultation skills to engage internal and external stakeholders ensuring views and opinions are respected.
• You possess a high level of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills to successfully lead collaborative productive teams.
Salary Range: $85,750 - $111,800 per year
Additional information:

1 Permanent, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please note that this position is under review as part of the Management Job 
Evaluation Plan (MJEP) Project. MJEP is a new job evaluation system for manager and non-bargaining specialist positions in the Ontario Public Service.
  Implementation of the new system may impact the classification and salary range for this position. Employees will be notified of any impact prior to implementation.
Please apply online, only, by Friday, October 13, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 112326 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.