The Facilities and Capital Planning Branch supports the strategic utilization of the ministry's facilities and capital infrastructure by providing a one-window point of contact between its program areas and external partners to manage one of the largest and most complex accommodation portfolios in the OPS including Correctional Institutions, Probation & Parole Offices, Forensic Sciences & Coroners facilities, corporate offices, training colleges, and OPP Detachments/locations. The branch provides short- and long-term financial and strategic planning and controllership through: the development and submission of the ministry's annual Infrastructure Plan and Strategic Accommodation Plan; service/contract management in the areas of property management services and facility leasehold improvements projects; and effective implementation accommodation standards, policies and procedures. The branch provides oversight for Major Capital Projects (i.e. P3 projects).
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• We commit to the responsibilities of being a leader by demonstrating authenticity, accountability and courage. • We lead for the future by embracing positive disruption and a future mindset, and by developing each other every day.
• We are people-centred by leading with a common purpose, being inclusive and driving people-centered outcomes.
Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer:
· A defined benefit pension plan
· Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
· Comprehensive Health Plan
· Life and Disability insurance
· Flexible work arrangements
· Collegial and professional work culture
· Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
· On-the-job training to support your success in the role
The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:
· Canada's Best Diversity Employers
· Greater Toronto's Top Employers
· Canada's Greenest Employers
· Canada's Top Employers for Young People
We need YOU!
Do you strive for a results-driven leadership position? If so, consider this unique leadership opportunity where you will lead the planning, development, implementation of accommodation planning initiatives, and the provision of facilities management, emergency management and security plans to meet ministry requirements which comprise a diverse mix of offices, facilities and locations across the province.
What can I expect to do in this role?
As the Manager, Client Program Delivery, you will:
• support the ministry executives/management on infrastructure needs analysis, risk and condition assessment, procurement/lease planning, and the development of capital investment strategies related to facility renewal allocations as well as for public/private sector capital initiatives.
• provide strategic leadership and corporate controllership for the development and implementation of long- term and annual capital infrastructure plans for the ministry portfolio of infrastructure assets.
• lead and oversee the research, review and analysis of current trends; facilities and accommodation policy development; business process solutions; technical standards and best practices in capital infrastructure planning and controllership to facilitate capital management planning and controllership across the ministry.
• provide technical leadership and expertise to ministry senior executives, management and staff in the resolution of various facilities and accommodation project-related issues (e.g. health and safety, condition of buildings) which often have high media attention and public scrutiny to ensure the ministry's best interests are protected and maintained.
Your top priorities will include, but are not limited to:
· Capital repair and renewal projects.
· Evolving facility needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
· Modernization of correctional services and outdated infrastructure to address overcrowding and to improve services.
· Addressing segregation rulings and proposed strategies.
· CCTV and electronic security initiatives.
How do I qualify?
• You are a dynamic, values-based leader.
• You have proven experience in developing sound and innovative programs and in issues management.
• You have been successful in promoting equitable practices that value diversity and inclusion into your work environment and that support employee engagement.
• You have experience motivating and inspiring staff to achieve results in a rapidly changing environment.
• You have strong problem-solving skills with demonstrated decision-making and creative problem-solving skills. • You have excellent analytical and strategic-thinking skills along with a strong sense of political acuity to deal with a variety of sensitive issues.
• You demonstrate knowledge of facilities management service theories, principles, practices and accommodation policies, guidelines and accommodation initiatives to manage the provision of a full range of facilities management, security, emergency measures and leasing services to meet ministry needs and align with ministry/government priorities, mandates and objectives.
• You understand the role of central agencies (e.g. Infrastructure Ontario (IO)) and their service providers and construction practices to provide direction of major and minor capital construction, renovation and relocation projects.
Relationship Management and Communication:
• You have demonstrated superior written, oral and interpersonal skills, and can influence and negotiate with partners and stakeholders to find collaborative solutions to complex issues.
• You have demonstrated stakeholder management skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships of trust with senior management, clients and partners.
• You can effectively manage expectations, and anticipate and resolve major obstacles and conflicts.
• You have experience managing sensitive and contentious issues.
Program Management Skills:
• You have knowledge and expertise in project management principles and methodologies to oversee and guide the overall delivery of mandates and strategies.
• You have an advanced knowledge of standards and policy development and the ministry's decision-making process.
• You have the ability to coordinate programs, activities, schedules and allocation of resources within the region, and participate in the development of related operational policies, procedures and standards.
Salary range: $90,348.00 - $132,514.00 per year
· 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 25 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
· 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.
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
· The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling.
How to apply:
Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 154210, by Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not accepted at this time.
If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario's Human Rights Code.