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Project Manager Business Transformation PF&R

Major Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager Policy & System Planning the Project Manager Business Transformation will provide leadership and support to the Division’s Excellence Toronto Project

  • Provide support to divisional quality improvement, service planning and other projects.
  • Provide support to the Policy & Strategic Planning branch in the implementation and administration of projects.
  • Develop and implement detailed plans and recommend policies regarding program-specific requirements.
  • Manage assigned projects, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance and continuous learning.
  • Conducts research into assigned areas ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
  • Ensures that the project expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations.
  • Plan and lead complex organizational, operational and culture change projects and develop and manage project plans for same.
  • Lead the information gathering and analysis for the divisions involved in the project pertaining to their existing staff inventory, functional responsibilities, reporting relationships, skill set, affiliation, employee and position status etc.
  • Conduct research and lead the development of new organization models, the design of any new jobs, and the creation and approval of new job profiles.
  • Research, develop and plan organization development initiatives in support of transition planning.
  • Develop and maintain project plans and documentation, including templates, spreadsheets, reports, briefing notes and presentations, and ensure that work stream documentation is classified and maintained in the project document repository.
  • Design, develop and implement resources and tools that support the Parks, Forestry & Recreation (PR&R) projects.
  • Work with PF&R functional specialists and stakeholders to develop training programs and plans.
  • Lead stakeholder engagement with all levels of staff City-wide and labour unions, develop communication materials and make presentations.
  • Exercise good judgement and discretion with confidential human resources information pertaining to any transitions.

Key Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Economics, Social or Applied Sciences, or a related discipline pertinent to the job function, or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience in managing and facilitating staff teams, committees or work groups.
  • Extensive project management experience (and formal PM training) in all stages of projects.
  • Considerable experience in the area of problem-solving with clients and into providing effective interventions or business solutions.
  • Experience in leading change management initiatives.
  • Experience in gaining buy-in and support from Managers and Senior Leaders on new approaches, change initiatives and the implementation of best practice.
  • Highly developed human relations, consultation, facilitation and negotiation skills at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed documentation and records, both electronically and in hard copy.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including experience in writing reports and briefing notes and delivering presentations.
  • Conceptual thinking skills, with the ability to create new concepts that advance the organization and improve service to clients/customers.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and judgement with confidential information pertaining to human resources matters and the transformation initiative
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    The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy . You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City’s hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement.

    If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at [email protected] , quoting the job ID #2291876 and the job classification title.

    If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

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