Program Manager

IO’s Procurement and Program Management Enterprise Team provides professional support and commercial advice to all parts of the agency through procurement, budgeting, and performance management. The Procurement office is a global leader among public sector entities in the procurement of large capital infrastructure projects. The Program Management office oversees capital project cost estimation, budgeting and financial forecasting, quality, process control, continuous improvement, compliance and governance, reporting, and analytics functions across the agency.

Purpose of the role
This role will work closely with the provincial government to advance Infrastructure Ontario projects/initiatives through the government’s decision-making process.  The Program Manager identifies opportunities for collaboration with internal and external partners, increases the visibility of Infrastructure Ontario to decision-makers and participates actively with all stakeholders in support of all relevant governance and approvals. Additionally, they will ensure the centralization and dissemination of information across IO so that policy, communication and commercial approaches are consistent.

What You Will Do
•Provide strategic input and support to the Director, Agency Governance in managing key ministry and central agency stakeholder relationships regarding IO’s role in the provincial government decision-making process
•Manage the generation of all concepts and materials/deliverables in support of governance/approvals (internal & external) and interfaces (e.g., project teams) and the generation/collation of supporting materials/deliverables
•Ensure the dissemination of information across IO so that policy, communication and commercial approaches are consistent with a goal of establishing continuous improvement at IO
•Develop and maintain program reporting resources and their supporting systems to improve quality of information entering executive decision-making forums 

Who We’re Looking For
•a university degree in public administration, business, economics, management, or related field. 
•Experienced at working with or within government and/or drafting and/or reviewing government submissions;
•Understanding of how government decision-making works, including knowledge of relevant directives and policies
•Strategic and system-focused thinking with an ability to align people to a shared perspective in situations with potentially conflicting or ambiguous objectives 
•Ability to prioritize and effectively multi-task

A commitment to continuous improvement and innovation, an affinity for collaboration is also required. You will also have a willingness to learn, excellent organization skills, superior attention to detail, and high resiliency and adaptability within a complex and fast-paced environment. Communication skills are key for this role, as you will engage with all levels and departments within the organization and with key government stakeholders. You must also be able to exercise good judgment in providing timely and practical advice to senior management and stakeholders.

Infrastructure Ontario is an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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