The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.
Manager, Infrastructure and Business Management
Salary $104,819 - $123,294 annually
Position Title Manager, Infrastructure and Business Management
Position Purpose Reporting to the Director, Strategy and Business Planning, is responsible for managing the development and implementation of the Department's Asset Management plans, strategy, goals and objectives to optimize the life cycle effectiveness of assets, in consultation with senior management; developing, implementing and facilitating asset management practices across Departmental Branches; managing the development and evaluation of the Branch's Continuous Quality Improvement programs, in accordance with policy goals and objectives; managing special projects; managing the Departments technology strategy, plans, projects and system support, in collaboration with Department staff and ITS Branch; and leading the energy management program for the Department, in collaboration with Property Services.
Successful completion of a University Degree in Engineering, Information Technology or related program or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum five (5) years significant direct management experience in strategic planning, project management, advancing asset management portfolios and programs, including program, financial, budget administration, complex business processes and human resource development.
Demonstrated experience in large, complex and multi-faceted projects and agreements.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in strategic planning, change management design, process and implementation strategies to optimize both quality and cost-effectiveness of services.
Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment, collection and distribution system management and operations techniques, and hydraulic systems including pumping, piping, valves, etc.; knowledge of waste management processing infrastructure.
Demonstrated knowledge of relevant regulations, guidelines, procedures, standards and legislation.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer services, communication, teamwork, initiative/self-management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to deal with a spectrum of internal and external clients, focusing on fostering cooperative and collaborative working relationships and working effectively as a team leader in a team environment.
Strong report writing, research, analytical and project management skills to meet program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office applications and knowledge of asset management applications.
Demonstrated political acumen and ability to negotiate, mediate, facilitate and present information to a varied audience.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
How to Apply Please apply on-line by December 9, 2013, quoting competition #15399. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.