THE CORPORATION OF THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON Social Services Department Children’s Early Years Division Requires a Manager of Children’s Early Years Planning This position reports to the Director of Children’s Early Years and is accountable for the development of planning processes, documents, as well as ongoing oversight and evaluation of the Children’s Early Years system (child care and family supports) and local Community Plans for the Wellington service delivery area (County of Wellington and City of Guelph). Duties include the development of Children’s Early Years’ Service Plans, preliminary reports, community plan methodology, research and data analytics, facilitation of ongoing community consultations, evaluation of internal and system-wide services and initiatives as well as marketing all aspects of the early years’ service system in accordance with Ministry and County requirements. This position will oversee all positions associated with research and data analytics, divisional early years planning and community planning tables. This position will also work closely with other County departments as well as local community planning table partner agencies. The minimum qualifications for this position include: Four year university degree in Public Administration or Community Planning. Minimum five years of experience or equivalent on a senior management team in a supervisory/project management, and/or advisory capacity in human services or related field. Knowledge and specialization in planning human services. Senior level policy analysis and research skills. Excellent report writing and presentation skills for a wide array of audiences, including Council, the Ministry, system partners and community at large. Advanced strategic thinking, problem solving and planning skills and budget acumen. Highly developed skills in project management of multiple linked projects within and across systems. Macro integrated analytical and conceptual skills to identify linkages, gaps and opportunities across systems in planning and delivery of services. Ability to lead and support a culture of integrated service system planning and management that integrates with corporate strategic planning and corporate budget initiatives. Excellent communication, supervisory, and problem solving skills. Ability to build and sustain internal and external positive professional working relationships. Ability to lead, support and mentor staff to promote a healthy working environment. Excellent knowledge of computers, software, programme and data bases. A valid driver’s licence (minimum G2 Class) and access to a reliable vehicle. This position offers a comprehensive benefit package and a salary range of: $86,850.40 to $101,574.20 (2020 Non Union Compensation Grid), based on a 35 hour work week. Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, clearly marked Posting #061-20 by Friday, July 3 at 4:00 pm. ATTENTION: HR DEPARTMENT, County of Wellington Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9. E: firstname.lastname@example.org or F: 519.837.8882. Please respond by one method of application only. No phone calls please. Personal information in relation to the recruitment and hiring process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for disabilities is available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
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