Senior Project Management Consultant

January 16 2023
Expected expiry date: January 30 2023
Industries Legal
Categories Consulting, Business analyst,
Toronto, ON • Full time

NOTE: These positions are located at 720 Bay Street in Toronto; however, alternate work arrangements may be available.

The Job

Are you interested in working in an environment where there is a commitment to advancing the ministry's digital strategy through the development and use of various project management approaches while ensuring quality results for end-users? If so, consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of the Attorney General, where you will join a talented team of project managers and can contribute your project management, product management and change management knowledge, expertise and leadership to manage, and advise on, the successful implementation of large digital transformation projects.

The Ministry

The Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) delivers justice services to Ontarians by: prosecuting crime; supporting victims of crime; providing decision-making and justice support services to vulnerable people; providing criminal, civil and family courts and related justice services that are efficient and effective; and providing legal advice and services to government.

The Division

The Corporate Services Management Division provides strategic support and advice to the ministry in the areas of business and fiscal planning, human resources, facilities management, justice security, and the coordination of key strategic projects. The Corporate Services Management Division also delivers Freedom of Information, French-language and audit services in partnership with relevant central agencies to the justice sector as a whole. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General/CAO, Corporate Services Management Division, reports directly to MAG's Deputy Attorney General.

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:

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• 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 Digital Project Office is hiring for 3 permanent positions, and 1 temporary position - 12 months (with possible extension)

The Service Design Office is hiring for 1 permanent position, and 1 temporary position - 12 months (with possible extension)

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

  • Provide leadership, expertise and support for the development and enhancement of the knowledge, skills and core competencies in project management
    • Lead project teams in the identification, development and implementation of plans, processes and strategies to support the implementation of large, complex, high-risk and priority initiatives
    • Manage projects for multiple and concurrent new business initiatives
    • Promote the principles, methodologies and standards for project management excellence across the ministry

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?

Project Management and Strategic Expertise

  • You have knowledge of project, product and change management principles, methodologies, principles, best practices and tools to provide leadership, support and advice across the ministry
    • You have knowledge of the project management lifecycle, documentation and development, including business cases and integrated project planning
    • You can align projects and initiatives to the ministry's strategic plan, and provide strategic expertise and report back on key performance measures

Communication and Relationship Management Skills

  • You have expertise in creating and managing complex stakeholder relationships
    • You can work collaboratively to resolve issues, and negotiate changes and shifts in priorities
    • You can lead consultations with stakeholders, ensuring a shared understanding
    • You can respond to issues, provide recommendations and prepare reports
    • You can create, lead and present briefings on complex issues analysis

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

  • You demonstrate sound judgment, sensitivity and a high degree of political acuity
    • You can interpret and apply policy, procedures and legislation
    • You support change by seeking out new ideas, developing innovations, conducting risk assessments and creating strategic solutions

Leadership Skills

  • You can provide constructive and supportive guidance and coaching to develop and enhance the project management knowledge, skills and abilities of others
    • You can provide advice and/or support to project teams and senior management in order to inform decision-making and delivery of initiatives and projects

Financial and Procurement Knowledge

  • You have knowledge of financial management, financial oversight and related administrative policies and procedures (ex. estimating, budgeting)
    • You have experience in procurement and budget management to conduct project-related financial tracking and estimating

Salary Range: $74,877 - $110,338 Per Year

Additional Information:

  • 4 Permanent, 720 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possible extension), 720 Bay 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), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division 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 vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 190158, by Monday, January 30, 2023. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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