Director Business Services

Job Opportunity by City of Toronto

Job type: Full Time

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Director of Business Services within our Solid Waste Management Services Division.

This sizable mandate with the City of Toronto’s Solid Waste Management Services Division would be an exceptional career move for a transformational leader and best practices champion in corporate policy, business systems, and IT, financial and contract compliance. If you’re up to the challenge, read on.

Reporting to the General Manager, Solid Waste Management, you’ll be a key member of the Senior Management Team and, as such, provide strategic leadership and oversight of the Division’s financial, budgeting, IT, and contract compliance strategies, ensuring program alignment with corporate direction. More specifically and most importantly, you’ll provide leadership and guidance for constant improvement, innovation and efficiencies in formulating and implementing plans, policies, guidelines, standards, processes and procedures for effective financial management, budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, IT development, internal financial and contract controls, and general contract compliance.

As Director of Business Services, you’ll develop, design and implement functional policies and programs that make major changes in overall business performance based on long-term needs, and contribute to the continuous improvement of divisional performance through analysis and the development and implementation of sound management practices and procedures. Leading by example as you direct all Section activities, you’ll develop and administer the annual budget, control expenditures, and motivate a diverse workforce, ensuring effective teamwork, and high standards of work quality and organizational performance, resolving labour relations issues, and promoting continuous learning and innovation.

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