Negotiator, Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs (Toronto, ON)

Division: Negotiations Branch
Duration: 1Permanent
Location: 720 Bay St. (with travel throughout Ontario), Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group: AMAPCEO
Salary: $67,356.00 – $87,322.00 per annum
Position Status: Open
Job Code: 20AGA -General Admin (Ama Unit) AGA20
Schedule: 6
Category: Consultingand Planning
Job ID: 3149

The Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs` negotiations branch is searching for a dynamic and experienced professional to manage sensitive and complex negotiations to reach agreements with the federal government and Aboriginal parties on land claims, self-government issues and other matters. Other duties will include conducting public consultations, monitoring the implementation of negotiated agreements, policy analyses relating to land lands, and supporting corporate-wide strategy development.

Qualifications: successful track record in complex negotiations; proven team leadership and project management skills; knowledge of Aboriginal affairs and the history and culture of Aboriginal communities; knowledge of land claim and self-government issues; knowledge of negotiation and mediation theories, principles, practices, methods and techniques; analytical and evaluative skills to assess the diverse positions of various stakeholders; consultation and liaison skills to inform and educate on controversial issues; communication and diplomacy skills; experience with policy analysis; valid driver`s licence. Amended closing date: 08/28/07.

Posting Date: Friday, August 03, 2007
Closing Date: Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Applications must be received by the end of the closing date with the Job ID number quoted. 

Send application to:

Fran Burgess, Administrative Coordinator, Negotiations
Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs
720 Bay St., 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2K1
Fax: 416-326-0542

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying to positions. The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

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