Region of Peel, Supervisor, Funding and Program Admin

  • Supervisor, Funding and Program Admin

    Regular Full Time

    Early Years and Child Care Services, Human Services  

    The Role… 

    Are you an inspirational leader who promotes a culture of inclusion, high performance and collaboration that values agility and a commitment to delivering effective Early Years & Child Care programs and services?  

    Do you have a strong funding oversight and program management background and  a  commitment  to building strategic relationships and partnerships to deliver client focused and efficient programs to meet the needs of our communities and aligned to the outcomes of the Region of Peel’s Strategic Plan?  

    This may be an opportunity for you… 

    What you will be accountable for… 

    You will lead a team responsible for Early Years and Child Care (EYCC) Funding and Program administration. This work will focus on planning, distributing and managing all EYCC funding. 

    You will directly supervise staff through a variety of activities including coaching, motivating, developing job objectives, managing performance, change management, assigning/delegating work and ensuring quality and service standards are met. 

    Your team will administer and make recommendations regarding EYCC funding programs and services and develop accountability mechanisms and support compliance with service agreements. Through this work, you will lead and supervise all aspects of funding program analysis and distribution as well as develop implementation strategies and processes to support compliance functions related to EYCC service system management. 

    In leading this work, you will identify and recommend to the Manager the appropriate allocation of EYCC funds that align with both local and provincial direction, policies and reporting guidelines. This will support implementation of funding delivery models and funding programs while ensuring contracts are accurate and reflect appropriate funding and outcome measures. 

    With strong analytical skills you will oversee the accurate collection of data from a variety of critical and complex funding streams and develop priorities for funding allocation approvals that meet local and provincial direction.

    What we require… 

    • University Degree in business or public administration with at least 5 years of job related experience in Human Services program funding or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • At least three years of supervisory/leadership experience
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles with a strong focus on program funding oversight and administration.
    • Excellent computer skills in using financial spreadsheet software at the advanced level
    • Solid knowledge of legislation that directs and supports the delivery of Child Care programs and services (Child Care and Early Years Act , Education Act, the Child and Family Services Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)
    • Strong contract administration skills
    • Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills with applied knowledge of project management and change management methodologies
    • Well-developed communication skills, both oral and written with proven ability to facilitate to various audiences

    Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite B  

    If this opportunity matches your interest and qualifications, please apply online by November 16, 2017 at www.peelregion.ca/hr