Date: August 30, 2011 8:57:43 AM PDT
Subject: [d-ssc] Job Available - STATISTICIAN/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF STATISTICIAN - Toronto
Grow Your Career - Live the Vision -
Work for a Safe Ontario
The Workplace Safety & Insurance
Board (WSIB) is a leader in providing workplace insurance in the province
of Ontario and administers no-fault workplace insurance for some 250,000
employers, and covers some four million workers.
We are currently seeking an:
TO THE CHIEF STATISTICIAN
(1 permanent vacancy/Toronto Office)
To help us achieve this vision, we are
looking for a strategic and energetic team player to work directly with
the Chief Statistician and play a critical role in analyzing statistical
data, interpreting the results and providing advice and support for executive
This position will act as the central point
of contact for the Chief Statistician and support the administration and
co-ordination of day-to-day activities and special projects. This
includes managing and monitoring an Executive’s calendar, organizing meetings
and preparing materials in advance of meetings
Working closely with the Office of the
President, the Offices of the other Chiefs and Senior Management Committee
members, the Executive Assistant will facilitate the flow of information
which is predominately statistical in nature, consolidating and translating
This opportunity will be of interest to
those who have a passion for participating in methodological discussions
which will influence outcomes, are results oriented, enjoy building effective
relationships and have the ability to multi-task.
as a central point of contact on behalf of the Chief Statistician in dealing
with a range of issues/complaints and requests for information related
to statistics and data from internal and external clients and vendors.
This includes researching the issue, determining possible solutions,
preparing written comprehensive summary reports and executive correspondence
and presenting details with recommendations to the Chief Statistician.
as a representative on committees ensuring the Chief Statistician's interests
are heard and protected, asking key questions, determining possible impacts
of committee decisions on the business of the Office, negotiating the most
effective solutions and communicating information to the Chief Statistician
and senior management on an ongoing basis.
project work on matters requiring investigation, research and analysis
including identifying resources, allocation of work based on priorities
and established goals and objectives for the completion of projects, consolidating
research findings and preparing final submissions with appropriate recommendations
for the Chief Statistician's review.
policy proposals, research reports and data to identify issues of importance
and provide relevant commentary and advice to the Chief Statistician. This
includes anticipating problems, gathering/seeking information and identifying
and developing available options.
reporting requirements with related partners ensuring comprehensive information
and analysis along with timely delivery.
of statistical principles and theories, normally acquired through a recognized
university degree and directly related experience in order to participate
in methodological discussions and data analysis as well as participate
in the development of goals, objectives, budgets, etc.
of project management and time management principles.
of finance and the budgeting process.
of computer systems and software applications including word processing,
spreadsheet application skills, Internet, SAS and other statistical tools.
developed writing and editing skills.
interpersonal skills with experience building rapport with senior management
and internal/external stakeholders on a wide variety of issues which may
be highly sensitive or controversial in nature.
of the external political, economic and social climate of Ontario and beyond
to identify trends, potential issues and their impact to the mandate of
the Office; other WCB jurisdictions to obtain information, conduct research
or re-direct enquiries from interested parties/stakeholders on inter-jurisdictional
Interested and qualified candidates please
e-mail a resume and covering letter to: email@example.com
by September 13, 2011,
clearly indicating how you meet the requirements noted above. (Please include
posting #11-0259(2) Executive Assistant Chief Statistician, last named
followed by first name in your subject line.)
As a precondition of employment, the Workplace
Safety & Insurance Board may require a prospective candidate to undergo
a criminal records name check prior to or at anytime following hire.
We appreciate the interest of all candidates,
but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board
encourages and promotes a diverse workplace.
Zero fatalities, injuries and disease are
the only acceptable measures of success. For further information
visit our website www.wsib.on.ca.
Jessica Freitas, Talent Acquisition
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