Manager, Asset Management

At Halton Region, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. Halton Region is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

 

If you are looking for a role where you can lead a team towards the delivery of municipal infrastructure projects for the residents of Halton, we want to hear from you. Over the next 10 years, the Region will be investing over $5 billion in transportation, water and wastewater infrastructure. We are committed to delivering high quality infrastructure for the residents, businesses and visitors to Halton Region, and are looking for dedicated, forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to join our Public Works team!

 

As an employer of choice, Halton Region recognizes the many benefits of hybrid work arrangements including flexibility and better work-life balance for our employees. This position is eligible for our Hybrid Work Program.

 

Posting ID: 3242
Department: Public Works
Division: Infrastructure Planning & Policy
Pay Range: $118,334- $157,754
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location: Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Employee Group: MMSG
Posting Date: June 24, 2024
Application Deadline: July 21, 2024

 

 

Job Summary

The Manager of Asset Management will be responsible for the strategic leadership, development, management, and administration of Asset Management within the Public Works department, overseeing a group of approximately 20 staff, including technical specialists, project managers and analysts engaged in Asset Management, Capital Programming and Integrated Data Management.

 

This position is responsible for Public Works Asset Management Plan, including the development of practices, procedures and policies related to asset management and tangible capital asset and the development of the annual Capital Budget and 10 year Forecast for all Public Works assets. In support of the Region’s Asset Management Plan, this role leads initiatives to improve data management in support of asset decision making across Public Works.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • In-depth knowledge of key legislation policies, guidelines and relationship agreements (Asset Management Planning for Municipal Infrastructure Regulation, Environmental Assessment Act, Section PS 3150 - Tangible Capital Assets, among others) is required.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of asset management framework, policy, strategy, processes and practices in Public Works including asset management plan and associated asset lifecycle management, risk assessment, and performance metrics in alignment with provincial guidelines and best practices
  • Requires demonstrated knowledge of the financial practices necessary to develop a comprehensive capital budget for both State of Good Repair and Growth Infrastructure and tangible capital asset reporting.
  • Collaborate with engineering, operations, and finance departments to integrate asset management practices into budgeting, planning, and decision-making processes. to maintain Public Works assets in a state of good repair
  • Responsible for technical expertise training and support and evolution of Public Works asset management and GIS software systems, in support of asset management, asset financial and operational reporting needs.
  • Monitor and provide updates on industry trends, technologies and related legislation and regulations in order to advise stakeholders on changes that can impact service delivery or system requirements.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage customer relationships with the various internal stakeholders, external agencies, the public and neighbouring municipalities on issues pertaining to asset management, business and data requirements, and required IT system enhancements, upgrades or solutions.
  • Coordinate activities with other divisions within the Public Works department and other Halton Region departments, providing support through the development of policies and procedures that align with departmental objectives, changes to by-laws, and comply with related legislative and regulatory controls.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and recommendations for senior management and council on asset management strategies and priorities.
  • Responsible for the management of the section’s human resources through the use of effective recruitment, performance management, staff development, and succession planning principles.

Skills & Qualifications

Essential

  • University degree in Engineering with experience in business administration or a degree in Business Administration with demonstrated knowledge of Public Works infrastructure.
  • Minimum of (7) seven years of experience in asset management, infrastructure planning, or related fields, preferably in a municipal environment.
  • Extensive knowledge in the areas of accounting and financial practices to develop a comprehensive capital budget and tangible capital asset reporting and expertise in the field of data acquisition and management in order to achieve regulatory/legislative compliance.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations including those imposed by the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders, including elected officials, staff, and external partners.
  • Knowledge of operating financial requirements, budgeting, cost control, and prioritization of competing priorities in order to effectively address needs vs. funds.
  • Registered in Ontario as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and/or member in good standing of Professional certification in asset management (e.g., Certified Asset Management Professional - CAMP) is an asset.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in asset management software and data analysis tools.

 

Preferred

  • Prior municipal management experience. 

Important information about your application:

  • In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  • Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.

 

Halton Region serves more than 624,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work. We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment.