Job Posting 78105

Measurement and Reporting Officer
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Ottawa area
closing tomorrow (Tue, 7 Dec)
full time - term / contract  •  Salary Band: $62,350 - $78,550

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is the national voice of municipal governments, representing the interests of cities and communities with the federal government.  

 

Position:                     Measurement and Reporting Officer, Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP)  

Department:               FCM Programs 

Classification:           Level 4 

Location:                    Ottawa, Ontario 

Language:                  Bilingualism (English and French) is essential 

Term:                          To October 2024 

 

Background: 

Funded by Infrastructure Canada (INFC), the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP) is an eight-year $110 million national initiative whose goal is to enable Canadian municipalities to manage their infrastructure assets more strategically and thereby improve the quality of public infrastructure services for Canadians in the future. Managed by FCM, in close collaboration with provincial and territorial municipal associations (PTAs), Communities of Practice, professional and industry associations  and other stakeholders, the MAMP has two complementary priorities:  reinforce municipal and local community capacity in infrastructure assets planning, management, data collection and reporting; and generate new knowledge in municipal infrastructure management to inform federal policy and other stakeholders’ initiatives that advance asset management and infrastructure practices. 

 

Ideal Candidate: 

Are you a results-oriented professional that likes to derive meaningful, communicable insights from data that tells a story? Do you live for quantitative and qualitative outcome-level data? Do you love to use a variety of tools (Excel, PowerBI, GEPHI,) to analyze and visualize data? Then you might just be the person we are looking for. 

 

The key to your success will be your ability to curiously dive into MAMP’s multiple years of data, to analyze trends and patterns, and then create visual representations of the program’s work with Canadian municipalities.  As a member of a small but mighty team, you will be required to wear many hats and take initiative. 

 

FCM aspires to be an organization that is deeply respectful, collaborative, empowering and transparent in our work. As the national association for municipal government, we have a commitment and passion for strengthening Canada by achieving results for our communities, our cities and our workplace.  As a member of the FCM family, you are expected to work in a manner that embraces these values, the corporate culture and the passion for our mission. 

 

Major Purpose: 

 

Reporting to the Manager - Governance, Planning and Reporting, the Measurement and Reporting Officer is responsible for monitoring and reporting on MAMP’s results within and outside the key performance indicators by converting raw data into digestible information and visualizations for different audiences. Key duties include supporting program monitoring and evaluation processes, ensuring that MAMP’s quantitative and qualitative results data is managed, analyzed and synthesized, and that reporting on the effectiveness, outcomes, and impact of the program is completed.  

 

The incumbent is required to work closely with the MAMP Project Director, Managers and Data & Reporting Assistant to manage the information generated from the various initiatives and ensure that it can effectively tell the story of the achievements of the program. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

 

  • Ensures that outcome-level data flow, data management (cleaning and storage), data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative) are effectively contributing to knowledge translation for key decision-making and learning-related input points (e.g. meetings, quarterly retreats, donor reporting, etc.). 
  • Performs deep dive analysis of historical and current data to determine/detect key correlations and trends and uncover opportunities and insights.  Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends and patterns in complex data sets and creates reporting tools such as visual dashboards, presentations and reports.
  • Undertakes the identification of insights and lessons-learned in the measurement of program results and integrates these into program management and in support of external communications 
  • Ensures that MAMP’s monitoring and evaluation systems and practices are robust in their tracking, analysis and reporting.
  • Develops and implements systems and tools, including the Program Measurement Framework, to measure the effectiveness, outcomes, and impact of MAMP, and work with program teams, implementing partners, and funder to collect, manage and analyse MAMP results data at the output and outcome levels. 
  • Work with the program teams to gather conceptual needs and collect, manage and analyze data from a wide range of sources, as well as extract best practices and synthesize findings from the various initiatives improving asset management practices in Canada.
  • Supports the Manager-Governance, Planning and Reporting to produce managerial reports and presentations demonstrating progress against MAMP’s key performance indicators as identified in the Performance Measurement Framework, including the preparation of MAMP’s Annual Work Plans and Progress Reports for Infrastructure Canada, as well as other internal and external reporting of program
  • Collaborate with the Manager-Governance, Planning and Reporting and project team to strengthen and analyze evidence for effective storytelling. 
  • Contributes to wider FCM monitoring and evaluation discussions and task groups as needed.

Knowledge and experience: 

 

  • University degree in evaluation, statistics, economics or a research-based related discipline.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring and evaluation and /or data analysis roles, including experience in research, statistical and qualitative data analysis and results-based management
  • Experience in impact measurement and evaluation utilizing a broad range of quantitative and qualitative tools and methods, including questionnaire design, combined with related experience in progress reporting to funders.
  • Experience working with a highly collaborative, dynamic team with clear performance expectations and in an outcomes-focused, real-time, client service environment.
  • Experience engaging and collaborating with diverse stakeholders related to governance processes, capacity building and project/program design and implementation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and negotiation skills 
  • Advanced Knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of PowerBI, GEPHI, SPSS or similar software are assets
  • Knowledge of the Canadian municipal sector is an asset 

Language:  

  • The ability to work in both official languages (English and French) is essential. 

The benefits to joining the FCM team include summer hours (Fridays off between July 1st and Labour Day); office facilities located in the ByWard Market, FCM’s commitment to employee development and a competitive range of employee benefits and services.  FCM encourages flexible work arrangements to support the wellbeing and productivity of employees. 

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is committed to fostering an organizational culture that embraces equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging, where individuals from diverse racial and ethnic identities, nationalities, social economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and physical and mental abilities can thrive and be fully engaged at their best level. 

FCM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. 

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FCM is currently under a work from home protocol until further notice. The successful candidate must have the ability to work from home during this period. When the office re-opens, this role will work some combination of work from home and at the office. All in-office work and in-person meetings for work that take place outside of the office will be subject to FCM’s Safe Workplace Vaccination Policy, as well as its health and safety procedures.  

 It is a mandatory condition of employment at FCM that the successful candidate be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with vaccines that have been approved by the Government of Canada at least 14 days prior to their start date and will be required to provide proof.  If accommodation is required in relation to this condition of employment for any reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, please contact us at  directly.   

 

For additional information on this posting, or for further information on FCM, access our website at www.fcm.ca.  Visit the careers section of our website to apply. Deadline for applications is December 7, 2021.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. All the applications will be kept for six months following the completion of the hiring process. 

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