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Advisor, Corporate Asset Management (2)

City of Brampton

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The urban centre we serve is one of the youngest, fastest growing, most diverse cities in the country. We’re aiming high and thinking big, to position Brampton as an emergent global city of the future.

Leaders in our organization understand success requires passion, creativity, and agility. We value progress over process. We hold each other accountable. We are a team who is engaged, excited, and empowered to deliver results for Brampton.


Reporting directly to the Manager, Corporate Asset Management, this individual is responsible for leading the delivery and ongoing management of an effective departmental asset management plan for various operating departments which includes a diverse group of assets. Interact on a regular basis through formal and informal meetings with departmental management to thoroughly understand ongoing operating and capital business needs, while providing exceptional leadership, customer service, communication and strategic insight. Provide recommendations on the prioritization of the City's infrastructure replacement needs given the City's available financial resources and new infrastructure funding supported by optimized evidence based decision making. Liaise with other senior business partners from Human Resources, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Service Innovation and Corporate Performance, Strategic Communications, and Corporate Finance/Client Services to discuss and address current and changing business needs by analyzing, recommending and implementing corporate performance solutions and process enhancements as they relate to the effective use, management and replacement of the City's infrastructure assets and delivering on Councils approved program service levels. Promote an environment of trust, respect, diversity and inclusiveness throughout the organization.The Program Manager, Corporate Asset Management will play an active part in the development and shaping of the following functional key roles as carried through the Corporate Asset Management Office.

Key Roles:

This role ensures adherence to Departmental Policies and Procedures, Corporate Policies & Procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, provincial/federal regulations, and municipal By-Laws; interprets laws, regulations, guidelines, and policies for financial implications and/or compliance for non-routine or complex situations.  Support the coordination and leading of corporate asset management improvement initiatives.  Organize and lead the implementation (Corporate Asset Management network team) of project plans, business cases, and business process improvements through research, analysis and monitoring of relevant factors such as staffing, technological and organizational resources to meet corporate service standards, budget, timelines, policies and guidelines in alignment with City’s overall corporate asset management policy. Provide training to staff at varying levels within the organization on concepts and systems to foster an improved understanding of corporate asset management and develop capacity building within the organization.                                                                                                    

Key Accountabilities:

  • Policy and Strategy Development
  • AssetManagement Planning
  • Implement Asset Management Plans
  • Asset Management Capacity Building
  • Risk Management and Performance Management
  • Asset Knowledge Management



  • University degree in Engineering, Planning, Policy or other relevant discipline is required
  • Master's degree in Business or other relevant discipline is an asset
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience preferably in asset and portfolio management
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience an asset
  • Thorough knowledge in the principles and application of asset management concepts and practices specific to the municipal environment
  • Thorough knowledge of asset management.
  • Thorough understanding of municipal infrastructure, engineering, operations, municipal finance and risk management including Municipal Maintenance Standards and applicable Legislation associated with inspection requirements.
  • Understanding of the Municipal Act and other federal/provincial/municipal regulations and legislation is considered an asset
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills to develop effective partnerships with operational and corporate staff.
  • Excellent research skills using evidence informed decision making best practices, exercising a high degree of sound independent judgment and decision making with no clear guidance or precedent
  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills in order to articulate abstract concepts and ideas to senior management, program staff and other government agencies
  • Ability to develop and make council presentations.
  • Ability to build and lead teams with different expertise and interests toward common asset management objectives
  • Ability to think strategically and look to the long term to identify issues and risks well in advance of them becoming critical
  • Strong customer service philosophy to deliver work plan outcomes that meet the needs of end users
  • Political acuity.
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple priorities in a very dynamic and changing environment
  • Results oriented
  • High adept at exercising tact and diplomacy
  • Master's degree or AAM designations is an asset
  • Member of Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) preferred
  • Institute of Asset Management - Certificate in Asset Management or equivalent
  • PROSCI- Change Management Certification or equivalent

** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

To Apply:

Please apply by Thursday, March 30, 2017 at: If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

Advisor, Corporate Asset Management (2) Brampton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-04-30
Date Posted: 2017-03-20
Province: Ontario
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