Administrative Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise.
The Agrifoods Business Management team of the Sector Development Branch is comprised of agrologists, business management experts and supporting project and evaluation staff that focus on the economic development of the agrifood sector, including support for the growth and development of youth, new entrants and First Nations agriculture. The team provides enhanced business management information, advisory and referral services, education programming and evaluation to strengthen business management knowledge, skills and capacity within the agrifood sector.
The Program Analyst role leads program development and cross-branch projects, analyzes and evaluates program performance, manage contracts, assists management in outreach, consultation and the development of partnerships, and prepare reports and briefing materials. The role is critical to providing strategic analysis, research and recommendations for the development and improvement of business development programs and service delivery in the Sector Development Branch.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in a related discipline (business administration, public administration, economics, agriculture or similar field) and one year of related work experience*;OR
- Diploma in a related discipline (business administration, public administration, economics, agriculture or similar field) and three years of related work experience*.
- *Related work experience must include at least two of the following:
- Experience independently leading or managing major projects or project components
- Experience conducting research and analysis, including reviewing current issues, initiatives and trends, evaluating programs and information, designing surveys, and/or providing advice to management/executives
- Experience preparing a variety of written materials, including briefing notes, presentations, discussion and position papers, and/or summary reports
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience managing projects in the agriculture/agri-foods industry
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.