Senior Legislative Analyst
Policy Social/Info/Health R27
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Currently there are 3 available positions
Bring your policy and legislation expertise to this exciting leadership role
The Legislation Team within the Legislation, Intergovernmental Relations and Knowledge Management Branch is responsible for the development and co-ordination of the Legislative Program for the Ministry of Health, the development and implementation of policy and regulatory initiatives, managing appointments of public representatives to various agencies, boards and commissions, and managing the ministry’s regulatory reform process.
As the Senior Legislative Analyst, you will support the development of Ministry legislation and a significant number of complex and detailed regulations, and the preparation of a large volume of Orders in Council and Ministerial Orders. You will provide advice and information regarding legislation, legislative initiatives and legislative and regulatory issues to Ministry Executive, senior level program staff, stakeholders and to the public, and you will work with Legal Services Branch lawyers and Legislative Counsel to prepare legislation and regulation according to Ministry policy direction and priorities. Results-oriented, you will manage projects related to legislative issues of strategic significance to the Ministry of Health, the healthcare system and the public, and provide senior level legislative advice on significant issues.
These functions require the incumbent to have a breadth of knowledge of the health care system and related government policies in BC and Canada, and detailed knowledge of, and experience in, development of legislation, regulation and policy. The incumbent will work on highly sensitive and confidential issues.
You will represent the Ministry of Health and work collaboratively with representatives of other Ministries, as well as outside stakeholder organizations such as regulatory bodies and colleges, industry organizations, and health authorities.
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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 Katherine.ThiessenWale@gov.bc.ca. 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 Law, Public Administration, Health, Economics, Business, Political Science or a related field;
- Two years of related experience;
- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Related experience must include at least 3 of the following:
- Managing projects and/or components;
- Developing legislation and/or regulation;
- Instructing upon, drafting and finalizing legislative changes;
- Research and analysis relating to policy or legislation;
- Leading and/or participating in the effective operation of multi-disciplinary teams.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
- Experience in policy development.
- Experience providing advice and recommendations to senior officials.
- Experience briefing executive and Cabinet Committees.
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 – 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.