Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Analyst Science R27
An eligibility list may be established.
This is a temporary opportunity until March 31st 2020, which may become permanent.
Bring your policy expertise to this exciting role in the Top Work Unit award winning Policy and Competitiveness Branch at the Mines Competitiveness and Authorizations Division of EMPR.
The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources facilitates the development of sustainable and competitive energy and mineral resource sectors for British Columbians. The ministry administers programs in mining and minerals; and electricity and alternative energy.
The Policy and Competitiveness Branch develops and leads strategic legislative and policy initiatives to support the growth of mineral exploration and mine development and monitors the economic health of the sector.
The Policy Analyst reports to the Project Manager, Policy and supports key Ministry/Division initiatives, working independently to manage assigned policy development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation and strategic initiatives. This position is expected to use sound judgment, respond to emerging issues, and be flexible in portfolio management. This position requires strong writing and analytic skills, great communication skills to support MCAD executive, the Deputy Minister and the Minister, all while serving as a contributing member of a close working team.
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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 Garth.Thomson@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:
- Master’s Degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent and 1 years of experience, OR
- Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent and 3 years of experience, OR
- Diploma in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent, and 5 years of experience may be considered.
- Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and policy.
- Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
- Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.
- Experience in negotiating/mediating solutions with external and internal stakeholder groups
- Preference may be given to candidates with experience in the Natural Resources Sector
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.