Policy Analyst: Economic Development

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Policy Analyst: Economic Development

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date April 5, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Chiefs of Ontario
Location Toronto, ON
Category Policy Analyst
Client Chiefs of Ontario
Contact Information
[email protected]

Employment Opportunity:
Policy Analyst: Economic Development

The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Policy Analyst: Economic Development. The Analyst will be a key member of the newly established Economic Strategic Division. Our ideal candidate will have strong research and writing skills, enjoy working as a team, and have the ability to lead complex projects.

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario


  • Develop and implement work plans related to First Nation economic development priorities.
  • Conduct in-depth research, data collection, and analysis of policies and programs relating to economic development, finance, banking, and infrastructure.
  • Coordinate and actively participate in relevant collaborative working groups and committees, including the Chiefs Committee on Economic Development and the Economic Development and Prosperity Table
  • Support program development by assisting in planning, research, and co-ordination of projects and activities.
  • Assist the Economic Strategic Division with the interpretation of legislation, policies, and government programs related to economic development, finance, banking, and infrastructure.
  • Prepare position and research papers, briefing notes, presentations and policy documents on required
  • Participate in various meetings and events with representatives of First Nations, provincial, and federal governments, and other
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with government ministries, First Nation communities, and organizations to ensure effective dialogue and collaboration between
  • Travel will be required (once pandemic restrictions are lifted).


  • Relevant post-secondary education equivalent to an undergraduate or post-graduate degree, preferably in economics, finance, legal or other related fields.
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, history, values and
  • Knowledge of relevant provincial and federal legislation, policies, and programs
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent research, writing, and presentation
  • Experience leading discussion groups and providing presentations to large
  • Excellent organizational & information management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft
  • Self-directed, motivated and able to work
  • Adaptable and flexible to meet needs as they are

DURATION: April 2022 – March 31, 2023, with the possibility of extension based on funding availability.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Send letter of application, resume and include two references marked confidential to:

Ashley Nardella, Human Resources
[email protected]

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