Government of Alberta Senior Research & Policy Analyst Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Senior Research & Policy Analyst
Edmonton, AB

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or Statistical Analysis Software (SAS) are considered assets….

Are you a self-motivated, results driven individual with a passion for leading evidence-based policy planning and development initiatives? Looking for an opportunity to make a difference on matters relating to the aging population and Alberta?s seniors? If so, Alberta Seniors and Housing wants to talk to you!

The Senior Research and Policy Analyst plays a key role in supporting division research and program policy including special projects and initiatives. The position is responsible for full scope policy research, planning, development, and implementation. In addition, the role will be required to coordinate, lead, and support division analytics, evaluation, and performance measurement. Furthermore, the role will represent the ministry on internal, cross-ministry, and external teams.

As the successful candidate, your exceptional analytical and project management skills coupled with your ability to interpret and synthesize information, will allow you to effectively manage projects and find innovative solutions to complex issues. Building collaborative relationships with stakeholders and clients will be key to your success in this role.


University graduation in social sciences or related field, supplemented by four years related experience in a complex research and/or policy environment. Data analytics and performance measurement/evaluation experience is mandatory. Knowledge of trends and current issues related to seniors and the aging population in Alberta and Canada is an asset. Experience leading complex projects involving diverse stakeholders and multi-disciplinary teams is preferred. Proficient use in Microsoft office, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency using data sources such as Statistics Canada as well as data analysis software experience (e.g. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or Statistical Analysis Software (SAS) are considered assets.


$2,775.64 to $3,638.48 Bi-weekly


This is a thirteen month temporary salaried opportunity.

Secondments will be considered.

This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government at the same or lower classification.

* Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan:
Bargaining Unit: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/Employees/DocList122.cfm
Management & OOE: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/Employees/DocList134.cfm

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID number, to: Alberta Seniors, Human Resource Services, 3rd Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard Bldg 10044 ? 108 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S7
Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=learning/apscompetencies/titlepage&cf=9

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Human Resources: (780) 408-8444. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-05
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