Program Officer (2 positions)
Industrial Research Assistance Program
Ottawa - Ontario
The Program Officer is an important member of the Division Services Office of the NRC’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). NRC-IRAP supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in Canada to grow wealth creation for Canada through technological innovation.
NRC-IRAP helps firms to develop technologies and successfully commercialize them in a global marketplace. They do this by providing technical and business advisory services and financial assistance to the small and medium-sized enterprises they serve.
Reporting to NRC-IRAP’s Program Expertise Director, the incumbent is part of a team of subject matter experts who seek continuous program improvements to pursue NRC-IRAP’s mandate.
The Program Officer provides advice and guidance related to IRAP’s transfer payment programs and services. The incumbent provides expertise in policy development and interpretation, program design and delivery, procedures, processes, performance measurement; reporting, business requirements for systems development and training.
The incumbent offers advice and guidance to regional delivery staff for matters related to policy interpretation, contractual aspects of agreements and use of systems.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
University degree in business or public administration or other discipline related to the duties of the position.
For alternate qualifications please refer to equivalency heading below.
Recent* experience in providing guidance related to government programs, preferably contribution programs.
Experience in developing procedures, processes and guidance material related to the administration and operations of programs.
*Recent: experience obtained within the last 2 years.
A combination of College diploma, training, and significant experience would be acceptable.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Knowledge of key elements that constitute contribution programs.
Ability to structure and organize information.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
- Client Focus (level 3)
- Communication (level 2)
- Results Orientation (level 3)
Management Services cluster:
- Conceptual and Analytical ability (level 3)
- Initiative (level 2)
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
06/27/2017 (2 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
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Telephone: (613) 949-7685
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