Planning and Policy Analyst (Senior)
Ottawa - Ontario
Help support research for the benefit of Canadians and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's premier research and technology organization.
The role of the Emerging Technologies Division (ETD) is to establish and sustain capabilities – expertise and R&D platforms – that address Canada’s future needs and opportunities. The Division also supports mandated activities to maintain Canada’s national measurement system and manage academic access to some of Canada’s large scale research infrastructure. To deliver on this role, we are seeking for a Senior Policy and Planning Analyst. Under the direction of the Executive Advisor to the Vice-President Emerging Technologies, the Policy & Planning Analyst will research, analyze and provide executive support and advice to NRC Senior Management on subjects of significant importance to the NRC, the Division and the management of programs. This position involves extensive research and analysis across a wide set of policy issues.
In particular, the Senior Policy and Planning Analyst will support NRC’s role to administer operational funding to TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics and accelerator-based science, and to monitor all matters related to the NRC contribution agreement with TRIUMF, including coordinating and acting as secretary for the Advisory Committee on TRIUMF and the Agency Committee on TRIUMF.
The Senior Policy and Planning Analyst will provide policy advice on complex large-scale research infrastructure investments and support the Vice-President in his role in relation to major research infrastructures.
The Policy and Planning Analyst would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration.
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:
Bachelor’s degree in sciences, engineering, business/public administration, law or in another field relevant to the position.
A graduate degree is considered an asset.
• Significant experience working in a complex environment, serving a number of internal and external clients and interacting with multiple stakeholders from government, industry and academia;
• Significant experience in research (including environmental scanning), analysis, preparation and presentation of detailed and complex reports and briefing notes on issues related to innovation, government science and technology policy, and their relevance/implication for NRC;
• Significant experience in developing and maintaining a network of contacts;
• Experience in applying project management principles;
• Significant experience in corporate level planning, business and/or policy development in a government or business environment.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
- Demonstrated ability to define, manage and execute multiple projects in a research or technology-oriented organization, working effectively with internal team members and external contractors;
- Demonstrated ability to research, analyze and summarize complex data and situations and communicate results and conclusions in a clear and compelling way.
- Knowledge of Canadian innovation system.
- Knowledge of federal government priorities and the role of the National Research Council of Canada.
- Ability to plan, organize and set priorities under tight deadlines.
- Ability to synthesize and analyze information.
- Ability to maintain and strengthen partnerships.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Results Orientation (Level 3)
Conceptual and Analytical Ability (Level 3)
Teamwork (Level 2)
Client Focus (Level 3)
Networking (Level 2)
Partnering (Level 3)
Communication (Level 3)
Self-knowing and self-development (Level 2)
For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): | Management Services
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
08/21/2017 (4 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
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Telephone: (613) 991-4116
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