This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Director, Policy and Planning, this position is responsible for leading the research and development of policy and legislative initiatives to address the priorities and strategic direction of the department, to align with the government mandate and ensuring that internal and external consultation occurs with stakeholders throughout the development and implementation process.
The incumbent contributes to the overall functioning of the department and the reporting of programs and services by the Minister and Deputy Minister to Cabinet, the legislature and external stakeholders.
Through the strategic / business planning process, the position has an impact on the short term and long-term direction of the department.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are normally obtained through a recognized bachelor’s degree in the areas of policy development and analysis, political science, social science, law, public administration or a related field along with (3) three years related work experience which must include legislation and policy research, development and analysis.
A Master’s degree is an asset.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending Manager approval.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.