Policy Analyst - RES005809
Employment Type: SGEU Term 9 months or more
Ministry: 001 Agriculture
Salary Range: $34.028 - $42.641 Hourly
The Policy Branch with the Ministry of Agriculture is looking for a highly-motivated individual to join their team as a Policy Analyst in support of the PT Co-chair responsibilities.
As a part of the Strategic Policy Unit, you will lead work on intergovernmental relations, including supporting senior leaders on federal-provincial working groups. You will also contribute to long-term strategic planning and analysis of key trends that impact western Canadian agriculture.
The ideal candidate will:
Be a clear communicator verbally and in writing;
Be proactive, using your education and experience to identify and analyze key trends and their implications for producers and organizations in the Saskatchewan agricultural sector;
Be able to build collaborative relationships across the Ministry of Agriculture, other ministries, governments and with industry; and
Be able to manage projects, committees and processes to ensure that quality deliverables are completed on time.
The successful candidate will also have knowledge of government structures and processes, policy development and analysis, process management, and the current trends impacting the agriculture sector. Experience with intergovernmental working groups or negotiations would be a definite asset for this position.
The successful candidate must be a team player, who is diplomatic, organized, proactive, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Typically, the skills and knowledge for this position will have been gained through a Master’s degree in Public Policy, Agricultural Economics, or the Social Sciences with an agriculture focus, or an undergraduate degree in a similar area with several years of recent and relevant work experience.
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work: B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Feb 4, 2022, 11:59:00 PM