Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
We are looking for a Senior Evaluator Officer to support the Office of Audit and Evaluation located on the Montreal Rd Campus in East Ottawa. The selected candidate would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.
Are you passionate, strategic, curious, open to change, collaborative and results-driven? If so, the Office of Audit and Evaluation needs you! Start by submitting your résumé and a cover letter describing your interest in joining the team. If our interests match, you will be invited to a meeting to discuss your knowledge.
Under the direction of an Evaluation Manager, you would be responsible for planning and coordinating evaluation projects or components of projects. You would also be responsible for conducting primary evaluation research (e.g., market assessments, interviews, focus groups).
As a Senior Evaluation Officer, you will be involved in evaluation planning, data collection, analysis and synthesis of data collected as well as report writing. You will work closely with other members of the evaluation team.
Why work with the NRC’s Evaluation Bureau?
You will be working with a highly skilled and energetic team in a collegial environment and we provide employees with flexible working conditions where work-life balance is a priority.
You will have opportunities for continuous learning as you conduct evaluations of programs targeting different sectors and areas of research, as well as, career advancement opportunities through meaningful and valuable work.
NRC’s Office Audit and Evaluation operates out of one NRC’s most beautiful campuses located east of downtown Ottawa. It is a great place to work that fits every lifestyle and free parking too! In addition, NRC is closed for business over the annual winter holiday season, leaving you more time to spend with family and friends.
- Please note that this position is classified as a Research Council Officer (RCO), for evaluators working in the core public service, this position is similar to an EC-5 or EC-6.
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:
Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the education and experience factors (including asset criteria, if applicable) listed on the poster. Candidates must use the education/experience criteria as headers and then write one or two paragraphs, for each, demonstrating how they meet them by providing concrete examples.
In addition, the candidate is encouraged to describe in detail when and where he/she gained the experience. Failure to provide an appropriate cover letter will result in the rejection of your application. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.
This position requires a university degree with a specialization in business, economics, public administration, social or natural sciences or engineering.
Graduate degree or post-graduate certificate in social sciences (evaluation, business, economics, public administration or related fields), natural sciences or engineering could be considered an asset.
Credentialed Evaluator designation from the Canadian Evaluation Society could be considered an asset.
For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency
- Recent and significant experience collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data;
- Recent and significant experience in writing reports or portions of reports;
Experience conducting evaluations of science, engineering and innovation programs could be considered an asset;
Experience developing and implementing results-based management tools (such as logic models, performance measurement, etc.) would be considered an asset; and
Experience in project management (planning phase) would be considered as an asset.
- Recent experience is defined as experience within the last five (5) years.
Condition of Employment
Secret (II). A Secret clearance must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
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Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods;
Ability to synthesize and analyze information; and
Ability to write effectively.
Management services - Client focus (Level 2)
Management services - Communication (Level 2)
Management services - Teamwork (Level 2)
Management services - Results orientation (Level 2)
For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.
This position is classified as a Research Council Officer (RCO), a group that is unique to the NRC. The RCO group uses a person-based classification system instead of the more common duties-based classification system. Candidates are remunerated based on their expertise, skill, outcomes and impacts of their previous work experience. The salary scale for this group is vast, from $56,374 to $159,364 per annum, which permits for employees of all levels from new graduates to world renowned experts to be fairly compensated for their contributions. In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.
A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
- Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the education and experience factors listed on the poster. Candidates must use the education/experience criteria as headers and then write one or two paragraphs demonstrating how they meet them by providing concrete examples. In addition, the candidate is encouraged to describe in detail when and where he/she gained the experience. Failure to provide an appropriate cover letter will result in the rejection of your application. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.
NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (10484) to:
26 August 2020- 23:59 Eastern Time