Job Requisition ID:
Public Service Commission
Full or Part-Time:
Hours of Work:
36.25 hours per week
August 25, 2022
Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 2
The Strategic Integration Branch (SIB) is an independent multi-disciplinary strategic advisory and change management office designed to facilitate transformation initiatives, both internal to the department and with and within client ministries. Independent from day-to-day HR Service Delivery operations and program delivery, the Branch provides augmented capacity and holistic oversight and coordination to large-scale projects requiring cross-departmental stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of the HR service delivery model and client service excellence. The SIB also fosters continuous integration and progressive improvement within the PSC to find process efficiencies and improve client service.
Do you want to work on priority initiatives that have impacts across the Alberta Public Service? Do you want to be part of cross-functional projects that require an integrated solution to support change or progressive improvement? Do you see obscure problems and operational challenges as opportunities for improvement and growth?
Reporting to the Director, Strategic Integration, the Business Analyst supports the execution of key Branch deliverables and activities by taking a lead role in the coordination and implementation of projects and initiatives. This role works closely with the SIB management to develop and frame strategic options and recommendations to meet client needs and ensures alignment between project recommendations and best practices through integrating research and analysis of leading trends and cross-jurisdictional comparators.
As the team’s Business Analyst, you will be accountable for the following responsibilities.
- Leading the coordination and implementation of projects/initiatives, in collaboration with the SIB leadership, to support overarching Branch strategic goals and deliverables.
- Supporting the planning, coordination, and facilitation of stakeholder engagement sessions.
- Conducting comprehensive research and analysis of internal and external emerging issues, trends, innovations, and policy direction affecting the implementation and integration of projects/initiatives.
- Actively participating in the design, development, and delivery of project reports to provide effective and viable solutions to department clients.
- Engaging in the development, monitoring, and tracking of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics and data analysis to ensure transformation initiatives achieve intended business outcomes, milestones, and strategic goals within specified timelines.
University graduation in a related field. No experience required, but is considered an asset.
Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of directly related education or experience:
- 1 year of education for 1 year of experience
- 1 year of experience for 1 year of education
- Undergraduate degree in a related field.
- Ability to research, analyze and compile relevant information thoroughly, concisely, and efficiently.
- Ability to draft materials and correspondence by analyzing the issue and information, and recognizing and interpreting the specific needs of the intended audience (i.e. general public, senior leadership, elected officials).
- Creativity, resourcefulness, established organizational skills, and a desire to learn.
- Experience in stakeholder engagement and/or proven relationship building.
- Experience in project management, business processes, and navigating complex operational solutions.
- Strong proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)
Applicants are required to provide a cover letter including the points listed below. Applications missing responses to either of the following will not be considered.
- A summary that clearly and concisely demonstrates how your qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience, and relevant examples of required competencies.
- A description of an initiative you personally led or took part in that you feel is one of your greatest achievements. Provide an overview of what was involved, your role, and the outcome.
Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
The following competencies are essential for the position:
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING:
Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
Provides clarity. Considers and plans for how current policies, processes and methods might be affected in the short, medium, and long-term by broader trends.
DRIVE FOR RESULTS:
Sets goals and prioritizes work to accomplish them. Follows through on duties and tasks and reports on progress.
BUILDING COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS:
Creating and supporting a work environment that allows people to work together well to reach goals.
$2,281.95 to $2,993.39 bi-weekly ($59,558.90 to $78,127.48/annually)
This is a permanent position.
Hours of work:
36.25 per week
Monday to Friday – 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM
What the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.
- Working for the Alberta Public Service –
- Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
- Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements
- Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –
How To Apply
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,
Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.
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Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Resources for applicants:
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted, via email.
If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Cindy Zaiffdeen at email@example.com.
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