Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Social/Information/Health R27
An eligibility list may be established
An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise
The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training (AEST) provides leadership and direction for a dynamic, integrated and responsive post-secondary education and skills training system as well as labour market information and programs in British Columbia. A collaborative, innovative, high quality post-secondary education sector is vital to fulfilling provincial and regional labour market needs and positioning B.C. for the future. The Ministry is responsible for the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE), a provincial Crown corporation that promotes international education in and for the Province of B.C.
The Planning, International and Intergovernmental Branch is broadly responsible for business and service planning, corporate planning, international education and intergovernmental relations. The Branch is also responsible for BCCIE.
Operating under limited direction, the Senior Policy Analyst coordinates and leads the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and legislation for significant ministry priorities related to international education. The position also works with BCCIE to develop and ensure accountabilities are being undertaken and met in relation to its Mandate Letter, Service Plan and Annual Service Plan Report.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Laurie.Brucker@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in related discipline, including but not limited to public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences and 3 years of recent, related experience, or equivalent combination.
- Recent, related experience includes a combination of two or more of the following:
development of policy and/or legislation and regulations;
planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments;
concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content;
participating in (or preferable leading) internal and external stakeholder consultations;
- Preference may be given to experience in international education and/or intergovernmental relations.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.