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Junior Policy Analyst

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$81,861.00 per annum, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
05 April 2019


As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

Reporting to the Manager, Policy and Planning, the position is responsible for supporting the research and development of the department of policy and legislative initiatives to address the priorities and strategic direction of the department, to align with the government mandate. The Junior Policy Analyst tracks departmental responses and briefing notes as required to support the Manager, and Director Policy and Planning and participates in the drafting of key documents such as Cabinet submissions, reports, directives, legislative proposals and discussion papers. Key responsibilities of this position include conducting research, coordinating in the departmental statutory appointments and revocations process, and drafting departmental responses, including correspondence.

This position 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 strategies/business planning process, the position has an impact on the short and long term direction of the department. The position works independently and in a tem environment to support the policy and legislation review/ development/ implementation process within the department.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Diploma in the areas of policy development and analysis, political science, social science, law, public administration or related filed. Two (2) years of experience in the areas of legislation, policy, research, development and analysis and work related experience is also required.  

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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220