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Policy Advisor Economy and Community/ATIPP Coordinator

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to GN employees
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
22 February 2019

 Indeterminate, *If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit applicant, the position will be offered as 3 year term.

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees only.

Under the direction of the Director, Policy and Planning, the Policy Advisor provides objective analysis and advice on requests for decision to Cabinet as well as advice and support to managers of all departments on programs, policy, planning and legislative initiatives. The Policy Advisor ensures that advice to Cabinet is consistent with government goals, objectives, priorities and management principles and monitors compliance with Cabinet and FMB direction and government authorities. The position manages, organizes and takes a lead role in coordinating Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) requests for all divisions of the department.

Other responsibilities include providing briefings to the Director, Policy & Planning about the results of specific research or analysis as requested; participate in, or lead, special research or development projects for the department; review and provide advice on all draft departmental business plans as well as track progress on the government’s priorities and initiatives; provide support services, research, briefings, co-ordination of information and information requests to the department and may be called upon to develop policy options on a broad range of issues.

The successful candidate in this position will have Master’s degree from a recognized University in Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field or a Canadian professional accounting designation. In addition you have five (5) years’ experience within governments (ie: financial management, planning, program design and/or evaluation). This positions requires excellent verbal and written communication skills to ensure informed decision making about complex subjects for audiences who may not be familiar with the issues at hand.

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.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending Manager approval.

An eligibility list may be created for this competition.

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