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POLICY ANALYST (Re-advertisement)

Qulliq Energy Corporation
Reference number: 
QEC-17-015 (Re-advertisement)
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$83,811 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
Open until filled

Are you an insightful analyst interested in applying your expertise to diverse strategic areas and issues, often highly complex in nature, and having a direct impact on policies and legislation? If so, read on.

Reporting to the Manager, Policy & Planning, and working closely with the Policy team, you will provide essential services in the development and coordination of QEC’s strategic planning, policies and procedures, and related research. This is an opportunity to provide input into decision-making and make informed recommendations based on your own analysis and current issues, trends and political priorities.


Monitoring and critiquing political, social, economic and demographic developments affecting QEC, including the expressed positions of federal, territorial and community governments, Inuit organizations and other stakeholders;
Analyzing research papers, studies, proposals, Legislative Assembly debates, federal agency discussion papers, correspondence, etc., to determine their corporate and fiscal effect on QEC policy;
Prioritizing research needs, coordinating the development and implementation of research work-plans and evaluating the final product;
Recommending strategies to ensure consistency and compliance with government-wide policies, directives and guidelines, including Access to Information and Official Languages;
Coordinating projects and studies, from researching, summarizing and analyzing existing policies, programs and regulations, and identifying knowledge gaps and potential areas for research, to developing terms of reference and methodologies, and implementing research projects; and
Analyzing research data, preparing reports, and communicating findings and recommendations.


A degree from a recognized university in Political Science, Public Relations, Communications, Public or Business Administration, or a related field, and 2+ years’ policy-related experience (in at least two of the following areas: policy research and development, program analysis, market analysis, strategic planning, media relations, communications, and public relations), or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Knowledge of the review, implementation and administration of policies, guidelines, programs and procedures, as well as government administration procedures, and the legislative process;
Ability to provide analyses and recommendations on complex situations with changing political and economic factors;
Experience working in a policy, market analysis, project management, or coordinating role with an agency, board or Crown Corporation (a definite asset);
The ability to speak Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun and/or French (an asset); and
Knowledge of Nunavut, the land, language and culture (an asset).

We offer a starting salary of $83,811 per annum and a comprehensive benefits package, including a Northern Living Allowance of $15,016 per annum. This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union. Subsidized staff housing is available.

Preference will be given to Nunavut Inuit.

Position will remain open until filled Apply in writing to:

or by mail to: Human Resources, Qulliq Energy Corporation, P.O. Box 420, Baker Lake, NU X0C 0A0.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.