Policy and Initiatives Advisor

Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to gather insights and perspectives for policy development.
  • Draft, review, and edit policy documents, ensuring clarity, coherence, and alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Lead or contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of organizational programming and initiatives.
  • Monitor the progress of initiatives, identify potential challenges, and propose solutions to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate policy considerations into initiatives.
  • Contribute to the development of the organization's strategic goals and objectives.
  • Provide input to CEO on long-term policy and initiative planning.
  • This would include province-wide or national projects in scope.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of program development, management, and evaluation, and grant application writing with an emphasis on economic development.
  • Training related to economics, strategic planning, rural development, and/or public policy development (Bachelors, Masters, or comparable experience).
  • Experience in economics, infrastructure projects, community investment readiness, and trade is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple complex projects.
  • Management coverage for the CEO and supervision of staff required from time to time.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Proficiency with MS Teams and SharePoint is an asset.
  • Ability to travel within the province with a valid class 5 driver's license.
  • Out-of-province travel may be required from time to time.

Please apply online or by emailing your resume in confidence to Jenessa McCrae at jmccrae@peoplefirsthr.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

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