Policy & Research Analyst
The Mental Health Commission of Canada is a non-profit organization created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental health problems.
The Commission seeks an enthusiastic relationship builder with demonstrated initiative and 4 years of progressive experience with indigenous engagement and policy development. Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health Strategy and working collaboratively with the Mental Health Strategy Team, you will play a lead role in, and provide ongoing strategic advice on the development of both a strategy to guide the Commission’s engagement with First Nations, Inuit and Métis, as well as the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples’ component of a mental health strategy for Canada.
Your relevant graduate degree or equivalent is enhanced by specific familiarity with First Nations, Inuit and Métis health and social issues, and superior communication, organizational, negotiation and analytical skills. You bring demonstrated success in fast-paced, results-oriented environments, working with interdisciplinary teams and groups such as policy makers, researchers, advocates and service providers. Bilingualism in French and English would be considered an asset.
This is a full-time position based in Ottawa.
For a complete job description, please visit our web site at www.mentalhealthcommission.ca
Forward your cover letter and resume in a single Adobe PDF format document by November 28, 2010to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name and “Policy and Research Analyst, FNIM” in the subject line.