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Senior Policy Analyst

Victoria, BC, Canada
Deadline: September 06, 2018  12:00:00 am

BC Public Service

Ministry of Health



Senior Policy Analyst


An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical and facilitation expertise

Salary $67,418.93 - $77,019.79 annually

Reporting to a branch director, the Senior Policy Analyst provides policy development and analytic support by managing projects of strategic significance to the Ministry of Health, the healthcare system and the public, and providing senior level policy advice on significant issues. This will require the incumbent to have a breadth of knowledge of the health care system, government policies in BC, Canada, and internationally, and to work on highly sensitive and confidential issues.

Senior Policy Analysts support the Legislation, Intergovernmental Relations and Knowledge Management Branch by researching issues, engaging with stakeholders and supporting the use of research evidence in policy and decision making through their work supporting Innovation Centre project teams. The Centre will seek to change the way that Ministry staff work together by creating a dynamic environment that encourages the flow of people and ideas.  Supports planned for the Innovation Centre will allow the Ministry to leverage research, evidence, and data in Ministry initiatives.  Senior Policy Analysts undertake systematic evidence reviews, promote the use of evidence in policy development, and manage / facilitate project team initiatives using innovative approaches to help implement creative solutions. The Senior Policy Analyst will use their analytical thinking, service orientation, project management and organizational skills to promote research, knowledge management, and innovation.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in public administration, business administration, law, economics, social sciences, natural resource management or equivalent and five (5) years of experience in each of the following areas:

                        - Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and policy.
                        - Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
                        - Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.
                        - Experience in research or use of research and evidence.

                        - Experience leading and facilitating workshops, and coordinating/managing

project teams to help bring about desired outcomes using a variety of methods and techniques. 

For more information and to apply by September 6, 2018, please go to


Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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