Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Employment Opportunity – Policy Keeper (Analyst/Specialist)

January 31, 2020

The Policy Keeper (Analyst/Specialist) will work collaboratively with the Government of First Nation in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T). The main role of the Policy Keeper is to coordinate and lead the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and writing for First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) and Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan – Treaty 2.

  • Job Title:                  Policy Keeper (Analyst/Specialist)
  • Start Date:               February 17, 2020  
  • Location:                  Government Office – Dauphin, Treaty 2 Territory
  • Wage:                        Dependent on Qualifications


The Policy Keeper (Analyst/Specialist) will report to the Government of First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory through the Administration in any and all aspects of their duties supporting all functions by ensuring the work is meeting the directives of the Government of FNT2T.


  • Researches and analyzes policies, guidelines, quantitative and qualitative data and identifies existing, emerging and anticipated issues as well as data to support proposal preparation, advocacy and/or developmental activities that will affect First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory;
  • Compiles various sources of information and data as required by the Senior Official and prepares briefing notes, reports, forms and templates and other documents as required;
  • Evaluates existing policies, programs and processes to determine their effectiveness and meeting the governments priorities;
  • Provides support and coordination when necessary for special projects, conferences, workshops, working groups and other directly related planning and program activities;
  • Participates and initiates in the development of objectives for new policies and develops terms of reference;
  • Leads in the discussions and explanations of complex policy concepts and developmental processes, risks and opportunities to all stakeholders;
  • Supports the completion of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) and other forms of agreement required to ensure clear roles and responsibilities;
  • Conducts environmental scanning exercises and research in cooperation with other departments/divisions;
  • Posts regularly stories and blogs as communication tool;
  • Travel as required;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences and Humanities, Indigenous Studies, or a relevant combination of education and experience.;
  • Experience in policy analysis, evaluation and development;
  • Knowledge of current events, political factors and issues of the day affecting FNT2T;
  • Excellent analytical skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to express ideas, negotiate and communicate effectively; and the ability to analyze critically and suggest an appropriate means of action;
  • Proven exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player to effectively interact with elected officials, staff, media, service providers, and government agencies;
  • Highly motivated and ability to work in demanding and fast‐paced work environment.
  • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Self‐motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language and understanding of culture and tradition an asset;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and own vehicle;
  • Sign off on Employment Policy and Oath of Employment;
  • Maintain confidentiality with a high level of accuracy regarding information.

Please Apply by Wednesday, 12 February 2020 (Cover Letter and Resume):

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan—Treaty 2

Human Resources

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation

Email to:

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted  


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