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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- 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.
COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
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
Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Last modified: July 21, 2020