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Senior Evaluation Analyst

Reference number: PCH22J-022477-000049
Selection process number: 22-PCH-EA-SPC-0086
Canadian Heritage - Strategic Planning, Research and Evaluation Branch
Gatineau (Québec)
$100,121 to $116,116

Closing date: 8 September 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

🌎 In support of our diversity and inclusion strategy, preference may be given to qualified candidates who indicate (by self-declaration) that they belong to the following Employment Equity groups: Indigenous Peoples, Racialized Persons, Persons with disabilities.

In this process, we are using the terms “Indigenous Peoples’’ and “Racialized Communities” as they align with international usage and in this process replace the legislative terms “Aboriginal peoples” and “Visible Minorities’’ that appear in the Employment Equity Act and the Employment Equity Regulations. The definitions have not changed.


As a Senior Evaluation Analyst at Canadian Heritage, you will:
👉 Lead evaluations of programs and initiatives that respect the Treasury Board Secretariat Policy on Results and senior management needs.
👉 Engage partners, team members and external consultants in the planning, implementation and reporting on complex evaluation projects that examine the relevance, performance and other important questions related to programs.
👉 Communicate strategically and work collaboratively with others with respect.
👉 Be given the autonomy to lead projects, be innovative and think things through.
👉 Present evaluations program results and recommendations to senior management and stakeholders, with a thorough analysis and sound judgment.
👉 Use your skills and special knowledge to support planning, reporting and other decision making activities.

Work environment

💼 You will be working as part of large, collaborative internal evaluation team. The pace is fast, the programming is interesting and the people are passionate about providing useful and robust information and analysis to senior management and to all Canadians on questions that really matter. Key principles that guide how this team works focus on strong collaboration, strategic communication, showing initiative, deep analysis, being organized and a commitment to learning.

Intent of the process

📌 Employees of the federal public service occupying a substantive position at the EC-06 level or equivalent may be considered first.

📌 The current inventory will only be used to fill Evaluation positions and no pool of partially or fully qualified candidates will be created.

📌 Although the positions to be filled are located in the National Capital Region, successful candidates who reside outside the NCR may not have to relocate to be considered for a position. Candidates must be able and willing to work remotely from home. 💻🏡

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

- Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in Economics, Sociology or Statistics.

Candidates must always have a degree. The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and may have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization. The specialization may also be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

- Experience in conducting and completing all phases of program or policy evaluations* including planning, conducting and reporting.
- Experience in using qualitative and quantitative methods to conduct research and analysis related to evaluation.
- Experience working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders.

⚠ *Definition of program or policy evaluations:
In the Government of Canada, evaluation is the systematic collection and analysis of evidence of the outcomes of programs to make judgments about their relevance, performance, and efficiency.

Evaluation informs decision making, improvements, innovation, and accountability. Evaluations typically focus on programs, policies, and priorities. Depending on user needs, however, evaluations can also examine other units, themes and issues including alternatives to existing interventions.

Evaluations generally employ social science research methods.

All experience criteria are identified as recent and significant and is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with full time performance of duties in a professional capacity for an approximate of two (2) years within the last five (5) years.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


- Graduation with a master’s degree or PhD from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in economics OR sociology OR statistics OR evaluation.

Degree equivalency

- Experience developing performance measurement frameworks.

- Experience with project management including setting timelines, defining expected results and project plans, and providing updates to management.

- Experience in leading project teams including the delegation of tasks to colleagues, providing feedback and guidance.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

**Hiring managers may request additional qualifications or competencies. Where applicable, candidates will be informed of these criteria prior to the evaluations.**

- Showing initiative and being action-oriented
- Demonstrating integrity and respect
- Thinking things through
- Working effectively with others
- Communication (oral and written)

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

- Security: Secret
- As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all tenures: indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

**The masculine gender, when used in this document, includes the feminine and non-binary genders. No discrimination is intended, it is used solely to simplify the text**


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Jessica Raposo Sa - Staffing Advisor
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