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Join Canadian Heritage as an Analyst!

Reference number: PCH22J-018227-000778
Selection process number: 22-PCH-EA-HRW-1758
Canadian Heritage
Gatineau (Québec)
$88,618 to $101,999

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Closing date: 31 March 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

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

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As an Analyst, you could contribute to:
⟣ Strategic planning for internal clients.
⟣ The development, implementation and adaptation of various policy frameworks.
⟣ Planning activities that encourage Canadians to broaden their knowledge of the country and its history.
⟣ Policy development to guide programs that serve to strengthen Canadian society by supporting individuals and communities.

Work environment

Why work for us?

🍁 Our employees play an important role in the cultural, civic and economic life of Canadians. Through our programs, we support initiatives that allow Canadians to experience dynamic cultural expressions, celebrate our history and heritage, and build strong communities. We invest in the future by supporting the arts and culture, anti-racism, diversity, identity, multiculturalism, Indigenous languages ​​and rights, official languages, copyright, broadcasting, international relations, digital transformation, reconciliation and treaties as well as youth.

🌎 We encourage different styles and points of view as diverse teams make the best teams! We have a regionally diverse workforce with offices across Canada.

🏡 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.

⭐ The only thing missing here is you and your talent!

Intent of the process

Interested in joining our team? Apply today!

💻 Step 1: Send us your interest!
Apply via this poster by clicking on 'apply online' at the bottom of the page.

📑 Step 2: Communication!
We will contact applicants to confirm their interest in available positions.

📊 Step 3: Evaluation!
If you meet the basic job requirements, you could be invited for an in-depth assessment of your experience, knowledge and skills.

⚠ Notes:
1. No pool of qualified candidates will be created. We will fill positions as opportunities arise.

2. Based on the needs of each hiring manager, the position requirements will vary, including:
- Language requirements;
- Position location;
- Contract length (e.g., indeterminate, term, casual);
- Asset qualifications;
- Operational requirements (e.g., willingness to work overtime);
- Other merit criteria (e.g., education, experience, skills, abilities, competencies, knowledge, official language proficiency, aptitudes, personal suitability and occupational certification).

3. When you apply to this process, you are not applying to a particular position. You are applying to be part of a list of candidates that want to be considered for current or future job opportunities. As positions become available, we may contact applicants for consideration.

4. Canadian Heritage is moving toward a hybrid and flexible work model! For the time being, employees are required to work on site in the PCH offices at least two day per week. Note that teleworking remains part of the work model and that the approach will continue to evolve over the coming months to better meet the needs of a hybrid workforce.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

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

◼ ESSENTIALS | Necessary for the work to be performed and that must be met in order for a person to be appointed.

⚠ Note: The amount, the complexity and the diversity of these activities as well as the autonomy level may also be taken into consideration depending on the position(s) to be filled.

EDUCATION | Essential for the positions
▶ Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in economics, sociology or statistics.

⚠ Note: 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 | Essential for the positions
▶ Experience researching, analyzing and summarizing data (this includes; collecting, compiling, analyzing and summarizing information and data from various sources).
▶ Experience in providing strategic advice and recommendations (written or verbal) to support decision-making.

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

Various language requirements
(This step will take place at a later date)

Information on language requirements

COMPETENCIES | Essential for the positions
▶ Demonstrating integrity and respect
▶ Thinking things through
▶ Working effectively with others
▶ Showing initiative and being action-oriented
▶ Communication

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

◼ ASSETS | Not essential to perform the work but would benefit the organization or enhance the work to be performed currently or in the future. An asset could become an essential depending on the hiring manager's needs.

⚠ Note: The amount, the complexity and the diversity of these activities as well as the autonomy level may also be taken into consideration depending on the position(s) to be filled.

EDUCATION ǀ Asset Qualification
▶ Graduation with a degree in law from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE ǀ Asset Qualifications
▶ Experience developing or analyzing complex documentation required to support decision-making.
▶ Experience in program evaluation, research methods, analysis, and policy coordination.
▶ Experience supporting or conducting risk management.
▶ Experience supporting or conducting performance measurement and reporting (e.g., departmental results frameworks, performance information profiles, mandate letter reporting).
▶ Experience working with grants and contributions.
▶ Experience developing public opinion research (POR) questionnaires and external contracts.
▶ Experience measuring environmental impact (e.g., carbon footprint, sustainability testing, life cycle analysis).
▶ Experience developing and implementing strategies that reduce environmental impact.
▶ Experience working collaboratively with different stakeholders, including internal and external partners (domestic or international).
▶ Experience developing legislative or regulatory projects.
▶ Experience developing communications products (e.g., speeches, Question Period notes).
▶ Experience in policy and research in the field of international affairs.
▶ Experience providing advice related to social or economic policy issues to support decision-making.
▶ Experience developing policy or program proposals that were informed by a public engagement process, research or data analysis.
▶ Experience conducting socio-economic research or analysis in support of policy or program development.
▶ Experience reviewing and analyzing agreements under the Constitution Act (e.g., self-governing agreements).
▶ Experience working on issues of discrimination and anti-racism.
▶ Experience working with or within organizations operating in one (1) or more of the following fields:
☑ Ethnically diverse or equity-deserving organizations or communities;
☑ Arts sector;
☑ Heritage sector;
☑ Indigenous communities or organizations;
☑ Official languages;
☑ International relations;
☑ Audiovisual content production, including television or interactive digital media (e.g., video games).

KNOWLEDGE ǀ Asset Qualifications
▶ Knowledge of Parliamentary processes.
▶ Knowledge of Copyright or Broadcasting Act.
▶ Knowledge of the relations between the federal government and its provincial and territorial counterparts.
▶ Knowledge of Section 35 of the Constitution Act.

ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS ǀ Candidates could be granted preference based on employment equity gaps in our department

🗣 SELF-DECLARE! (Section available when you apply)

Canadian Heritage is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population it serves. As a department, Canadian Heritage is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism in our people management, client service and policy and programs. In order to build a diverse team, we strongly encourage you to self-declare if you are an Indigenous person, a Black or other racialized individual, or a person with a disability.

An Indigenous person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, Métis or Inuit. The terms North American Indian or First Nation mean Status Indians, Non-Status Indians and Treaty Indians.

Information on employment equity

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS | Could be essential for the positions
Able and willing to travel.
Able and willing to work overtime.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance - (This step will take place at a later date)

Other information

**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.**


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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.

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