Are you a dynamic individual looking for the opportunity to support an organization through planning, reporting and research? Do you thrive on being able to match the details to the bigger picture and have a passion for communicating and sharing results? Would you like to work in an organization that offers collaboration, innovation, diversity and work-life balance? Then step right up because this is the opportunity for you!
The Research and Planning Analyst supports the corporate planning, reporting, research and performance measurement functions of the AGLC. This includes environmental scanning, data analysis and research activities to better understand our operating environment as well as assisting in the development of effective performance measures to monitor our progress. The Analyst directly contributes to the development of our core reporting documents, including regular strategic updates to our Board and our external AGLC Annual Report.
By helping to facilitate the strategic and corporate planning processes of the organization, the Research and Planning Analyst supports effective decision-making throughout the AGLC: analysis informs our Executive Team and Board and directly supports the annual strategic planning process; ongoing corporate planning efforts help senior leadership identify and plan for organizational priorities. As an Analyst, you will play a key role in bringing this all together in the annual development of the AGLC’s 3-year Business Plan.
In order to be successful in this role, you will need to possess highly developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels of the AGLC. You must demonstrate initiative and independence, yet have the ability to be collaborative and a team player. As well, the Analyst must exercise considerable judgement, tact and diplomacy in providing advice, guidance and information to a variety of internal stakeholders and must employ sound judgement, resourcefulness and adaptability to resolve issues, prepare responses to inquiries and assist internal stakeholders. The ability to take on multiple projects and complete work in a timely fashion is essential.
A University Degree in a related field such as Business, Economics, Public Administration or Social Science with a minimum two (2) years of related experience (e.g. business planning, strategic planning, performance measurement, or research and analysis of complex issues such as policy and strategy) is required.
Experience writing reports, policy, position papers or briefing documents as well as experience in a government or commission setting would be considered assets.
Experience with business planning, strategic planning, performance measurement, evaluation, survey methodology and stakeholder engagement would be significant assets.
Experience with data collection and analysis would be preferred.
NOTE: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.