Senior Policy Analyst

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Job ID: 17724
Salary: $99,353 - $118,658
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Nov 22, 2019

Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works through wide-ranging partnerships and initiatives to deliver quality programs and services that promote and support economic development, diversification and prosperity in the interest of Northwest Territories residents  – their businesses and communities.

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife, and reports to the Manager, Policy and Strategic Planning, the Senior Policy Analyst provides expert policy advice to Senior Management within the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (the Department or ITI), in the areas of best-practice economic and resource development policies, procedures,  planning and reporting, standards and guidelines development, assessment and evaluation, governance, program development and policy trends.

The incumbent is responsible for leading the preparation of strategic planning documents, including business plans and results reportsThe incumbent is also responsible for preparing correspondence and Departmental publications relating to strategic planning and reporting.   The Senior Policy Analyst communicates regularly with other GNWT departments to ensure joint and coordinated GNWT positions on strategic planning and policy issues. Senior policy officials in other departments are contacted or met with on an as required basis

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a bachelor's degree in business management, public administration, economics or a related field, along with at least five (5) years of broad professional experience in economic or resource development, policy development, and interdisciplinary research.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

More Information


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $50.95 per hour to $60.85 per hour (approximately $99,353 - $118,658) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 17724       

Closing Date: November 22, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time