Strategic Project Analyst, Child and Family Services

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Health and Social Services
Job ID: 19401
Salary: $101,829 - $121,622
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2020

Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.  

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information

As the Strategic Project Analyst, Child and Family Services, you will work across Departments and Health and Social Services Authorities to ensure an integrated and collaborative approach to evolve the Child and Family Services system to better meet the needs of children, youth, and families in the Northwest Territories. You will lead medium and large size initiatives for the Child and Family Services System by providing project management, change management, evaluation, and quality improvement expertise. As the successful incumbent, you will be responsible for developing briefing notes, Ministerial requests, decision papers, and communication materials for a wide range of stakeholders. 

In order to be successful in this role, we require the successful completion of a degree in Project Management, Social Services, Public Health, Health Administration, Health Promotion, or Community Development with a minimum of four (4) years of related project management experience in health or social services.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

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

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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 19401

Closing Date: November 30, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $52.22 per hour to $62.37 per hour (approximately $101,829 - $121,622) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.