Planning and Reporting Specialist

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Education, Culture and Employment
Job ID: 21326
Salary: $94,380 - $112,730
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Jan 27, 2022

Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.

Job Information

The Planning and Reporting Specialist reports directly to the Manager of Strategic Planning and Reporting and is responsible for providing planning and reporting services, as well as increasing the capacity for Planning and Reporting across Department led activities through an ongoing program of training and support.  The Planning and Reporting Specialist will work closely with the Senior Evaluation and Performance Analyst, Senior Research Analyst and other members of the Research and Evaluation Unit and counterparts from across the Department and the Government of the Northwest Territories.  

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Degree with a focus on “research methods and/or program evaluation.”

2 years minimum work experience designing and implementing social science research; performance measurement systems; program review and/or program evaluation frameworks.

2 years progressive writing experience preferably in government which may include: research studies, report writing, policy and position papers, communications materials, and briefing documents.

Current membership with a related professional organization such as the Canadian Evaluation Society, the Project Management Institute, or other planning, quality assurance or evaluation related professional organization is an asset.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine

All employees of the GNWT are required to comply with the GNWT's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which can be found here:

Nothing in this policy shall excuse, impair, or vary the requirement of any employees whose position or duties are Federally regulated to comply with applicable Federal Regulations.

New hire employees for some positions may be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before a formal employment offer is extended. Exemptions are not permitted for these positions, however accommodation is available as required under the GNWT's Duty to Accommodate Injury and Disability Policy and under the Human Rights Act. 


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 21326

Closing Date: January 27, 2022 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $48.40 per hour to $57.81 per hour (approximately $94,380 - $112,730.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.