Strategic Analyst - Sustainability (1-year term)
This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.
Employees must apply through HRIS / Employee Self-Service. For instructions please see:
The mandate of the Department of Environment and Climate Change is to manage land, water, air, wildlife, and forests. This includes promoting, planning, and supporting the wise and sustainable use of natural resources, and protecting, restoring, and stewarding the environment for the social and economic benefit of all Northwest Territories residents.
Located in Yellowknife and reporting to the Manager, Sustainability (Manager), the Strategic Analyst, Sustainability position plays a critical role in the operation of the Sustainability Unit by functioning as an effective advocate in advancing GNWT lands related interests; providing expert advice and counsel on land use and management; supporting the development, implementation and reporting on the GNWT's Land Use and Sustainability Framework and Northern Lands - Northern Leadership; and helping to coordinate land use and management research and policy development on behalf of the GNWT and the Northwest Territories (NWT) more generally.
The Strategic Analyst, Sustainability is responsible for the development, review, and implementation of lands policies and initiatives as well as program/operational policies, standards, procedures. The incumbent assists with the formulation of criteria and setting objectives with respect to desired policy outcomes, consistent with DECC strategic initiatives including Northern Lands, Northern Leadership, and the Land Use Sustainably Framework.
The Strategic Analyst prepares support materials for the Minister such as briefing notes during sessions of the Legislative Assembly, briefing materials specific to policy or legislative proposals, and support to the Intergovernmental Council on land and resources pursuant to the Devolution Final Agreement.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of a master’s degree in environmental/Resource Management, Land Use Planning, Geography, Public Policy, Public Administration, or a related field, plus three (3) years of experience in policy and program development and analysis.
Project management experience is considered an asset.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
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