New job Evaluation Specialist in Yukon

Evaluation Specialist

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $85,241 - $98,915 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Yukon government’s vision is an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners.

This posting is for full-time term anticipatory permanent position to March 31, 2023. Temporary assignments will be considered.

Who we are…

As the responsible stewards of public funds, the Department of Finance partners to ensure value for money in the delivery of programs and services for Yukoners. The Department of Finance serves as the territory’s statistical body and develops the territorial budget, corresponding supplementary budgets and Public Accounts for the territory. It is also responsible for negotiating, coordinating and representing Yukon on inter-governmental financial matters with other jurisdictions. In its capacity as a central agency, the department works with all areas of government in the creation of their annual departmental budgets and in processing operational accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.

The opportunity…

The Evaluation Unit with the Department of Finance is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our professional team.

This position provides evaluation-focused leadership and guidance to aligning government spending with mandates, enhancing financial sustainability, improving effectiveness and efficiency of operation, and building evaluation capacity throughout government.

Working with Yukon Government departments, the position applies knowledge of evaluation methodologies and skills in communication and training to enhance decision-making and service capacity for Yukon government partners (e.g. First Nations, municipal governments, NGOs, and Yukon Corporations).

This position will draw upon primary strengths in systems thinking and secondary strengths in facilitation, data analysis, and report development.

What we can offer you…

Yukon government cares about their employees and strives to offer a variety of learning and developmental opportunities including in-house training. Funding may also be available to support further education.

Flexible work and leave options may be available allowing you to balance your personal and professional needs.

We also have a comprehensive and generous benefits plan, providing for the health and wellbeing of you and your family.

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Essential Qualifications

Important application requirements:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.

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  • Graduate degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a research-based program.
  • Significant experience in performance measurement, evaluation, and related methodologies
  • Experience gathering information, conducting analyses, providing advice and presenting findings to various audiences in all levels of public or private sector organizations including senior management
  • Experience in delivering group facilitation and training to various audiences
  • Significant experience working with organizations to integrate indigenous ways of knowing into organizational systems and structures would be an asset

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

  • Thinking Strategically
  • Modelling Interpersonal Skills & Personal Responsibility
  • Demonstrating Client Focus
  • Leading Change and Innovation
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Data analysis and visualization expertise

Contact details:

For more information on this position, please contact Stephanie Hawkins, Director, Evaluation at [email protected]

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Desiree Martsinkiw, Human Resources Consultant at or [email protected].

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
8 October 2021
Close Date
22 October 2021

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