New Job Policy And Issues Analyst In Yukon

Policy and Issues Analyst
Policy and Issues Analyst

Policy and Issues Analyst

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $85,241–$98,915 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting is for a full-time term position to March 31, 2025, working 75 hours bi-weekly.

Reporting to the Manager, Issues Management, this position provides policy and other program supports throughout Health and Social Services, supports the department to prepare for legislative sittings, and translates complex system and operational issues into concise and clear materials for use by senior management and government officials. Policy and Issues Analysts work closely with leadership and senior management across the department to provide expertise, analysis and strategic solutions. The Policy and Issues Analyst will synthesize information and data to draft information notes, decision notes, options papers, formal letters, briefing materials and content for use in the Legislative Assembly, and other written materials as required.

Our position:

As a Policy and Issues Analyst, you will be responsible for developing and implementing policy and program materials related to a number of high-profile, emerging, and innovative projects in Health and Social Services. You will be able to refine ideas and options and work independently to develop documents and products for use by internal and external stakeholders. To be successful in this role, you will have a keen understanding of policy development and approval processes, legislative processes, have an eye for detail, strong analytical skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. An ideal Policy and Issues Analyst will know how to build relationships with key officials regarding strategic priorities and stay current on new and emerging issues. You must be comfortable juggling multiple time-sensitive priorities with evolving and fast deadlines, and taking ownership of projects to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.

Essential Qualifications:
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications listed below – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with these essential qualifications. Note that selection for further consideration will be based on the information you provide in your resume, including the use of YG’s “month/year – month/year” formatting standard.

  • A degree in Political or Social Sciences, English, Communications, Public Policy, or Public Administration, or related field;
  • Experience developing a variety of written content for various audiences;
  • Experience providing policy support, analysis and expertise to senior levels of leadership; and
  • Experience researching, compiling, and synthesizing information to provide evidence-based recommendations.

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

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Ability to think critically, analyze a broad variety of policy projects or research areas, and make reasoned recommendations;
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Ability to write clear, concise documents on complex issues;
  • Ability to work with multiple files and meet deadlines on a daily basis;
  • Strong organization/project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects/priorities, and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to develop policy related products;
  • Ability to address client needs, interests and priorities;
  • Ability to establish successful partnerships through collaboration and cooperation with people with diverse and conflicting interests;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team environment under pressure.

Additional Information:

Condition of Employment: WHMIS 2015 within one month of hire
Job Requirements: This position involves working in an office environment; occasional travel may be required; willing to work occasional early evenings.


For more information about the Policy and Issues Analyst position, please contact: Jared Wong, Manager, Issues Management at [email protected].

If you have questions about applying on this TA or if you need an accommodation for this staffing process, please contact Tiara Teresa, Human Resources Consultant at [email protected].

For assistance on how to apply on this posting, please contact E-Recruitment Client Support at (867) 667-9453 or [email protected].

Please do not email resumes to the email addresses above; applications will only be accepted through the E-Recruitment system. Before you apply, please make sure you are eligible by visiting our E-Recruitment website re: applications.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
24 May 2023
Close Date
6 June 2023