New job Program Analyst in Prince Edward Island

Program Analyst

Company : Jobs PEI
Salary : $32.62 - $40.77 an hour
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

Bi-Weekly Hours: 75.0 hours bi-weekly /Days (Monday-Friday)The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and support to the Department of Social Development and Housing in strategic and operational planning, program design processes, policy development and program evaluation. The incumbent will work in collaboration with subject matter experts to support management reporting and organizational accountability processes for the Department. The primary focus of this position will be to support the development of the policy framework for Social Programs division.Duties will include, but not limited to: • Providing advice to the Deputy Minister and Senior Management based on best practices, evidence, analysis, and current standards;• Preparing briefing materials and speaking points for the Senior Management Team on policy matters; • Providing leadership to the ongoing departmental strategic planning; developing tools, communication and education resources to ensure communication of plan to internal and outside government agencies, etc.;• Advising, assisting, and supporting Directors and their management teams in the development of operational work plans and providing consultation and facilitation support; • Coordinating the implementation of a comprehensive policy framework for the Department, which outlines development, review, validation, approval; assisting teams in areas of research, analysis, and writing;• Providing support and/or project management to social policy initiatives undertaken by the Department and its Divisions;• Developing evaluation frameworks, evaluation plans, programs descriptions, program logic models, and implementing the appropriate evaluation approach and methodology to meet evaluation objectives; preparing or coordinating preparation of reports, including results of the evaluation and recommendations;• Developing an accountability framework for the Department and contributing to specific products to support accountability such as Annual Reports, Program Profiles, briefing notes and progress reports on strategic and operational plans and special initiatives;Other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: • Must have a university degree in the Social Sciences, Health, or Business Administration, preferably at the Masters level, supplemented with training in research methods, program evaluation, and program and strategic planning. • Must have extensive knowledge of social determinants of health, the social services system, considerable experience at the middle or senior management level, and extensive experience working with and facilitating teams.• Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered.• Must possess highly developed skills and knowledge in the following areas: strategic planning, program design and development, performance monitoring and reporting, policy development, project management, program evaluation, policy and program research, team building and group facilitation.• Proficiency in the use of computer software, such as Word, email, Presentations, Excel. • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills as well as the ability to organize, plan and think strategically. • Excellent written and oral communication skills.• A good previous work and attendance record and an acceptable criminal record check and vulnerable sector checkOther Qualifications: • Bilingualism would be considered an assetThis Competition May Be Used To Fill Future Vacancies.Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results. The A Notification of Successful Candidates@ list posted on the Employment Opportunity board will serve to inform all other applicants of competition results.

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