New Job Gms Analyst In Alberta

GMS Analyst
GMS Analyst

GMS Analyst

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,621–$6,062 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 43402

Ministry: Agriculture and Irrigation

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Temporary - Maternity Leave Backfill (approx to November 2024)

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: June 8, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 2

About Us


The GMS Analyst reports to the Manager of Financial Compliance and Systems and is responsible for effectively supporting the integration of the Grant Management System (GMS) processes and procedures with the financial grant management policies and procedures within the Agriculture and Irrigation department. Additionally, the GMS Analyst assists in the continuous implementation, support, and maintenance of AGI's grant programs.

The incumbent's role involves providing consulting services and project leadership to department and program delivery specialists and managers. This is done to understand their grant management business requirements in relation to the operations of GMS. The successful candidate will also offer GMS knowledge and assist clients and program areas in database management through a help desk capacity.

Key responsibilities include coordinating the implementation of new projects and ensuring the smooth operation of GMS, handling both planned activities and addressing unexpected issues. The GMS Analyst will also facilitate the optimal use of GMS by program areas and provide support for user acceptance testing. Additionally, there may be involvement in program reporting, IT risk assessment, and providing support for special projects.



  • University graduation in a related field; no experience required; or equivalent as described below.

Equivalencies maybe considered - directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:

  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with researching methodologies, techniques and procedures, including the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods and/or data analysis.
  • Prior experience financial applications, grant management systems or other database management


  • Experience with UAT testing
  • Experience with Ministry Business Plans and Strategic priorities

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

The following competencies are key for success in this position:

Drive for Results: In this position you will follow the policy development process when developing supporting documents for executive management. You will also evaluate workloads, evaluate change and provide creative and flexible alternatives to meet changing goals and priorities which will include project planning and management skills.

Agility: You will provide quality deliverables and operate effectively within a complex organization and continually changing business environment. As such, you must be able to pro-actively anticipate and plan for requirements of diverse clients and stakeholders, manage multiple priorities in a timely manner, and coordinate multi-stakeholder initiatives.

Creative Problem Solving: To be successful in this position, you will need strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to utilize creative approaches, synthesize and analyze complex information obtained from broad and varied sources, and develop options and recommendations for consideration of senior decision-makers.

Build Collaborative Environments: You need to commit to respecting the contributions and opinions of others and conduct yourself professionally and with integrity at all times. We are looking for someone who can function independently as well as lead and contribute effectively within a team environment. This will include developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with colleagues, clients, stakeholders and other affected parties.

Develop Networks: Consultation, interpersonal and facilitation skills, including the ability to develop solutions and recommendations for challenging issues involving a variety of interests, perspectives and implications is required. Negotiation and conflict resolution skills will be key as is being able to work with others with diverse interests that result in insightful options to present to decision-makers.


$2,310.48 to $3,030.81 bi-weekly ($60,303 - $79,104/year)


Position Information:

  • This is a temporary maternity leave backfill position an anticipated end date of November 2024.
  • Secondments will be considered.

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week (full time), Monday to Friday (8:15 am - 4:30 pm)

Location: Edmonton

In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. As well, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time. For example, January 15, 2006 - June 25, 2009: Assistant (PT three 8 hrs. shifts/week).

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.

What the GoA has to offer to prospective employees:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

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Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Karen Jackman at Karen [email protected].

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check