New Job Strategic Analyst - Policy And Plans In British Columbia

Strategic Analyst - Policy and Plans
Strategic Analyst - Policy and Plans

Strategic Analyst - Policy and Plans

Company : City of Coquitlam
Salary : $49.61–$58.74 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

STRATEGIC ANALYST – Policy and Plans

Regular Full Time

We acknowledge with gratitude and respect that the name Coquitlam was derived from the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ word kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (kwee-kwuh-tlum) meaning “Red Fish Up the River”. The City is honoured to be located on the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) traditional and ancestral lands, including those parts that were historically shared with the sq̓əc̓iy̓aɁɬ təməxʷ (Katzie), and other Coast Salish Peoples.

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community. As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre. We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

The City of Coquitlam has an exciting new position as a Strategic Analyst in our Business Services team. As a senior member of our team, the Strategic Analyst will make recommendations based on sound research to drive decisions to keep organization at the forefront of innovation. The Strategic Analyst will have specialized knowledge in conducting research for local government programs, services and policy including various policies, procedures and bylaws. You will develop and provide detailed recommendations which take into consideration established best practices and applicable legislation, analyze results and make recommendations on improvements to management for Council consideration.

This role requires considerable independent judgement in designing and implementing research methodologies to identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, industry best practices and trends in order to meet operational and program objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for research, policy, analysis and strategic planning. The candidate will have graduated university in administration, business management, statistics or other related field plus a post graduate degree in a related discipline. Other certifications such as local government administration, project management or lean six sigma methodology is considered an asset. Any other related experience, preferably in a public sector; or an equivalent combination of training and experience is considered an asset.

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The CUPE role offers an hourly rate of $49.61 - $58.74, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to take part in the City’s earned day off program. This position is based in Coquitlam with some flexible, hybrid work options available.

Applicants under consideration may be required to undergo a police information check (with no adverse reports).

Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on September 13. 2023.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.