Permanent, Full-Time Policy Analyst

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Union of BC Indian Chiefs
  • Policy Development
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-06-072019-07-31

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking a permanent, full-time Policy Analyst to support the work of our organization and assist in carrying out the mandates as directed by UBCIC’s member Nations. Reporting to the Policy Director, the successful candidate will work on a variety of files, conduct policy research and develop written documents.  The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working to advance Indigenous Title and Rights, and providing technical support to political leadership, as well as contributing to and carrying out operations for a busy organization. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a leading, member-driven Indigenous political advocacy organization.

Key Job Functions include:

  • Working as part of the policy team to carry out the direction provided by the UBCIC Chiefs Council and UBCIC Executive through resolutions.
  • Contributing to the overall functioning of the organization through assisting with coordination of and carrying out Chiefs meetings, Executive meetings and special events.
  • Coordinating and supporting the UBCIC engagement with external organizations and entities including the First Nations Leadership Council, and with the Governments of Canada and British Columbia

Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the UBCIC policy team and legal advisors in providing advice and recommendations to the Executive in carrying out the direction of the UBCIC Chiefs Council;
  • Prepare speaking notes, briefing notes, reports, communications materials and other assignments;
  • Conduct and provide research, analysis, advice and recommendations on assigned policy, program, legislative or other key issues, ensuring alignment with the vision and mandate of the UBCIC;
  • Schedule and attend meetings with the UBCIC Executive, First Nations Leadership Council, and others as required;
  • Compile material for meetings and assist in preparation of meeting packages;
  • Keep minutes of meetings attended; and
  • Perform other duties as reasonably required.

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