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CANADEM is assisting the Canadian government identify a Bilingual (English/French) Junior Program Officer to work on projects for the Middle East, particularly Lebanon. The position is located in Ottawa and the selected candidate will be expected to start as soon as possible. The duration is six to seven months with the possibility of a limited extension. The salary is approximately $60,000/year (prorated).
Perform research and analysis on peacebuilding and political reconstruction in the region Stay abreast of political developments in assigned area Draft contribution agreements Participate in thematic meetings and discussions Assist senior officers in preparing background papers, memoranda, and talking points
Fluent in French and English Advanced university degree in political science, international relations, law, social science or related humanities field Demonstrated knowledge of the Middle East political issues Previous experience in providing program support Strong oral and written communication skills Experience in drafting contracts and contribution agreements and asset Desk Officer (Political Relations), DFAIT LOCATION: Ottawa, ON SALARY: $54,922 to $59,407 (PM-05).
LANGUAGE: Bilingual EDUCATION: Graduation with a degree from a recognized university, with specialization in political science or international relations.
Experience in gathering, synthesizing and analysing information as well as policy analysis and development in a foreign policy environment. Experience in preparing a range of written material, including reports, briefing material and policy papers. Experience in representing an organisation at meetings, conferences and seminars. Experience developing position papers. Academic or professional field experience in Mexico or with Mexicans in a governmental context is highly desirable.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA, INTERNATIONAL AND
INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS PUBLIC SERVICE
Location: Edmonton, AB Job Category: Management, Civil Service Industry: Agriculture Salary: $50,532 - $73,584.
International and Intergovernmental Relations, Edmonton - The Canadian Intergovernmental Relations Section has a challenging career opportunity for individuals with strong leadership skills, a thorough understanding of Canada's federal system of government and an interest in public policy. We are seeking strategic thinkers with sound judgment and excellent communication skills who will be effective in working with officials at a senior level. As a member of the Social, Fiscal and Constitutional Team, you will have the ability and the flexibility to become involved in a variety of issue areas. You will identify emerging issues and analyze the implications for Alberta's overall strategic direction to ensure interdepartmental and intergovernmental coordination, provide advice on policy and strategy to several departments, represent the Government and Ministry in intergovernmental meetings and participate in the negotiation of intergovernmental agreements.
This position requires an exceptional communicator with the ability to quickly build relationships and establish credibility with client departments.
Qualifications: A related degree (Political Science, Public Administration, Canadian Studies, Law) preferably at a graduate level, and considerable experience dealing with policy issues. Experience with intergovernmental issues and decision-making processes, structures in the Alberta government and in other Canadian governments would be considered an asset.
INTERGOVERNMENTAL OFFICER, GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA, INTERANTIONAL AND
INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, POLICY/PLANNING/RESEARCHSalary: $51,552 - $64,448
PROGRAM SERVICESInternational and Intergovernmental Relations, Edmonton - We are seeking an energetic person to provide policy analysis and conduct research in the area of Canadian Intergovernmental Relations. Working as an integral part of the Canadian Intergovernmental Relations Section, you will provide research and analysis of public policy developments within Alberta, within other provincial and territorial governments, and within the federal government.
Major responsibilities include: interdepartmental coordination of issues and policy advice; analysis of the activities of other governments; and representing the department in a wide range of activities. You will work in a multi-discipline environment where your knowledge of public policy development will be used to provide advice and analysis to senior management within the department and across the Government of Alberta. The work will require knowledge of research techniques and information sources relevant to policy research in a public sector setting. Your interpersonal skills include diplomacy, cooperation and maintaining close liaison with contacts and clients within the government of Alberta, other governments, the university community and the private sector. You will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A related university degree (Political Science, Canadian Studies or related field), preferably at a postgraduate level and related experience. Effective written and verbal communication skills/experience. Strong software skills with MS Office Suite are required. Equivalencies will be considered.
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