Employment Posting:
Managers & Senior Policy Analysts

Employment Type:
Graduated Student
Closing Date:

Employer: Government of Canada

Location: Due to Covid-19, the teams work virtually from home


The government tabled Budget 2021, which focuses on key themes to help support Canadians in the years ahead, including finishing the fight against COVID-19, creating jobs and growth, and ensuring a resilient and inclusive recovery. ISED will continue to play an important role in advancing initiatives in each of the budgetary themes. Our work is diversified and touches on various topics, such as innovation, science, industry, tourism and small business. You’ll get to work on a wide variety of initiatives that directly impact the Canadian economy as well as our daily lives as Canadians and as ISED employees.

Some areas you could be interested in:
Copyright, international relations or trade negotiations, domestic trade, Canada’s bankruptcy and insolvency system, business finance, foreign investment, competition policy, science policy, innovation and technology-related policy, telecommunications policy, small business policy, tourism policy, micro-economic or industrial policy, spectrum, digital and ICT policies, many more.

Work Environment:

 Did you know that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is proud to be named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers 2021, National Capital Region’s Top Employer 2021, and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2021. These awards recognize Canadian employers with exceptional human resources programs, forward-thinking workplace policies, and exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.


Intent of the Process:

This process aims to create and maintain an inventory of Aboriginal persons AND/OR Persons with disabilities for casual, indeterminate or term appointments within Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada. A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to fill similar positions with various locations and tenures.

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment. Based on the hiring needs, additional essential qualifications, asset qualifications, organizational needs, operational requirements and/or conditions of employment may be identified and applied during the assessment and/or selection of candidates.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined


In Order to Be Considered:

→ Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience, that is comparable to a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization relevant to the work to be performed.

Part A
Notes: Candidates must always have a degree. The courses for the specialization must be acceptable and may have been taken at a recognized post-secondary institution, but not necessarily within a degree program in the required specialization. The specialization may also be obtained through an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

Significant EXPERIENCE where you:
→ Lead projects of a multi-disciplinary nature requiring the consideration of a variety of issues and viewpoints including recommending options to senior decision makers;
→ Established and maintained collaborative relationships and networks of contacts, and built consensus with internal and external stakeholders;
→ Represented your organization by participating in various meetings/ conferences/ committees;
→ Developped briefing material and reports such as briefing notes, presentations, or any other substantive documentation supporting decision-making by senior management;
→ Conducted research and provided advice on issues;
••Some positions will also require:
→ Contributed to management of human and financial resources.

Significant means:
→ EC-06 positions: The depth and breadth of work demonstrated normally acquired by performing the duties for a period of approximately one (1) to two (2) years.
→ EC-07 positions: The depth and breadth of work demonstrated normally acquired by performing the duties for a period of approximately three (3) years.

→ Knowledge of subject matter such as legislation, policies and/or practices relevant to the position being staffed

→ Achieving Results
→ Relationship Management and Collaboration
→ Strategic Thinking
→ Effective Interactive Communication
→ Written Communication
→ Research
→ Leadership
••Some positions will require:
→ Management Excellence

{The proficiency level for each competency will be based on the level of the position being staffed. The competency dictionary will be provided to you should you be considered for a position.}

→ Graduation with a Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in economics, sociology, statistics, business/commerce, political science, public policy, mathematics or a related field.

Please note that you will be informed of the asset qualifications (nice-to-haves) relevant to the job later on in the process. These might be applied to determine the right candidate for the positions available.

How to Apply:

Apply online through their website: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1631790&toggleLanguage=en