Senior Policy Analyst

Name of organization posting this job/opportunity: 
First Nations Health Authority
Posting Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Job Status: 
Full Time

Join our Policy, Planning and Quality team as a Senior Policy Analyst!

The Senior Policy Analyst will undertake policy development, analysis, planning, and research in areas aligned with the FNHA’s policy agenda. This will include the development of reports, presentations, plans and other presentations and publications. In this role, the successful candidate will provide direct support to management and may be asked to undertake the oversight of project teams and budgets as appropriate. The Senior Policy Analyst will help initiate, maintain, and develop strong and effective working relationships with colleagues, First Nations communities, the First Nations Health Council and First Nations Health Directors Association, and with federal, provincial and external health system partners, organizations and stakeholders.

A few key responsibilities include:

Policy Analysis

Undertake policy research, analysis and development in areas associated with the FNHA’s mandate and policy agenda
Assume subject-matter responsibility for a specified portfolio area(s) in the FNHA’s policy agenda
Develop relevant procedures and processes
Provide policy advice to executive, senior management, and others
Undertake project, program and initiative planning

External Relations

Support regional and community planning and engagement activities and processes with First Nations, the FNHC, FNHDA, and other health system partners
Prepare or oversee preparation of presentations, including the delivery of presentations to diverse audiences
Lead or participate on internal, bilateral and/or tripartite committees and working groups
Build and maintain effective working relationships within the FNHA and with the FNHC, FNHDA, First Nations, tripartite partners, and others

Management Support

Support the implementation of quality standards and appropriate processes in the work of the team
Develop and oversee workplans, project plans, and budgets as required


University Degree in a related field such as health policy, public policy, health systems management, political or social science or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Recent, relevant, and progressive experience in policy development and analysis (usually acquired over a period of 5-7 years)
Experience in working with First Nations and First Nations health programs and services

Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.

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If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at or 1-844-699-3186.

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