Cooperation Canada is the national association of international development and humanitarian organizations working to achieve sustainable human development. Cooperation Canada brings together and advocates for Canada’s international development and humanitarian organizations by convening sector leaders, influencing policy and building capacity. Together, we work with partners both inside and outside Canada to build a world that’s fair, safe and sustainable for all. Learn more about Cooperation Canada at www.cooperation.ca
The Policy Analyst supports the efforts of Cooperation Canada’s policy team and strategic and timely connections between policy-related and other institutional priorities. This position contributes to building an innovative sector association espousing the values of social justice and providing reliable policy insight for inclusive collective action.
Reporting to the Policy Lead, the Policy Analyst supports the organization’s engagement with Global Affairs Canada and other institutional and political actors, as well as domestic and global civil society partners. The Policy Analyst covers a range of files relevant to Cooperation Canada, its members and its working groups, supports knowledge exchange on relevant priorities, and engagement with external stakeholders.,). The Policy Analyst may conduct literature reviews and directed quantitative and/or qualitative analysis on policy priorities identified by the Cooperation Canada team. The Policy Analyst drafts briefings, contributes to reports and the elaboration of strategic documents and crafts other communications products aimed at policy influencing and coordination. This position also supports sector coordination, including ensuring depth of knowledge and breadth of connections to key stakeholders both within and outside our membership, such as counterpoints at Global Affairs Canada and other relevant government departments.
*Please note that duties and responsibilities are presented here by task.
Policy Portfolio Support (50%)
Government Liaison (20%)
Under the direction of the Policy Lead:
Other policy and administrative support (30%)
You are interested in this role because you know of Cooperation Canada’s reputation and critical role in advancing progressive Canadian policies for a fairer and better world. You have a background in the theory and/or practice of international cooperation, including humanitarian assistance, sustainable development, and feminist approaches. You are good at policy research and analysis, highly organized, and you see the potential for policy influence through partnerships, effective collaboration and sharing of information. You understand the strategic importance of Cooperation Canada’s relationship with Global Affairs Canada and you are keen to grow collaboration.
If you are applying for this job, you are functionally bilingual (French and English) and you know the positive potential of knowledge when it gets into the right hands. You know how to listen, adapt, and shift and aren’t afraid of being wrong. You have a commitment to gender equality and anti-racism which allows you to engage in self-reflection, leading you to adapt and change your approaches when needed to better align to our values.
We want to hear from you. We recognize that some excellent candidates may only have part of these requirements and we encourage you to apply so that we may consider what you bring.
he deadline for applications is August 8th, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Applications are accepted at THIS LINK
As part of your application, you will be required to provide a CV and a Cover Letter, and answer the following questions within our system:
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We will be happy to work with those requesting accommodation at any stage of the process.
July 28, 2022
August 8, 2022
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