BC Pension Corporation

Senior Policy Analyst

Temporary Opportunity

Job Type: Temporary Full Time Location: Victoria, BC Canada
Union/Excluded: BCGEU Branch: Policy
Salary Range: $71,298.93 to $81,387.14 per annum (effective first pay period after April 1, 2021, increase to $72,724.97 to $83.014.85 per annum) Criminal Record Check: Required
Classification: Administrative Officer R27 Competition: PC21:47322
Closing Date: March 3, 2021 Additional: Expected term of this appointment is for 7 months with the possibility it may be extended or may become regular.

This posting is restricted to applicants who currently reside within the geographic area.

Why work with us?

At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people. We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential. Some highlights of what we offer include:

  • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs - lunchtime seminars, community health activities and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve

To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit bcpensioncorp.ca

What is the opportunity?

We are currently seeking a Senior Policy Analyst to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada.

The Policy Branch provides pension policy advice to a diverse group of clients, including the pension boards of trustees and corporation staff. The branch prepares amendments to pension plan rules; corresponds with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA) on registration and compliance matters; negotiates, reviews and drafts portability agreements; prepares appeal reports; reviews external communications material; and provides policy development advice and development services on a variety of benefit administration issues.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Senior Policy Analyst is responsible for providing policy and legislative advice to the pension plan boards, the corporate board, the corporation's executive and corporation staff. The position drafts and reviews legislation; develops policies; identifies and analyses emerging issues; designs project and research methodologies; and analyzes and facilitates the resolution of complex plan member files.

The ideal candidate will have experience researching legislation and developing policy collaboratively with a strong writing background. If you are passionate about making policy accessible and applicable to a variety of audiences, we want to hear from you!

To learn more about the Senior Policy Analyst position, please click the link to the job description at the bottom of the page.

What do you need to succeed?

Must-have

  • Master's degree in a related field such as public administration, business administration, law, economics or social sciences and a minimum of two years of related experience; OR a University degree in a related field as per above and three years of related experience; OR a Diploma/Certificate in a related field as per above and four years of related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and training and five years of related experience may be considered
  • Related experience must include:
    • Researching, analyzing, interpreting and developing policy and legislation;
    • Writing a wide range of documents/content such as briefing notes, issue papers, research papers, memos, and/or executive summaries;
    • Forming and presenting recommendations to decision makers on complex problems; and
    • Planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.

Nice-to-have

  • Experience in pension administration is preferred.
  • Experience with data analysis is preferred.

Applications Requirements:

Cover letter: Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job requirements as listed above.

Testing: May be required.

Please submit your application through the "apply now" feature located at the top of this page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.

Important details

If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

An eligibility list may be established.

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.

This appointment may be extended or may become regular.

Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

We thank you for your interest in working with us. You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

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