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Policy Analyst

Reference ID: 2554

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Burnaby, BC
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Full Time
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Customer Service and Support

Position Summary

Build a career with one of BC's Top Employers!

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BC Housing is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province.

We are a trusted leader and partner in providing housing solutions for British Columbians. Through safe, affordable and quality housing, we truly make a positive difference in people's lives and communities.

What makes BC Housing such an inspiring place to work? Our passion for making a difference, our people strategy, our values and so much more!

We're seeking candidates who share the values of our organization and who are committed to helping those in need. Make a positive difference; an exciting opportunity awaits!

Policy Analyst

(Short-Term/Full-Time - Approximately One Year)

Job ID: 2554

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), BC


Under the direction of the Deputy Registrar, Registration & Consumer Services the Policy Analyst is responsible for conducting policy and financial analyses, making recommendation on policy alternatives, researching specific topics, preparing reports, conducting stakeholder consultations, and working with legal and other representatives to draft changes to legislation.


  • Bachelor degree in public policy/law, business administration or other relevant discipline.
  • One to two years directly related experience
  • A suitable combination of education, training and experience may be considered by the employer.


  • Knowledge of policy analysis and research analytical theories, and data collection and analysis techniques, standards and methods

  • Understanding of the processes in BC for the development and implementation of policies, regulations and legislation.

  • Ability to perform policy/program/service evaluations, think outside of the box to formulate creative and realistic alternatives, develop options and make sound recommendations.

  • Strong information seeking skills, including using research, environmental scanning, and questioning techniques to develop deep understanding.

  • Strong ability to interpret legislation, regulations, policies and other information sources.

  • Strong ability to investigate, analyze, problem solve and use judgment to resolve issues.

  • Ability to analyze, interpret and communicate policy impacts.

  • Strong ability to commit ideas and information to writing clearly and succinctly

  • Good presentation skills

  • Ability to develop on-going relationships with stakeholders, and build consensus on policy among individuals with different viewpoints.

  • Excellent computer skills including a strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint and the ability to manoeuvre between applications with ease.

  • Ability to plan, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities in order to manage a number of projects without compromising quality of work.

  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, consistency and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently as well as function effectively as part of a team

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The benefits of joining a Top Employer!

We didn't become one of BC's Top Employers and one of Canada's Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits. We're also a social and inclusive team that supports our people through ongoing training and learning opportunities. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort our people bring to each and every day and so we have Rewards and Recognition programs that celebrate great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas and positive change.

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at

To be considered for this competition, please submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they you meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.

When applying, please submit your cover letter and application as one single document as a word or pdf file only.

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Posted: November 14, 2017
Closes:January 6, 2018