ADMN O 24R – Agri-Innovation Analyst

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Posting Title ADMN O 24R – Agri-Innovation Analyst Position Classification Administrative Officer R24 Union GEU Location Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CAVictoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)Salary Range $69,185.43 – $78,814.47 annually Close Date 2/20/2023 Job Type Regular Full Time Temporary End Date Ministry/Organization BC Public Service -> Agriculture and Food Ministry Branch / Division Food and Beverage Branch Job Summary Excellent opportunity to work in, support and build the food networks of British ColumbiaThe Ministry of Agriculture and Food’s Food and Beverage Branch leads market and business development activities for farmers, food and beverage processors and Indigenous communities as well as key initiatives such as Feed BC, Buy BC, and the BC Food Hub Network. The Branch works in partnership across regional stakeholders, industry, and levels of government to enhance the food and beverage sector’s capacity, inclusivity, and competitiveness, grow provincial food system resilience, and support current and next generation entrepreneurs. The Branch focuses research and program development in partnership with government, industry, supply chain partners, academic sectors, and other stakeholders to provide timely advice for the Ministry and support to the sector with respect to emerging trends and issues affecting agriculture and food and beverage processing in B.C.Working in the Food Hub team to support the development of the BC Food Hub Network, the Agri-Innovation Analyst role leads program development and cross-branch projects, analyzes and evaluates program performance, manages contracts, supports and manages outreach, consultation and the development of partnerships, and prepares reports and briefing materials. The role is critical to providing strategic analysis, research and recommendations for the development and improvement of the BC Food Hub Network program, toward contributing to building food and beverage processing capacity and innovation to serve the regional and sector diversity of the province.Education and Experience: (resumes will be screened on the following minimum essential education and experience criteria) Degree in a related discipline (business administration, public administration, economics, agriculture or similar field) and one year of related work experience; an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered. Related experience includes: Experience independently leading or managing major projects or project components Experience conducting research and analysis, including reviewing current issues, initiatives and trends, evaluating information and providing advice to management/executives Experience preparing a variety of written materials, including briefing notes, presentations, discussion and position papers, and summary reports Experience in program evaluation, including, but not limited to designing surveys, collecting and managing data, comparing program results against program targets, suggesting evidence-based changes to program activities Experience in government contract management Preference may be given to applicants with experience managing projects in the agriculture/agri-foods industry For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected] .About this Position:An eligibility list may be established.Location: Victoria or AbbotsfordThe recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.Relocation costs will not be covered, except as required by collective agreementWorking for the BC Public Service:The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],M├ętis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.How to Apply:Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.Cover Letter: YES – Maximum 2 pages – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.Resume: YES – 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 to which you are applying.Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire to verify your eligibility to apply.Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected] , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.Additional Information:A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.Job Category Administrative Services, Natural Resource Sector