Research Analyst

Research Analyst

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to take your research and analytical skills to the next level?

If so, then consider this role as a Research Analyst with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Strategic Policy and Aboriginal Relationships Branch where you will use your skills to lead and support statistical analysis, research related to the Ministry's key policy priorities for Indigenous children and youth.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Contribute to ministry planning and policy development by providing statistical, analytical, and research expertise
• Design and undertake studies to identify, monitor and assess the impact of programs and services for Indigenous children and youth
• Contribute to building data and information services capacity, including an information management strategy and performance measure reporting
•Lead the preparation of internal and public reports, including the preparation of briefing materials and presentations

Location: Toronto  

How do I qualify?

Research and Analytical Skills

You have:
• strong knowledge and experience of the theory, principles and methodologies of data management and statistical analysis
• experience using research methods, analysing statistical information, and applying analytical techniques to primary data sources and secondary research findings in support of policy and program decision-making
• experience in research, including complex qualitative and quantitative analysis, and the design and implementation of research studies

Project Management Skills:

You have:
• knowledge of project management methods and best practices to lead and co-ordinate research and evaluation projects and initiatives
• experience planning and coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams, including internal or external projects led by external consultants

Interpersonal and Consultation Skills:

You have:
• consultation and relationship management skills to liaise with other branches, ministries and external partners, exchange information, discuss issues, gain consensus, and seek feedback
• interpersonal and facilitation skills to work cooperatively with project teams, stakeholders, academics and external consultants

Communication Skills

You have:
• oral and written communication skills to provide advice and complete a range of reports and briefing materials and complete information requests
• ability to prepare and present analyses and data visualization to diverse audiences, including non-technical users, clearly and effectively

Salary Range: $65,401 - $94,239 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 2 Bloor St W, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Tuesday, April 10, 2018, by visiting and entering Job ID 120880 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.