Jordan P.

Policy Analyst
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About me

Jordan P.
Research Postgraduate

My employment

Policy Analyst
Government and civil service

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A day in the life of a Policy Analyst in Canada

What I do

My role involves:
- preparing briefing notes with related recommendations for strategic policy development;
- supporting the identification of policies that require revision;
- conducting comprehensive research of policy governing various police services to ensure the Police is in line with nationally recognized best practices;
- supporting the coordination of business planning processes;
- identifying risks and creates corresponding mitigation strategies.

Skills I use and how I developed them

Extracurricular skills:
• organizational skills
• analytic and writing skills
• communications skills
• multi-tasking and meeting changing priorities.
• meeting established deadlines
• researching and practically applying Federal, Provincial and Municipal legislation and statues
• Knowledge of policy development, research methods, and analytical techniques, required

The skills have been acquired through a combination of education, personal, and work experience.

What I like most

I am using my skills -- researching, writing, and analysis.

The recruitment process

Interview and security clearance (including polygraph test and background check).

My advice to students considering work

Don't become too emotionally or finanically invested in a specific vision of what your future looks like, or your plans -- your plans will change. Take it in stride.

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