The Pembina Institute Job Vacancy: Senior Analyst - Federal Policy, Ontario - Canada

The Pembina Institute is seeking a strategic, analytical and motivated individual to join its federal policy program as a senior analyst. The candidate will support the execution of our federal climate and energy strategy, and will play a leadership role in our policy campaign to support an accelerated phase-out of coal-fired electricity.

We’re looking for a person who is inspired by the current opportunity to shape Canada’s climate future. The ideal candidate loves Canadian politics, is excited about evidence-based decision-making, and is up to the challenge of framing the perfect briefing note. We’re looking for a big-picture thinker who can pull together a winning advocacy campaign, and who knows how to impact the public dialogue on our issues. Our ideal candidate can shift gears quickly and is comfortable covering a wide range of issues, including the decarbonization of electricity supply, responsible fossil fuel development, and carbon pricing.

This role will require engagement with diverse stakeholders, including multiple levels of government, industry, health groups, communities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to support the development and implementation of ambitious and effective federal climate policies in Canada.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • In conjunction with the Alberta Electricity Director and the Federal Policy Director, support to Pembina’s work on the electricity file
  • Support the Federal Policy Director as needed in the execution of Pembina’s federal activities
  • Act as an occasional spokesperson for the Institute
  • Coordinate and produce support materials for government relations meetings
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of climate policies and programs
  • Review technical analysis and collaborate with various programs within the Institute
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with other NGOs, the private sector, academia, governments and Indigenous peoples
  • Represent the Pembina Institute at public meetings and forums
  • Proficient with Microsoft and Google documents, spreadsheets and presentations
Essential Qualifications
  • Minimum of a degree in engineering, sciences, economics, law, public policy or related field – master’s or graduate degrees preferred
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience quantifying economic and environmental impacts of climate and energy policies
  • Familiarity with federal and provincial policies on a range of environment and energy issues, particularly electricity
  • Ability to communicate complex technical matters in plain language, with experience creating briefing notes and summaries
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainability and social change through educational, professional, and/or volunteer experiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide array of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with the ability to take initiative and work independently
Find the full job description and information on how to APPLY HERE.

Application deadline: Application is open until filled.

The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.