New job: Premier’s Office

Director, Stakeholder Relations, Premier’s Office. Apply by April 18, 2016.

Reporting to the Executive Director, External Relations, the Director of Stakeholder Relations is responsible for leading the Premier’s Office stakeholder management strategy. The position requires the ability to strategically analyze the stakeholder landscape and effectively engage and execute within it. This position will work work, and coordinate across, the Premier’s Officer and Minister’s Offices.

New jobs: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, UHN, MSCI

Policy Analyst – Clusters, Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity. Apply by April 11, 2016 at 4PM EST.

As the Institute is the sole non-US holder of Michael Porter’s cluster definitions, the Policy Analyst will be tasked as the subject matter expert on all cluster- related initiatives and projects of the Institute. The Policy Analyst is also expected to support the research program of the Institute.

Senior Business Analyst, Provincial Projects, University Health Network (UHN). Apply ASAP.

The Senior Business Analyst maintains responsibility for supporting the provincial implementation of Ontario’s Critical Care Strategy and associated programs, under the direction of the Project Management Leaders and Director. The Senior Business Analyst will contribute to the planning, coordination, leadership, and evaluation of critical care system development and related projects.

ESG Research Specialist, MSCI. Apply ASAP.

The research analyst is expected to have a strong interest in general ESG trends and specific knowledge about the dominant ESG issues for selected industries. We have a preference for analysts with experience in the Financials sector, but candidates with experience in the Energy, Consumer, or Industrials sectors are also encouraged to apply. The analyst will investigate and assess core ESG risks faced by industries and evaluate performance along the key benchmarks for large publicly traded companies globally.

New jobs: Government House Leader of Ontario and Brookfield Institute

Press Secretary, Government House Leader of Ontario. Apply by Monday, March 14, 2016.

The Government House Leader’s Press Secretary is responsible for providing strategic communications advice to the House Leader, while also liaising with the Premier’s Office, Caucus and Minister’s Offices in order to ensure an awareness of the government’s legislative agenda and to identify emerging issues. You must apply by submitting your application as an attachment by email to [To ensure accurate processing of your application, the subject line of your email must be JOB ID MO-16-019]

Director, Policy and Research, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship. Apply by March 25, 2016.

The Brookfield Institute is currently seeking a Director, Policy and Research to play a leadership role in the strategic direction of the Brookfield Institute’s policy and research initiatives. You will lead the short- and long-term strategic planning of Brookfield Institute’s policy and research vision, goals and objectives, in collaboration with the Executive Director. You will oversee the management and implementation of policy and research-related activities, including directly supervising a team of policy analysts, policy assistants and research assistants, establish the research priorities of the Institute, and engage in outreach to potential external collaborators and/or subject matter experts to develop new partners to advance Brookfield Institute’s research agenda.

Cities of Migration Conference

The 3rd International Cities of Migration Conference will be held on March 2, 2016 in downtown Toronto. Community leaders, practitioners, experts, activists and policy-makers will convene for a one-day forum to discuss the issues and opportunities created by today’s global flows of migration. The conference features a diverse range of speakers from organizations such as the World Bank, TIFF, Lifeline Syria, and the Brookings Institution. The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees will be featured in an informal Q and A with Ratna Omidvar, Executive Director of GDX.

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The conference will be followed in the evening by the 2016 edition of the Global Diversity Exchange Annual Lecture, featuring Dr. Khalid Koser, Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) in Geneva, Switzerland. In his lecture, Dr. Koser will touch on many of the pressing issues surrounding the unprecedented movement of people across the globe: refugees, internal displacement, global governance, human security, community engagement and counter-radicalization. He will provide a new lens on the question: does diversity drive prosperity?

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New jobs: John Howard Society, UNESCO, C.D. Howe

Legislative Assistant/Issues Manager, Office of the Minister of Northern Development and Mines. Apply by Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

Responsible for briefing and preparing the Minister for Question period, as well as liaising with Premier’s Office, Caucus and other Ministers’ Offices to ensure awareness and understanding of Ministry agenda and emerging issues.

Policy Analyst, John Howard Society of Ontario. Apply by 4PM EST, January 29, 2016.

The scope of the position is to develop criminal and social justice policies and positions for the Society that are consistent with Society mission and values, to participate in public education and dissemination activities, and to collaborate on and assist with research, program development and other initiatives which reflect and promote our policies and positions. The main objectives of this position are to develop criminal and social justice policy positions of the Society and promote those policies and positions to various stakeholders and the general public.

Director of Finance, UNESCO-UNEVOC. Apply by January 28, 2016.

The Director of Finance oversees the creation and implementation of internal controls, policies and procedures for all financial activities of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Office. S/he provides capacity building support to all Mozambique accounting staff and management engaged in making decisions affecting the fiscal health of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Office.

Senior Development Officer, Events, C.D. Howe Institute. Apply ASAP.

The role of the Senior Development Officer, Events is to work with the SVP & COO to develop and promote the C.D. Howe Institute brand to current and potential sponsors and event speakers. The Senior Development Officer, Events will lead all aspects of the recruitment and stewardship of sponsors and speakers, and other duties as assigned.

Various Positions, NGOAbroad. Apply ASAP

These are all volunteer opportunities.
Seasoned professionals and students are both welcome.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.


New jobs: Children’s Mental Health Ontario, OPS, OECD

Director Public Policy, Children’s Mental Health Ontario. Apply by January 22, 2016.

CMHO is looking for a creative and energetic systems-level thinker who is eager to engage with others to drive policy goals forward. The Director, Public Policy will strategically lead CMHO’s policy agenda through research, analysis, and writing, as well as lead and facilitate CMHO member and partner engagement. The ideal candidate has a history of progressive leadership experience with government and/or the non-profit sector and will enjoy working with a small team in an “all hands on deck” environment.

Policy Analyst, Children’s Mental Health Ontario. Apply by January 22, 2016.

CMHO is looking for a creative and energetic systems-level thinker who is eager to engage with others to drive policy goals forward. The Policy Analyst will strategically contribute to CMHO’s policy agenda through research, analysis, and writing, as well as facilitate and support CMHO member and partner engagement. The ideal candidate has experience working with government and/or with non-profit organizations and will enjoy working with a small team in an “all hands on deck” environment.

Senior Advisor – Information and Analysis, Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Apply by January 20, 2016.

Do you have strong analytical skills and a passion for measurement and metrics? Do you have a background and a keen interest in municipal finance, planning or governance? If so, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is seeking your expertise for the role of Senior Advisor with the Information and Analytics team in the Municipal Programs and Education Branch.

Senior Economist, Ontario Ministry of Energy. Apply by January 22, 2016.

The Strategic Network and Agency Policy Division is seeking a seasoned financial professional to conduct financial reviews on energy-sector agencies.Consider working for the Ministry of Energy and help make a difference in Ontario’s energy sector.

Economists/Policy Analysts, Public Sector Innovation, OECD. Apply by January 25, 2016.

The OECD is looking for several Policy Analysts with significant research and policy analysis experience in one or more of the following areas related to public sector innovation. The selected candidates will lead substantive sets of research including designing research plans, carrying out desk research, preparing and administering data collection questionnaire; drafting reports; preparing and contributing to the development of new analytical frameworks to support reviews and development of indicators. Theywill help organize and participate in field missions, etc. They will have a very strong track record in carrying out analysis and in making effective policy recommendations in a public sector or international context.


Senior Researcher, Investment Funds Institute of Canada. Apply ASAP.

We are looking for an experienced researcher with strong mutual fund industry knowledge and experience and an understanding of critical issues impacting the industry, its investors and its position in the investment community. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Research and Statistics, the Senior Researcher will lead in the planning, development and execution of research projects, providing high-level research reports, briefing papers, and communications documents in support of industry policy priorities as identified by IFIC’s Board and Committee. Please send your application (cover letter and resume) to: Jan Medland via

Regional Directors (Community Investments), Ontario Trillium Foundation. Apply by December 11, 2015.

The RDs oversee teams and the grant approval process within assigned regions provide leadership in analysis and resolution of issues and render decisions to ensure on-going compliance with policies and standards of the Foundation. The role ensures the consistent application of policies and practices in the delivery of the investment streams.

Researcher, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation. Apply by December 14, 2015.

SRDC is seeking a dynamic, full-time researcher for its Vancouver office with experience in one or more policy areas concerned with services and supports for Canadians who face barriers to employment or education.

Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Finance. Apply by December 18, 2015.

Are you a team-oriented, highly motivated, and strategic-minded professional with a strong background in policy development and analysis? If so, consider joining the Tobacco Policy Unit in the Ministry of Finance. This position offers a challenging opportunity to provide leadership and policy expertise to support the delivery of Ontario’s Tobacco Strategy.

Internship, Joint Inspection Unit, United Nations. Apply ASAP.

The Joint Inspection Unit has two internship programmes, which provide qualified graduate students with a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the United Nations system, and acquire experience in one of the following fields: evaluation research and information technology (IT).