PolicyWise exists to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities by leading, creating, and mobilizing research and evaluation for evidence-informed policy and practice.
As an innovative not-for-profit organization governed by members representing government, academia, and community, our employees are experts in data analytics, applied research and evaluation, and knowledge mobilization.
We distinguish ourselves by applying collaborative, multi-sectoral approaches to mobilize evidence to inform policy and practice decisions. For more information please visit the about section of our website.
About the Roles
PolicyWise currently has two exciting opportunities for Research & Evaluation Associates to join their team in either Edmonton or Calgary, Alberta for a 12-month temporary contract with the possibility of renewal or extension.
Reporting to a Project Manager, you will contribute to ongoing research and evaluation projects conducted by PolicyWise. This includes supporting the strategic development of the projects and collecting, analyzing and synthesizing data.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Above all, you will work collaboratively with PolicyWise staff on projects and assist with the maintenance of ongoing relationships with project stakeholders to ensure successful completion of the projects. You will also support the presentation of project results at events on behalf of the PolicyWise that align with project objectives and support achievement of those objectives.
In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Master’s degree in a health, social science or other related disciplines (e.g., social work or public health) with a minimum of 2 years of related work experience, including experience working with multi-stakeholder groups and providing support services.
You must also have a good understanding of research and evaluation processes and methods and of research ethics.
You will also possess:
About the Rewards
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive annual salary plus a great host of benefits, including:
And that's not all! You will be welcomed into a supportive and highly collaborative environment. If you think you've got the skills to take on this rewarding and challenging role, Apply today!
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