Health Transformation Senior Policy Analyst

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Under the supervision of the Health Transformation Manager and guidance from the Social Chiefs Committee the Senior Health Transformation Policy Analyst will supervise a team of health technicians to advance the Health priorities in Treaty #3.  This position will focus on understanding and improving health analytics for our Nation’s communities. The Candidate will work with the Health Team to undertake a review and analysis of health planning processes, and transformation initiatives and inform and provide technical advice on possible impacts, direction and advancing immediate needs.  The Senior Policy Analyst will be part of the technical support team guiding and coordinating Health Transformation in the Nation and ensuring quality relationships, negotiations and strategies can be implemented and are sustainable.  Included in this work would be data analytics, drafting Briefing notes, and research analysis as well as knowledge mobilization that supports collaboration across the nation and communicates to everyone recommendations, options, and processes for the development of an Anishinaabe Health Inakonigaawin in Treaty #3 and system transformation.  


  • Respond to health data analytics and work towards developing health analytics that is useful and representative of GCT#3 footprint along with developing needed OCAP checks and balances (including support and work with Grand Council Treaty #3 Data governance table);
  • Research, review, monitor and provide reports around analysis and recommendations including knowledge mobilization around provincial and federal analytics, legislation, policy and operational plans which affect the work of the Nation in Health Transformation;
  • Change Management framework and process development to build capacity within the Nation and support the reconciliation and system transformation needed across all levels of community and government;
  • Monitor and analyze federal and provincial legislation, regulations and policy direction in areas applicable to Treaty #3 related health issues
  • Support the development of responses to internal and external requests for information, including facilitation of presentations.
  • Work with the team both within the organization and with external funders and partners.
  • Provide impact analyses as a result of monitoring federal and provincial policy research
  • Attend meetings as required; represent GCT#3 at relevant committees/tables, national, regional and local community gatherings
  • Conduct surveys and evaluations of department programs as deemed appropriate and as requested by Health Transformation Manager, Social Chiefs and Executive Director
  • Prepare position papers, recommendations, briefing notes, fact sheets, reports, and other documents
  • Prepare and submit monthly briefing notes to the office of the Ogichidaa
  • Complete reports to funders as required and on time
  • Regular communication to supervisor(s) on emerging/current issues emanating from potential impact analyses
  • Assist in the coordination of meetings with the Office of the Ogichidaa for Bilateral and Tri-Partite Tables with external governments
  • Preparation of media releases for the Office of the Ogichidaa
  • During an emergency epidemic/pandemic situation, job duties will be reviewed and reassigned accordingly.
  • All other related duties assigned by the supervisor and Leadership of GCT#3.


  • Post-secondary education and 5 years experience in health care planning and delivery.
  • A proven record of participating in collaborative team processes for transformational change
  • Technical ability to understand, develop, interpret, analyze and synthesize community health data (at minimum with the use of Excel)

Related experience must include all of the following:

  • Experience in the development of legislation, regulation and/or policy
  • Experience in project management and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
  • Experience in clearly and accurately writing a range of documents/content (e.g., correspondence, grant applications, briefing notes, legislative requests, and public discussion papers).
  • Experience with data analytic tools and applications (at minimum Excel)

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong analytic and statistical skills with the ability to analyze data Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-disciplined, will have a strong sense of teamwork
  • Time management and presentation skills with the ability to follow through on assigned duties independently within strict deadlines.
  • Able to work independently, solve problems, and research issues is imperative.
  • Proficient use of various office-based software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), and online video-conferencing platforms (Zoom, Blue Jeans, Microsoft team).
  • Knowledge of Treaty #3 First Nation traditions, cultures, and values and history
  • Extensive understanding of the diversity among First Nations
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to research information from various sources
  • Ability to speak the Anishinaabe language is an asset
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current, valid vulnerable sector criminal records check
  • Ability/willingness to travel as required


Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the qualification requirement of this position. Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of::

Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O. Box 1720, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7


We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.   At Grand Council Treaty #3, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, advise Human Resources when applying for the position.

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Job Features

Job CategoryHealth
LocationKenora, ON
Closing DateOpen until filled

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