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Policy Analyst

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Financial Services & Home Affairs
  • Reference: R02652020
  • Posted: 13-Nov-2020
  • Closing Date: 30-Nov-2020
  • Salary: CI$69,288 - CI$82,380
  • Job Description

Policy Analyst

The Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs is recruiting a highly motivated, detail-oriented professional to join the Team. The Policy Analyst will engage in research and analysis and provide advice to the Senior Policy Advisor and Deputy Chief Officer (Home Affairs), assisting with the strategic development, implementation and monitoring of complex policies related to public safety, offender management and rehabilitation, and disaster management.

AS POLICY ANALYST YOU WILL:

  • Engage in policy research, analysis and related activities to assist the Senior Policy Advisor and the Deputy Chief Officer (Home Affairs) with strategic policy development, implementation and monitoring.
  • Enhance the work of Home Affairs and its departments by assisting the Senior Policy Advisor with the development of advice for the Deputy Chief Officer and the Chief Officer, on the identification of opportunities to improve existing policies, legislation and initiatives, or introduce new ones, through research and analysis.
  • Employ a holistic and consultative approach in research and analysis so that the policy advice provided is informed by stakeholder feedback and considers inter-departmental, inter-Ministerial and cross-sectoral opportunities and implications.
  • Assist the Senior Policy Advisor with any research required to inform the drafting and editing of papers for Caucus and Cabinet, press releases, speeches and statements for the Minister, responses to Private Memberís Motions and Parliamentary Questions, Ministerís speaking notes for press conferences and briefings as well as Caucus and Finance Committee, the Ministryís Annual Report, the Ministerís introduction of Bills, tabling of the Annual Report of the Ministry and the Departments, and any other material that may be required.
  • Assist the Senior Policy Advisor with the monitoring, assessment and analysis of the achievements of the Ministryís (Home Affairs) priority outcomes and those of the departments.

DO YOU HAVE?

  • A Bachelor Degree in Social Science, Criminology/Criminal Justice, Law or a related field and a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in developing, implementing and monitoring policies and strategies.
  • Experience conducting policy research and analysis, as well as engaging with internal and external stakeholders at various levels.
  • Knowledge of current Home Affairs issues related to public safety, offender management and rehabilitation and disaster management.
  • Previous public service experience and demonstrate the Civil Service Core Competencies of building capability, working together and delivering results at the individual contributor level.

The following are required submissions for the application.:

  • COMPLETED CAYMAN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION
  • COVER LETTER and RESUME
  • COPIES OF RELEVANT CERTIFICATIONS/ QUALIFICATIONS

SUBMIT APPLICATION BY MONDAY 30th NOVEMBER, 2020 to:

Chief Human Resources Officer Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs 133 Elgin Avenue George Town, Grand Cayman Email: mfshr@gov.ky

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.