Policy Analyst (Employee Benefits)

Department of Finance and Treasury Board
Policy Analyst (Employee Benefits)
Total Compensation and Benefits
Pay Band 3, 4 or 5
1 Year contract or Secondment
Fredericton

Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a trusted partner and a problem solver? If so, the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer (OCHRO) at the Department of Finance and Treasury Board is seeking an analytical, client service and results oriented individual in the Total Compensation and Benefits branch to fill the position of Policy Analyst for Employee Benefit Programs. This meaningful work supports all GNB employees and their families and contributes to their health and financial security. OCHRO is responsible for providing the strategic direction as well as the policy, program and accountability framework for the recruitment, compensation, development, safety, wellness, collective bargaining, employee benefit programs policy and administration and management of the Government of New Brunswick's (GNB) human resources.

Reporting to the Director, Employee Benefit Programs, the Policy Analyst will be part of a team of professionals responsible for:

  • Developing/revising and interpreting program policies, contracts, procedures, and guidelines;
  • Developing and presenting information and training programs to stakeholders;
  • Representing the division/department on program-related departmental, interdepartmental, benefit committees and working groups;
  • Assisting in the development and distribution of promotional and informational program materials;
  • Liaise with external stakeholders and service providers specific to employee benefit programs;
  • Providing support to employee benefit committees and boards;
  • Providing research, analysis and relevant information regarding employee benefit programs as required;
  • Establishing, promoting and maintaining working and respectful relationships between committees, boards, service providers and other stakeholders in regard to employee benefit programs;
  • Monitoring compliance with program guidelines, procedures, policies, standards and regulations;
  • Providing expert advice and guidance to internal and external client groups.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Pay Band 3

Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Commerce or a related degree

OR 2 year college diploma in a related field and 2 years related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration

OR High School or GED and 4 years related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration

Pay Band 4

Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Commerce or a related degree with a minimum of 4 years of related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration

OR 2 year college diploma in a related field and 6 years related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration

OR High School or GED and 8 years related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration.

Pay Band 5

Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Commerce or a related degree with a minimum of six (6) years of related work in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration.

OR 2 year college diploma in a related field and 8 years related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration

OR High School or GED and 10 years related work experience in the field of Human Resources or Pensions and Employee Benefits Administration

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required for this position. Please state your language capability on your application.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

PLEASE NOTE As of September 7, 2021:

Any candidate not currently employed in the New Brunswick Public Service will need to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (or a valid medical certificate exempting them from the vaccine) within 45 calendar days of their commencement date otherwise their employment will cease.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that possess:

  • Certification within the Pension and Employee Benefits field (i.e. CEBS / CEB, GBA designation).

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one, or a combination, of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

As an ideal candidate for this position, it will be important that you possess the following behavioural and technical competencies:

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking and Judgment
  • Client Services Orientation
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Organizational Awareness

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Written Communication Consulting Skills
  • Planning and Organizing Skills

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. 

Salary :
PB 03 - $45,656 to $63,778 per annum
PB 04 - $50,128 to $70,070 per annum
PB 05 - $57,382 to $80,132 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at www.ere.gnb.ca by September 24, 2021 indicating competition number: 21-FTB-49.

Human Resources Services
Phone: (506) 440-3544

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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