Climate, Fiscal and Economic Analyst

Title: Climate, Fiscal and Economic Analyst
Term: One-year Term Contract

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) requires a Climate, Fiscal and Economic Analyst. Reporting to the Manager, Fiscal and Economic Policy, the successful candidate will provide analytical support to the Policy and Performance department and assist in developing and recommending responses to various fiscal and economic issues. This is a one-year term contract. Secondments from industry will be considered.

Scope: The scope of work provided by the Climate, Fiscal and Economic Analyst will include research, policy development, analysis, and advocacy support, including:

  • Lead and/or participate in policy projects related to climate, fiscal and economic policy
  • Identify issues, their impact and priority, and develop and coordinate their assessment by CAPP members
  • Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders in the identification and analysis of economic and fiscal policy issues
  • Undertake research, conduct analysis and provide recommendations in developing policy positions, strategies, plans and programs
  • Communicate information to members, partners and stakeholders to keep them informed and consulted on CAPP’s activities
  • Manage mandate, activities and outputs of CAPP committees related to climate, fiscal and economic policy
  • Investigate, research and compile background materials on issues and briefings
  • Prepare background materials, issue summaries, and responses to correspondence as needed
  • Prepare speeches, reports, charts, and graphs for CAPP attendees at meetings and conferences
  • Promote CAPP’s position on issues
  • Support internal CAPP organizational requirements
  • Other duties as required
Competencies: The requisite competencies of the Analyst include the following:
  • A post-secondary degree in economics, public policy, public administration, political science, or equivalent
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of climate, fiscal and economic issues
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial government processes, procedures and protocols, and experience working with key stakeholders on policy and legislative issues
  • Statistical methods, modeling and forecasting
  • Understanding of the oil and gas industry/sector
  • Analytical proficiency to determine needs and opportunities and recommend appropriate action and response
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a busy environment with competing priorities
  • Spreadsheet and graphics applications
  • Clear report writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database and general computer skills
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Team player and collaboration
  • Enjoys working independently, quickly and under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Personable, persistent, confident and comfortable working with all levels within a matrix organization
  • Detail Focused
  • Self-starter
  • Creative

CAPP offers its employees a competitive compensation package; professional development opportunities; exposure to key industry members; and involvement in major industry issues in a dynamic, collaborative and professional work environment.

To apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to by July 20, 2015 with “Climate Policy Analyst” in the subject line. We thank those that respond. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.