SENIOR POLICY ANALYST – Health Transformation

Southern Chiefs’ Organization
Employment Opportunity

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST – Health Transformation

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) requires a Senior Policy Analyst, Health Transformation for an ongoing position based on annual funding.



  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences and Humanities, Indigenous Studies, or Health Studies
  • Masters degree an asset
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered



  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in policy analysis, preferably on First Nation health issues
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in conducting research, analysis/evaluation and preparation of discussion or policy papers, reports and presentations on complex issues associated with First Nation health.
  • Experience in administrative and financial management an asset
  • Knowledge and awareness of First Nation political and policy agendas regarding health reform.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and networking skills
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills to conduct consultation, focus groups and webinars
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge and application of strategic planning
  • Ability to speak Dakota or Ojibway language an asset



  • Ensures detailed yearly workplans and deliverables are met;
  • Develops, research, and reviews policy initiatives, programs, and processes with regards to health transformation
  • Provides, as required, summaries, reviews, policy updates and reports to Director and/or Senior Management when requested
  • Establish communication and linkages between SCO and its affiliated organizations, and key stakeholders
  • Participates in committees, working groups and initiatives as necessary
  • Participates in education, knowledge production and knowledge mobilization activities to increase awareness of First Nations perspectives, needs and rights.
  • Prepare written correspondence, briefings, strategies, action and advocacy plans, and work plans
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Travel will be required



Please submit cover letters, resume & three work related references to:
Director of Operations
Southern Chiefs’ Organization
1572 Dublin Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3E 0L4
Fax: (204) 946-1871

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected will be contacted for further consideration. Preference will be given to qualified First Nation candidates.