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CADSI is hiring a Policy Advisor (New Position)
Job Title: Policy Advisor (new position)
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is seeking a motivated and energetic public policy professional to join a small and dynamic team within CADSI.
This is an exciting career opportunity to build on your five or more years’ experience working for a trade association, the private sector, or government. The core functions of the position are to provide analysis, advice and advocacy on the policies and procedures that affect Canadian defence procurements (e.g. Industrial and Technological Benefits/Value Proposition; Key Industrial Capabilities; Treasury Board policies; PSPS Supply Manual and its associated SACC Manual; Integrity Regime; Controlled Goods Program; Risk/Performance Management, Cost and Profit Policy; procurement modernization, Sustainment Initiative; and Canadian Content Policy) and Canada’s export controls regime.
The role will require engagement and consensus building among the association’s membership to develop and ultimately advance policy positions with Government of Canada officials at various levels.
Through this work, you will build on your understanding of how government legislation, regulations and policies affect small, medium and large companies operating in the defence and security industry.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the Policy Advisor are to:
Experience and Qualifications
CADSI is looking for a motivated, flexible, self-starter who has:
You can set yourself apart from other candidates if you have:
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter of no more than two pages that addresses the following points:
Submissions should be sent by email to email@example.com by no later than midnight EDT on Monday March 4th, 2019. Only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
About Canada’s Defence and Security Industries
A strong Canadian defence and security industry contributes to a stronger defence of Canada. CADSI’s more than 900 members from coast-to-coast-to-coast contribute to Canada’s economy by creating high-skill jobs and fostering innovation. They also contribute to protecting Canadian sovereignty and security interests by providing the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, first responders and security services with the world-class goods, services and technologies sought the world over.
A 2018 study of Canada’s defence industry by the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Statistics Canada found that the sector:
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is the national industry voice of more than 900 Canadian defence and security companies that produce world-class goods, services and technologies made across Canada and sought the world over. The industry contributes to the employment of more than 60,000 Canadians and generate $10 billion in annual revenues, roughly 60 per cent of which come from exports. To learn more, visit www.defenceandsecurity.ca or on Twitter at @CadsiCanada.
Last Modified 2019-02-11 12:24