MNP

  • Analyst, Public Affairs and Advocacy

    Position ID
    2019-6881
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-AB-Edmonton
  • DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

     

    Join the momentum. We are seeking an Analyst for our growing Public Affairs and Advocacy team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Assist in the proposal, planning and implementation of consulting engagements government and developing relationships with the public sector
    • Assist with complex and detailed work involving the research, collection, analysis and interpretation of information for the purpose of proposing, planning and implementing business improvements or regulatory reform
    • Coordinate project logistics with MNP team members, clients and other stakeholders consistent with project plans
    • Deliver formal presentations and reports for client engagements and government presentations
    • Develop positive working relationships with government officials
    • Support the delivery of high-level client service to ensure client needs and requests on matters related to business development and projects are responded to in a timely, accurate and professional manner
    • Support the design, development, formatting and proof reading of high-quality professional reports, proposals, engagement letters and correspondence
    • Coordinate workflow and perform tasks related to proposal creation, production and delivery
    • Support MNP advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activities
    • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, government, non-profits, and the public sector.
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Support the team in raising awareness of MNP at community events
    • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your consulting knowledge

    Credentials

    • Demonstrated understanding of government including the people and processes that drive decision
    • Completion of an undergraduate degree or other combination of advanced post-secondary training and relevant professional experience
    • Ability to conduct and consolidate research and associated analytics is required
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • A demonstrated knowledge of general business principles with general knowledge of public policy, government, politics, marketing, planning, research, and professional communications
    • Previous experience or training in project management and policy analysis is an asset
    • Previous work experience in a consulting and/or professional services environment is an asset
    • Experience working in a in a fast-paced environment Some travel may be required
    • Other combinations of education and experience will be considered

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
    • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
    • Willingness to Learn – enthusiastic and eager to meet challenges and assimilate new concepts

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

     

    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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