Government of British Columbia

Business Policy Analyst (Developmental)
Administrative Officer R24

Developmental Opportunity. Applicants will be appointed to the appropriate classification level based on their qualifications.
An eligibility list may be established.

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise!

The Integrated Health Services Planning and Systems branch will lead the planning, design, coordination, and implementation of the key strategic areas of focus of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Strategy (PCMS) in alignment with the Ministry’s initiatives. In collaboration with key stakeholders across the Province (ie. PHSA, Health Authorities, etc.), the branch will lead improved integration of Health Services and systems (ie. PharmaNet, and other systems) in response to the expanded Divisional mandate to; integrate formulary management, pharmacy services, and evaluation programs across the health sector, improve the continuum of care, and better manage provincial expenditures.


To support business/policy analysis, business/policy advisory services and the evaluation of issues impacting the Ministry’s business by conducting research and analysis of issues.


To manage smaller business/policy development projects or portions of larger strategic business/policy development projects as assigned by a business/policy project lead.


To independently manage assigned business/policy development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in business administration, public administration, or other relevant field and 2 years relevant experience; OR
  • Diploma in business administration, public administration, or other relevant field and 3 years relevant experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Experience researching business/policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
  • Experience managing projects and/or project components.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Health Services, Policy, Research and Economics

Additional Information

Job Profile-Business Policy Analyst (Developmental)

Job Overview