Economic Development Advisor

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Government of Canada


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Date de parution

15 mai 2019


Gaspé, QC


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Gaspé, QC
73 834 $ - 105 131 $ par année

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
Drummondville (Québec), Gaspé (Québec)
$73,834 to $105,131

Closing date: 22 May 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

  • Your CV must clearly explain how you meet the assets qualifications.
**Interviews will be held the week of June 3 2019, at the Gaspé or Drummondville office, depending on your choice of position.
***If you succeed the interview, language evaluations will be held within the following week.

Work environment

Are you passionate about economic development? At Canada Economic Development for the Quebec regions, we support projects by innovative entrepreneurs, and the ecosystem that helps them develop. Are you a creative and committed person who is also professional? If so, there is a career waiting for you at CED!

Constantly on the lookout for new talent, CED is looking for the best candidates to fill employment opportunities as Advisor.

Working at CED means pursuing a career in a dynamic and innovative organization that values a healthy, diversified workplace. It also means having the chance to make a difference in the economic development of the regions of Quebec, specifically by supporting innovation and the implementation of clean technology, and by heading up a professional and committed team at a regional office in Drummondville or Gaspé. Our clientele consists of passionate entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations dedicated to the success of SMEs as well as aboriginal partners.

We understand the importance of a fulfilling career, which is why we focus on your continuous well-being and work/life balance. As a federal organization, CED offers flexible and variable work schedules, telework opportunities and various types of paid and unpaid leave, as well as excellent benefits, which include one of the best retirement plans in Canada and access to health and dental care plans. We provide a motivating environment that offers leadership, growth and skills development opportunities. Join our team and take up challenges that match your skills.

Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a specialization relevant to the position (such as business administration, commerce, economics, international trade, political science, public administration).


An acceptable combination of a Bachelor’s degree, training and/or relevant experience.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in project analysis including financial analysis by most commonly used ratios.
  • Experience in dealing with business clients and maintaining partnerships with socio-economic or government partners.
  • Experience in research, analysis and the organization of relevant information, in the aims of integrating it into reports or notes facilitating decision-making.

Good knowledge of financial analysis of business’ and non-profit organizations’ financial statements through commonly used ratios.

  • Showing initiative and being action-oriented
  • Working effectively with others
  • Thinking things through
  • Client focused professional service
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Time and priority management

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS (*To be demonstrated in your CV only):
  • Experience in providing advisory services.
  • Significant experience (3-years or more) in the labor market in a non-profit organization, SME or government department / organization.
  • Experience in managing financial resources (such as operating budgets, grants and contributions, and/or a loan portfolio).
-Knowledge of the issues related to regional economic development of Quebec and its regions, particularly the Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine and/or the Centre-du-Québec region and Eastern Montérégie.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.