Current opportunities

Analyst

​​​​​​​Agricorp is looking for an Analyst to join our Program Analysis department in the Program Development division. Agricorp's Program Development division interprets and synthesizes agricultural and business knowledge to ensure Agricorp delivers effective and sustainable risk management programs for Ontario producers. The Program Analysis department is responsible for processes related to analytical reporting, setting premium rates, forecasting program payments and legislative reporting.

The Role

The Analyst provides basic analysis for projects and processes, focusing on the needs of our internal customers. In this role, you will:

  • Conduct analysis to support ongoing departmental processes, such as premium rate setting and forecasting
  • Provide analytical support for ongoing divisional and organizational projects and processes
  • Act as a project team member as required
  • Interpret and synthesize analytical results
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for data, reports and information to support business efforts
  • Effectively communicate information to staff and stakeholders
  • Research and develop discussion papers and reports

Job status: 12-month contract
Salary range: Open
Location: Guelph

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, statistics or mathematics, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum one years' experience using analytical expertise, effective communication and organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Strong analytical, mathematical and statistical skills
  • Experience working with business processes, legislation and regulations an asset
  • Basic knowledge of Statistical Analysis System (SAS) an asset
  • Agricultural or agronomic background an asset

Key Competencies

  • Achieving personal results – Focuses efforts on managing one's self to achieve high quality results consistent with the organization's standards and measures, while managing risk
  • Analytical thinking – Interprets, links and analyzes information and situations by breaking them down into component parts, identifying patterns, connections and underlying issues
  • Attention to detail – Is conscientious, consistent, accurate and thorough
  • Initiative- Identifies and deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise
  • Critical judgment, decision making and problem solving – Uses critical judgment to make decisions and solve problems involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk
  • Planning and organizing – Develops, implements, evaluates and adjusts plans to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources
  • Information gathering and processing – Locates and collects data from appropriate sources and utilizes it to prepare meaningful and concise reports that summarize the information 

​​Background

As an agency of the Government of Ontario, Agricorp works with partners to contribute to a vibrant and sustainable agricultural industry. With more than 400 employees serving more than 44,000 producers province-wide, Agricorp delivers programs that help producers manage risk and remain financially secure. The agency was established in 1997 by the provincial government under the authority of the AgriCorp Act, 1996.

Agricorp delivers a variety of programs and payments on behalf of the federal and provincial governments, including AgriStability, Farm Business Registration and Production Insurance. Please see the full list of programs for more information.

Apply Online

To apply for this position, complete the online Application for Employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

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