December 7th, 2023

Halifax - Research & Policy Analyst - Permanent, Full-time

The Nova Scotia NDP Caucus is seeking a full-time Research and Policy Analyst to join our team. The Research and Policy Analyst will work directly with the NDP Members of the Legislative Assembly and Leader to propose and promote progressive ideas and policies through legislative proposals, legislative committee support, public outreach, stakeholder consultations, and other means.

We encourage prospective candidates to apply early as interviews will be conducted prior to the posting closing.

This position is a permanent, unionized, full-time position with a variable schedule.


Halifax, NS

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this position will have strong writing and editing skills. They must also be comfortable managing several competing priorities and tasks in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. This position requires both a strong attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and adapt on the spot.

Job Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Research and Policy Analyst include:

The Research and Policy Analyst will possess the following qualifications:

Candidates must be available to work extended hours, including evenings, while the Legislature is sitting (usually two sessions per year of approximately four to six weeks each).


The NDP Caucus offers a competitive salary with cost-shared health, dental, and pension benefits. Salary $65,000+ annual

Closing date

January 31, 2024 (Applications accepted until 11:59pm AST)
The Nova Scotia NDP practices employment equity. Women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQIA2S+ persons are encouraged to apply for this position. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your cover letter.
Send resume and cover letter by email to with the subject line “Research And Policy Analyst”.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.