Senior Analyst, Portfolio Model Development

  • Feb 05, 2018

These competencies describe the required behaviours and expectations for the position:


Customer Experience

Undertakes a regular exchange of information with customers and/or co-workers for mutual benefit to build a network of trust. Manages these relationships on an ongoing basis to ensure alignment and efficiency of effort.


Makes well-thought-out modifications to systems or processes to improve both their impact and performance.

Learning and Innovation

Develops a cross-boundary approach to learning by gaining information from multiple sources and encourages this in others as a strategy for continual improvement. Adapts communication for different audiences.


Acknowledges both organizational and personal capacity to change, based on what is and is not possible or probable. Knows when to say no. Changes approach accordingly, even though this may entail considerable effort to meet the organization’s needs.

Solution Focus

Analyzes relationships among several parts of a problem or situation. Demonstrates resilience by developing personal tactics and techniques to deal with issues and changes encountered in resolving problems.

Teamwork and Partnership

Makes sure the practical needs of the team are met. Uses different leadership styles in response to the needs and goals of the team. 



Analytical Thinking

Recognizes fundamental components of a situation and obstacles not initially apparent. Uses different techniques to identify solutions, prioritize and create action plans.

Conceptual Thinking

Clarifies complex information or situations. Assembles ideas, issues and observations into a clear and useful explanation.

Effective Communication 

Talks straight and suspends judgment when conveying relevant, important and/or negative information or opinions. Communicates with emotional maturity and insight, seeing things from different perspectives.

Impact and Influence 

Calculates the impact of actions and words. Listens to what others have to say and actively adapts style and approach to suit different groups. Understands different perspectives before taking action.

Intellectual Curiosity

Makes a systematic effort to conduct research to obtain required information, different perspectives and other relevant sources of material while keeping an enterprise-wide perspective of other initiatives. Typically accomplishes this through formal and informal investigations.

Systems Thinking

Encourages a systems approach to assess inter-dependencies and maintain an enterprise-wide view. Demonstrates awareness and understanding of underlying organizational patterns and complexity.