The work requires skills to manage negotiations, partnerships and relationships, important agreements/mechanisms and important national, bilateral and multilateral policy initiatives in partnership on behalf of the division. The work also requires the promotion of policy positions and initiatives, legislative/regulatory reform and the protection and advocacy of Canadian interests, commercialization and advocacy of directives, programs and initiatives in order to gain acceptance or approval from client organizations; express convincing arguments and positions that are political, sensitive and legal; present recommendations with full knowledge of transnational policy-making issues; and the significant adaptation of highly complex materials, regulatory proposals and specialized languages into concise and comprehensive arguments/explanations, formulated in plain language. The work also requires the management of the development and delivery of ministerial correspondence, reports, documents, briefing notes, cabinet memoranda, agreements and communication strategies, which requires accurate interpretation of requirements, verification, analysis and comments of documents, reports, economic, technical and scientific studies and proposals, comparison of divergences/priorities and problem solving; synthesis and integration of raw data to obtain specific conclusions and viable strategies and to develop concise presentations; and to adapt the presentation to the intended audience. The work requires consultation and representation of interests internally and externally, interpretation of perspectives/links and their location in a broader context. It also includes the provision of comprehensive, strategic and integrated advice, briefings and recommendations to senior officials in the Division, other levels of government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector and foreign interests on a wide range of complex regulatory and international issues. We are pleased to inform you that the CE cape bargaining team and the TBS bargaining team met today to sign the recently ratified new collective agreement for the EC group. As of today, the new provisions will apply, with the usual exception of remuneration. Please note that special provisions have been negotiated during the current cycle to address the issue of implementing retroactive compensation and adjusting salary scales. » Works in a project team of economists and researchers. . .