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Junior Consultant

This is a unique opportunity with a potential for quick advancement for an energetic, independent-minded, and ambitious person looking to establish a career in applied research that directly impacts a wide range of policies and programs. You will report directly to the senior management.


  • Contribute to developing research methodologies, frameworks, research tools, and plans
  • Conduct secondary research (literature and document review) and primary research (interviews, surveys, focus groups)
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and write concise reports
  • Design, develop, format and proofread professional reports, proposals, presentations and correspondence
  • Balance multiple priorities and tasks, including participating in concurrent projects
  • Work with other members of the team to support a wide range of research activities
  • Further develop your areas of expertise and interest


  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of demonstrated history and work experience in one or more of the following:
    • Program evaluation and performance measurement
    • Science, technology and innovation
    • Economic development
    • The non-profit sector and social finance
    • Strategy development and support for implementation (e.g. organizational, sector, regional, market and labour market development strategies)
    • Marketing and digital media
    • Organizational reviews and change management
  • Ability to research, curate, organize and synthesize diverse and complex data sets
  • Independent and critical thinking skills
  • Superb analytical, writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse set of highly skilled professionals in a team-based environment
  • Graduate degree
  • Innovative, curious, ambitious and problem-solving personality
  • Goal-oriented, self-starter who takes the initiative to effect change and continuously improve activities

Salary and Benefits

  • $25 - $35 per hour commensurate with experience
  • Bonus schedule after one year
  • 10 or more days PTO depending on tenure with the firm
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • 5 days of sick leave per year
  • Health/Wellness benefits plan after first 6 months
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Professional development opportunities

Apply Now

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@qatalyst.ca with the subject line "Junior Consultant Application".

Qatalyst is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in this position.