Research Analyst

Post date
Application Deadline
Position Type
Full-time, Temporary Position (January 2022 – October 2022)
English is essential; French is an asset
Salary Range
$57,000 - $65,000

Steer Canada’s Future

As Canada’s investment attraction and promotion agency, Invest in Canada leads with one goal: to find the best to invest. We rally the country’s economic forces to bring committed and engaged global businesses and their investments to our country. This pursuit requires us to brand and market Canada on the national and global stage to increase awareness of what our country has to offer and why we’re the go-to destination for investment. In bringing your skills and expertise to Invest in Canada, you will be a part of building a prosperous, sustainable economy for our country, our communities, and the world.

Guided by these principles, we believe our people are the key to advancing our mission of establishing Canada as the leading destination for global investment. Driving the development of Canada’s collective economic and social wealth involves a high-level of innovation, forward-thinking and accountability. You will be joining a team that is encouraged and challenged by building a greater Canada. Being a key member of a dynamic and action-oriented team, you will take ownership over your work, collaborate with the greater team and become a reliable expert within the organization.

Invest in Canada is looking for a Research Analyst to support the Research Team in guiding and informing the organization on key markets, target sectors and potential clients/investors, and is both a curious and detail-oriented individual. Reporting to the Manager, Research, this role will identify, analyze, and evaluate geographical, economic, and industry data points in relation to foreign direct investment and synthesize their findings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Closely track, monitor, record, and update data on relevant FDI markets, industries, and sectors, as well as potential investors.
  • Prepare briefing notes and research reports to support internal business units.
  • Prepare and update research and data for fact sheets and marketing collateral.
  • Review, evaluate and analyze data results collected by the Research Team through peer review process, evaluative tools, and resources.
  • Collaborate with all business units to compile capital market information and statistics on the Canadian FDI landscape; conduct research and collect information on potential investors, etc.
  • Identify pertinent data points to support strategic research projects, conduct contextual research, and synthesize insights.
  • Coordinate and manage daily, weekly, and quarterly research tasks.


  • Post secondary studies in Economics, Public Policy, International Affairs, or relevant program.
  • Experience drawing relevant insights from market data and research.
  • Expertise and/or great interest in capital markets and foreign direct investment.
  • Fluency in French considered an asset.
  • Exceptional analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in and/or experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
  • Ability to multi-task, manage tight deadlines and thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment. 
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.

Invest in Canada Offers:

  • The opportunity to build a more prosperous, sustainable economy for Canadians and the world;
  • A collaborative working environment;
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities;
  • Flexible work hours and extensive leave policies;
  • A competitive salary and a defined benefit pension plan.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to by December 8, 2021. We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position and our organization, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Vaccination Requirement

As an agency of the Government of Canada, all employees of Invest in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on medical contraindication or a prohibited group for discrimination as defined under the Canada Human Rights Act.

This requirement applies to all employees regardless of their employment status (indeterminate, temporary or student) or work location (remotely, telework or on site). Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment you will be asked to complete a vaccination attestation. For more information, please refer to the Government of Canada’s Website: Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination.

Employment Equity

Invest in Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce and values employment equity as an integral part of professional excellence.

Invest in Canada values the diverse and intersectional identities of its staff, and we regard equity and diversity as an integral part of professional excellence and are committed to accessibility for all employees.

Invest in Canada seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. Invest in Canada is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at