Policy analysts help to develop policies for the government, as well as give advice to ministers and senior management. They evaluate, research, and consult stakeholders before giving their best advice to the government. Policy analysts review, evaluate, and monitor policies and legislation; they also formulate policy reports that synthesize information and display quantitative and qualitative evidence.
Policy Analyst Tasks
Gather, analyze, integrate, and report on quantitative and qualitative data.
Formulate policy reports that synthesize information, benefit constituents, and display evidence.
Review, evaluate, and monitor policies and legislation to determine their benefits, flaws, and impacts.
Liaise with stakeholders to understand and document needs, concerns, and viewpoints.