Summer 2021 Co-op: Business Analyst – NS Power

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: March 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Reference Number: 8032

Department: IT

Location: Halifax, NS

Type of Employment: Term, FT (May – August 2021)

*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Business Analyst Co-op Student.

Please be aware there is a possibility that this will be a work-from-home position should directives from the Public Health or NS Power recommend this course of action in response to COVID-19.


The successful student will support the Human Resources Integrated Support team. Activities include assisting with PeopleSoft data and query review and update. Assisting with the review and creation of documentation for the change management process. Updating training documentation for HR IT workflow processes and procedures.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

The successful incumbent must be enrolled in a co-op program with a focus in Commerce, Computer Science, Science, or a similar discipline and have completed at least the first year of their program. The candidate must have exceptional communication skills, strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, with good problem-solving techniques. You must be skilled in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, and analytical skills.

Knowledge and experience with SQL considered an asset. Experience with analytics tools and process improvement initiatives would be assets. Knowledge of the industry sector is also considered an asset.

Reports To: HR Systems Lead

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than March 2 2021. Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.