Help us advance better governance in the public interest.

At the Institute on Governance we empower leaders around the world. We’re looking for passionate, driven people to help us deliver good governance in the public sphere.

We are uniquely positioned, as a truly independent, public purpose organization, to fill the need for knowledge, research and advice on good governance.

The impact and influence of our work is driven by the top talent we attract to the Institute. We are always looking for seasoned executives, leading minds, innovative thinkers and those looking to make a difference. If you’re looking to work in a fast-paced, exciting, and constantly growing environment, the IOG is the place for you.

We provide a competitive benefits package and we believe in equal opportunities for all potential job seekers.

We are always looking for individuals with the following expertise:

  • public governance – in Canada and internationally
  • public service integration and modernization
  • Indigenous – governance, capacity building, research
  • large project management skills in an international context
  • complex research and analytical skills
  • leadership development and training
  • economic and financial analysis
  • asset: language proficiency in French, Spanish, Arabic and Kurdish

If you are interested in submitting your resume, please forward it to Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Human Resource as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate your request in a timely manner. IOG is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our organization including, and not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

Current Opportunities

Found a role you’re excited about? Apply today. Please note: only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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