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Organizational Design and Classification Consultant

Application Deadline:

June 14

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Ottawa’s Protak Consulting Group Inc. is seeking an experienced Organizational Design and Classification Consultant for a new federal government project. Please note: This is a contract opportunity.

Scope of Work:

  • Perform organizational design assessments, including organizational modelling;
  • Evaluate job descriptions against the applicable classification standards;
  • Submit & discuss the proposed ratings to the Manager in charge;
  • Conduct relativity studies and job validation studies and reviews;
  • Ensure compliance with the TBS Classification Policy;
  • Chair/participate on classification committees or classification grievances;
  • Amend, write or re-write Job descriptions to meet the Standard;
  • Identify sub-groups;
  • Prepare complete narrative classification rationales;
  • Coaching/ mentoring of trainees, if applicable;
  • Ensure adherence to TBS Classification Policies throughout the classification process;
  • Ensure relativity with other departments;
  • Convene classification committees as required
  • Write or update job descriptions;
  • Prepare classification rationales.


  • Full narrative classification documents, including current and future state assessments of the organizations, rationales supporting each new classification decision, organizational modelling (where applicable); classification grievance reports and other applicable documents.
  • Relativity studies, including leading practices strengths and weaknesses and other key observations from the industry.
  • Invoices are to be submitted with a breakdown of hours by activity.


  • Must provide references with their resume.
  • Candidates must hold an active Security Clearance (Reliability Status at minimum).

The Organizational Design and Classification Consultant must have:

1. Recent experience delivering classification and / or organization design services for the Federal Public Service, with sufficient depth and breadth to demonstrate that they are capable of working with independence and minimal direction.

2. Significant experience related to analyzing organizations and writing work descriptions.

3. Classification Accreditation by Treasury Board would be considered an asset, especially working with classification grievance files.

4. Bilingualism would be considered an asset.

Other details:

  • Level of effort: 3 days of full-time work per week.
  • Contract duration: November 2023 – March 2024 with possibility of contract extension of up to three (3) years total.
  • Location of work: Work will be conducted off-site (remotely) with access to government facilities provided as required.

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