Skills Social Services Program Officers Supervisor near Laval (QC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "social services program officers supervisor" was moved from the group Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4164) to the group Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 41403).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a social services program officers supervisor in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 41403).


  • Develop social programs, social legislation or proposals
  • Supervise professional and support staff and students
  • Plan and co-ordinate social services
  • Conduct demographic, social and economic analyses
  • Provide staff training
  • Conduct research
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Advise consumers on the selection and proper use of consumer goods
  • Counsel individuals on daily-life issues
  • Develop and promote new food products
  • Provide advice in the area of food preparation and storage, and food safety
  • Participate in retail buying, marketing and small business endeavours
  • Identify and assess economic, demographic and social developments and report on implications for housing and related social policy
  • Plan, organize and administer foreign aid and international development policies and programs
  • Develop questionnaires for social survey research
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data
  • Compile and interpret statistics on social issues and policy research
  • Prepare research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


  • Communication Help -
    • Interviewing
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Professional Communicating
    • Teaching and Training
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Strategic Planning


  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Fine and Applied Arts
    • Library and Heritage
    • History and Archaeology
    • Philosophy and Theology
    • Geography
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Psychology
    • Languages Foreign
    • Languages (English and French)
  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Mathematics
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Client Service
    • Marketing
    • Sales
    • Clerical
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Accounting
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Business Administration
    • Business Management
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