This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.

Policy Analyst

PM2 Program and Policy Analyst 2

Regular/full-time

Department of Families

Strategic Initatives, Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corp

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36512

Salary(s):   PM2 $59,406.00 - $74,801.00 per year

Closing Date:   September 14, 2020

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

If you are looking for interesting and challenging work, this is a great opportunity to join our team.  One of our roles is to promote community development and create opportunities for people to engage in activities that promote well-being and social inclusion where they live. Housing is integral to this process and we strive to safeguard an adequate supply of safe and affordable housing in communities across Manitoba, particularly for those of low and moderate income or those with specialized needs. It is also our role to sustain and improve the condition of existing social housing. For more information, we encourage you to visit our website at: http://www.gov.mb.ca/housing/index.html. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check

Qualifications:
Essential Criteria:

  • A university degree in social science, or relevant specialized discipline. 
  • Experience in housing or a related social or economic policy area, preferably in the public service.
  • Experience conducting research and developing policy and programs
  • Experience reviewing policy and programs and providing recommendations to achieve established objectives.
  • Experience in market, financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team and with various stakeholders
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated written communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in the application of computer technology, including Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and the Internet), or similar software programs.
Desired Criteria:
  • Experience in the use of database programs such as Access, and statistical programs such as SPSS or SAS.
  • Experience in using Geographic Information System (GIS) or other spatial analysis technology. 

Duties:
Under the direction of a Senior Analyst and/or Manager, the Policy Analyst assists in developing strategic housing policy and plans, programs, researching and preparing discussion papers on policy or programs, participating in project and strategic planning and engaging in federal/provincial and Aboriginal housing relations. Responsible to draft a variety of documents and informational material including; briefing notes, advisory notes and issue papers and suggest recommended policy alternatives for the Director. The incumbent will also undertake research projects, data analysis and provide information and advice about housings economic and social policy and program trends, and issues to Senior Analysts, management and other branches.  

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36512
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601

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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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