Director of Crown Law Analysis and Development (Extended)

LE2 Senior Legal Officer 2


Manitoba Justice

Crown Law Analysis and Development, Crown Law Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37660

Salary(s):   LE2 $141,016.00 - $154,879.00 per year

Closing Date:   June 24, 2021

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, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form.  Complete the application form at the link below.  If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this application form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

Click here to access the Application Screening Form.

Crown Law Analysis and Development Branch (CLAD) assists the Department by providing research, analysis, options, recommendations as well as assistance on civil and criminal law related issues and issues that affect the justice system. CLAD participates and leads in the development of legislation, policies and programs that advance departmental objectives.  CLAD coordinates the Department's response to legal and justice system issues having cross-divisional, cross-government or intergovernmental implications and represents the Department on Federal / Provincial / Territorial (FPT) law reform committees, such as the Coordinating Committee of Senior Officials (Criminal Justice), and supports the Minister and Deputy Minister in their FPT work. CLAD also coordinates the operations of the Community Notification Advisory Committee and the operations of the Manitoba provincial sex offender website.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • As the Director, must be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Manitoba
  • Successfully pass an enhanced security review that includes Criminal Record, Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry search component


  • Extensive legal experience in either criminal or civil law with a strong understanding of the legislative development and enactment process in order to achieve the organization's goals
  • Knowledge of Manitoba's justice system and corresponding systems in other federal, provincial, territorial and municipal governments
  • Experience in strategic planning, including recognizing priorities based on organizational objectives
  • An ability to respond flexibly to changing circumstances with little or no forewarning
  • Strong research and analytical skills 
  • Excellent judgement and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain successful, collaborative working relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders, which includes national and international stakeholders
  • Superior leadership skills with experience working in a diverse organization, and a commitment to the ongoing development of a strong, motivated and effective team
  • Superior verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong political acumen skills

  • Management and supervisory experience
  • Strong understanding of the inner workings of government

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Attorney General of Crown Law Division, the Director's key duties are the following: initiate and develop options to give effect to government policies; chair departmental and interdepartmental committees that focus on the changing areas of law and their implementation in Manitoba; participate in departmental committees and represent the Department in interdepartmental committees; work closely with other Divisions of the Department; develop legislation, including instructing Legislative Counsel; and lead all aspects of the Department’s participation in Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) activities.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37660
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Phone:  204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

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


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