Policy Analyst (PM2 and PM3) Positions

PM2 Planning and Program Analyst 2; PM3 Planning and Program Analyst 3

Regular/full-time

Department of Families

Employment, Income and Health Supports, Community Service Delivery

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38010

Salary(s):   PM2 $59,406.00 - $74,801.00 per year ; PM3 $65,288.00 - $82,064.00 per year

Closing Date:   September 10, 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 Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain effect for 6 months.  This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to future regular, term or acting satus positions subject to staffing approval. 

This competition will be used to recruit applicants at the Planning and Program Analyst 2 (PM2) and Planning and Program Analyst 3 (PM3) level.  Applicants without project management exprience are encouraged to apply, as their application may be considered for opportunities at the PM2 level.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form and resume. See below for further instructions. Note: Only those who submit the application form and resume will be considered. 

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Possess and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search
  • A satisfactory Child Abuse Registry check
  • A satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel throughout the province on government business

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post-secondary education in a social sciences related field. Other combinations of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Experience with social program or policy research, analysis (including determining cost implications for program changes), development, implementation and evaluation
  • Excellent written communication skills, with experience writing clear, concise documents and reports for a variety of audiences 
  • Experience leading and managing complex projects involving diverse stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex issues logically and methodically while identifying potential opportunities as well as underlying risks or barriers
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex policy issues to a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and lead teams as well as maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure, managing multiple projects in tight timeframes
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and MS Teams)

Desired:
  • Experience conducting statistical analysis of quantitative data using SPSS, SAS, Stata, or other statistical software
  • Experience with financial management and reporting (e.g. preparing financial information for the estimates process, briefing notes and annual reports)
  • Knowledge of barriers faced by low-income Manitobans and provincial, federal, and non-governmental income support programs

Duties:
The Analyst is responsible for researching, developing program policy, reviewing and analyzing related policies or programs and making recommendations to decision makers; and preparing a broad range of written material for public and  internal use. This includes preparation of estimates materials, Ministerial/Senior Management correspondence, authority seeking documents such as Treasury Board Submissions, briefing notes, reports and other materials as required. The Analyst represents the branch on various committees and will coordinate and or lead projects, collaborating with diverse stakeholders. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38010
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form and resume. See below for further instructions. Note: Only those who submit the application form and resume will be considered. 

Click here to access the application form.

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 by internal applicants. 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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