Indigenous Talent Development Consultant

P5 Professional Officer 5


Manitoba Public Service Commission

Organization and Staff Development, Policy, Programs and Learning

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40194

Salary(s):   P5 $68,806.00 - $83,407.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 7, 2022

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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

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 in effect until exhausted.

The Manitoba government is recognized as one of the top employers within the province and provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package for its employees which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity and parental leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan. The Manitoba government is also committed to supporting the development of its employees through training and career development opportunities.

The Policy, Programs and Learning Branch leads the development and implementation of workforce legislation, policies, programs, initiatives and metrics that advance the transformation of the Manitoba government’s public service culture and support the continued attraction, recruitment and development of a respectful, ethical, diverse, inclusive and engaged public service. The branch also provides learning and development opportunities that enable employees to maximize their potential and become more effective and innovative in their work.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an APPLICATION FORM. See below for further instructions. To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
  • Must be able to work overtime if required.



  • Certificate or degree in adult education or in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and practice, including: needs assessment, program and curriculum design and development, instructional design, facilitation and instruction, and evaluation.
  • Experience in consulting, training, facilitation and coaching skills and act as a resource to both individuals and organizations on best practices for learning and development.
  • Excellent collaboration skills with the ability to actively contribute to team processes and effectiveness as well as work co-operatively with others by willingly stepping forward to assist co-workers, contribute to team efforts and group projects. 
  • Strong change management skills and knowledge to ensure that learning and development programming incorporates sound change management practice.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and tools to lead and manage course and program development projects, manage competing urgencies and multiple projects of varying complexity.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to engage and build relationships with senior leaders across the organization.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare materials for senior management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to exercise political acumen develop and maintain positive working relationships and inspire change with a focus on Indigenous Stakeholders and organizations. 

  • Experience building relationships with Indigenous peoples and implementing the principles of reconciliation. 
  • Knowledge of policy writing for government.

Organization and Staff Development is responsible for the development and implementation of services, programs, initiatives and policies in support of learning, leadership, and organizational development priorities across core government, and championing a learning culture across Manitoba’s public service.

Talent Development Consultants are accountable to promote a learning culture in Manitoba’s Public Service by building individual and organizational capacity through learning and development opportunities. Talent Development Consultants perform a critical role in strengthening the knowledge and skills of public servants to transform the public service culture, advance reconciliation and deliver on government’s commitments to Manitobans.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40194
Human Resource Services
935-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3H8
Phone:  204-945-2332
Fax: 204-945-1486

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form.  Complete the application form at the link below or 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 form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.  Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

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 for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. 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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