Policy & Program Analyst (Multiple Positions) **Closing Date Extended**
PM2 Policy & Program Analyst (Multiple Positions)
Various Departments
Various locations, Various Divisions
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 41576
Salary(s):  PM2 $62,773.00 - $79,019.00 per year
Closing Date: March 31, 2024
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.
An eligibility list may be established to fill similar regular and term positions and will remain in effect for up to 12months.  

This competition will be used to fill current and future positions at the Planning and Program Analyst 1 (PM1) and Planning and Program Analyst 2 (PM2) classifications on an ongoing basis.

The Government of Manitoba is currently seeking highly motivated, skilled professionals (including French language speaking) to fill multiple Policy & Program Analysts (PM2) positions throughout the various Provincial Government Departments. 

Policy & Program Analysts at the PM2 level are involved at all stages of the policy development cycle including research, analysis, consultation, developing recommendations and evaluation of Manitoba government programs and policies.  In addition, Policy & Program Analysts may provide centralized corporate support and leadership functions to their Department, manage special projects and initiatives, maintain responsibilities for strategic planning and corporate business processes, oversee communications, support public correspondence, and manage information systems.  

The Government of Manitoba offers a complete and comprehensive benefit package which includes: paid vacation, extended health, health spending, dental/drug/vision, long term disability, supportive employment program, maternity and parental leave, defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).

 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 be willing and able to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends as required
  • Must be able to travel by ground and air across Manitoba with possible overnight stays, as required
  • Must be able to provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (required for some positions)
  • Must be able to provide and maintain a satisfactory Child Abuse and Adult Abuse Registry Check (required for some positions)
  • Must have and maintain a valid full Class 5 Manitoba Driver's license (required for some positions)
  • Post-secondary degree in Law, Social Sciences, Education, Business Administration or a related discipline, with associated work experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and extensive experience may be considered.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis on legislation and regulation interpretation for policy, legislation and regulation evaluation, development and implementation
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills
  • High level of political acumen to navigate sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability  to write a variety of documents and reports for different audiences.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to effectively communicate formally and informally with various audiences of the organization
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Teams) or similar software applications.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to foster and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate initiative.
  • Strong project management experience to coordinate and support complex projects and assignments.

  • Knowledge of government administration, policies and processes
  • Ability  to read, write and verbally communicate in French.
Reporting to their assigned Manager, Coordinator or Supervisor, the Policy & Program Analyst (PM2) will be responsible to research, review, evaluate and advise the applicable department on the feasibility of major programs and policy, and ensures consistency of programs with intended policy.

Other key duties may include: contributing to the planning and execution of the Department’s strategic initiatives; drafting various documents for departmental senior management; participating in project management and strategic planning to assist in designing and developing research projects/studies; developing methodologies in the preparation of project budgets; participating in intra/interdepartmental project teams, committees and working groups; undertaking research to assist in planning, developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating legislation, policies and initiatives; suggesting policy and program alternatives, recommendations and methods to achieve established objectives; consulting with external organizations to share information concerning programs in relation to government policy;  monitoring and supervising the work of consulting firms or assigned Research Assistants; and providing support to stakeholders, management, staff and branches by undertaking evidence-based research, analysis and evaluations.

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. 

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Advertisement # 41576
Talent Acquisition
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

Completion of the Candidate Screening form must be completed and submitted along with your cover letter and resume

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.