Policy Analyst (2 positions)
PM2 Planning and Program Analyst 2
Department of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services
Workplace Safety and Health, Labour
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 38578
Salary(s):  PM2 $62,773.00 - $79,019.00 per year
Closing Date: November 13, 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).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to future regular, term or acting status positions subject to staffing approval.

A position description is available upon request. 

The Department of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services is looking to recruit for Planning and Program Analyst positions for two of its branches in Winnipeg, Manitoba – the Workplace Safety and Health Branch and the Legislative Development Branch. 

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in the social sciences or a relevant specialized discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be acceptable.
  • Experience developing, implementing and reviewing policies, programs, procedures and/or legislation/regulations within a legislative framework consistent with current trends and developments
  • Excellent written communication skills with experience preparing original finished material for use by a senior audience, such as Cabinet and Treasury Board submissions, analytical reports, discussion papers and/or briefing notes
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to research relevant information, analyze problems, evaluate options and propose solutions and recommendations
  • Excellent verbal communications skills with the ability to present technical information to a variety of audiences and facilitate meetings and discussions 
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to exercise political acumen, develop and maintain positive working relationship with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities within tight timeframes
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

For the Workplace Safety and Health:
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Safety and Health branch programs, policies and objectives, as well as familiarity with occupational safety and health legislation and regulations in Manitoba

For the Legislative Development Branch:
  • Knowledge of the Labour Division’s mandate and programs
  • Experience interpreting legislation and regulations
Policy Analyst:
Reporting to the Director of Client Services and Technical Support for Workplace Safety and Health, the Policy Analyst is a resource for the various areas of the branch and provides research, communications and policy support to assist them in meeting their objectives within the context of the Workplace Safety and Health branch’s vision, mission and goals. The Policy Analyst develops position papers, ministerial speeches, correspondence, treasury board submission, and other similar forms of communication directed to a senior audience.

Legislative and Policy Analyst:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Legislative and Policy Analyst works in the Legislative Development Branch. The areas of responsibility include employment standards, labour relations, workplace safety and health, public safety, economic development and business support services, and resource development.

The Legislative and Policy Analyst coordinates and takes a lead role in the preparation of all documentation related to statutory and regulatory changes, plans and undertakes research and analysis to support statutory, regulatory and policy initiatives, provides high-level advice and guidance on the policy and legal implications of such initiatives, and maintains an awareness of legal developments related to issues under the Department’s mandate in order to ensure that legislative, regulatory and policy initiatives are based on sound, current information.

Applicants will be considered for both positions.
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Advertisement # 38578
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3H8
Phone:  204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.