Manager of Business Continuity Planning and Workplace Safety
PM3 Planning and Program Analyst
Department of Families
Corporate Support, Corporate Services
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 40182
Salary(s):  PM3 $68,995.00 - $86,717.00
Closing Date: December 5, 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 Indigenous people, visible minorities 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 in effect until exhausted.

To be considered for this competition you MUST submit a RESUME, a COVER LETTER and THE APPLICATION FORM FOR SCREENING.  See the link below to access the APPLICATION FORM FOR SCREENING.

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Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search
  • Must provide current and satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must provide current and satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have and maintain a valid full stage class 5 driver’s license within the Province of Manitoba
  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline, such as emergency preparedness, safety and/or health, public administration or social work.  
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Experience in managing and evaluating legislated programs, or developing standards and policies. 
  • Strong written communication skills with experience developing clear and concise reports.
  • Excellent judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Strong organizational skills for the purpose of managing multiple competing demands within tight timelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for the purpose of building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex information to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Business Continuity Planning or Workplace Safety and Health.
Reporting to the Director of the Corporate Support Branch, this is a senior policy analyst position dedicated to Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Workplace Safety and Health (WSH).

The manager leads all BCP activities across the department by identifying, analyzing and documenting possible impacts that have the potential to threaten the critical functions of the department. The manager is responsible for creating plans to respond to events that potentially threaten the critical functions of the department.

The manager ensures an effective safety and health program is in place to ensure that all staff are safe and healthy at all locations. Safety policies are created, revised and applied in accordance with the Workplace Safety and Health Act. Related duties include supporting department-wide WSH committees, managing the WSH Intranet site, recording and reporting WSH statistics to senior and executive management, delivering WSH training to employees and supervisors, and providing consultation and advice to management on WSH-related events and incidents. The manager enables WSH committees to share resources and work collaboratively on safety-related projects.

This position oversees the activities of mixed teams of management and staff as they directly relate to business continuity planning, and safety and health. The manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with Manitoba government legislation, regulations, standards and policies.

The manager works in a leadership and consultative capacity to identify training and development gaps across the department. Building and maintaining effective networks and relationships within the department and across government is critical to the success of the work of the manager.
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Advertisement # 40182
Talent Acquisition
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 the APPLICATION FORM FOR SCREENING, a RESUME and a COVER LETTER.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.

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