Policy Advisor

P7 Professional Officer 7

Regular/full-time

Manitoba Civil Service Commission

Compensation Services, Labour Relations

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 35779

Salary(s):   P7 $70,584.00 - $85,979.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 27, 2019

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, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post-secondary education in the areas of business, law or public administration or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with research and analysis of complex policy issues, including data collection and management.
  • Strong organizational skills with experience managing large and multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to prepare original finished materials for use of senior officials.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to foster strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information to variety of audiences.
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and exercise excellent judgement in decision-making.
Desired:
  • Experience with interpreting financial reports and data is desired.
  • Knowledge of labour relations, pension and other compensation related issues is desired.

Duties:
The Labour Relations Division provides strategic labour relations advice and expertise to government, the negotiation of collective agreements, contract administration, classification and benefits administration, public sector compensation coordination, and research and consultative services.  Under general direction the Policy Advisor will provide research, analysis, evaluation, and development of policies and programs in support of the department’s labour relations and compensation related priorities within government and across the broader public sector. Work includes frequent communication and collaboration with other departments, organizations, and jurisdictions.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 35779
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
Phone:  204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382

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. 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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