Project Manager

PM4 Planning Program Analyst 4


One year

Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations

Northern Affairs Branch

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37947

Salary(s):   PM4 $72,967.00 - $92,939.00 per year

Closing Date:   August 30, 2021

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.

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

To be considered for this competition, you must submit an Application Screening Form.  Complete the Application Screening Form at the link below.  If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services (contact information under “Apply to”) to request a copy of the Application Screening Form. 

CLICK HERE to access the application form.

Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations is undertaking the first of a two-phase initiative to achieve its mandate of modernizing the administration of cottage areas outside of parks. Modernization will provide an opportunity to address longstanding issues relating from the historical lack of a centralized, systems approach to cottages in Manitoba.   

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be willing and able to travel to remote locations within and outside of the Province as required, by various means of transportation including small aircraft and boats, on short notice.
  • Must be willing and able to stay overnight throughout the Province in various types of accommodations
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime including attending evening meetings, as required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s Licence


  • Formal professional training, preferably at the Bachelor level, Business Administration or Public Administration. A combination of related experience and education will also be considered.
  • Excellent analytical and research skills for the purpose of planning and developing policies, programs and initiatives
  • Supervisory experience including planning, coordinating, influencing, mentoring, and evaluating the work of team members
  • Financial management experience including knowledge of budgetary processes and requirements
  • Knowledge of Indigenous histories and perspectives with the ability to identify and draw connections to contemporary issues and events
  • Highly developed political acumen and the ability to manage politically sensitive situations through the use of diplomacy and tact
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of people by building rapport and resolving conflict as required
  • Excellent written communication skills for report writing and correspondence
  • Strong verbal communication skills including the ability to make formal and informal presentations to a variety of audiences
  • Knowledge of government structures, systems and decision-making processes in provincial, federal, municipal and Indigenous governments

Reporting to the Executive Director, Northern Affairs Branch, the Project Manager takes a lead role in support of the Director regarding the strategic development, negotiation, implementation and coordination of regional, community and/or province-wide initiatives and policies in Manitoba to improve the quality of life and well-being of Indigenous and northern Manitobans. This includes responses to current and emerging issues on matters which may have an impact on federal, provincial and Indigenous governments. The Project Manager provides managerial, administrative, technical, consultation, research and analytical support to the Director, as well as direct supervision, support, and guidance to other policy analysts within the Branch.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37947
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Phone:  204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373

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 by internal applicants. 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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