Agreements Manager

Agreements Manager

PM4 Planning and Program Analyst 4

Acting Status (Temporary)

Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations

Consultation and Reconciliation

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39607

Salary(s):   PM4 $2,797.05 – $3,562.65 bi-weekly

Closing Date:   August 12, 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).

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.

Consideration will also be given to Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minority.

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 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. 

Click here to access the application form.

The Consultation and Reconciliation Branch implements settlement agreements and supports government departments in the Crown Indigenous consultation process. The Branch works closely with other provincial departments to meet provincial obligations and advance reconciliation through respectful relationships. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post-Secondary Degree in public administration or social/political science with extensive related experience in policy and program development, planning and performance measurement.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Excellent leadership skills for the purposes of building a high functioning and cohesive team 
  • Supervisory experience including planning, coordinating, influencing, mentoring, and evaluating the work of team members
  • Knowledge of Indigenous histories and perspectives with the ability to identify and draw connections to contemporary issues and events
  • 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
  • Highly developed political acumen with the ability to deal with a number of diverse, complex, and politically sensitive situations 
  • Experience overseeing and leading complex projects or initiatives

Duties:
Reporting to the Director, the Manager takes a lead role in supervising and directing Coordinators within the Branch.  Some of the primary working areas of the Coordinators include:

  • Leading meetings and procedures with government departments and Indigenous communities to enable land transfers under Treaty Land Entitlement agreements
  • Facilitating the work of government and community-based members to resource management boards
  • Working with partners to advance land transfers under hydroelectric settlement agreements.
  • Support and training to government departments on Crown Indigenous consultation processes 

A large part of the Manager’s duties will include directing and guiding employees within the branch including coordinators and administrative staff. The Manager will have a lead role on the most complex negotiations and will provide managerial, technical, consultation, research, and analytical support to the director including acting in their absence when required.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39607

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 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.

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