Business Continuity Lead

Business Continuity Lead

PM3 Planning Program Analyst 3


Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Preparedness and Response, Emergency Management Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39308

Salary(s):   PM3 $65,288.00 – $82,064.00 per year

Closing Date:   July 11, 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.

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 to staff future regular and term vacancies subject to staffing approval, and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) works closely with all levels of government, the private sector, volunteer agencies and other non-government agencies to promote and co-ordinate emergency management, prevent the loss of life, and minimize damage to property and the environment. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s licence.


  • Post secondary education in public administration, business, natural resource management, environmental science/design, emergency management, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Extensive years experience in Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Disaster Recovery or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience.
  • Experience with supervision including the ability to mentor, coach and lead the diverse team.
  • Experience in researching, analysing, strategic planning, evaluating, developing and recommending strategies and policies on cross-departmental matters for various stakeholders.
  • Experience making decisions independently that involves a high degree of risk.
  • Ability to interpret and apply acts, regulations, and policies to support the Business Continuity program.
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to research, analyze, summarize, and provide recommendations to senior management.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders in a clear, concise and in a professional manner.

The Business Continuity Lead reports to the Manager, Business Development, and the Business Continuity Lead will be responsible to oversee the development, implementation, and oversight of a provincial business continuity program. The key responsibilities include developing a comprehensive business continuity program across Manitoba. The incumbent functions as the project lead on complex assignments relating to business continuity within the area of Preparedness and Response. The position develops adequate training, tools, and guiding documents for clients, stakeholders, and partners. The incumbent works collaboratively with multi-levels of government/agencies and with multi-disciplinary teams.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39308

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 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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