Continuous Improvement Lead

Continuous Improvement Lead

MB2 Management Analyst 2

Departmental

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Projects Centre of Excellence Branch, Infrastructure, Capital Projects Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39699

Salary(s):   MB2 $65,572.00 – $82,594.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 2, 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, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

A detailed position description is available upon request.

Note: Candidate must submit a resume and cover letter and clearly indicate how they meet the full qualifications of the position.

One of five branches within Infrastructure, Capital Projects division, the Projects Centre of Excellence branch drives the development of department standards, the implementation of leading best management practices and programs in investment and project management. The branch is also responsible for developing, coordinating, communicating and delivering employee development programs, initiatives and solutions.

The Continuous Improvement Lead ensures continuous improvement techniques, tools and resources are developed and available for employees to maximize program efficiency and delivery.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must hold and maintain a valid class 5 Manitoba Driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to travel on occasion within the province by ground, water and air transportation and be away from home for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work on occassion around hazards both in winter and summer while at worksites including exposure to road construction equipment, roadway traffic, asphalt plant area, noise, dust, hand/power tools, moving equipment, slip-trip-fall, carrying/twisting, insects, vegetation, and sharp objects.

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related discipline such as Project Management, Change Management, Science, Engineering, Public or Business Administration. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a project and program management capacity including  change management, process development and project delivery may be considered.
  • Experience engaging stakeholders to identify and implement opportunities for improvement, including applying lean transformation framework concepts.
  • Project management experience leading the design, development, implementation and evaluation of multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Experience leading organizational change management activities using various tools and techniques to design and develop solutions that foster continuous improvement and achieve outcomes.
  • Experience in developing business process documentation and process mapping including creating templates and flow diagrams to streamline and standardize processes and facilitating process mapping sessions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse stakeholders and effectively leading teams to achieve results.
  • Experience developing options and recommendations, as well as providing strategic advice to senior leaders to support process development and continuous improvement activities. 
  • Excellent written communication skills with experience developing communications strategies related to change management and continuous improvement.
  • Effective verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and courteously with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking skills with the ability to be flexible in developing innovative solutions to ambiguous problems.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience providing coaching, guidance, and direction to staff as well as promoting and supporting development, performance, professionalism and respect in the workplace.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification or equivalent certification in quality processes. 

Duties:
The Continuous Improvement Lead oversees and provides functional direction for the review and analysis of operational processes, creates and updates templates, identifies best practices, and facilitates process and operational improvements to maximize efficiency. This includes collecting and documenting business requirements for process and standards improvement, conducting assessments of process activities, identifying issues and risks, and providing recommendations for problem resolution to ensure that the output of processes achieve the desired results.

This position leads individuals and/or teams in change management by demonstrating support for change, and coaching employees and management through the change process. This includes identifying training and communication needs to ensure employees have a working knowledge of relevant procedural changes.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39699

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

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

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