Director, Information Systems

Director, Information Systems

BA4 Business Analyst 4

Regular/full-time

Manitoba Justice

Corporate and Strategic Services Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38414

Salary(s):   BA4 $82,480.00 – $101,998.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 13, 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).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to 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.

This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to current and future full-time, part-time, term, acting or regular appointments subject to staffing approval.

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

To be considered for this competition, candidates must submit an Application Screening Form, along with their resume, to the Civil Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting 38414 and position title in the subject line. Resumes may be used in addition to the Application Screening Form for screening purposes. 

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Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Satisfactory Child and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Internal Screening

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post secondary education in the fields of Information Systems or Technology, Business Analysis, or an equivalent combination of formal education, training and related experience in the area of Information Technology may be considered
  • Experience in the area of business analysis including leading business analyst teams
  • Experience in supervising the work of others, with the ability to performance manage and establish work priorities
  • Experience fostering collaboration and partnerships with divergent stakeholders in various positions including senior and executive level officials
  • Experience working with technology suppliers to develop and implement Information Technology solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make sound decisions
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to manage competing timelines
  • Political acumen and the ability to manage confidential and politically sensitive material and situations in an appropriate manner
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience developing and maintaining a long-term Information Technology plan
  • Experience in the procurement of large Information Technology solutions
  • A strong understanding of current and emerging technologies

Duties:
Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Director of Information Systems is responsible for providing direct supervision to the Information Systems Branch which includes Project Leaders, a Technical Analyst and a Web Coordinator. The Justice Information Systems Branch provides support to 30 different program areas each with their own unique business needs.  Throughout these program areas there are over 50 different software applications currently in use.

The Director is accountable for generating value from new departmental initiatives and information system investments by ensuring they include alignment of technology, policy and processes with overall departmental business strategies. The incumbent contributes to the development of the department’s annual information technology planning process and is the direct liaison with Business Transformation and Technology, ensuring through formal and informal meetings that customer relations and application management services are serving the needs of the department.

The Director works directly with the department’s Executive Management Council on the feasibility and priority of information technology proposals which have a major provincial impact to service delivery, governmental expenditures, and government planning processes.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38414

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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