Executive Director, Indigenous Governing Bodies Support

Executive Director, Indigenous Governing Bodies Support

XM3 Senior Manager 3

Regular/full-time

Department of Families

Indigenous Governing Bodies Suppor

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39341

Salary(s):   XM3 $98,670.00 – $117,866.00 per year

Closing Date:   June 19, 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.

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.

The Department of Families is guided by the vision that all individuals served by the department are to be supported in their personal development, stability and independence. Our mission is to help keep children, individuals, families, and communities safe and secure, while supporting personal development, self-reliance, well-being and social inclusion.

The Indigenous Governing Bodies Support Division is responsible for managing negotiations with Indigenous Governing Bodies to support the implementation of Indigenous CFS laws and jurisdictional responsibility for child and family services (CFS).  To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

The Indigenous Governing Bodies Support Division is responsible for managing negotiations with Indigenous Governing Bodies to support the implementation of Indigenous CFS laws and jurisdictional responsibility for child and family services (CFS). 

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a vulnerable sector search, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel within the Province of Manitoba

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post-secondary degree in social work, economics, business or public administration or a related field; a combination of related education and/or experience may be considered.  
  • Working or extensive knowledge and experience of Indigenous self-governance and inter-governmental affairs, including experience negotiating funding and/or other significant agreements with external stakeholders or other levels of government, including Indigenous Governing Bodies.
  • Extensive knowledge of Manitoba’s child and family services system, as well as federal Indigenous CFS legislation. 
  • Experience building relationships with Indigenous communities and advancing reconciliation. 
  • Executive management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience managing internal and external stakeholder relationships. 
  • Political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to executive leaders and working with Indigenous leadership and other external stakeholders on complex topics and sensitive issues.
  • Proven ability as a leader with a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future. 

Duties:
As a member of the department’s management team, the Executive Director is responsible to lead and manage the Indigenous Governing Bodies Support Branch and provide advice and support to the Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Minister, as well as any interdepartmental bodies established to provide strategic direction to the Department of Families. The Executive Director will play a leadership role in negotiating the transition of jurisdictional responsibility for child welfare from the province to Indigenous Government and will support ongoing inter-jurisdictional collaboration.

A detailed copy of the position description is available upon request.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39341

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

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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