Executive Director, Strategy and Agreements

Executive Director, Strategy and Agreements

XM3 Senior Manager

Regular/full-time

Department of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services

Strategy and Agreement, Capital Projects Planning & Delivery

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40028

Salary(s):   XM3 $105,308.00 – $125,772.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 27, 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 women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. 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 until exhausted.

Capital Projects Planning and Delivery (CPPD) is a division within the Department of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services. CPPD’s core business area responsibilities include:

  • Capital planning, technical services support, and the delivery of capital projects for core government departments (excluding the Department of Transportation & Infrastructure, and the Department of Health);
  • Central coordination, negotiation, and implementation of federal-provincial cost-shared capital infrastructure programs and projects;
  • Facilitation of innovative alternative delivery models and solutions to make atypical, strategic and complex projects possible, such as P3 methodologies, for large infrastructure projects and coordinate strategic initiatives related to capital development.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree and related education and experience in project and program delivery and senior leadership.
  • Experience in planning and programming, project management, legislative processes and senior leadership.
  • Ability as a leader to create, support and sustain a diverse environment enabling staff to achieve results and develop.
  • Ability to leverage opportunities for innovation and find creative solutions to issues, and successfully lead and manage change.
  • Management experience with human and financial resources and the ability to lead and manage change.
  • Experience translating strategic priorities into operational and business plans, and experience with strategic performance management and measurement systems (e.g. Key Performance Indicators, Balanced Scorecards).
  • Strong verbal communication skills with experience developing positive stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare comprehensive reports with analysis that include conclusions and recommendations.
  • Political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues.
  • Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting and financial management. 
  •  Experience providing leadership and direction in the design and implementation of strategic projects, programs and policies.

Desired:

  •  Project Management Professional credential (Desired)

Duties:
The Executive Director is responsible to lead and manage the Strategy and Agreements branch, and provide advice and support to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Capital Project Planning and Delivery (CPPD), other branches within CPPD,  the Central Capital Program (including client departments), and the Deputy Minister.  The Strategy and Agreement branch is responsible for four specialized units:

  • the central coordination, negotiation, and implementation of federal-provincial cost-shared capital infrastructure programs and projects (Agreement Management Branch);
  • facilitation of innovative delivery models and solutions to make atypical, strategic and complex projects possible, such as P3 methodologies, for large infrastructure projects and coordinate strategic initiatives related to capital development (Strategic Initiatives and Alternative Delivery Branch);
  • financial management services including budget review, comptrollership and processing federal-provincial cost-shared capital infrastructure programs and projects expenses (Financial Services Branch);centralized administrative support, issues management, policy review, research and analysis as well as strategic projects impacting Capital Programs (Strategic Project and Program Support).

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40028

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 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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