Manager, Community and Specialized Services

Manager, Community and Specialized Services

PM4 Manager


Department of Mental Health and Community Wellness

Mental Health and Addictions Branch

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39543

Salary(s):   PM4 $72,967.00 – $92,939.00 per year

Closing Date:   August 15, 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 Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar regular and term positions, and remain in effect until exhausted.

The Department of Mental Health, Wellness and Community Wellness is seeking to fill the position of Manager, Community and Specialized Services.  

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada



  • Post-secondary degree in public administration, health or social sciences.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience leading, directing and engaging teams in the planning, design, development and implementation of policies and programs.
  • Experience supervising staff including training, mentoring and managing performance
  • Experience coordinating multiple projects, including developing strategies and making recommendations.
  • Excellent political acumen to identify potential operational impacts and influence decisions.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong written communication skills to prepare various documents for executive decision-makers and stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans, and leading organizational change. 
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.


  • Masters degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Public Administration or a related field.
  • Experience in applying accountability mechanisms, monitoring and reporting of outcomes for policy and program initiatives. 
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities and/or a strong understanding of Indigenous history and culture as it relates to mental health and addictions.
  • Understanding of the organization and administration of the Manitoba health care system.

Reporting to the Director of Mental Health and Recovery, the Manager leads and directs a team responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of provincial policy, programs and initiatives that support strategic priorities of the department, and provides advice and recommendations on high priority policy, program and strategic issues. This includes:

  • coordinating and monitoring of complex assignments
  • liaising, consulting, partnering and collaborating with external organizations and agencies
  • managing the development and/or review of advisory notes, issue sheets, correspondence letters and other branch/department reports
  • supervising, providing direction, supporting and training of branch staff

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39543

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841


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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