Planning and Program Analyst

Planning and Program Analyst

PM3 Planning and Program Analyst


Department of Education

Bureau de l’éducation française, Student Achievement and Inclusion

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38179

Salary(s):   PM3 $65,288.00 – $82,064.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 21, 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 and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be established to fill similar regular and term positions (including PM2 & PM3 positions) and will remain in effect for up to 12 months.

The position above is designated as bilingual. For this position, the successful candidate must be able to read, write and verbally communicate in both official languages (English and French).

The Department of Education is seeking qualified individuals for a Funding Policy and Support Programs Analyst position within the Bureau de l’éducation française. The Bureau de l’éducation française (BEF) has the mandate to provide leadership and direction for all matters related to French-language education in Manitoba.       
The Department of Education is undertaking a significant transformation to ensure the education system is structured and supported effectively to improve student outcomes and provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their potential.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).  

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be fully bilingual (French & English)
  • Must have a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and overtime as required



  • Post-secondary degree, preferably at the Masters level, in the humanities, social sciences, education or a related discipline, and related work experience. An equivalent combination of education and extensive experience may also be considered.
  • Extensive experience in researching, interpreting, evaluating and providing advice/recommendation on complex policy and programs, ideally within a public sector setting.
  • Experience in leading the development and implementation of complex projects.
  • Excellent written communication skills in French and English, including experience writing a variety of documents and reports for various audiences.
  • Effective verbal communication skills in French and in English with the ability to present information to a variety of audiences, including to senior management, committees and external stakeholders for decision-making purposes.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills with experience working under pressure, managing multiple priorities in tight timeframes.  
  • Strong political acumen including the ability to manage confidential, controversial or politically sensitive material and situations in an appropriate manner.
  • Extensive work experience with MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Access, Teams) or other equivalent software.


  • Experience working in, or thorough knowledge of, the provincial K-12 education system.
  • Experience working with funding applications


Reporting to the Director of Official Languages Programs and Administrative Services, the incumbent holds a lead role in developing programs and policies related to French-language education, including research, development and evaluation of complex projects and working with educational stakeholders. The incumbent is responsible for the coordination of strategic policies and programs across three distinct branches as well as with the office of the Executive Director of the BEF.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38179

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841


Your cover letter and resumé must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications of this position.

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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