Policy Analyst (Various PM2 & PM3 positions available)

Policy Analyst (Various PM2 & PM3 positions available)

PM2 Planning and Program Analyst 2; PM3 Planning and Program Analyst 3

Regular/full-time; Term/full-time

Department of Economic Development and Training

Industry Growth and Innovation / Advanced Education and Skills

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36710

Salary(s):   PM2 $59,046.00 – $74,801.00 ; PM3 $65,288.00 – $82,064.00

Closing Date:   December 3, 2020

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.

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

Detailed postion description(s) are available upon request.

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 future regular, term or acting status positions subject to staffing approval. 

To be considered, you MUST submit an application form along with your resume. Complete the application form at the link below. Note: You must include your resume along with your application form. No cover letter required.

Click here to access the application form. 

The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 

This opportunity will be open until filled and will be used to source candidates at the Planning and Program Analyst 2 (PM2) and Planning and Program Analyst 3 (PM3) level. Candidates without project management experience are encouraged to apply as their application may be considered for opportunities at the PM2 level.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check


  • Post-secondary education in a social sciences related field. Other combinations of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills with experience conducting research and analysis to develop policies and programs, including providing recommendations about specific issues, programs and policy trends
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to produce various documents in a clear and concise manner for a variety of audiences
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to facilitate meetings and clearly present complex issues to a variety of audiences
  • Strong strategic planning and project management skills, with experience leading complex projects in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop, foster and maintain respectful relationships with diverse external and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage, prioritize and meet competing deadlines
  • Strong political acumen with the ability to manage confidential and politically sensitive material and situations in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and embrace innovation with minimal supervision

The Policy Analyst will be responsible for researching, analysing, reviewing and making recommendations related to policies and programs, and preparing various materials such as advisory notes, speaking notes, correspondence, and other reports and briefing materials. The incumbent will represent the branch on various internal working groups or committees and will coordinate and lead complex projects in collaboration with diverse stakeholders. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36710

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.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 
Note: You are required to submit a resume. You are not required to submit a cover letter, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

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 and appealed. 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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