Policy Analyst

Policy Analyst

PM3 Policy Analyst


Department of Health, Seniors, and Active Living


Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36961

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

Closing Date:   February 10, 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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities 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.

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is looking for a Policy Analyst to join our Workforce Branch. 

The Workforce Planning Branch is responsible for providing policy direction and departmental leadership in the development of health human resource, compensation and collective bargaining policy, planning and oversight for the various sectors in the health system. This includes supply, utilization, legislation, workforce strategies, mechanisms and concept models for all health care providers to support the delivery of health care in Manitoba. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada



  • Post secondary education in health, social sciences, public administration or law.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  • Strong experience leading the planning, design, development and implementation of policies and programs related to health and/or human resource planning.  
  • Experience evaluating and interpreting legislation to provide advice and recommendations to various stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of workforce planning in a public sector environment.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to present complex and sensitive information both formally and informally.
  • Excellent written communication skills to produce complex and sophisticated written material for a variety of audiences.
  • Strong political acumen. 
  • Strong problem solving skills to evaluate complex issues and provide sound advice and recommendations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders with often competing interests.
  • Effective time management skills to manage multiple complex projects with competing priorities.  
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex information, evidence and research using qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage projects and lead effective project teams and committees.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).


  • Experience monitoring and forecasting financial expenditures, workforce projections, issues and implications in connection with all Health Human Resource sectors.
  • Experience in project management including change management.

Reporting to the Director of Workforce Planning, the Policy Analyst develops and monitors policies and programs on health care issues related to health human resource planning, including: forecasting and monitoring, recruitment and retention strategies, funding and compensation mechanisms, innovative concept models, and optimized cost effective service delivery.  

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36961

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 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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