Senior Analyst

Senior Analyst

PM3 Planning and Program Analyst 3


16 months

Indigenous and Northern Relations

Northern Affairs, Indigenous and Northern Relations

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36844

Salary(s):   PM3 $65,288.00 – $83,690.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 22, 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 women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Municipal Support Services Unit of the Northern Affairs Branch provides policy and program support for the provision of municipal program and service delivery to 50 communities recognized under the Northern Affairs Act.

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 not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

Click here to access the application form .

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be willing and able to travel outside the province on occasion
  • Must be willing and able to travel to rural and northern communities within the province


  • Formal professional training, preferably at the Bachelor level, Business Administration or Public Administration. A combination of related experience and education will also be considered
  • Experience in emergency management and / or Incident Command Structure
  • Knowledge of government structures, systems and decision-making processes in Provincial, Federal and Indigenous governments
  • Experience liaising with various organizations, jurisdictions, communities and government partners to foster collaboration and partnership
  • Understanding of Indigenous and northern communities and various related trends and issues
  • Experience managing politically sensitive situations through use of diplomacy and tact
  • Experience planning, coordinating and managing difficult and/or complex projects and initiatives
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to supervise the work of junior analysts as required
  • Ability to work competently using Microsoft Office, and e-mail programs
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Desired:
  • The ability to manage conflict, negotiate issues, and work to achieve consensus between various stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of web-based tools

The Senior Policy Analyst’s primary responsibilities include emergency management. Additionally, this position’s responsibilities include working with other provincial departments, Indigenous organizations / communities and other levels of government to coordinate, research, analyze, develop and implement a range of provincial policies, programs and initiatives aimed at contributing to an improved quality of life for Indigenous and northern Manitobans. The Senior Policy Analyst works to identify methods of measuring progress to achieve provincial objectives.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36844

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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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