Senior Policy Analyst (PM3)

Senior Policy Analyst (PM3)

PM3 Planning and Program Analyst 3


Department of Families

Culture & Engagement, Community Service Delivery

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40189

Salary(s):   PM3 $68,995.00 – $86,717.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 9, 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 women, Indigenous people, visible minorities 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.

An eligibility list may be established to fill current and future regular, term, part-time and/or full-time positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.


The Culture and Engagement Office works across the Community Service Delivery division to create a culture of engagement in which employees can continuously develop and thrive. The Culture and Engagement Office leads the development, implementation and continuous improvement of policies and programs to promote an engaged, high-performing and innovative workforce that is committed to providing the best possible outcomes for the individuals and families we serve.

The Community Service Delivery is responsible for policy and program oversight, financial administration and the delivery of most public-facing programs offered by the department of Families, including income supports and disability services for adults and children, coordination of child and family services, and the Manitoba Developmental Centre.

To be considered, you MUST submit an application form along with your resume. Complete the application form at the link below. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry Checks
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel throughout the province on government business


  • Post-secondary education, preferably at the Master’s level, in social sciences, public administration, business, or a related discipline. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Experience using qualitative and qualitative research methods to develop, analyze and evaluate policy/program options (including experience analyzing data sets using Excel, SPSS, SAS or comparable software)
  • Experience leading and managing complex projects, including strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of change management principles and strategic planning processes to support the organization through change
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent written communication skills with ability to prepare analytical reports and authority-seeking documents for decision makers
  • Demonstrated political acumen, including experience providing advice to senior officials on complex topics and handling confidential or sensitive information


  • Understanding of drivers and best practices related to employee engagement

Reporting to the Executive Director, Culture and Engagement, the Senior Policy Analyst is responsible for leading strategic projects, researching best practices, analyzing data and recommending interventions to support an engaged, high-performing and innovative workforce.

The Senior Policy Analyst also leads strategic planning and performance management for the division and works collaboratively with senior leaders and other stakeholders on strategic initiatives.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form in addition to your resume.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply Now” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely on information provided in the application form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

Click here to access the application form.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40189

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601


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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