Skilled Worker Program Officer / Project Coordinator

Skilled Worker Program Officer / Project Coordinator

PM2 Planning and Program Analyst 2

Regular/full-time

Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration

Various Branches, Immigration Pathways

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39864

Salary(s):   PM2 $62,773.00 – $79,019.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 5, 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 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.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect until exhausted.

Candidates who do not meet the full qualifications of this position may be considered on an underfill basis at the Planning and Program Analyst 1 (PM1) level or for related roles at the Administrative Officer 1 (AO1) level.  

The Immigration Pathways Division is looking for professionals to assume the roles of Skilled Worker Program Officers for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) and Project Coordinators for the Integration Branch. The successful candidates will be responsible for program delivery/administration in these two branches to achieve the division’s objectives.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form along with your resume. See below for further instructions.

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 internationally and throughout Canada 

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Post-Secondary education in Commerce, Business Administration or the Social Sciences or an equivalent combination of training and experience 
  • Experience working with the Canadian immigration systems and/or settlement sector 
  • Experience undertaking research, analysis, and assessment of policies and/or programs, verifying information and making recommendations based on policy, program criteria, goals and/or objectives
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Experience interpreting, explaining and applying policies, procedures, statutes, and/or regulations to a variety of interest groups
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly present complex issues to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent written communication skills for preparing detailed analytical or assessment reports 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including managing multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Strong political acumen with the ability to manage confidential and politically sensitive material and situations in an appropriate manner
  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Word and Excel (Note: required for Project Coordinator positions)

Desired

  • Ability to speak, read and write in French

Duties:
Skilled Worker Program Officer: Reporting to the Manager of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Skilled Worker Operations, the incumbent’s primary role is the assessment of immigration applications using the defined policy and procedures to determine the demonstrated ability to make significant and long-term contributions to the Manitoba economy.

Project Coordinator: Reporting to the Manager of the Integration Programs, the incumbent is responsible for the development of programs and policies within the identified provincial priorities to support the settlement and integration of newcomers in Manitoba. The incumbent liaises with government, non-government organizations and other community partners, and makes recommendations for the development of settlement responses to the needs of newcomers. The incumbent also assesses the eligibility and appropriateness of proposals under settlement and integration funding program(s); manages contracts; and supports, monitors and evaluates Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration (AESI) funded initiatives.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39864

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 along with your resume. Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. Only those who complete the application form will be considered for this competition. Please use the application form to describe how you meet each screening criteria by using specific examples. Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit 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 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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