New Job Senior Policy Analyst In Manitoba

Senior Policy Analyst
Senior Policy Analyst

Senior Policy Analyst

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $68,995–$86,717 a year
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Senior Policy Analyst

PM3 Planning Program Analyst 3


Department of Families

Strategic Initiatives & Program Support, Child and Youth Services Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 41436

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

Closing Date: June 26, 2023

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.

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.

The Strategic Initiatives and Program Support Branch of the Child and Youth Services Division is responsible for developing and implementing innovative legislative, policy, funding and program solutions to help the child and family services system improve outcomes for children, youth and families in Manitoba. The branch regularly collaborates with the Child Protection Branch, the Indigenous Governing Bodies Support Branch and many external partners to achieve divisional priorities.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have satisfactory criminal records check with vulnerable sector search.
  • Must have satisfactory adult abuse registry check.
  • Must have satisfactory child abuse registry check.


  • Post- secondary degree in Social Sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in research and analysis for policy /project development and implementation.
  • Project management experience including the ability to plan and execute small to mid-size projects.
  • Strong political acumen demonstrated by the ability to understand the implications of decision making on stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to express ideas in a clear, concise and organized manner for a variety of audiences.
  • Strong oral communication skills with the ability to present information to various stakeholders.
  • Strong judgement and decision-making skills with the ability to identify and analyze relevant facts and potential complications.
  • Ability to interpret, explain and apply Acts, legislation, regulations, policies and/or procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple competing pressures and deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge of Manitoba’s child and family services system.

Under the direction of the unit manager, Strategic Initiatives and Program Support Branch, the Senior Program and Policy Analyst undertakes evidence-based research, analyses and feasibility assessments to support the development of policies, programs, protocols, and best practices as it relates to departmental programs, inter-sectoral initiatives and non-governmental organizations. Completes the planning, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policy and program initiatives in the areas of child welfare and family support services. The Analyst will lead project teams, working groups or committees, internally or with another division or branch as required based on expertise.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 41436
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 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.

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.