New Job Director, Major Agencies And Program Support In Manitoba

Director, Major Agencies and Program Support
Director, Major Agencies and Program Support

Director, Major Agencies and Program Support

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $94,187–$115,691 a year
Location : Manitoba

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Director, Major Agencies and Program Support

XM1 Senior Manager 1


Department of Sport, Culture and Heritage

Major Agencies and Program Support, Culture and Sport Programs

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 41160

Salary(s): XM1 $94,187.00 - $115,691.00 per year

Closing Date: May 22, 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, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

Our vision is to build a province where all Manitobans have rich opportunities to express themselves creatively, explore and understand our history, celebrate together in communities and access a wide array of powerful arts and cultural experiences – to be a province where culture is valued, recognized and supported for its contribution to individual, social and economic vitality.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form with a copy of 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 provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check


  • Post Secondary education in Business Administration, Public Administration, Arts, Social Sciences, or other management related field. An equivalent combination of other education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience leading the development, review and delivery of policy and programs.
  • Proven ability as a leader with a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future.
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage opportunities for innovation, find creative solutions to issues, and successfully manage change.
  • Management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources.
  • Experience translating strategic priorities into clear operational and business plans, and experience with strategic performance management and measurement systems (e.g. Key Performance Indicators, Balanced Scorecards).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience managing internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues.
  • Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting and financial management.
  • Experience providing leadership and direction in the design and implementation of legislation, policies and programs.
  • Experience building relationships with Indigenous people and implementing the principles of reconciliation.
  • Experience working in the Arts, Culture and/or Sport sectors.

As a member of the division’s management team, the Director is responsible to lead and manage the Major Agencies and Program Support Branch, as well as provide advice and support to the Assistant Deputy Minister, Culture and Sports Program Division. The branch is responsible for providing leadership to the delivery of programs and services with a focus on long-term planning, governance, outcomes and performance and directs the management of human resources to deliver on operational and strategic mandates. The Branch also provides financial oversight to the major culture and sport partners within the government reporting entity and external to government (e.g. MB Centennial Centre Corporation, MB Arts Council, Sport MB, Manitoba Film and Sound Recording Development Corporation and Centre culturel franco-manitobain, etc.), leads the division in the decision and preparation of financial reporting and ensures compliance and alignment with central government initiatives. Finally, the branch is responsible for the delivery and ongoing oversight of the Arts, Culture and Sport in Community grant program as well as the Provincial Art Collection.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 41160
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 with a copy of your resume. See below for further instructions.

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.