New Job Executive Director, Policy And Standards In Manitoba

Executive Director, Policy and Standards
Executive Director, Policy and Standards

Executive Director, Policy and Standards

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $101,544–$121,441 a year
Location : Manitoba

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Executive Director, Policy and Standards

XM2 Executive Director


Department of Health

Policy and Standards Branch, Health, Policy and Planning Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40688

Salary(s): XM2 $101,544.00 - $121,441.00 per year

Closing Date: June 4, 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 women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for future similar term and regular XM2 opportunities, subject to staffing approval, and may remain in effect until exhausted.

Manitoba Health is seeking an Executive Director to join the Policy and Standards Branch. The Policy and Standards Branch is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the health public policy framework and informs Government decision making about where health care delivery system needs to evolve. This branch also leads the development of strategic health system standards and policy for Government’s decision making, and manages accountability for policy and implementation and achievement of policy objectives in the health care delivery system.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Must be able to travel within Manitoba by vehicle and air, with occasional overnight stays
  • Must possess valid full Class 5 (5F) driver’s license and access to a vehicle which can be used for work purposes


  • Formal post-secondary education in public or business administration. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Senior management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources, including experience with budgeting and financial management.
  • Extensive experience leading public policy processes, including needs assessment, risk analysis, design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience providing strategic direction and leadership at a senior level including a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future.
  • Experience in project and change management utilizing various best practice planning methodologies.
  • Ability to leverage opportunities for innovation, find creative solutions to issues, and successfully manage change.
  • Political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong written communication skills to prepare various documents for executive decision makers and stakeholders.
  • Experience providing leadership and direction in the design and implementation of legislation, policies and programs.
  • Understanding of the organization and administration of various sectors of the Manitoba health care system.

The Executive Director is a senior leader who is responsible to lead and manage the Policy and Standards Branch in alignment with the Department’s strategic plan as well as provide advice and support to the Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Minister.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40688
Service Centre 2
Human Resource Services
360-1395 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2
Phone: 204-945-7182
Fax: 204-948-2841


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.