New Job Policy Analyst In Manitoba

Policy Analyst
Policy Analyst

Policy Analyst

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $62,773–$79,019 a year
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Policy Analyst

PM2 Policy and Program Analyst 2


Department of Mental Health and Community Wellness

Various Branches

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 41517

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

Closing Date: July 14, 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.

An eligibility list may be established for future similar regular and term positions, and will remain in effect until exhausted.

Preference may be given to internal candidates.

Manitoba's Mental Health and Community Wellness (MHCW) department is looking for two Policy Analysts to join our expanding team.

The department of Mental Health and Community Wellness' vision is that Manitobans experience optimal physical, mental, emotional, cultural and spiritual well-being across their lifespan.

MHCW takes a whole-of-government approach to providing strategic leadership, funding, policy direction and oversight for Manitoba’s Mental Health and Substance Use/Addictions system as well as chronic disease prevention and health promotion.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada


  • Post-secondary education in health, social sciences or public administration. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience with planning, design, development and implementation of policies and programs, including conducting research, analysis, developing options and providing recommendations.
  • Experience managing projects including creation of work plans, coordinating work, and monitoring progress.
  • Experience using quality improvement methods and tools.
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret complex information, evidence and research to facilitate the assessment, planning and implementation and evaluation of policies and programs.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to evaluate complex issues and provide sound advice and recommendations.
  • Experience building relationships and collaborating with diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Strong verbal communication and facilitation skills to present complex subject matter to a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent written communication skills to draft authority seeking documents, recommendations and proposals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively as part of a high functioning team.
  • High level of political acumen and sound judgment.
  • Effective time management skills to manage multiple assignments with competing priorities.

  • Experience in mental health, addictions or health promotion practice, preferably in public service and/or in community and clinical/institutional settings.

The Policy Analyst supports departmental corporate, operational and business-related planning and implementation of policies, programs and service enhancements. The incubment will undertake research, analysis, prepare various written communication and correspondence, work on project teams and colloborate with various stakeholders to advance policy planning for the department to further priorities of the department.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 41517
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.