Manager, Innovation & Modernization

Manitoba Government - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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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.

As a central agency within government, the Civil Service Commission provides a wide range of strategic human resource services including policy and program development, training and development, recruitment and selection, labour and employee relations, classification and compensation, strategic planning, supportive employment which includes disability management and accommodations and pay and benefits.

Aligned with the Manitoba Public Transformation Strategy, this position supports the transformation of work and culture through fostering an employee engaged culture that embraces innovation, continuous improvement and supports the delivery of modern and strategic human resource services across government.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must provide and maintain a Satisfactory Criminal Records Check; additional security checks may be required for some projects
Must be able to travel within Manitoba by air and ground transportation

Experience translating strategic priorities into operational outcomes
Project leadership and management experience
Effective leadership skills with experience fostering employee diversity, development and performance
Experience supporting organizational change with hope and optimism and fostering a culture of innovation, risk taking and resiliency
Effective interpersonal skills with experience establishing collaborative, client-focused relationships with diverse stakeholders
Experience demonstrating political acumen and influence when providing advice on complex and sensitive issues
Demonstrated self-efficacy with the ability to prioritize competing demands and effectively achieve results
Effective critical thinking and problem solving skills
Effective verbal communication skills
Effective written communication skills
Knowledge of government's strategic priorities and its legislative and policy framework related to human resource service delivery

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in French and English

The Manager, Modernization & Innovation is responsible for translating strategic priorities and goals of the division, department and government into operational, outcomes-driven work plans. The Manager provides leadership and oversight to direct reports and cross-functional project teams to support the co-design, co-development, implementation and evaluation phases of a project lifecycle. The Manager conducts research, analyzes information and identifies trends in order to provide advice and recommendations to senior leadership. The Manager designs and delivers internal communication and change management strategies. The Manager builds capacity and leverages the skills of divisional employees to engage buy-in and participation in innovation and modernization initiatives.

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Human Resource Services
935-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3H8
Phone: 204-945-2332
Fax: 204-945-1486

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 may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. 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.