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 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.
Manitoba Economic Development and Training is seeking highly motivated individuals to fill one Manager, Winnipeg Services position within its Skills and Employment Partnerships Branch. This position is responsible for the supervision of staff who provide employment and training assessments and career development counselling to Manitoba job seekers.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must be able to provide and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check
Must be able to travel throughout Winnipeg and work out of either Winnipeg offices
Post-secondary education in the field of Education, Career Development, Business Administration or a related field. A combination of education and experience may be considered
Experience in organizational management, including strategic planning
Experience in a supervisory capacity, including human resource management practices such as coaching, recruitment, training, performance management and supportive employment
Ability to facilitate the implementation of innovative, co-designed ideas into projects with performance measurements
Ability to manage programs and budgets within a policy framework
Experience leading a team delivering citizen centred service
Ability to prepare briefing materials and options to senior management through interpretation and analysis of policies, acts, regulations and agreements
Ability to apply sound judgement and make effective decisions
Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders using interpersonal skills
Effective organizational skills including the ability to manage competing priorities
Strong written communication skills
Strong verbal communication skills
The Manager oversees the delivery of labour market development programs to increase the employability of persons receiving Employment Insurance or Employment and Income Assistance, and other Manitobans living in Winnipeg and surrounding areas. The Manager establishes and maintains effective working relationships with advocates, service providers, training providers (public and private), employers, and other Provincial, Municipal and Federal stakeholders.
This position provides supervision, leadership, and expertise in the area of program management, financial administration, and information exchange. The Manager is responsible to lead the program and assigned projects strategically to ensure the administration reflects the current priorities of the department and provincial government.
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Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
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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.