Senior Business Analyst

Public Service Commission - Human Resource Operations

Posted Jan 23, 2023 at 09:30 pm Closes Feb 6, 2023 at 09:30 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg MB
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Senior Business Analyst
BA3 Business Analyst 3
Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration
Apprenticeship Manitoba, Advanced Education
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 40477
Salary(s):  BA3 $74,574.00 - $94,755.00 per year
Closing Date: February 9, 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 and persons with disabilities.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.
An eligibility list may be created for similar regular and term positions and will remain in effect for 12 months     

The department of Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration is filling a regular, full-time Senior Business Analyst position in the Apprenticeship Manitoba Branch. To learn more Manitoba Apprenticeship, please visit:                                                                                    

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Post-secondary education in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems or Business Analysis, or an equivalent combination of formal education, training and experience. 
  • Experience in change management and continuous improvement methodologies and their applications.
  • Extensive experience conducting client needs analysis, developing business cases, and facilitating and documenting business requirements, following industry best practices, case design and innovation by design methodologies.
  • Experience leading large, complex projects, including developing project charters, project plans, identification and assignment of tasks, timeline estimating, execution, risk management and project reporting
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders by building rapport and resolving conflict as required
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to lead highly complex technology initiatives and engagements, involving multiple processes, services, partners and stakeholders
  • Strong verbal communication skills for the purpose of consulting and providing advice to senior management, external stakeholders, business teams and service providers across functional areas and across organizations
  • Superior written communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise documents for a variety of audiences and senior management
  • Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills including the ability to think strategically
  • Strong organizational skills demonstrating adaptability to unforeseen changes in schedule and interruptions, with the ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines within tight timelines
  • Experience working with System Development Life Cycle

  • Knowledge of SharePoint and Project Management software tools and other productivity tools
The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for the oversight of business-process change management and technology initiatives and engagements that create and maintain high-quality services for the Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration Department. The Senior Business Analyst will manage, guide, and advise teams, in conjunction with internal department clients, external stakeholders and subject matter experts, to support targeted technology investments through technology projects as well as other department focussed continuous improvement initiatives. This will include project initiation, development of business requirements and business cases, project planning and analysis, business process analysis, organization change management, process improvement, project management oversight, project evaluation and vendor procurement. The Senior Business Analyst provides leadership, guidance, advice, support and information on matters relating to policy, strategic planning, innovation, and deployment of technology, as well as analysis and advice on major provincial department initiatives. This position plays a significant and critical role in defining, implementing, achieving, maintaining, and improving information technology services and department business plans and objectives.
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Advertisement # 40477
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.

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