Director, Contracted Programs Management Office

Director, Contracted Programs Management Office (CPMO)


Manitoba Finance, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Salary Range: $95,171.00 - $113,800.00 per year

Closing Date: April 22, 2019

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, and persons with disabilities.

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 this position and remain in effect for 12 months.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Law or Business, or a combination of equivalent education and experience
  • Professional contract manager designation such as Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM), Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or another designation relevant to the role is considered an asset
  • Extensive and progressive leadership experience within a contract administration/ management environment
  • Extensive experience developing and presenting recommendations to senior executives
  • Management experience in a contract management or procurement organization with a focus on category/contract management and strategic planning
  • Experience developing contract management strategies, processes, and tools in collaboration with a client department
  • Experience drafting and coordinating all activities involved in the administration of complex contracts
  • Knowledge of contract management principles/ best practices, laws, and regulations
  • Specialized knowledge of contract law as it applies to both traditional and non-traditional contract management methods, negotiation techniques, contract termination, and information technology
  • Excellent understanding of information technology for its application to electronic agreement management, information management, project control, and financial management
  • A record of driving change within complex organizations in uncertain and shifting contexts


The Government of Manitoba is looking for a progressive and collaborative leader for the position of Director, Contracted Programs Management Office (CPMO), Manitoba Finance. This key executive leadership role within Manitoba Finance leads the CPMO to achieve its mandate and foster a positive organizational culture.

Reporting to the Deputy Minister of Central Services, you will lead a team of professional services personnel in providing government-wide program leadership and direction for the active management of long-term complex contracts related to the delivery of government programs.

You will lead the CPMO in advancing the Manitoba Public Service Transformation Strategy by exemplifying the values and ethics of the Government of Manitoba and creating the conditions to support an innovative, citizen-focused, and highly effective organizational culture.

You will apply highly effective and efficient contract management services, supporting the Manitoba government’s operational units in meeting business challenges with best practices and innovative cost-effective solutions, and ensuring that the Manitoba government receives optimal value in all relevant contractual engagements.


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