• Senior Consultant, Policy and Public Initiatives
  • Position: Senior Consultant, Policy and Public Initiatives
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  • Organization: College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
  • Website: www.crnm.mb.ca
  • Location: Winnipeg
  • Term: Permanent; full-time
  • Posting Date:
    March 24, 2021
  • Deadline to Apply: April 5, 2021
  • Compensation: 122,011/year

    The College has been the professional regulator for RNs in Manitoba since 1913. Our mandate is to protect and serve the public interest. Here are some of the ways we do our work:

    • We establish and maintain a registration process that ensures RNs are qualified and competent.
    • We set and maintain nursing practice standards for RNs.
    • We approve nursing education programs.
    • We receive and investigate complaints about the nursing practice and conduct of RNs.

    To learn about professional licensing and regulatory bodies and their consumer protection mandate, visit the Canadian Regulatory Guide.

    Summary of this position

    Reporting to the CEO/Registrar, the Senior Consultant, Policy and Public Initiatives will demonstrate excellence in leadership and collaboration with creating and implementing strategic linkages with College stakeholders, in fulfilment of the College’s mandate to build an interactive relationship with the public, registrants, the government and others.

    Scope of this position
    • Provides strategic, evidence-informed leadership in the advancement of legislation to develop bylaws, policies and initiatives that address regulatory issues in the public interest
    • Provides leadership in anticipating, analysing and developing regulatory policy, including liaising with government and other stakeholders
    • Develops performance metrics to interpret and monitor Council adherence to governance policies
    • Ensures executive policies are developed, interpreted and monitored using best practices and incorporating emerging trends
    • Supports the Governance committee and the Council in identifying and researching emerging governance issues and trends, and developing, implementing and evaluating governance policy
    • Acts as the Privacy Officer for the College, ensuring policies and practices are compliant with relevant legislation
    • Ensures strategic initiatives integrate and reflect regulatory best practices and trends
    • Leads the communications department and providing guidance for development of strategic consultation plans in support of Council priorities
    • Supports the Community Reference Group through identification of relevant topics and issues for their review and input and providing feedback to the CEO and Council
    Education and experience
    • Completion of Master’s Degree in public administration, political science, or related discipline
    • 5 years of experience in the area of policy development and regulatory functions
    • Demonstrated management and leadership experience with strong facilitation, consensus-building and strategic-thinking skills
    • Experience in strategic communications
    • Experience working with a governing council
    • Experience working with government departments
    Knowledge & Abilities
    • Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build networks particularly across the health regulatory sector, with government and the public sector
    • Ability to manage a variety of key initiatives concurrently
    • Excellent communication skills, including report writing, public speaking, and dealing with challenging situations
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills
    • Ability to highlight complex problems, develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
    • Understanding of principles of governance

    This position requires attention to detail, motivation to be self-directed, an ethical regard for confidentiality of information and professional presence.

    To apply

    Please submit your resume and cover letter before noon on April 5, 2021 to:

    Susan Irwin, Manager of Human Resources at careers@crnm.mb.ca