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Manager - Facility and Support Services

Requisition ID: 269441 

Position Number: 20044389

Posting End Date: July 28, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Work Location: 1050 Leila Avenue

Department / Unit: Long Term Care & Community Health Srvcs 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: 08/01/2021

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

As an integral member of the Management Team, the Manager of Administration is actively involved in day-to-day administrative operational decision-making for the Access Centres/Community Areas and Programs. The manager promotes a common vision and provides support and leadership to administrative staff and team members through the ongoing integration and change process. The manager is responsible to develop effective communication processes and management of workload levels within the administrative team. This position provides support, expertise and leadership in a wide range of management activities including operational and business planning, budget preparation, disaster management and human resource management for the administrative component of the community programs. This position is responsible for managing the administrative budgets of the community areas / centralized services. This position ensures compliance and consistent interpretation of policies as directed by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Family Services and Housing.


Core Winnipeg Regional Health Authority programs/services may include: Home Care, Public Health, Mental Health, Community Development, Geriatric Patient Assessment Services, Services to Seniors, Midwifery, Rehabilitation Services and Primary Care. Core Housing and Family Services Programs may include Day Care, Employment and Income Assistance, Housing, Children’s Special Services, Supported Living and Vocational Rehabilitation, Core Community Operations. The team manager will work toward the future team integration with FSH staff.


The centralized manager of administration is responsible for planning and coordination of administrative services for all core programs of the Community Health Services portfolio. Due to the diversity and complexity of the services provided by centralized programs and the specific processes required to support each program, the manager must have a comprehensive knowledge of each program, creative problem solving skills and the ability to develop and re-engineer processes to promote optimum service delivery and collaboration between programs.


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years recent management experience.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with administrative experience in a health or social services sector and with facilities management.
  • Must have experience in the budgeting process, including budgetary planning and analysis and financial management.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or a Related Field required.


An equivalent combination of education and experience as recognized by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) and Family Services and Housing (FSH) may be considered.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office for Professionals - Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access.
  • Knowledge of legislative acts governing health care and social services as they relate to administrative practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, analyze, conceptualize and apply relevant knowledge to practice.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and/ or participate in project management initiatives and follow through with outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently within an interdisciplinary, intersectoral and intrasectoral context.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with counterparts in other Community Areas of Winnipeg, local hospitals, Community Health and Mental Health Agencies, Personal Care Homes and local physician groups and FSH programs.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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