Director of Legal Services Branch
Legal Services Branch, Crown Law
Advertisement Number: 41980
Salary Range: $155,749.00 - $171,145.00 per year
Closing Date: December 1, 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, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
The Legal Services Branch (LSB) of Manitoba Justice functions as the law firm to the Government of Manitoba. LSB employs a team of talented lawyers who strive to provide exceptional legal services in a collegial and dynamic environment. LSB assists the Attorney General to fulfill their constitutional and statutory responsibilities as chief legal advisor to government and to ensure the administration of public affairs is in accordance with the law.
Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Attorney General, the Director of Legal Services Branch provides leadership, direction, and management for the delivery of comprehensive, high quality civil legal services to the whole of government. The Director is responsible for the efficient operation of the Branch including program budgets and priorities and the allocation of resources. The position will interest an individual who thrives on complex, highly engaging legal issues, who works well with a dynamic team of professionals and who enjoys collaborating with decision-makers to achieve objectives in the public interest.
The Director of LSB holds an important position within government, being at the forefront of providing legal support and advice to senior officials in respect of policy and program initiatives that impact Manitobans. LSB provides legal services that cover a wide range of legal issues including in the areas of Aboriginal law, access to information and privacy, administrative law, civil litigation, constitutional law, corporate and commercial, family law, information technology, international law, legislative review, and policy development.
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Advertisement No. 41980
Talent Acquisition – Executive Recruitment
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB. R3C 0C4
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.