Central Services

The Department of Central Services was established in 2019 to focus on modernization of government services including procurement, Information Technology (IT), and capital management with the mandate to be the service delivery organization for government's vertical and underground infrastructure.

Vision
The Department's vision is to enable government and the broader public sector to deliver improved programs and services to Manitobans.

Mission
Support government's service delivery goals through evidence-based, data-driven, client-centred and innovative solutions that are capable of contributing towards effective, efficient and meaningful programs and services to citizens.


Central Services consists of the following business areas:

Asset Management manages government's current capital assets, provides property services to owned capital assets, provides real estate services to government, and oversees real estate and property asset disposal.

Business Transformation and Technology is the central agency with overall responsibility for IT and Business Transformation strategy, policy and services delivery for the Government of Manitoba.

Capital Planning and Agreement Management manages the negotiation of bi and tri-lateral capital funding agreements and partnerships, supports the management of Manitoba's Capital Framework and the annual capital allocation plan.

Capital Project Planning and Delivery delivers and manages departments' capital projects, develops, implements and oversees the use of innovative project delivery and project financing methodologies (e.g. P3s, Integrated Design Planning, Value Engineering and Design Build).

Corporate Administration and Planning provides executive planning, management and administrative support to the department, including policy and program direction.

Procurement and Supply Chain sets the strategic direction, policies, and processes for procurement and supply chain related functions across government.