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Aboriginal #162 Business #200
Date Posted
Jun 16, 2021
Application Deadline
Jul 04, 2021
Westbank First Nation
Job Title
Human Resources Manager
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Job Description
Human Resources Manager Job Category: Human Resources Requisition Number: MANAG01252 Full-Time Kelowna, BC, CAN Located within the traditional unceded territory of the sylix people, Westbank First Nation is a progressive and prosperous self-governing First Nation. The Okanagan Valley truly has it all, including a great climate, stunning scenery, world-class ski resorts, golf courses, wineries and beaches. Westbank First Nation values diversity and we are committed to creating a healthy, strong and vibrant community through programs and services that promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and healing. Come join our team and become part of an innovative and rewarding place to work. POSITION SUMMARY The Human Resources Manager is responsible for providing leadership to the Human Resources (HR), and Administration teams. The position is accountable for providing advice to management on all human resources matters. A key function of this position is ensuring all human resources practices at WFN align with standard best practice. The goal is to ensure that all HR, and Administrative needs of Westbank First Nation (WFN) are being met and align with the organization's strategic plan. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Participates in the development of the departmental strategic plan by establishing accountabilities, including: recruitment, compensation, training and development, wellness, succession planning, employee relations and retention, labour relations, administration and establishes department objectives in line with WFN’s strategic direction Builds trusting relationships across WFN in order to understand and help management meet their objectives Enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices Advises employees and supervisors regarding performance and disciplinary issues, administers progressive discipline, listens to employee and supervisor concerns, conducts investigations as needed, and recommends a plan of action Leads organizational review processes and works with management to design effective organizational structures Leads the implementation of strategic talent acquisition tactics to support WFN’s growth, with a concentration on employing WFN members, while maintaining the culture and quality standards Manages the compensation program by ensuring competitive structures and conducts on-going analysis to ensure overall competitiveness and consistent approach to pay decisions for all levels across WFN Assesses and identifies WFN’s training and development needs, and oversees the effective coordination of the training programs Oversees the development and implementation of WFN’s performance evaluation program and provides advice and recommendations to management and staff Oversees and provides leadership for the implementation and maintenance of the Human Resource Information System Works with the Chief Human Resources Officer on budget and strategic planning processes Develops, builds capacity, and mentors staff through delegation of responsibilities, regular feedback, performance management, succession planning, training and development Develops and maintains an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes continuous improvement and high performance Acts as a change agent and looks for new ways to measure employee morale and determine methods for improving overall employee satisfaction Leads the health and wellness program, using creativity to develop and implement new initiatives that are dedicated to the well-being of WFN’s workers Ensures WFN adheres to the Canada Labour Code, Canada Labour Occupational Health and Safety Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, amongst WFN’s relevant laws Cultivates professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position, and as assigned by the Chief Human Resources Officer Maintains a high level of confidentiality and uses discretion on all matters relating to the affairs of WFN QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATION Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent in Human Resources or related field is required CPHR designation is preferred EXPERIENCE Five years of progressively more senior level experience in Human Resources with at least two of those years being in a management or supervisory role. Proven experience in developing strategy, programs, and policies relating to human resources Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, and training and development Previous experience working in a local government, First Nation environment or unionized organization is considered an asset OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS Strong leadership skills including strategic planning, policy development and change management Proven leadership abilities including developing and motivating staff at all levels Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches, and departmental contribution while remaining cost-sensitive Thorough knowledge of Canadian federal employment, Canada Labour Program Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization as well as build and maintain strong working relationships Capable of taking initiative, making proactive decisions, and anticipating next steps Strong facilitation, coaching, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality in interpersonal interaction A competitive starting salary/hourly rate, commensurate with appropriate experience is offered. Applications must be submitted through Select the appropriate position and click Apply Now, fill in the application form, and ensure your cover letter and resume is attached. Any application submitted externally will not be considered. Opportunity is open until Sunday, July 4th, 2021 *Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be accepted*