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Human Resources Specialist

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Friday, January 17, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources and Organizational Development, the Human Resources Specialist is responsible to provide human resource support to the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) and Local Housing Organizations (LHOs) employees to ensure the delivery of effective human resources staffing, reporting, orientation, training and development, labour relations, performance management, leave and attendance, pay and benefits, health and safety and records management. The Human Resources Specialist will develop and implement staffing campaigns for LHO management positions and be the main contact for applicants. The position will also be responsible for the coordination of training and development initiatives developed or acquired by the NHC for LHO employees.

This position is essential to the NHCs ability to deliver its mandate by recruiting and retaining a fully competent organization and has a direct impact on the productivity and efficiency of the organization. The Human Resources Specialist represents the Corporation in departmental and interdepartmental projects and committees, such as the Inuit Employment Plan and is regularly in consultation with Government of Nunavut (GN), Department of Human Resources in the administration of staffing, job evaluation, employee relations, payroll and benefits.This position provides on-going advice, guidance and support to all Corporate and LHO staff on GN/NHC/LHO Employee Orientation, administrating staff recruitment, staff training and development, human resources reporting and on-going performance management initiatives.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Diploma in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field, with an HR concentration being considered an asset. Applicants must also have two (2) years relevant experience in human resources. Employee training and development experience is a definite asset. The Canadian Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation is also considered an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than two of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

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