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Manager, Human Resources and Organizational Development

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Friday, January 17, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants

Reporting to the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Manager, Human Resources and Organization Development is responsible for the delivery of the human resource functions for the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) and for the comprehensive liaison and communications activities in support of the NHC’s human resources priorities and obligations with Local Housing Organization Offices. This includes but is not limited to strategic recruitment & hiring, training & development (with particular priority on implementation of the NHC’s Inuit Employment Plan), organization development & design, mediation, conflict resolution, labour relations, and performance & attendance management. The Manager trains and supervises two Human Resources employees who are responsible for NHC HR support, administration and leave and attendance activities.

This Manager, Human Resources and Organizational Development is responsible for being an essential role in providing analysis, strategic planning advice and decision-making support to the Vice President/CFO and the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the NHC’s human resource management initiatives and operations. The Manager assesses options and the human resources implications of decisions in considering such authorities as the Nunavut Agreement, Collective Agreements (Government of Nunavut (GN) & Local Housing Organization (LHO)), Canadian Employment Standards, Canadian Human Rights Act, GN policies and procedures and NHC strategic priorities. The Manager ensures that human resources related decisions, strategies and recommendations to the Vice President/CFO, President/CEO  or other Senior Management have received appropriate input not only from within NHC but also from GN Departments and appropriate authorities.   

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Degree in a related field with three (3) years human resource management experience at a Manager, Senior Officer or Coordinator level. Knowledge of Worker’s Safety Compensation Commission (WSCC) regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures would be considered assets. Training in Alternate Dispute Resolution, Hay Method Evaluations, Performance Management and Human Resources Information Systems would be considered assets.  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 one 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.

Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies

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