For more than 80 years, Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS), a not-for-profit organization, has been providing security services to Nova Scotian companies and organizations throughout the province.
With more than 1500 professionally trained employees at over 200 sites across the province, CNS remains a leader in security services including, but not limited to, guarding, access control, threat risk assessments, by-
law enforcement, home watch, police clearances, federally certified unmanned aerial systems (UAS), training, closed circuit television monitoring, identification cards, record suspension and US Waiver Services and passport photos.
Commissionaires is ranked by Forbes as one of Canada’s best employers for 2018.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of CNS, the Director, Human Resources provides support, leadership and strategic advice in human resources activities including, but not limited to Training, Occupational Health and Safety, Labour Relations and ISO to ensure an energized, engaged and effective workforce.
As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director, Human Resources plays a key role in the execution of CNS’ strategic and business plan, by leading a team in providing operational advice, accurate and insightful analysis, good judgement, and sound recommendations upon which informed decisions can be made.
As the ideal candidate, you are a dynamic, experienced professional with strong leadership and management skills. You are able to work strategically and collaboratively with the leadership and management teams.
In addition to at least 10 years of relevant experience in a senior human resources role, you have a university degree, preferably at the Masters level, with a human resources concentration, a CPHR designation and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading labour relations, collective agreement negotiations and grievance management.
You have solid business acumen and you are able to demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and are committed to a consultative approach to decision making.
You are well organized and utilize effective time management skills to meet deadlines. Your skills and interests align with a team driven by the mission and the importance of CNS’ work and you are comfortable operating at a strategic through to a tactical level.
Comfort with MS Office and other computer related technology is a must.
If this is you, please forward your résumé and cover letter (combined into one document) explaining how your background and experience meet the needs of CNS and, complement the existing team.
Applications can be emailed, no later than September 19, 2018, to Anne James, CNS Director, Human Resources, at ajames commissionaires.
ns.ca quoting competition number CNS 754-08-18.
CNS is an equal opportunity employer, which encourages qualified applicants who identify as Women, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Indigenous Persons to submit their applications for consideration.
Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position .