Director, Human Resources
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Vancouver, Canada
26d ago

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the , in collaboration with the senior leadership team, initiates, plans and implements the organization’s human resources strategies and frameworks that support the direction and goals of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) and manages the employee relations, compensation and benefits, performance management, recruitment and orientation, succession planning, and training and development activities.

ACCOUNTABILITIES Contributes to the overall strategic planning for the organization as a member of the senior leadership team, ensuring that human resources strategies support the vision, goals and objectives of CPCH.

Initiates the development of the overall HR strategy, and implements appropriate human resources initiatives, policies, programs and practices that align with strategic and operational objectives and applicable legislation and meet Accreditation Canada standards required of the organization.

Leads and / or provides proactive and responsive advice to leaders and managers on a variety of human resources issues, such as recruitment, compensation, employee development, attendance management, performance management, succession planning and human resources policies and procedures.

  • Develops, recommends and administers effective compensation and benefits programs and provides direction and assistance in the interpretation and administration of these programs;
  • monitors the experience of these programs and recommends changes, as necessary. Develops and implements employee relations strategies and coaches managers and employees in resolving conflicts in order to foster a climate which encourages open communication and contributes to harmonious working relationships.

    Mediates and assists in settling disputes, as required. Oversees the annual performance management process by providing support, coaching and feedback to managers and supervisors.

    Manages the orientation process for new employees and provides assistance to facilitate the transition to the organization.

    Conducts exit interviews with resigning employees to obtain feedback on how the organization can improve. Works closely with the Senior Leadership Team on organizational change initiatives and supports managers with identifying changes to the organizational structure and redesigning various work processes.

    Develops the human resources annual operating and capital budgets; monitors budget and provides monthly and quarterly variance analysis.

    Develops and maintains effective relationships with service providers and stakeholders. Develops and maintains effective human resources systems and produces reports as required.

    Participates on and / or leads a variety of internal committees in order to provide human resources support and input. Assumes other related responsibilities, as assigned.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A degree or diploma in Human Resources Management, supplemented with 8 to 10 years progressive experience in human resources, with at least 3 years in a senior management role, preferably in a non-

    profit health care environment. A CPHR designation is an asset. QUALIFICATIONS Seasoned human resources leader in principles and best practices.

    Sound knowledge of applicable employment and human rights legislation. Sound knowledge of respective collective agreements, including the NBA / BCNU and HSP / HEABC collective agreements.

    Demonstrated ability to think and work strategically and operationally. Strong leadership, organizational, and planning skills.

    Effective analytical and problem solving skills. Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to provide progressive and innovative approaches in the development of human resources strategies.

    Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to think proactively and take initiative.

    Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently. Excellent relationship building, facilitation and conflict resolution skills.

    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including MS Word, Outlook, Excel, as well as HRIS programs. Note : Flexibility is necessary, as this position may require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.

    The incumbent must have easy access to a vehicle and a clear Class 5 driver’s licence. Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to recruitment canuckplace.

    org by June 29, 2018. Please specify Director, Human Resources in the subject line of your email and indicate how you first heard about the position.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.

    Candidates who previously applied need not reapply as your application will continue to be considered for this role

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