Overview

First Nations Health Authority Human Resource Consultant Full Time in West Vancouver, BC

First Nations Health Authority

Branch West Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Human Resource Consultant
Location:
West Vancouver, BC

Transforming the health system and enhancing wellness for. The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and rapidly….

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and rapidly

evolving First Nations health organization of professional,

innovative and dedicated team members and leaders.

We uphold Community-Driven, Nation-Based approaches to

transforming the health system and enhancing wellness for

BC First Nations peoples and communities.

Employment Opportunity

Human Resources Consultant
Permanent Full-time Position, West Vancouver

This is your chance to join a remarkable team, create a new HR legacy, and
make a meaningful difference in the lives of others through a collaborative
and strategic HR approach. This position provides strategic and operational
HR consulting services and advice to senior business leaders, management
teams and staff within designated client groups, supporting alignment of
HR practices and business strategies. Participates in collaborative
information sharing, problem solving, and decision-making across a multi-
disciplinary HR team, drawing on the expertise of both internal and
external subject matter experts to facilitate effective implementation of HR
plans and initiatives in a seamless service delivery model.

Accountabilities:

  • Acts as “business partner” in the provision of strategic and operational HR

consulting services to senior business leaders, management teams and staff
within designated client group(s)

  • Collaborates with client leaders to assess HR requirements in the context of

short and long term business strategies, and develops plans and tactics
accordingly

  • Provides strategic HR coaching, advice and interpretations to executives and

managers on a wide range of HR topics and issues. Develops action plans and
solutions, ensuring compliance with policies, collective agreements, and
regulatory requirements

  • Engages HR program specialists and external subject matter experts at

appropriate intervals to address client requirements

  • Supports growth, innovation and change by participating in HR projects and

initiatives related to HR strategies and achievement of broader FNHA goals
and objectives

Education & Experience:

  • The requirements for this position would typically be acquired through a

degree in human resources, and achievement of a CHRP designation, plus 5 to
7 years related experience involving application of advanced HR expertise to
the resolution of complex people and organizational issues, or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.

COME JOIN OUR JOURNEY

We are driven by common values of

respect, discipline, relationships, culture,

excellence and fairness.

We cultivate and value working

collaboratively to achieve our shared

vision of Healthy, Self-Determining and

Vibrant BC First Nations Children,

Families and Communities.

If you are looking for more than a job,

come join the FNHA family.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

November 5
th

, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Email or fax your Cover Letter & Resume as

two separate documents named in the

following format:
Last Name, 1st Name – Cover Ltr

Last Name, 1st Name – Resume

Email: [email protected] or,

Confidential Fax: (604) 913-6135

In the subject line of your email or fax,

please include the following:
1) Human Resources Consultant

2) “Self -Identified”, if you are

voluntarily identifying yourself as

First Nations or Aboriginal.

3) In your Cover Letter please

indicate where and how you

became aware of this job

opportunity. For more position details and information about us, please visit:

www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us

Please be informed that due to quantity of applicants, we are not in a position to provide application updates.

Only applicants shortlisted will be contacted and all applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce. We specifically

seek to increase the number of First Nations and Aboriginal employees in our organization.

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TITLE: Human Resources Consultant

POSITION SUMMARY

As a dedicated team member of FNHA, you will help make the transformation of health services for all BC First Nations and
Aboriginal people possible.

This position provides strategic and operational HR consulting services and advice to senior business leaders, management
teams and staff within designated client groups, supporting alignment of HR practices and business strategies. Participates
in collaborative information sharing, problem solving, and decision-making across a multi-disciplinary HR team, drawing on
the expertise of both internal and external subject matter experts to facilitate effective implementation of HR plans and
initiatives in a seamless service delivery model.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Director Human Resources

ACCOUNTABILITIES

 Collaborates with the Director in the development of strategic and operational plans and programs within the HR
consulting service delivery model and framework.

 Acts as “business partner” in the provision of strategic and operational HR consulting services to senior business
leaders, management teams and staff within designated client group(s). Develops an in-depth understanding of client
business strategies and objectives. Establishes and receives endorsement on service delivery agreements that support
each client group’s unique business requirements, and provides a single point of contact between clients and the
Human Resources portfolio.

 Collaborates with client leaders to assess HR requirements in the context of short and long term business strategies,
and develops plans and tactics accordingly.

 Provides strategic HR coaching, advice and interpretations to executives and managers on a wide range of HR topics
and issues. Develops action plans and solutions, ensuring compliance with policies, collective agreements, and
regulatory requirements. Also applies judgement to the unique variables of situations that do not fall clearly within the
policy.

 Maintains ongoing awareness to identify emerging HR issues or critical situations within client areas, and initiates
corrective action and/or alerts Director, with recommendations to avoid further escalation.

 Continuously assesses HR policies and procedures, making recommendations for improvements to optimize a
streamlined, integrated and consistent service delivery model. Leverages findings from day-to-day application to
identify gaps and issues in current practices.

 Collaborates with other HR Consultants in the department, and with a multi-disciplinary team of HR specialists,
engaging in collaborative information sharing, problem solving, and decision-making in the context of a seamless
service delivery model.

 Engages HR program specialists and external subject matter experts at appropriate intervals to address client
requirements. Takes the lead on projects that may require a multi-disciplinary approach, including all related planning,
scheduling, and coordination of HR program specialists and their deliverables.

We are a diverse and rapidly evolving First Nations health
organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team
members and leaders.

We uphold Community-Driven, Nation-Based approaches to
transforming the health system and enhancing wellness for
BC First Nations peoples and communities.

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 Supports growth, innovation and change by participating in HR projects and initiatives related to HR strategies and
achievement of broader FNHA goals and objectives. Also participates on various committees and work teams within
client groups, ensuring the HR perspective is an integral aspect of business planning and initiatives.

 Coaches and mentors HR Associates, including providing input into selection, development, and performance
management.

 Establish on-going communications and foster collaboration with HR management team to synergize and share best
practices, identifying learning opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

The requirements for this position would typically be acquired through a degree in human resources, and achievement of a
CHRP designation, plus 5 to 7 years related experience involving application of advanced HR expertise to the resolution of
complex people and organizational issues, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Technical Requirements

 Advanced knowledge of the concepts, practices, methods and techniques pertaining to the human resources field,
including knowledge of specialized disciplines, such as employee relations, recruitment, compensation, benefits,
learning & development, and organizational culture

 Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to build client relationships and provide strategic advice and
coaching to executives, managers and staff on a wide range of HR topics and issues; and to participate on projects,
initiatives, committees and work groups

 Planning skills to translate strategies into workable plans and tactics; and to take the lead on projects and assignments
to address clients’ HR requirements

 Solid analytical skills to assess client group strategies and plans, and to establish HR requirements
 Solid problem solving skills to provide strategic advice, coaching and interpretations to the executive, managers and

staff on a wide range of HR topics and issues; and to build consensus and establish buy-in while aligning HR practice
with business requirements

 Solid leadership skills to take the lead on projects and assignments to address clients’ HR requirements

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: West Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23
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