First United Church Community Ministry Society Human Resources Manager Part Time in Lower Mainland, BC

First United Church Community Ministry Society

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Human Resources Manager
Lower Mainland, BC

Human Resources Manager. We provide daily food services, a food bank, a low barrier shelter and housing, pastoral care and spiritual nurture, advocacy, personal…

First United Church Community Ministry Society is an inner-city ministry of the United Church of Canada in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside committed to hospitality, housing, healing, hope, faith and the struggle for social justice. First United is a place of inclusivity and compassion, committed at its heart to social justice. We work to create a place in the world where the worth of each person is affirmed, a sense of belonging experienced, and spirituality nurtured and celebrated.

We provide daily food services, a food bank, a low barrier shelter and housing, pastoral care and spiritual nurture, advocacy, personal storage facilities, programs, education and support for all those in need. If you are committed to being part of a dynamic organization and are passionate about working towards elevating people out of poverty, we would love to hear from you!

Human Resources Manager

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Human Resources Manager will assess, develop, implement and monitor HR programs and services that align with First United’s Mission, and support employee engagement and achievement of our organization’s objectives. Working collaboratively with managers, the HR Manager is responsible for overseeing and administrating all HR programs by applying best practices to the full suite of HR practices, from developing and delivering HR programs to acting as the Labour Relations union liaison and providing input on strategic HR initiatives.

A trusted professional with high integrity and confidentiality, you are continually building knowledge of best practices, trends and developments and will bring forth recommendations that align with our objectives, culture and values. You bring inspiring leadership, passion and professionalism to your work and place a high emphasis on providing internal customer service. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, are essential and reflect your strengths.

Key responsibilities

Working closely with managers you will develop initiatives and provide proactive guidance and advice on: HR policies and issues, including legal; attraction, recruitment and retaining processes; on-boarding; job evaluation and compensation; employee and labour relations; staff communications; talent and performance management including planning, improvement and discipline; coaching and facilitation; training and development; and tracking and measurement of HR metrics. You will also coordinate benefits administration as well as managing employee wellness, Work Safe claims and supporting Occupational Health & Safety.

In the area of Labour Relations you will provide collective bargaining agreement interpretation and Labor Relations advice and be liaise with the union and Executive Director. You can also expect opportunities to expand upon your previous accomplishments of facilitating positive change throughout the workplace. As a resource to staff, you are a thoughtful listener and understand the importance of the employee voice and offering coaching, advice, and support.

You have a business degree with a major in Human Resources Management with at least five years’ experience, preferably in the non-profit sector. CHRP designation and labour relations experience are preferred. You bring solid working knowledge of principles trends and best practices in human resources areas including labour legislation, leadership development, change management principles, and employee engagement.

You understand the essentials for understanding organizational needs and identifying linkages for HR initiatives and programs. You are an effective professional, with strong time management, a skilled problem solver, and are dedicated to best practices in the human resources field. Your respected interpersonal, communication, influencing and conflict resolution skills all support your effectiveness.

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Posted on: 2016-10-31
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