Manager, Human Resources
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Burnaby, BC
BCIT's Human Resources department is seeking a regular, full-time Manager to provide leadership to a team of HR professionals and inspire a culture of trust, excellence, accountability and teamwork. This position manages the day-to-day development and delivery of employee programs and HR services in compliance with policies, collective agreements and legislation. The Manager, Human Resources also participates in the development of department strategies and plans, and leads strategic initiatives that support goals and objectives. The successful incumbent will act as a trusted strategic advisor, coach and consultant to school and department leaders on a broad range of human resource matters.

Develop, grow and mentor team of Human Resources Business Partners and Recruitment Team to achieve our vision of exceptional customer service, while creating an atmosphere of learning and growing, curiosity, straight talk and having fun together.
Supports the Director, providing input to development of department strategies and plans, and leading strategic initiatives that support these goals and objectives. Develops reports and presentations to keep the Director informed on program achievements, status of key initiatives, and emerging issues.
Builds, develops, and leads a team of HR practitioners in the development and implementation of effective people management strategies, best HR practices, standards, and initiatives. Looks external to other postsecondary institutions for networking opportunities, leading edge practices and other innovations.
Works collaboratively with the other HR leaders and practitioners to support a strategic, integrated, and broad approach to all program planning, development and delivery. Builds a trusted, collaborative and supportive team approach with all other HR functions. Will work closely with Manager, Labour Relations to reduce / eliminate silos and increase collaboration and trust.
Manages the day-to-day development and delivery of employee programs and activities, including workforce planning, labour relations, succession planning, talent acquisition, retention, diversity, career management, performance management, and recognition.
Manages the day-to-day development and delivery of advisory, coaching, and consultation services that ensure effective people management practices. Mentors and coaches the HR advisory team in building strategic, collaborative business partnerships with their client groups. Also acts as strategic advisor, and consultant to senior business leaders in a designated client portfolio.
Manages the day-to-day delivery of recruitment services for the Institute. Mentors and coaches the recruitment team in delivering full cycle services, process improvement, providing guidance and advice on the more complex recruitment activities.
Promotes an effective employee/labour environment, encouraging productive, collaborative relationships between management, employees, unions, and other stakeholders.
Develops and recommends policies and processes, related to areas of accountability. Ensures team compliance with all Institute policies, collective agreements, legislation and jurisprudence.
Manages reporting staff, including selection, coaching, mentoring, development, performance management and all other people-management practices. Collaborates with the Director on performance-related matters.

Minimum Qualifications:BENEFITS OF WORKING AT BCIT:
Being a part of BC's Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.
A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.
Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.

Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline.
Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation preferred.
Minimum 8 years' experience in HR at progressive levels of responsibility, including an HR leadership role, with emphasis on people development and culture.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Excellent leadership skills with ability to build trust quickly, and manage a team of reporting HR professional inspiring a strong team-based environment.
Advanced knowledge of the concepts, theories, practices and techniques of workforce planning, succession planning, labour relations, talent acquisition/recruitment, retention, diversity, career management, performance management, and recognition.
Advanced knowledge of the relevant employment, labour, and human rights legislation.
Advanced relationship management skills with ability to build productive, collaborative relationships between management, employees, unions, and other internal/external stakeholders.
Superb communication and interpersonal skills, and solid conflict resolution skills.
Advanced analytical skills and ability to apply sound judgment in problem solving, evaluating courses of action, and making decisions on employment and labour matters.
Proficiency with standard office systems and applications.

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