Negotiator
Health Employers Association of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

The Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC) takes a provincial leadership role in human resources and labour relations issues management for more than 230 publicly funded health care employers. HEABC is responsible for negotiating six major provincial agreements covering more than 115,000 unionized health care employees covering nurses, health science professionals, physician residents, ambulance paramedics and ambulance dispatchers, and support workers in both facilities and community settings.

As a service provider to the Ministry of Health, HEABC Physician Services leads a coordinated approach to the negotiation of provincial and local physician contracts and provides expert advice to health system partners on their relationships with physicians.

For more information, visit www.heabc.bc.ca.

OPPORTUNITY:

HEABC has an opportunity for a skilled negotiator to work within the Physician Services portfolio. Working within a collegial and service-oriented environment, you will work with a team of lawyers and other professional staff to support and/or conduct negotiations for physician services contracts, provide advice and analysis on a range of, policy and human resources issues; and advise or represent the government or BC’s Health Authorities on disputes arising under the Physician Master Agreement, physician contracts or related legislation.

This position is well-suited for a highly-skilled negotiator interested in pursuing a career in a challenging and interesting segment of the public sector, and who values the opportunity to make a positive public contribution through their work.

Education and Experience:

A masters’ degree in a related discipline and seven (7) to ten (10) years recent related experience in labour relations, human resources or client services. Extensive experience negotiating, drafting, and interpreting contracts and settlement documents.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and work with teams.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills including the ability to plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate programs and services.
  • Ability to establish partnerships.
  • Proven ability to analyze situations, identify areas in need of improvement and implement innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a multi-team member environment.
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.

Along with a competitive salary, HEABC offers generous vacation, health and pension plan benefits.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you're looking for a fulfilling and challenging career within a dynamic organization, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your experience to:

HEABC, Human Resources
300-2889 East 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5M 4T5

We wish to thank all applications for their interest and effort in applying; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • labour relations: 7 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's Degree (Required)

Location:

  • Vancouver, BC (Required)