• Alberta
  • Type: Full Time
  • Edmonton

Website Health Sciences Association of Alberta

Manager, Human Resources – HSAA

HSAA is seeking a professional and knowledgeable Human Resources professional with strong Union values to join our team! Reporting to the Executive Director, this key position is responsible for the development and implementation of the department HR Operational plan, encompassing all critical facets of human resources, such as: staffing, employee engagement, learning and development, organizational design and change management, compensation and benefits, employee and labour relations, collective bargaining, health and safety, internal staff communications, policy and process development, and payroll. The Manager, Human Resources will be accountable for the human resources operational budget and is responsible for leading an integrated, cross-functional HR, Payroll and Finance team. This is an out-of-scope position that works out of the Edmonton office.

The Organization:

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a progressive union representing approximately 27,000 paramedical, professional, and technical members. Our staff are committed to delivering high-quality services to our members. HSAA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Position:

HSAA is seeking a professional and knowledgeable Human Resources professional with strong Union values to join our team! Reporting to the Executive Director, this key position is responsible for the development and implementation of the department HR Operational plan, encompassing all critical facets of human resources, such as: staffing, employee engagement, learning and development, organizational design and change management, compensation and benefits, employee and labour relations, collective bargaining, health and safety, internal staff communications, policy and process development, and payroll. The Manager, Human Resources will be accountable for the human resources operational budget and is responsible for leading an integrated, cross-functional HR, Payroll and Finance team. This is an out-of-scope position that works out of the Edmonton office.

The role requires proven expertise of human resource functional areas, organizational, leadership, planning and communication skills, strong negotiation as well as mediation and facilitation skills. This role requires expertise in:

  • thinking strategically and setting a vision for the HR department;
  • employing exceptional conflict resolution and consensus building skills;
  • developing strong relationships, working collaboratively and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with executive and senior managers, employees, unions, elected officers and a variety of outside individuals and agencies;
  • understanding and researching, analyzing, interpreting and providing guidance on intricate topics related to the role;
  • establishing priorities, setting goals and managing a variety of highly competing deadlines within tight time constraints;
  • fostering the development of leading management practices which focus on continuous improvement;
  • developing comprehensive solutions to business problems based on outstanding strategic and analytical problem solving;
  • anticipating trends and creating innovative and flexible plans and strategies;
  • preparing and delivering clear and concise communications to a wide range of people;
  • and of course, continually acting as a model of integrity.

What You Bring:

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of and commitment to trade union philosophy and public health care.  You hold a degree or post graduate studies in Business Administration, Human Resources (e.g. Industrial Relations) or a related field, supplemented by a minimum of (5) years of HR management experience. Preferred candidates will hold a CPHR designation and extensive experience in labour relations including collective agreement interpretation, grievance handling, and collective bargaining. The successful candidate will be well versed in labour relations practices, Human Rights, and Employment Standards. It is critical to the success of this role to have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills as well as excellent organization, planning and analytical skills, with an ability to apply creative solutions. An equivalent amount of education and experience will be considered.

Extensive experience and knowledge of payroll procedures and full-cycle payroll in a union environment, including experience with G/L reconciliations and accounting entries is preferred. Experience with UKG (Ultimate) Software is considered an asset.  Intermediate to advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of programs is required. You are able to manage your time effectively, but occasionally work outside of regular business hours with the ability to travel throughout Alberta, as required. You possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

 

Your Core Competencies:

Creative Problem SolvingYou assess problems in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
Drive for Results: You maximize resources to achieve organization goals while maintaining accountability to each other and stakeholders.
Systems ThinkingYou understand broad perspectives, set goals to meet long-term outcomes, and help others to see their role in achieving results.
Develop Self and Others: You are committed to learning and understand the strategic importance of ongoing team development.
Agility: You anticipate and adapt to changing priorities and environments. You are resilient in times of uncertainty.
Develop Networks: You build connections and trust in relationships.
Build Collaboration: You lead and contribute to conditions that support teamwork, collaboration, consistency and excellence.

What We Offer:

Competitive Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Top Benefits: 100% employer paid benefits, flex spending account, and pension plan.
Work-Life Balance: 35-hour work week.
Learning & Development: Internal and external training support.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to Human Resources at recruitment@hsaa.ca. A cover letter is required. Written communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail are essential to this position and your cover letter will be reviewed as part of the recruitment process. In your cover letter, please tell us how your skills and experience align with this position. Applications may be used to fill other current and future opportunities.

Deadline for applications: Open until suitable candidate has been found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted for the position will be contacted.

If you apply to this post because you saw it here, please mention that you saw the notice at the CALM Job Board on your cover letter.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@hsaa.ca