Manager, Strategic Human Resources

BC Public Service -> Public Guardian and Trustee
Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

This position is excluded from union membership. This position may be performed virtually from multiple communities and the location of the position is negotiable. A flexible work arrangement may be available. This is a temporary opportunity until March 31, 2023, which may be extended. A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment. An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important role

The Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia (PGT) is an independent statutory corporation sole, and acts under provincial legislation to protect the legal rights and interests of children, vulnerable adults and deceased and missing persons.

The PGT serves approximately 26,000 clients with 277 funded positions and is responsible for managing over $1 billion dollars of private citizens’ assets. If you are interested in working for a values driven organization, look no further! The PGT and its employees are dedicated to creating and working in a respectful, diverse environment that demands accountability and integrity as we further and protect the interests of our clients. The PGT has an active Truth and Reconciliation Strategy, a Diversity and Inclusion Framework and a Human Resources plan which collectively supports the ongoing development and maintenance of an engaging, respectful, diverse and inclusive work environment.

This temporary position is new for the PGT and if the pilot is successful, may become permanent. The purpose of this position is to work in partnership with senior leadership and staff to create sound, value-added and innovative strategic human resource management and organizational development services. The PGT has prioritized advancing its various strategies and improving employee engagement and retention through professional development and other initiatives.

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field; and 3 years of related strategic human resource/organization development experience in a large, complex organization. An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.

• Related experience must include:

Experience providing strategic advice to executives and senior managers; analyzing workforce and work environment issues and trends; building or implementing diversity, inclusion or reconciliation human resource programs. Research and reporting development; and/or developing and implementing plans, programs, and initiatives, preferably in a HR environment. Facilitating presentations, seminars, and learning & development opportunities to large groups of varied staff. Experience interpreting, applying and provide advice to clients or senior leadership on collective agreements, HR policy and labour relations issues. Experience with recruitment, succession management and management of staffing activities.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:

Experience using PeopleSoft Experience working in an HR role in an unionized environment CPHR designation Experience working directly with Indigenous Nations, communities, and/or organizations Experience related to the promotion and implementation of inclusion and diversity Persons who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations status or non-status, Inuit and/or Métis), LGBTQ2S+, a Person with a Disability, and/or a Visible Minority, with the required combination of education and experience

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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