Strategic Human Resources Manager

BC Public Service -> Social Dev & Poverty Reduction
Posted 3 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary Strategic Human Resources Manager Management Band 2

This position can be based in any Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction office (subject to operational requirements and space availability). The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies.

This is a temporary opportunity until December 30, 2022. A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment. An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

This position is excluded from union membership.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Bring your strong leadership skills to this dynamic team environment

The Corporate Services Division provides valuable and accessible corporate services to support our people and the ministry’s strategic objectives. Leaders in corporate service excellence, the division strives to be a great place to work, to be a trusted partner and an outstanding service provider. The division is guided by principles of trust, collaboration, and commitment.

The Manager of Strategic Human Resources (SHR) designs, develops and implements ministry-wide strategic human resource policies, initiatives and programs. The position provides strategic advice and consultation on the development of the Ministry’s workforce plan, organizational development, and implementation of corporate-wide programs and initiatives. The Manager is responsible for working in partnership with all ministry staff to align human resource strategies with ministry business goals and the organization’s culture. If you are looking for an exciting leadership opportunity and possess the required qualifications, we look forward to your application.

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.

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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 in a related field (such as human resources, organizational development, leadership, education, public administration, business administration), and minimum 1-year *related experience; OR Post-secondary diploma in a related field (such as human resources, organizational development, leadership, education, public administration, business administration), and minimum 2 years *related experience; OR An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

Related experience must include all of the following:

Experience developing and implementing workforce plans, organizational development and employee engagement initiatives. Experience providing customer service to clients with a focus on building and cultivating trusting collaborative relationships. Experience designing, developing, implementing and evaluating programs. Experience supervising direct reports and/or project teams. Experience using MS Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.).

Preference may be given to applicants with:

Experience in virtual supervision and/or virtual projects/project teams. Experience preparing briefing notes and designing and delivering presentations for senior and/or executive endorsement and/or decision. Experience carrying out research and analysis to support programs and initiatives.


Occasional travel may be a requirement of this position.

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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

Resume required: 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 (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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