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Advisor, Workforce Planning & Analytics (permanent Full Time)

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Reporting to the Regional Manager, HR Planning and Analytics, the Advisor, Workforce Planning provides subject matter expertise to Northern Health's HR Services. Carrying delegated responsibility for supporting the data and information needs of workforce planning, utilization and forecasting, the Advisor participates in the development and review of workforce models, including researching population demands, advanced analysis, and presentation of workforce models to support NH's mission, vision and strategic plans. Sourcing internal and external information, the Advisor quantifies and assesses the supply and demand of people and skills required to successfully inform and execute NH strategy, through established forecasting, scenario planning, modeling, and gap analysis.

The Advisor also develops/presents reports and presentations to senior leaders that will inform evidence-based decision-making in the Health Authority. The incumbent analyzes interdependencies and timing of projects /initiatives across HR and assesses the impact on other areas within NH.


- Baccalaureate Degree in a related field of study, such as Human Resources, Business Administration, or Economics;

- Three (3) to five (5) years of experience working in an analytical capacity, including experience in developing computerized models for forecasting future needs;

- Or a combination of education and experience equivalent to the above.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Knowledge of best practices in labour market data analysis, including systems and techniques.

- Working knowledge of human resource policies and practices, related legislation and applicable collective agreements.

- Knowledge of current health care operational and service trends.

- Knowledge of methodologies and developing and managing project strategies.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills to present and prepare concise analyses, reports and recommendations and to consult with individuals at various levels of the organization.

- Ability to synthesize information and prepare planning documents for a variety of audiences.

- Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders across all areas of the organization.

- Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.

- Ability to balance multiple activities concurrently.

- Ability to organize and prioritize work.

- Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications related to database development, data analysis, statistics, and presentations.


Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC's Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings - this is a true outdoor person's paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

Posted: December 7, 2018
Closes: February 5, 2019
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