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Workplace Consultant, Labour Relations, Workplace Experience Network, Human Resources

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Workplace Consultant, Labour Relations, Workplace Experience Network, Human Resources

1333 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G9

The Consultant, Labour Relations (LR) works in the human resources (HR) team, and is accountable for providing leadership and subject matter expertise while ensuring the proactive and consistent management of issues with labour relations impact. The Consultant is a strategic partner to an assigned client group, promoting and fostering a consultative and proactive problem solving employee relations/labour relations approach and contributing to the overall strategic design and implementation of work processes that enable operational groups to achieve their business outcomes.

What you'll do
  • Provide expert advice and guidance in collective agreement contract interpretation while acting as a strategic resource and liaison with the provincial employer bargaining associations.
  • Coordinate and implement arbitration decisions and collective bargaining settlements with strategic partners and clients.
  • Partner with HR colleagues and the Director, LR in grievance handling, negotiations with union representatives, labour management meetings, and the development and facilitation of training workshops.
  • Play key role in the planning and development of new and changed LR policies and procedures that are aligned with PHSA strategic direction and business needs.
  • Participate on leadership teams and in human resources special assignments, projects and events that have PHSA and Agency wide application.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field and seven (7) to ten (10) years progressively more senior experience in a labour relations focused HR positions.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting complex bargaining agreements and solid understanding of current labour relations practices and legislation.

  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to negotiate and persuade others combined with a history of building and maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly developed analytical, critical thinking, problem solving skills and the ability to facilitate the resolution of issues.
  • A commitment to service and being a strategic HR business partner within a complex organization.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to mentor and engage others to ensure success in the workplace.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to mentor and engage others to ensure success in the workplace.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team and to work independently.
  • Commitment to the value of continuous learning and an open curiosity for new ideas and innovation.
  • Ability to use related equipment including HR information systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database and internet tools.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Temporary, Full-time
Salary Range:
$77,822 - $111,869 /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
1333 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G9
Closing date:
Open Until Filled
Hours of Work:
0800-1600 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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