Manager of Human Resources

locationInuvik - Northwest Territories (NT),

atGwich’in Tribal Council

Estimated salary $88,000 - $106,000 a year

Job Description:

The Gwich'in Tribal Council has an opening for an energetic, innovation-focused professional Manager of Human Resources. The Gwich'in are a culturally vibrant and independent nation that is environmentally responsible and socially, economically and politically self-reliant. Located in Inuvik, N.T, the land of the Midnight Sun and gateway to the Beaufort-Delta, Inuvik is located 2 degrees above the Arctic Circle on the scenic Mackenzie River and Delta.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Human Resources Manager will manage the day-to-day activities of the Human Resources office and the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The incumbent will administer the Payroll and the Human Resource Management Information System and work collaboratively with the members of the Finance staff.

The job duties will include managing the recruitment and selection process, providing guidance and support to Managers/Supervisors in all areas including policy interpretation, legislative compliance, performance management, discipline, and conflict resolution, overseeing the employee orientation process, implementing and maintaining the performance management process as well as administering the payroll and employee benefits.

Education Requirements: A University Baccalaureate degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Psychology or an equivalent degree is required. Designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resource Management (CPHR) or working on that

designation is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have a payroll certification or be willing to acquire a Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation.

Experience Requirements: A minimum of five (5) years progressive experience in Human Resource positions and experience administering a payroll is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in the non-profit sector or in an Aboriginal Government/Organization, preferably in a northern context.

Personal Competencies: The successful candidate must have excellent decision making, strategic thinking, leadership, interpersonal, and ethical conduct skills as well as clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills and attention to detail are essential. As this is a highly sensitive position, verification of identity and a criminal records check are required.

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered including generous Northern and vacation allowances, health and dental benefits, a pension plan and generous leave entitlements.

Closing date: September 20, 2020

Please respond by submitting a cover letter and a resume to or [email protected].

Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich'in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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