Are you passionate about People & Culture (HR) programs, organizational policies, and workplace ethics? Do you want to support a positive employee experience? We are looking for a People & Culture Specialist to partner with stakeholders to plan, develop, coordinate, and implement departmental and enterprise-wide People & Culture programs that support employee effectiveness and promote organizational culture and goals.
In this role, you'll build and maintain excellent relationships at all levels of the organization, partnering closely with the People & Culture team, Communication and Marketing, Business Advisory Services, and other key stakeholders to effectively integrate People and Culture programs throughout the organization.
You'll utilize your change management, project management, consultation, facilitation, and program design and evaluation skills to initiate, maintain, and administer new and existing programs including ethics, policy development, performance management, new employee onboarding/orientation.
How you'll make a difference: You'll build and empower teams that serve workers and employers across B.C.
Where you'll work
At WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.
In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and occasionally in our Richmond office.
What you'll do
- Participate in the planning, development, execution, and delivery of complex People & Culture projects that support employees through the full employee lifecycle
- Develop and maintain People & Culture policies, procedures, guidelines, programs, processes, and systems
- Conduct research and prepare strategic analysis and detailed written reports to present information and recommendations to senior management and other stakeholders
- Maintain the corporate ethics program, including analyzing and responding to conflict of interest disclosures, and developing training and other job aids and resources to support our ethical and respectful workplace
- Develop and facilitate presentations and discussions with various stakeholder groups
Is this a good fit for you?
We're looking for someone who can:
- Work independently while fostering highly collaborative, influential relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
- Quickly integrate large amounts of information to apply in building and maintaining our programs and processes
- Provide work direction, guidance, and mentoring to other members of the People & Culture team
- Effectively balance competing and changing priorities while maintaining a positive attitude
- Write for impact and effectively disseminate information to various audiences with an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) lens
- Facilitate presentations and discussions with various stakeholder groups
Your background and experience
- A degree in human resources or related discipline; CPHR an asset
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in human resources, including a minimum of 3 years of experience within program and policy development
We'll consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Important to know
Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
- Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada
WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.
Who we are
At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.
What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?
It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.
Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.
Learn more: Discover who we are.
As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
- Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
- 4 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
- Benefits package that includes customizable options for health care and dental benefits, additional days off, and a health care spending account
- Optional leave arrangements
- Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)
Learn more: Find out what we offer.
Want to apply?
- Applications are welcomed immediately, however must received by 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
- We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.
- Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.
Learn more: Read up on what you need to know before you apply and find talent acquisition contact information on WSN.