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Human Resources Program Specialist

Location: Charlottetown, PEI

Employer: Provincial Credit Union

Closing Date: Jun 14, 2024

Join Atlantic Canada’s largest credit union, Provincial Credit Union and become part of a team committed to positively impacting our island communities. Provincial Credit Union is honored to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2024! This achievement reflects our commitment to maintaining a dynamic and supportive workplace. Our core values of People, Purpose, and Possibility guide our mission of providing sound financial advice, planning, and education to our members. We believe in empowering our employees to deliver and support quality member experiences and fostering engagement within our communities. Join us in making a difference as we lead the way in serving the financial needs of islanders.

What You’ll Do:

In collaboration with the Chief Human Resources Officer, the HR Program Specialist at Provincial Credit Union is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing a variety of human resources programs designed to support and enhance the employee experience, drive organizational effectiveness, and foster a positive, inclusive workplace culture.

Key Result Areas:

Program Development and Implementation:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive HR programs, including but not limited to Total Rewards, Recognition, Employee Engagement, Learning and Development, Career Pathing, and Succession Planning, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), Change Management, and Employer Branding.
  • Ensure all programs are aligned with the credit union’s strategic objectives and culture.

Collaboration with Leaders:

  • Partner with credit union leaders to understand their needs and challenges, providing expert advice and solutions related to HR programs.
  • Act as a consultant to leaders on HR best practices, program development, and implementation strategies.

Data Analysis and Feedback:

  • Conduct regular reviews and analyses of employee surveys, focus groups, and other feedback mechanisms to identify trends, areas for improvement, and opportunities for new programs.
  • Utilize data-driven insights to continuously enhance HR programs and initiatives.

Best Practices and Innovation:

  • Stay current with industry trends, best practices, and legislative changes related to HR programs and initiatives.
  • Introduce innovative and effective practices to enhance the employee experience and organizational performance.

Employee Engagement and Recognition:

  • Develop and manage engagement and recognition programs to foster a positive and motivating work environment.
  • Ensure these programs are effectively communicated and accessible to all employees.

Learning and Development:

  • Design and implement learning and development programs that support employee growth and organizational goals.
  • Identify and address skills gaps through targeted training and development initiatives.

Career Pathing and Succession Planning:

  • Develop and manage career pathing and succession planning programs to ensure a robust talent pipeline.
  • Work with leaders to identify high-potential employees and provide them with development opportunities.

What You Have:

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR program development and management.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing HR programs across various domains.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data to drive decisions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively with leaders at all levels.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR best practices, trends, and legislative requirements.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and drive innovative solutions.

What we offer:

  • Outstanding Culture: Join an engaged and community-focused team that fosters a positive work environment.
  • Market Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary along with an annual bonus program.
  • Generous Benefit Package: We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including a flexible health and dental plan, sick time, and a Defined Contribution Pension Plan and Group Retirement Saving Plan with up to 9% employer contribution.
  • Work-Life Balance: Start with three weeks of vacation per year, supplemented by four personal days and two volunteer days.
  • Professional Development: Take advantage of tuition reimbursement, training programs, and career progression opportunities.
  • Employee Perks: Enjoy additional perks such as an annual fitness and clothing allowance, reduced rates on employee loans and mortgages, and no service fees on banking transactions.
  • Salary range for this position: $65,047.25 – $76,526.17.

Join our team at Provincial Credit Union and enjoy a rewarding career with competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment that values your growth and well-being.

Please note that all offers of employment are conditional upon the acceptance of an Individual Fidelity Bond Application which includes a criminal check and a credit check.

Closing date is June 14, 2024.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Provincial Credit Union invites applications from all qualified individuals. Provincial Credit Union is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

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