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||Manager, People Development
|Hours of Work
||Monday – Friday, 8:15 am – 5:00 pm (Compressed Work Week)
||Regular Full Time
The Human Resources Division is responsible for providing strategic human resources services to support the achievement of corporate and operational goals and fostering a work environment where employees are engaged and where organizational objectives are balanced to achieve the City’s vision.
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, and working in conjunction with other HR Professionals, the Manager, People Development, will provide direction and overall management of the training and development function. Integral in this is the continued expansion of the City of Richmond’s internal corporate university programs and integration of the Insights Discovery model into initiatives.
With wide latitude for independent planning, this position will focus on increasing organizational capacity and effectiveness by leading and facilitating the continued delivery of corporate learning, fostering internal and external educational partnerships and developing a continuous learning culture embraced by all levels.
Through acquired knowledge of current leadership and management theory, the successful incumbent will create and deliver systematized learning strategies, build significant relationships with other educational facilities, negotiate cost effective agreements with service providers and deliver on priorities which support the performance of individual, teams and the organization at large. Key responsibilities include:
- Identifying training and development needs through regular consultation with business units and analysis of career development plans documented within employee performance assessments.
- Developing and recommending priorities, goals and plans of action to address identified needs.
- Co-ordinating the compilation and analysis of training cost data and recommending budgets requests to accomplish training program priorities.
- Designing, developing and delivering training and development strategies and programs, applying principles of adult learning and proven methods for effective delivery of training for differing skills and competencies.
- Developing requests for proposals to select outside instructors and vendor provided training courses; leading the evaluation of training consultants and vendors; co-ordinating the delivery of training with external instructors and educational institutions and vendors and personally conducting classroom training courses.
- Continuing to enhance employee, supervisory and leadership development.
- Developing policies and procedures regarding recruitment and retention, employee training and development, compensation and benefits, employee assistance programs, health and safety, absenteeism, employment equity, and other human resources issues.
|Education & Experience
Master’s Degree in Education (M. Ed) in Adult Education or Arts (M.A.) in Adult Education or similar field of practice is preferred, however, a combination of applicable education and experience will be seriously considered. To succeed, applicants require considerable applicable work experience in the public and private sector, plus the capability of obtaining Insights Discovery Accreditation.
|Knowledge & Skills & Abilities
- Expert knowledge of the principles and processes related to identification of staff development needs and training delivery.
- Excellent verbal, written, presentation, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills.
- Strong leadership skills and organizational ability.
- Ability to find resources to resolve complex training issues.
- Excellent problem solving and negotiating skills.
- Ability to be analytical, persuasive, consultative and a confident decision maker.
- Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with unions, management and employees.
- Possess a thorough knowledge of applicable Human Resources legislation governing within a unionized setting.
- PeopleSoft proficiency using both HCM and Financials, including the Training Administration module and Envision Drill Down.
CHRP (Canadian Human Resource Professional) is preferred, however, consideration will be given to candidates working towards CHRP designation.
|Working Conditions and Effort
||Work is mostly performed in an office environment with some lifting and transportation of heavier training materials. The individual will be required to sporadically travel between office and training locations.
||Deputy CAO Administration
|External Closing Date
|PS Pay Band
||$91,210 - $114,012 (Annually)
The City of Richmond wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity; however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
No telephone inquiries please.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work applicable to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage all qualified individuals to apply, however, our positions are restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.