Human Resources Recruitment Manager
Location: MNA Provincial Head Office located at 11738 Kingsway Avenue NW Edmonton, AB
Closing Date: October 16, 2023 or Until Suitable Candidate Found
Position Status: Full Time (40 hours per week), Permanent
Since its inception in 1928, the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) has governed the Métis within Alberta. The MNA is led by a democratically elected Provincial Council, comprised of a Provincial President, a Vice-President, and six regional Presidents and Vice-Presidents. This Council works toward the mandate of the MNA, supporting practices of transparency, accountability, and inclusiveness for Métis Albertans in governments’ policy and decision-making processes. The MNA promotes and facilitates the advancement of Métis people through self-reliance, self-determination, and self-government. For more information about the MNA, visit http://www.albertametis.com.
The Métis Nation of Alberta is looking for a Human Resources Recruitment Manager (HRRM) to join our Human Resources team. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources and Corporate Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Human Resources Recruitment team and overseeing the complete MNA recruitment process for all positions throughout the MNA. The Human Resources Recruitment Manager will be actively involved in conducting all activities of the recruitment process and will be the Recruitment Lead on Management and Executive level positions.
The Recruitment Manager will have experience drafting employment and recruitment related documents, carrying out comprehensive recruitment processes, working with Hiring Managers through the Recruitment process, and leading a team of Human Resource (HR) Recruiters. The successful candidate will possess exceptional written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, strong cultural sensitivity, and have superior knowledge of Alberta Employment legislation.
- Oversee recruitment activities for multiple MNA departments and effectively manage a team of HR Recruiters.
- Liaise with MNA department leadership to determine forecasted hiring needs and delegate recruitment tasks accordingly.
- Develop and maintain an understanding of the varying recruitment needs across the MNA, including gaining a strong sense of knowledge of the function of each department, existing and forecasted positions, and the skills required in applicants to effectively perform each job.
- Draft, review, and edit job postings, job descriptions, pre-screen guides, and interview guides for varying positions across multiple MNA departments.
- Oversee and conduct pre-screens, interviews, and reference checks.
- Monitor the progress of recruitment for each MNA position, ensuring recruitment activities remain timely and effective. Monitor the progress and completion of recruitment files and employee personnel records.
- Effectively delegate recruitment tasks to appropriate team members to ensure productivity.
- Ensure onboarding procedures remain consistent, including the use of onboarding checklists.
- Ensure proper maintenance of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) in compliance with applicable legislation and MNA policies and procedures.
- Research and stay abreast on compliance requirements, employment legislation, and industry best practices as it relates to the recruitment process.
- In collaboration with the Director of Human Resources and Corporate Services, and the HR Team, propose new ideas or changes to current HR policies, processes, or procedures to ensure MNA practices remain competitive.
- Draft memoranda, correspondence, briefings, proposals, and other employment documentation.
- Perform supervisory duties, including hiring and training Human Resources staff, building staff capacity, and conducing performance reviews.
- Mentor team members through feedback, coaching, and formal evaluations, and provide effective leadership to the team.
- Manage operational and fiscal activities, including developing and implementing work plans and forecasting within a designated budget.
- Present a positive and professional image of the organization when interacting with employees, job candidates, citizens, and other internal and external stakeholders.
- Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Competencies
- Experience with work plans, budgets, and drafting processes, policies, and procedures.
- Strong knowledge of applicable employment legislation and the ability to read and interpret legislation.
- Strong leadership skills with a recognized strength in leading and engaging teams, and creating a culture that promotes the development of individual and organizational capacity.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and a proven track record of building collaborative partnerships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- Political sensitivity and a strong sense of ethics, with the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions.
- Culturally sensitive and compassionate.
- Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects or tasks, delegate, set expectations, and monitor progress of direct reports.
- Proven ability to work under pressure, manage multiple recruitment files, and produce quality work.
- Ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions to overcome problems.
- Exceptional verbal and listening skills, and superior written communication skills, with an ability to produce professional documents, reports, and presentations.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Flexible and adaptable to work in a diverse and fast paced environment.
- Demonstrated time management and organization skills with the ability to prioritize, manage conflicting demands, and meet tight deadlines.
- Excellent analytical thinking, planning, and execution skills.
- Knowledge of Métis history, culture, and issues affecting Métis people. An in-depth understanding of the MNA and Métis culture is an asset.
- Post-secondary degree in Human Resources is required. Please note, applicants with no Human Resources education will not be considered.
- Three years of leadership experience, including leading a team of direct reports.
- Minimum five years of recruitment experience. Experience recruiting for Management and Executive level positions is required.
- Experience recruiting for positions in varying industries or fields of work is an asset.
- Minimum five years of customer service experience.
- Position will be based full time in office, at the Métis Nation of Alberta’s Provincial Head Office in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends, as required.
- Ability to travel throughout Alberta, as required.
- Reliable transportation and valid Class 5 driver’s license.
What We Offer
- The opportunity to work for the newly ratified Otipemisiwak Métis Government.
- Be part of the largest Indigenous Government in Canada.
- An opportunity to learn about Métis culture, languages, and art.
- Meaningful work in a fun and supportive work environment.
- Training and professional development opportunities.
- A comprehensive benefit package and employer contributions to Pension Plan.
- Generous time off policies, including 3 weeks paid vacation.
Apply online at http://albertametis.com/careers/
The Métis Nation of Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Vision care
- 10 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends as needed
Work Location: In person