Senior Manager, Labour Relations - Human Resources (Internal applicants only)


Canada is our stage
This will be a job like no other. Working at the National Arts Centre, peering backstage, walking through our kitchens, visiting the props department, archives, stages, greeting musicians and artists, is magical in every sense. This job has the capacity to make a significant difference in the work we do at the NAC. Come join our team!

Job Number: J0120-0443
Job Title: Senior Manager, Labour Relations - Human Resources (Internal applicants only)
Employment Type: Full-Time continuing
Job Category: Human Resources
Open Positions: 1
Posting Date: January 15, 2020
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Salary: $78,500.00 - $116,600.00/Year
Language Requirement: Bilingual
Working Hours: Monday to Friday. 35 hours

Key Activities

Reporting to the Executive Director of Human Resources, you are responsible for engaging in healthy and productive relations with union representatives and client departments. This includes regularly interpreting and applying the terms of the various collective agreements; conducting investigations, grievance handling, preparing for, and participating in, arbitration as well as leading or participating in bargaining sessions. You will provide strategic HR advice to members of management, oversee the recruitment process for client groups and administer the annual performance management process. Finally, and most importantly, you will bring good humour, compassion, alternative thinking and creative problem solving.

Skill Requirements

 A university degree and a minimum of six (6) years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
 Extensive experience working in a unionized environment and interpreting collective agreements;
 Ability to deescalate difficult situations; skills in problem solving and mediating;
 Broad experience with conducting investigations;
 Knowledge of, and experience with, performance evaluation systems;
 Hands on knowledge of compensation programs including annual increases, benefit programs and innovative total compensation programs;
 Experience in policy development;
 A great understanding and passion for employment equity issues, a desire for barrier free employment as well as healthy and innovative work environments;
 Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure as part of a very busy team;
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a high degree of professionalism;
 High level of compassion, tact, diplomacy and discretion;
 Excellent verbal proficiency in French and English;
 Passion for the arts!

The NAC offers a competitive compensation package including a pension plan, comprehensive dental and healthcare benefits starting on Day 1, an employee/family assistance program and employee Discounts.

Who Can Apply

Internal candidates only.

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As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Important Notice

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a valid Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment