Human Resources Officer Job in Ottawa, Canada
Performs and manages day-to-day HR administrative tasks for the Telfer School of Management. Provides long-term strategic planning advice to Telfer’s senior managers. Fosters a productive, positive environment by directing one employee, who provides HR administrative support. Provides leadership and expert guidance to help answer more complex questions. When required, represents Telfer’s senior managers on central committees that deal with issues related to the incumbent’s area of responsibility.
In-depth knowledge of administrative and HR principles, normally acquired through postsecondary studies in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
At least three years’ proven experience in a similar role
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.
Knowledge of, and experience in applying, management processes and practices, and in HR administration in post-secondary institutions
Experience in working in a unionized environment, which includes explaining, interpreting, and applying collective agreements
Experience in interpreting, explaining, and applying policies and regulations
Experience in strategic planning and in analyzing reports
Knowledge of computer systems and software, including financial systems, spreadsheets, databases, internet browsers and email systems
Ability to produce high quality work under pressure while meeting strict deadlines
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Good organizational skills and ability to work independently
Sound judgement and attention to detail
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications; they will be selected in second place. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).