New job BAND 1 - Strategic Human Resources Analyst in British Columbia

BAND 1 - Strategic Human Resources Analyst

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

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Strategic Human Resources Analyst
Management Band 1

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
This position can be performed virtually from anywhere in British Columbia.

A rewarding leadership role for a skilled, big-picture thinker with outstanding communication skills

The Ministry of Citizens’ Services is a progressive and innovative organization that leads the delivery of high-speed connectivity throughout the province and supports government’s public sector data security and privacy practices to ensure that British Columbians’ personal information is safeguarded. The ministry strives to support excellent service to the public service and citizens of British Columbia as the digital face of government, managing the Province’s real estate assets, technology systems and equipment and by leveraging procurement to increase business opportunities. The ministry delivers high-quality public services to British Columbians through a single-point-of-contact service in urban and rural communities.

The ministry approaches its work through a supportive and understanding workplace culture encouraging an open, kind and respectful work environment. Keeping people at the center means focusing on a great place to work and being an outstanding service provider. More information on the ministry services can be found on the We are CITZ video.

The Corporate Services Division provides leadership, direction, governance and support services to the Ministry of Citizens’ Services (over 2200 employees in 65 communities) with respect to financial management, strategic human resources management corporate projects, strategic and business planning, enterprise risk management and facilities management and security.

Strategic Human Resources Branch provides ministry-wide direction and consultation to our clients to ensure the alignment of HR/organizational development strategies to the ministry business priorities and goals. The branch also ensures integration of human resource planning into business operations and strategic plans to align human resource needs with ministry and corporate priorities.

Reporting to the Director, Workforce Planning and Reporting, the Strategic Human Resources Analyst researches and analyzes sector, ministry, and industry human resources (HR) trends, forecasts, demographics and issues to support strategic initiatives and best practice approaches to workforce planning and organizational development. The Strategic Human Resources Analyst contributes to the development of HR projects and initiatives such as; Public Service Week, ministry orientation, learning and development initiatives, and work environment engagement surveys.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, M├ętis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Post secondary degree or diploma in a related field (such as statistics, human resources, public administration, business administration), AND a minimum of 2 years recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Recent related experience must include three or more of the following:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in presenting data, verbally and in writing, including the use of data visualization.
  • Experience researching and analyzing workforce and work environment trends.
  • Experience in designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Experience developing, leading and implementing programs and initiatives, preferably in a human resources environment.
  • Experience using discretion and professionally dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Proficient using MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and communication tools (Skype, MS Teams).

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • In-depth experience with Microsoft Excel - Pivot table graphs, charts, creation of formulas, pivot tables and macros.
  • Experience working with human resource data.
  • Experience working with PowerBI or similar tool.
  • Experience coordinating and managing small projects.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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