New Job Training And Development Advisor In Northwest Territories

Training and Development Advisor

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $101,000 - $121,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), supports capable, accountable and self-directed community governments providing a safe, sustainable and healthy environment for community residents.

Job Information

The Advisor is responsible for the regional promotion of SCG programs and provides leadership and facilitation services to aide in community capacity building activities within the assigned region. Efforts may include community support of governance issues, community strategic planning, human resources strategies, development/implementation of tools/resources to assist community government staff and plans that communities are required to produce.

This position requires considerable knowledge of practical procedures related to strategic planning, organizational design and development, human resource development and training.
Knowledge of:
Adult education methodology and organizational behavior.
Municipal and community governments and indigenous aboriginal organizations structures.
Positions typically found within municipal and community governments and aboriginal organizations
Governance, leadership and management theories
Government organization at all three levels of government.
Occupational certification process.
Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, listening and paraphrasing.
Effective analytical, interpretive, evaluation and investigative skills
Communicates regularly with stakeholders as appropriate; sustains the relationship when no specific project is underway
Strong technology skills including MS Office, DIIMS, web based communication and course delivery applications
Consults with others when planning or problem solving to gain their perspective on inter-relationships.
Stays current with new tools, methods, technologies or approaches that may potentially impact services delivered
Strong organizational skills and proven facilitation skills and training delivery experiences
Ability to foster effective relationships with community groups
Ability to work in a multi-level matrix management model - i.e., successfully communicate and work closely with Manager as well as with Regional Superintendent
Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative, sound judgement, discretion, and creative thinking.
Ability to obtain a B level for administering psychometric assessments
Ability to identify training or developmental needs both for individuals and the organization and recommends and implements methods or programs to meet the need
Ability to prepare, schedule and deliver workshops and adult education sessions for adult learning based on established curriculum or objectives
Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment
Ability to present views, information and ideas in a clear and appropriate manner
Ability to change behaviour/approach based on changing demands, lack of response or a negative response to action taken.
Ability to deal with other tactfully

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Degree in Education, Public Administration or Social Sciences from an accredited post-secondary institution plus a minimum of 2 years related training and development experience.
A diploma in Human Resources, Adult Education or college diploma and a certificate in Adult Education from an accredited post-secondary institution combined with 5 years relevant experience in workforce learning and development.
A combination of 7 years experience in a senior management role within community government and a certificate in Adult Education from an accredited post-secondary institution.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 360
Tel (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.