New Job Human Resource Consultant In Manitoba

Human Resource Consultant
Human Resource Consultant

Human Resource Consultant

Company : City of Winnipeg
Salary : $68,534 - $89,726 a year
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Under the general direction of the Manager of Human Resources, this permanent opportunity is responsible for providing a broad base of HR consulting services, advice, guidance, and support to a defined client group in the following areas:

  • Labour and Employee Relations (investigations, performance management, progressive discipline, grievances, respectful workplace complaints);
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Return to Work Case Management;
  • Compensation and Classification (job analysis, job description development, and job evaluation processes);
  • Coaching and Development to staff at all levels within the assigned client group.

As the Human Resource Consultant, you will:

  • Provide advice and guidance to staff and management on the application and administration of Civic and Departmental HR policies and procedures, human resource legislation and acts, collective agreements for the assigned portfolio to ensure consistency in application.
  • Provide comprehensive labour relations guidance and support while leading related processes such as: investigations, grievances, progressive discipline, performance management, and conflict resolution activities in an effort to resolve workplace issues.
  • Administer and lead the full recruitment cycle process (posting, screening, selection, placement, and retention) in accordance with established organizational processes and the applicable Collective Agreement. As required, manage the placement process for the re-deployment of staff.
  • Perform job analysis in support of creating or updating job descriptions for submission to Compensation Services for job evaluation.
  • Coordinate and provide support to management and staff on employment matters relating to career development and training, safety, health and wellness, respectful workplace, critical incident stress management and other employee issues.
  • Effectively manage a Return to Work caseload as part of regular duties.
  • Facilitate the development and improvement of HR reporting practices, records management and other information systems that support HR functions and activities.
  • Support the HR Manager in the efficient day to day functions of running the HR Department. This may include direct supervision of other HR Staff and will include coaching and mentoring team members.
  • Conduct research and analysis on HR issues/initiatives and undertake projects and committee work to strengthen human resource policies, functions and activities across the Department.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Successful completion of a university degree with a specialization in human resources or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the human resource field in a directly related position.
  • A Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is desirable.
  • Extensive experience providing human resource consulting services, advice, and guidance in the following areas:
    • recruitment and selection;
    • labour/employee relations including progressive discipline, grievance process and handling, performance management and complex workplace investigations;
    • compensation and classification including job analysis and job description development;
    • supportive employment services including return to work, disability management and duty to accommodate.
  • Previous experience administering and interpreting complex collective agreements, human resource legislation, acts, and internal HR policies and procedures.
  • Previous work experience in an industrial work environment is an asset.
  • Familiarity with the arbitration process.
  • Able to exercise good judgement to solve problems and make decisions quickly and effectively under limited supervision.
  • Customer service skills with the ability to anticipate long term client requirements and identify improvement to service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with a variety of people including senior managers, union representatives and corporate colleagues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to facilitate effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, union representatives, external contacts, and the public with tact and diplomacy.
  • Proven conflict resolution skills with the ability to maintain composure while dealing with challenging customers, clients, and employees in an effort to address workplace issues.
  • Organizational and time management skills; adaptable to unforeseen changes in schedule and interruptions, ability to establish priorities, and meet deadlines within tight timelines and in a busy and high-volume environment
  • Good working knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems; preferably PeopleSoft HR System.

The annual salary range for this position is $68,533.70 to $89,725.52, based on a 35-hour work week and the depth and breadth of related experience the right candidate brings to our great HR team.

We offer the right candidate great benefits, a Defined Benefit pension plan, highly competitive salaries, a flexible work environment, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development! Please feel free to contact Todd Slatnik (Manager of HR Services) at [email protected] to discuss this great job opportunity further.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must possess and maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada.
  • A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidate(s), at their expense. To obtain Police Information Check information please visit
  • The successful candidate may be required to have and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • The successful applicant may be required to provide a vehicle for transportation while on City business, subject to the terms and conditions of the City’s Transportation Policy.
  • Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented

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