Posting Date: January 13, 2018
Closing Date: until filled
Web Site: www.central1.com
When you’re passionate about what you do and where you work, the rest comes easy. That’s the culture at Central 1 Credit Union, and that’s precisely what we’re looking for from you. Supporting nearly 150 member credit unions across British Columbia and Ontario, we’re the backbone of the credit union system in both provinces – taking care of everything from online services and product development, to payment processing, trade association services and more.
Our team of over 600 employees represent some of the most innovative, passionate individuals you’ll ever meet; people who honestly care about the organization, its members and each other. In other words, people who love what they do.
We are seeking an innovative, energetic and business savvy Consultant to join the People Solutions team, supporting Central 1’s People Solutions Consulting business unit. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced business savvy professional who knows how to work as an independent consultant to work closely with the Credit Union business leaders across Canada while playing a critical role on the People Solutions team.
Central 1 People Solutions partners with credit unions across Canada to build strategic human resources practices. Our HR professionals work with your board, executives and HR team to minimize risk, drive employee engagement and transform leadership. Through our advisory services, we provide insights and solutions on total rewards, performance management, succession, talent acquisition and management, organizational design and employee engagement. We deeply understand the challenges and opportunities credit unions face recruiting, retaining and developing talent. People Solutions’ ongoing research and thought leadership plus customized analytics and surveys provide HR professionals and executives with information and data to make better decisions, reduce costs and develop services that employees value. We offer services for credit unions of all sizes from just-in-time, confidential advice, simplified toolkits, facilitated workshops, out-sourced support to complete HR solutions you can implement yourselves. We bring together trusted resources, information and people to enhance the way your credit union system manages talent and supports the employees who make credit unions successful
ABOUT THE ROLE
You will work within the framework of People Solutions’ mandate, by providing external strategic human resources consulting services to member and non-member credit unions and to other provincial centrals and credit union affiliates.
You will be based in one of the following locations: Vancouver BC, Regina SK, Mississauga ON. and will travel as needed. You have a key role in contributing to the People Solutions Compensation revenue and business plan by delivering external strategic consulting services, identifying and following new leads and opportunities for new business, while actively promoting People Solutions services and Central 1 overall.
Your area of expertise is Compensation and your primary focus is the national compensation portfolio and related projects. You will also monitor and identify HR needs within credit unions, recommend and develop strategies and programs to meet those needs, as well as providing core research and services.
You are accountable for product and service development, improvement, and delivery of the compensation suite of products positioning this business line and our clients for growth. On a project basis, you will provide guidance and direction to the team’s administrative and analytical staff, external contract consultants and strategic partners. In your previous roles you have lead total reward projects and managed a team of researchers. You have run projects that involve scoping client needs, developing comprehensive proposals, establishing timelines and budgets, managing multiple stakeholders with competing interests, and writing detailed post-project reports that analyze findings, discuss options and present recommendations.
You have a minimum of 8 years of progressive external experience in human resources consulting management with a minimum of 6 years compensation consulting at a strategic level. You have additional total rewards expertise and compensation related areas. You have an undergraduate degree in business with post secondary education in HR management, preferably at the master’s level. A CCP is critical for this role and a CPHR designation is an asset. Experience working with credit unions or cooperatives also an asset but not necessary.
Ability to develop and implement strategic HR programs related to performance management/measurement and compensation, organizational development, executive recruitment and succession management
Compensation and Total Rewards consulting experience
Ability to influence others and build cooperation and consensus
Ability to build rapport and trust among clients and credit union contacts including HR professionals, credit union executives, and Board members
Ability to develop HR products and programs and manage implementation activities
Exceptional project management and interpersonal skills
Exceptional client relationship management, facilitation, and presentation skills
Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts clearly and concisely in both written and oral communications
Strong data analysis skills and aptitude for using technology to build business solutions and enhance personal efficiency
Superior organization skills and attention to detail; ability to manage competing priorities, project deadlines, and clients
Collaborative team player with strong customer service orientation
A consultative selling approach to clients’ needs
Solid understanding of credit union system and business acumen
Solid understanding of board governance
Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive issues in a confidential manner
Alignment to the values of the cooperative movement and credit union system
As much as we believe in working hard, we also believe in personal growth and taking time for ourselves. Accordingly, our total rewards philosophy amounts to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in the industry – from performance-based incentives and extended benefits, to training and education reimbursements and ample vacation time.
Central 1 is committed to diversity and inclusion. If you have a request for a disability-related accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Reporting to: Director, People Solutions
Date Posted: January 12, 2018
Internal Applicants must apply by: January 19, 2018
*Unsolicited resumes from vendors will not be accepted for this or any position at Central 1*
**If you have issues or questions about the application process, please
email humanresources @central1.com with a description of your problem**