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Job Code:203607
Opportunity:People Services - Provincial Response Lead
Location:Manitoba
Date Posted:12/14/2020

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Business Partner, People Services - Provincial Response Lead The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not-for-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking a Business Partner, People Services Provincial Response Lead. This position will be reporting to the Senior Business Partner. The Provincial PS Response Business Partner will provide strategic and tactical leadership within the Provincial Response Coordination Team, as well as assume responsibility for the functional planning, workforce planning, and overall quality and risk management of the services provided by the PS Response team in accordance with Canadian Red Cross established policies and procedures, relevant legislation, and government guidelines. The primary purpose of this role is to focus on the strategic elements and oversight of workforce needs and requirements during an active response operation. This role is part of the Emergency Response roster and will participate in emergency response activities, including being on call and potentially deploying to support emergency operations virtually or on site. Responsibilities: . Partner with operational leaders to ensure the workforce requirements are in place to meet the services delivery expectations of the response operation in a safe and effective manner. . Ensure workforce planning and scheduling is occurring to meet the operational needs. . As required, provide additional coaching and advice to managers and employees on PS matters including the interpretation of the human resource processes and policies, staffing/hiring, employee/volunteer relations, performance management, talent management, compensation, culture, and change management. . Provides direction and guidance in follow up to incidents in alignment to the incident protocols. . During times of response, provide daily briefings to the leadership team and act as a liaison between leadership and the PS Response Teams. . Lead, mentor and responsible for PS Field Operation Team Leads and their teams (PS Responders / Assistants) with regard to their ongoing activities, ensuring quality support to the operational workforce. . Ensure the appropriate set up and coordination of PS Response Teams, including the necessary equipment, tools, and supplies are in place. . Manage assigned PS response budget including temporary hires, training costs, and travel expenses. . Works with the specialist teams and people relations to plan and prioritize workload within the People Services team and identify areas of overlap or opportunities for synergies across operations. . Directly, or through the PS Response Teams, responsible for the tracking of trends and metrics and submission of reports as required. . Observe and educate others on routine precautions to ensure occupational health and safety standards in partnership with OH&S Advisors. . Participates in disaster planning, preparation, response, and debriefing, acting as a trusted advisor in the process. Qualifications: . . College diploma or university degree in Human Resources, Volunteer Management or Business with three to six years of experience in HR, VR, or customer service role, or equivalent combination of education and experience. . Human Resources designation (CPHR, CHRL, CHRP or equivalent) preferred. . Experience in an emergency environment, and/or knowledge of Red Cross role in disaster response, relief and recovery, is an asset. . Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team including virtual supervision and effective delegation. . Demonstrated skills in developing and implementing a range of workforce strategies and programs related to business needs (workforce planning, budget preparation, workforce development, performance management. etc.) . Bilingual (English and French) is considered to be an asset. If you would like more information about this position or Canadian Red Cross, please contact Alyssa Raindahl at (204) 934 8834. If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization, please submit your resume in confidence to alyssa@legacybowes.com quoting #203607.



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