Human Resource Lead

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Human Resource Lead
Salary Range
$80,000-114,000 for a 4-day work week
Full Benefits
Human Resources Jobs
Ladysmith -BC
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Our client is a First Nations Community on Vancouver Island.  They are looking for a key individual to join their team.  As HR Lead you are responsible for all HR duties for the Nations corporate and administration team.  The person in this role has the opportunity to impact and support people throughout the community.

We are looking for a community-minded person with a solid background in HR.  Someone who has a desire to protect and promote the Nations strong cultural heritage.

They offer excellent benefits including a four-day work week.


  • Responsibilities for all recruitment, hiring, and exiting administrative duties including: ▪
    • Assisting with determining hiring needs
    • Preparing and placing hiring advertisements
    • Monitoring hiring practices and ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
    • Prepare offer letters, new hire packages, and new hire announcements.
    • Attend all new hire and exit interviews.
    • Validate and maintain all administration and HR forms, documents, and files.
    • Set up systems and processes for efficient and effective HR management.
    • Coach and advise management on a variety of HR issues, both in a union and non-‐union environment
  • Provide advice and support managers on performance management, including improvement notices and action plans, as well as termination procedures and requirements.
  • Facilitation, tracking, and monitoring the completion of all performance evaluations.
  • Research HR best practices and stay up to date on federal and provincial legislation.
  • Provide HR reports and statistics to management.
  • Design and develop internal information systems, presentations, forms, and templates to support HR management processes and procedures.
  • Spearhead policy rollouts.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a significant HR generalist role
  • Post secondary degree with concentration in Human Resources or CHRP designation and equivalent work experience required.
  • A knowledge of Indigenous Peoples and / or a desire to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Focus and passion for community.
  • Team player
  • Ability to listen and hear people’s concerns and needs.
  • Strong leadership.

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Vanessa Cox


Having spent 13 years as a recruiter and trainer at Panago, Vanessa’s knowledge runs deep. Her experience recruiting and training hundreds of corporate employees nationally at all levels has made her well-versed in how to assess talent under tight timelines. What Vanessa loves about her role as a recruiter is finding the talent that clients require to succeed as well as placing individuals in fulfilling jobs that help advance their careers.

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