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Job Opportunity: Manager, Employment Initiatives

posted on August 10, 2018


Reporting to MiHR’s Senior Director, Employment and Diversity Initiatives, the Manager, Employment Initiatives will be responsible for designing, managing, delivering and evaluating various employment-related programs. Responsibilities include leading the planning and implementation of employment initiatives including wage-subsidy programs.


• Engages with employers and other industry stakeholders to participate in and support workforce initiative programs
• Designs, manages and monitors program activities to ensure high quality deliverables on time and on budget
• Contributes to the development of processes, systems, policies and procedures required for employment programs 
• Develops project-related content and products with internal marketing team 
• Conducts project management including: planning and activity scheduling; engagement and management of consulting services, project monitoring and reporting and identifying/mitigating project risks in accordance with the policies and procedures
• Identifies and participates in relevant industry events to promote various MiHR initiatives
• Plans, organizes and facilitates committee meetings and provides support to committee members as needed
• Establishes key performance measurement strategies to monitor the effectiveness of individual activities
• Conducts primary and secondary research and HR policy analysis, as required
• Supports the identification and securing new sources of funding and activities relating to HR and policy research


• University degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Commerce or equivalent, preferably at the master’s level
• Experience in project management 
• Experience conducting industry outreach and employer engagement activities
• Sound understanding of human resources disciplines, trends and research 
• 3-5 years of mining industry experience or experience in conducting and interpreting qualitative and quantitative social science research 
• Strong communication (report writing), presentation, facilitation and collaborative skills. (Experience with social media is considered an asset.)
• Ability to present research findings to external audiences and stakeholders
• Experience managing social science / primary research activities 
• Strong computer skills include MS Office products, data management, Internet research, etc.
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Ability to work in both French and English is considered an asset.

Career Level: Experienced
Salary: $55,000 - 65,000 per annum
Application Deadline: 09/30/2018

To apply please click here.