Labour Relations Manager

Website National Research Council Canada

Job Description:

We are looking for a Labour Relations professional to support our Human Resources Branch. The Manager Labour relations would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of labour relations professionals responsible for collective agreement interpretation, final level grievances, mediation/adjudication, policy development and application, union consultation and support to collective bargaining;
  • Support broader organizational activities and projects that require labour and employee relations expertise, including but not limited to policy development, input to HR programs, and training initiatives.
  • Provide specialist advice on labour relations matters to human resources practitioners, clients, and senior executives;
  • Represent the organization in settings, both formal and informal, that require engagement, consultation and negotiations with union representatives and central agencies;
  • Ensure support to the full cycle collective bargaining process by ensuring mandate preparation, support to bargaining tables, implementation of new collective agreements and strike planning or support to interest arbitration as may be the case;

Job Requirements:

  • An equivalent combination of experience, education, training and/or experience may be accepted.
  • Experience preparing for and participating in collective bargaining and preparing for and participating in adjudication
  • Experience in the interpretation of legislation, collective agreements and policies related to Labour Relations in the federal public sector;
  • Experience managing a team (asset)
  • Experience in working with national level union representatives to resolve issues.
  • Experience preparing briefing notes, case analysis, presentations and correspondence for senior management****
  • Degree from a recognized university in a field relevant to the work to be performed.

Job Details:

Company: National Research Council Canada

Job Category: Government Job

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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