HR Advisor, Learning Initiatives

Workers Compensation Board
Job Description
HR Advisor, Learning Initiatives - Job ID J1118-1198
Organization: WCB Manitoba 
Job Type:
Permanent, Full-time
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


HR Advisor, Learning Initiatives

Job Summary:
The Human Resource Advisor, Learning Initiatives provides support to the Human Resource Consultant by primarily performing administrative support tasks for all organizational Learning Initiatives. The HR Advisor also provides information and advice to staff and management on Learning Initiatives specifically relating to training, development and career pathing.

Job Duties:
  • Processes Learning Authorization Forms (LAFs), including review of LAFs for eligibility, cost and suitability of learning request; registers employee, completes follow-up on completion of the learning activity and processes all learning invoices.
  • Coordinates internal training programs, including registration of course participants, coordination of course logistics, preparation of participant lists and evaluation surveys, and confirmation of attendance.
  • Maintains records of learning statistics including: participants' attendance at courses, seminars and workshops; successful completion of program(s) and grade achievement; costs associated with each program and compiles reports.
  • Researches and provides solutions for learning need requests by contacting universities, colleges and other education providers to obtain course/program information, costs and responds to general inquiries by staff and management related to learning and development.
  • Prepares communication materials and updates the intranet to inform employees of learning opportunities and additions or changes to human resource policies, programs, procedures or practices.
  • Provides internal consulting services to management and non-management staff on learning, education and career development plans.
  • Builds relationships and works with external vendors/consultants/facilitators in the procurement, coordination and delivery of current and new learning initiatives of the organization.
  • Produces ad hoc reports related to Learning Initiatives.
  • Updates the Human Resource Management System as required and provides back-up for payroll entries.
  • Performs other related duties/special projects as assigned.

  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related field such as Business Administration or Human Resources
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent and related human resource experience, preferably in a unionized setting
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and software (MS Office, SharePoint) in a Windows environment
  • Research, initiative, planning and organizing and problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to display tact, diplomacy and good judgment to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple demands and adapt to organizational change
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of internal and external stakeholders including the ability to collaborate and influence effectively
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Certificate in Adult Education would be an asset

Additional Information:
You may be asked to demonstrate your ability through competency based interviewing and/or testing.

Screening decisions are based on information outlined in your resumé and cover letter. Your work performance must be satisfactory for your application to be considered. If applying for or out of a term position, please note that article 10.09d of the Collective Agreement may apply.

Additional Information:
Ability to communicate proficiently in both official languages (English & French) is an asset.

A satisfactory criminal record check and verification of education will be required for the successful candidate.

The WCB is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce with equitable representation of Indigenous persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTTSQ+ persons and members of other equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to indicate in their covering letter or resumé if they are a member of these groups.

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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