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Organizational Design & Classification Advisor

Job ID: J0618-0913
Directorate: Human Resources
Classification: SEN-09
Job Type: Determinate, Full-Time
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Minimum Salary: 80694/Year
Maximum Salary: 102104/Year
Closing Date: August 31, 2018

About this Job

About the Senate
The Senate, one of Canada’s most recognized institutions, is undergoing a modernization of its Human Resources services in a concerted effort to enable greater openness, inclusivity and effectiveness. Fundamental to this modernization is how the Senate can enhance its support and development of talent in serving Senators – and Canadians. Transforming the operations of the Senate’s HR Directorate is a critical step in that direction.

How Will You Contribute?
As the Organizational Design & Classification Advisor, you will:
• Provide organizational design, job evaluation and classification services for both unionized and unrepresented positions across the Senate.
• Conduct a full-scale review of the Senate classification program (including the review of the governance and service delivery model, procedures, practices and tools) to identify efficiencies and opportunities to streamline and modernize operations.
• Develop relevant tools and resources to deliver pertinent organizational design solutions to clients.

Open to

The general public to staff one (1) Organizational Design & Classification Advisor SEN-09 position within the Human Resources Directorate for a period of 24 months with possibility of extension.

*Please note that this position may be staffed through an Interchange Canada or Secondment.

Pre-selection Criteria

Essential Qualifications
• Degree from a recognized university in Human Resources or in another discipline related to the duties of the position.
• Demonstrated progressive experience in classification and organizational design (minimum 5 years’ experience) evidenced by a strong understanding of classification principles, standards, procedures, tools and practices.
• Experience in applying the Hay Job Evaluation Methodology in conducting job evaluations and classifications.
• Demonstrated experience designing and applying organizational models of varying breadth and complexity.
• Experience in job analysis and evaluation, and in writing classification rationales.
• Experience leading classification committees and working with external partners and vendors.
• Extensive experience in developing and maintaining trustworthy relationship with clients.

Essential skills
• Experience in providing managers with services, advice and solutions to complex classification and organizational design issues.
• Experience in policy interpretation and dealing with sensitive, personal and confidential matters.
• Knowledge of classification and organizational design principles, practices and methodologies.

Asset Qualifications

• Human Resources professional designation (e.g., CHRP).

Linguistic Requirements (see Qualification Standards)



Institutional Competencies
• Integrity
• Respect
• Service

Functional Competencies:
• Client-focused
• Attention to Detail
• Communication
• Results Oriented

Organizational Needs

The Senate of Canada is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace where all employees are provided full and equal access to employment, development, and advancement opportunities.

Conditions of Employment

To be considered for employment, candidates must:
• meet the conditions of employment upon appointment and for the duration of their term in the position; and
• consent to supply personal information and obtain a security accreditation.

How to apply

Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. You must consent to receiving e-mails from our system in your online profile.

The Senate of Canada reserves the right to retain a determined number of candidates who best meet the essential requirements of the position.

The Senate of Canada is a separate and distinct employer from the federal public service and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act.

We thank all those who apply to this selection process.

The posting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date stated above.