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  • Post Date: November 27, 2019
Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources (500055)
WORK LOCATION: Chisasibi or Montreal
MANAGEMENT LEVEL: Intermediate Manager
SALARY: Class 15, Min. $70,257 – Max. $91,334


Reporting to the Assistant Director, Labour Relations and Administration, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating designated services including work attendance management, occupational health and safety prevention, and workplace wellness promotion. The incumbent will also be responsible for implementing various organizational health-related initiatives. They will play a strategic, senior leadership role in assigned areas and ensure that high-quality services are in place with a focus on optimization and performance in all activities.


  • Implement service offerings in the areas of occupational health, safety, prevention and wellness in response to organizational needs and priorities;
  • Coordinate and promote the various occupational health, safety, prevention and wellness programs and procedures;
  • Lead integrated work attendance management through implementation of programs, processes and services offered to managers and employees;
  • Support managers and guide the organization toward innovative, effective strategies for promoting work attendance management and a culture of continuous improvement;
  • Make use of best practices and foster a climate of trust and active collaboration among stakeholders to assist in generating long-term positive impacts on organizational health;
  • Develop mechanisms for building and maintaining professional ties with the medical community;
  • Serve as consultant with regard to prevention, attendance and wellness in the workplace;
  • Oversee the implementation and evaluation of a workplace inclusion and return-to-work program, including adaptation and accommodation to support successful integration;
  • Implement a pre-employment program for verifying the health status of prospective candidates;
  • Serve as an agent of change in handling issues as they arise within their sector;
  • Produce, distribute and analyze management indicators and dashboards with regard to prevention, attendance and wellness in the workplace, and make recommendations;
  • Ensure transparent, fair and sound management of compensation plans in compliance with confidentiality guidelines;
  • Manage their sector’s human, financial, material and information resources.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or bachelor’s degree including three eligible certificates, at least two of which must be recognized certificates in nursing care;
  • Member of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a managerial position dealing with activities related to the position including three years managing teams;
  • An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.

Please note that candidates registered under the Indigenous Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have earned sufficient university credits to qualify to perform the management activities associated with the position.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Sound knowledge of MSSS legislation and regulations, collective agreements, network, policies and human resources management programs within the health and social services network;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of current trends and issues specific to the position;
  • Ability to oversee the planning and development of new services and programs as well as maintenance and quality assurance of existing services and programs;
  • Ability to motivate work teams to undertake significant transformations following a human resources approach based on partnership and change management;
  • Excellent change management skills and the ability to resolve occasionally complex situations;
  • Continuous focus on wellness and safety and unwavering commitment to delivering quality services;
  • Familiarity with, or ability to grasp, issues related to human resources management in a First Nations health and social services organization;
  • Proven or potential ability to work effectively within the Cree Nation;
  • Outstanding interpersonal, negotiating and leadership skills, tact and strong team spirit;
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, writing and presenting orally);
  • Ability to coach staff;
  • Significant aptitude for critical thinking, synthesis, organization and decision making in the context of planning and problem solving;
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure;
  • Good knowledge of office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and integrated HR management systems;
  • Outstanding discipline and work ethic.


  • Fluency in English and French;
  • Fluency in Cree is an asset.

Additional information:

  • Must be available for frequent travel.

Start/end of posting: 27/11/2019 – 11/12/2019
Type of shift Day
Number of positions available: 1
Hours per day/week: 7/35
Housing provided: Yes (based on work location)


To apply, or for more information regarding the position and the job description, please send your resumé to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay
Tel.: 514-861-5955 Fax: 514-989-7495
Email: jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Please be sure to attach the PR number and/or the job posting number and the name of the position you are applying for.

Posting #: DEV-PR-1920-0041

Position: 0135


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Note 1: Pursuant to various articles of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization endeavours to fill its vacant positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.