Job Posting Details

Consultant, People Solutions, Central 1 Credit Union

Location:Vancouver, British Columbia
Posting Date:July 18, 2017
Closing Date:until filled
Employment Type:Full-time

Company Description

When you’re passionate about what you do and where you work, the rest comes easy. That’s the culture at Central 1 Credit Union, and that’s precisely what we’re looking for from you. Supporting nearly 150 member credit unions across British Columbia and Ontario, we’re the backbone of the credit union system in both provinces – taking care of everything from online services and product development, to payment processing, trade association services and more.

Our team of over 600 employees represent some of the most innovative, passionate individuals you’ll ever meet; people who honestly care about the organization, its members and each other. In other words, people who love what they do.

Job Description

If you are curious about how you can make a difference and contribute to the success of Canadian credit unions, courageous enough to join an entrepreneurial unit within a larger organization and enjoy collaborating with a motivated team connected by shared values and personal drive, join our People Solutions team!

This role delivers external consulting services across a broad range of HR disciplines to Canadian credit unions, other provincial centrals and credit union affiliates. Projects involve scoping client needs, developing comprehensive proposals, establishing timelines and budgets, managing multiple stakeholders with competing interests, and writing detailed post-project reports that analyze findings, discuss options and present recommendations. In addition, the consultant actively engages in business development; fosters positive working relationships with credit union executives, boards, and HR professionals; develops and executes plans to increase awareness and adoption of People Solutions services. .


This position requires a minimum of 8 years progressive experience in human resources
management with a minimum of 6 years consulting at a strategic level and with
expertise in several HR disciplines; an undergraduate degree in business with
post secondary education in HR management, preferably at the master’s level. CCP
and CPHR designations are an asset. Experience working with credit unions or cooperatives also an asset.

The following are required for success in this role:

  • Ability to develop and implement strategic HR programs related to performance management/measurement
    and compensation, organizational development, executive recruitment and succession management
  • Compensation and Total Rewards consulting experience
  • Ability to influence others and build cooperation and consensus
  • Ability to build rapport and trust among clients and credit union contacts including HR professionals, credit union executives, and Board members
  • Ability to develop HR products and programs and manage implementation activities
  • Exceptional project management and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional client relationship management, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts clearly and concisely in both written

Additional Information

As much as we believe in working hard, we also believe in personal growth and taking time for ourselves. Accordingly, our total rewards philosophy amounts to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in the industry – from performance-based incentives and extended benefits, to training and education reimbursements and ample vacation time.

Central 1 is committed to diversity and inclusion. If you have a request for a disability-related accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.