Career Opportunities at MiHR

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MiHR is currently has two job openings. View our current opportunities below:

Manager, Employment Initiatives


Reporting to MiHR’s Senior Director, Employment and Diversity Initiatives, the Manager, Employment Initiatives will be responsible for designing, managing, delivering and evaluating various employment-related programs. Responsibilities include leading the planning and implementation of employment initiatives including wage-subsidy programs.


• Engages with employers and other industry stakeholders to participate in and support workforce initiative programs
• Designs, manages and monitors program activities to ensure high quality deliverables on time and on budget
• Contributes to the development of processes, systems, policies and procedures required for employment programs
• Develops project-related content and products with internal marketing team
• Conducts project management including: planning and activity scheduling; engagement and management of consulting services, project monitoring and reporting and identifying/mitigating project risks in accordance with the policies and procedures
• Identifies and participates in relevant industry events to promote various MiHR initiatives
• Plans, organizes and facilitates committee meetings and provides support to committee members as needed
• Establishes key performance measurement strategies to monitor the effectiveness of individual activities
• Conducts primary and secondary research and HR policy analysis, as required
• Supports the identification and securing new sources of funding and activities relating to HR and policy research


• University degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Commerce or equivalent, preferably at the master’s level
• Experience in project management
• Experience conducting industry outreach and employer engagement activities
• Sound understanding of human resources disciplines, trends and research
• 3-5 years of mining industry experience or experience in conducting and interpreting qualitative and quantitative social science research
• Strong communication (report writing), presentation, facilitation and collaborative skills. (Experience with social media is considered an asset.)
• Ability to present research findings to external audiences and stakeholders
• Experience managing social science / primary research activities
• Strong computer skills include MS Office products, data management, Internet research, etc.
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Ability to work in both French and English is considered an asset.

Career Level: Experienced
Salary: $55,000 - 65,000 per annum
Application Deadline: 09/30/2018

Senior Manager, National Occupational Standards


Reporting to the Senior Director of Operations, the CMCP Senior Manager, National Occupational Standards is responsible for overseeing projects related to expanding the use of the Mining Industry Human Resources Council’s National Occupational Standards (NOS) within the mining industry.

In this role, the Senior Manager, NOS contributes to:
• The development, maintenance and upholding a suite of National Occupational Standards (NOS) defined and validated by the Canadian mining industry
• The development of new programs and initiatives using MiHR’s suite of National Occupational Standards (curriculum and training)


o Oversee the development, implementation and testing of new programs and initiatives that use MiHR’s NOS:
o Recognition of curriculum that aligns to MiHR’s NOS
o Development of curriculum/training that aligns to MiHR’s NOS,
o Development and testing of training standards based on MiHR’s NOS
o Contribute to building awareness and uptake of the Canadian Mining Certification Program across Canada
o Lead the development of new, and contribute to the maintenance of MiHR’s Suite of National Occupation Standards (NOS
o Respond to enquiries about MiHR’s National Occupational standards and their application in the workforce;
o Monitor and report on progress of project activities and other key performance indicators
o Monitors and brings forward stakeholder input into new programs development
o Contribute to the development and maintenance of program policies & procedures;
o Contribute to the development of new program tools and processes to enhance the use of MiHR’s NOS
o Support the alignment of NOS programs and initiatives with other aspects of the Council’s programming areas;
o Provide support to the CMCP governance committee, including preparation of meeting materials, documentation of meeting proceedings and action items, etc
o Contribute to funding proposal development for new initiatives related to the application of NOS
o Contribute to the administration of publicly funded agreements including contract and budget monitoring, consultant selection, monitoring and reporting project deliverables, RFP’s, cashflow management, etc;


o University degree in Education, Human or Business or equivalent combination of education and experience;
o 8 - 10 years of experience in development and delivery of adult education and training
o Experience and knowledge of National Occupational Standards, and/or Accreditation programs would be an asset;
o Ability to lead / facilitate multi-stakeholder groups while fostering an environment of collaboration and respect ;
o Excellent written, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
o Ability to work individually and within a team environment;
o Ability to manage complex budgets, multiple stakeholders, consultants and staff;

Career Level: Experienced
Salary: $65,000 - 80,000 per annum
Application Deadline: 09/30/2018