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Job Title:
Human Resources Officer (adjustment to salary)

56,344 euros gross per year, plus benefits

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This is a locally engaged staff position subject to the terms and conditions of employment of LES in Belgium.



Brussels, Belgium

Closing date for applications:
08-03-2021 at 23:59 UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Based on the Common Services Delivery Framework, the Brussels Common Services Delivery Point (CSDPBU) provides operational services in finance, human resources and procurement and contracting to a network of Canadian diplomatic missions based in Europe and Africa.
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Human Resources Officer shall perform the following functions at the missions assigned to him/her for the Common Service Delivery Point (CSDP):
•Support and advise a network of missions in their staffing activities, including recruitment strategy, and ensure that candidates are selected in accordance with staffing guidelines;
•Liaise with programme managers as required to obtain relevant information, conducts document audits as required. Informs missions of the outcome of the process;
•Supervise one or more support staff;
•While this is a summary of the role's current main areas of activity, additional responsibilities may be assigned as the Common Service Delivery Point (CSDP) environment evolves.

Essential qualifications:
Education: A university degree in a related field such as human resources management or management.

Language: •Ability to communicate effectively in both of Canada\'s official languages, being French (level C2) and English (level B2) (speaking, writing and reading). NB: The minimum level accepted for French is the equivalent of level C2 and for English B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference.

Experience : •Recent professional experience* of at least 2 consecutive years in human resources in staffing main areas;
•Experience in researching and analyzing information and making recommendations to managers.
•Experience in providing advice and support to managers to ensure compliance with an organization\'s internal policies and processes.
*Recent is defined as within the last 8 years.

Knowledge: •Knowledge of best practices and procedures in staffing;
•Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including the use of Excel;
•Knowledge of different theories on inclusion and diversity in human resources.

Abilities: •Demonstrates integrity and respect;
•Research and analysis;
•Working effectively with others and networking;
•Demonstrates initiative and is action-oriented;
•Employee supervision;
•Ability to communicate effectively with clients abroad;
•Ability to plan and organize workload and set and manage priorities in a demanding work environment.

Asset Qualifications:
•A professional human resources qualification valid in Canada or the European Union;
•Professional experience in a diplomatic mission or international organization.

Organizational Needs:
•Occasional overtime is possible;
•Normal working hours: 37.5 hours / week (Monday to Friday).

Operational Requirements:

Condition(s) of Employment:
•Reside and be legally entitled to work and live in Belgium at the time the job offer is issued and for the duration of the employment;
•Ability to obtain and maintain a Government of Canada reliability security clearance including a criminal record check and financial verification;
•Applicants who hold visas, type A electronic cards or non-renewable documents, such as student visas, are not eligible to apply for this position unless they are exempt from the requirement to obtain a work permit.

Area of selection:
This selection process is open to candidates who, at the time of application, have the right to reside and work legally in Belgium, who meet all the essential criteria mentioned and whose applications are received by the closing date. Please note that the Embassy of Canada does not sponsor work permits directly or indirectly. The Government of Canada applies the principles of equality of opportunity set out in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. See the "Conditions of Employment" and "Important Notes" sections for more details. Our organization provides an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada's missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free of harassment and discrimination, and to encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Important Notes:
How to apply:
• Candidates are required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French. Applications which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter will be rejected. Any additional information must be included as part of these two attachments.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected.
• Please do not use a tablet or cell phone to submit your application, as mobile browsers are not supported by our on-line portal. Candidates should only apply using a laptop or desktop computer.
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada in Brussels, Belgium does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Candidates requiring any special assistance in attending exams or interviews are requested to inform us.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the Embassy of Canada in Brussels, Belgium which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.
• Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture.
• Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

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