Senior Advisor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

National Research Council Canada - Ottawa, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.

We are looking for a Senior Advisor, to support our Human Resources (HR) Branch. The Senior Advisor would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

The Senior Advisor is part of a team of human resources (HR) practitioners responsible for the development and delivery of a broad range of HR programs that address strategic priorities and help shape the NRC as an employer and workplace.

In this role, you will help contribute to a diverse and inclusive NRC and Canadian innovation system. You will lead and support the implementation and renewal of the NRC’s EDI strategy and help implement initiatives to attract and retain a diverse and representative workforce, identify and remove barriers to working and engaging with the NRC, and foster an inclusive culture and work environment. As part of this role, you will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, foster networks within the federal public service and broader EDI community, and take steps to bring leading edge, best practices to your work.

This role will appeal to a strategic-thinking professional with a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. If you are inspired by this opportunity, we would like to hear from you!

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:


University degree from a recognized institution in human resources management, business administration or a related field.

For alternate qualifications please refer to equivalency heading below.

For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency

Experience managing organization-wide human resources programs, projects or initiatives
Experience developing tools and/or approaches for broader roll-out and adoption throughout an organization
Experience providing advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders at all levels
Experience implementing strategies and programs designed to foster a diverse and representative workforce and inclusive work environment would be considered an asset.

An equivalent combination of experience, education, training and/or experience may be accepted.

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

Language requirements

Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies
Knowledge of progressive EDI strategies, practices and approaches particularly as related to the recruitment and retention of employment equity groups including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.
Knowledge of legislation and frameworks governing EDI in the federal public service including the Employment Equity, Official Languages, Accessible Canada and Canadian Human Rights Acts.
Effective research and writing skills with an ability to analyze and synthesize information, provide sound recommendations, and produce high quality written products.
Ability to establish and nurture collaborative working relationships.
Ability to manage projects and initiatives involving multiple stakeholders and dependencies.
Behavioural Competencies
Competency Profile(s)
Management services - Organizational and environmental awareness (Level 3)
Management services - Communication (Level 3)
Management services - Self-knowing and self-development (Level 3)
Management services – Teamwork (Level 3)
Supervisor - Developing others (Level 3)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): Management Services and Supervisor.


Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.

Salary Range

From $97,077 to $108,405 per annum.

In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.

A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (9601) to:


Telephone: 613-990-1679

Closing Date: 24 February 2020 - 23:59 Eastern Time