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People and Culture Project Manager (Contract)

The College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA) is a regulatory college under the Health Professions Act. Our vision is excellence in nursing regulation for the health of all Albertans. Our objective is people-first, and we are committed to attracting the best people, engaging and developing a workforce that embodies our values of integrity, respect, accountability and professionalism. The CRNA is committed to meeting and exceeding its legislative responsibilities by using a Right-touch Relational Regulatory approach.


As a People and Culture Project Manager, you will be a key contributor to shaping the future of our workforce at the CRNA. You will play a pivotal role in developing and executing strategic people initiatives that align with our People and Culture program. Partnering closely with the People and Culture team, you will leverage your project management expertise and understanding of human capital operations to drive impactful change.

This crucial role offers the opportunity to make a significant difference in our employee experience. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about building a strong company culture.

This is a six-month contract position with potential for extension.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate extensively: Partner with our People and Culture team to identify critical people management initiatives that support our strategic goals. Through facilitation and business analysis skills, you will guide discussions and gather insights to ensure the draft workplan addresses key needs.
  • Workplan and resource management: Leveraging your project management expertise, you will lead the creation of a detailed workplan for these initiatives. This plan will clearly define the scope of each project, resource requirements and a realistic implementation timeline.
  • Strategy execution: Develop a robust execution strategy for each initiative within the workplan. This strategy will detail how each project will be implemented, ensuring successful delivery and alignment with our People and Culture program
  • Hands-on delivery: Be prepared to roll up your sleeves! You will play a vital role in producing deliverables that support the workplan and execution strategy.

What You Possess   

Education:

  • Diploma or undergraduate degree in project management, business analysis, business or in a relevant discipline.
  • Human resource management  degree, diploma or certificate, or similar discipline. 

Experience:

  • Minimum ten (10) years of combined experience in people management and project management. This includes a deep understanding of HR processes and best practices in areas like performance management, talent development, coaching, benefits administration and a proven track record of successful project delivery through collaboration with key partners.

*An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Skills/Competencies:

  • An understanding of the process of creating and maintaining a company culture within a professional environment.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully developing long-term workplans. encompassing resource requirements and timelines.
  • A track record of implementing successful HR programs and processes with a focus on performance management, professional development, coaching and client relationships.
  • Experience in converting complex human resources concepts into meaningful plain language that resonates with a general and diverse audiences.
  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills with a willingness to listen, learn and bring forward new ideas.
  • A passion for fostering a positive and productive work environment and building a positive work culture.
  • Strong initiative, judgment, organizational skills, creative abilities and attention to detail.
  • A keen eye for identifying critical process gaps and implementing workflow improvements combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and overcome challenges during project execution.

What We Offer

  • This is a six-month contract position, beginning in July 2024, with a possibility of extension.
  • Remote and hybrid work environment.
  • Operational hours are 7.25 hours per day from Monday through Friday and observe statutory holidays.

If this position sounds like a good fit for your skills, we invite you to submit a resume via email to crnacareers@nurses.ab.ca by June 14, 2024. Thank you for your interest.