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Student Energy is a global charity building the next generation of energy leaders. We are a hard-working, fast paced team devoted to youth empowerment in the world of energy. Our growing team punches above its weight to develop innovative programs, meaningful international partnerships, and serve our community of young energy changemakers. Check out our theory of change to see what we do and why.

Join the Student Energy team! We are hiring for a People and Culture Manager. This role is primarily responsible for:

  • Human Resources Administration and Compliance
    • Maintain complete, accurate, and up-to-date personnel files for all employees and international associates
    • Prepare personnel contracts, coordinate with the Finance team on payroll documentation, and track paid time off for both employees and associates
    • Lead the review and maintenance of Student Energy’s HR manuals, policies, and procedures
    • Lead the review, maintenance, and administration of Student Energy’s salary grid and benefits package
    • Manage and ensure compliance with all mandatory occupational health and safety regulations
    • Support ongoing office administration, including leases, equipment, and insurance
    • Identify, apply, and coordinate wage funding opportunities for employees
  • Employee Relations and Engagement
    • Work with the Director of Impact and Operations to scope and implement new tools, processes, surveys, resources, and internal programs to keep our remote team coordinated, collaborating, happy, and healthy
    •  Oversee employee onboarding and offboarding systems, including training plans and equipment management
    • Develop internal resources and guidance for managers related to employee management and remote and asynchronous work practices
    • Development of resources to support international staff or associates as needed
    • Review, update and maintain Student Energy’s hiring practices, and support all hiring activities
    • Maintain and review our internal performance and talent management systems, including annual review processes, professional development, recruitment, and conflict resolution
    • Source and coordinate internal team training opportunities
    • Act as the first point of contact for all team inquiries related to internal systems, such as equipment, contracts, benefits program, hiring policies, and more
    • Ensure regular communication and engagement with employees on critical organization updates, including new policies, processes, and opportunities
  • Planning, Strategy, and Leadership
    • Assess gaps in Student Energy’s people and support systems, and create strategies or action plans to address them
    • Improve upon existing processes, with an eye for creating scalable solutions as the organization grows
    • There will be the opportunity to manage or support the launch of emergent projects, including:
      • Implementation of Student Energy’s Intersectional Equity Task Force Recommendations
      • Creating a standardized coordinator training and development program
      • Strategy for and operationalization of SE’s international growth strategy
      • Research and implementation of international staffing models
    • Further embed and advance our organization’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion across all of our human resource policies and processes
    • Conduct research into industry best practices as required, and work with the Director of Impact and Operations to ensure continuous improvement across all team systems
    • Maintain HR metrics and track progress on HR goals
    • Manage HR contractors or vendors as needed
    • Manage staff within the Operations portfolio, as needed, to meet objectives
    • Assist with other organizational priorities as needed

Term: One year, with the possibility of a contract extension for the right candidate
Start Date: Between August 2 and August 15th
Location: This position is open to Canadian applicants only. Location is flexible within Canada, as Student Energy has transitioned to a virtual remote work environment.  We currently have an office space in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood, which is available for use by local staff.
Weekly Hours: Full-time (40-hours per week)

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