Strategic Human Resources

What we do

The Strategic Human Resources Division is responsible for leading government-wide human resource management.

Some of our work

The Business Performance unit is responsible for:

  • Identifying, consolidating, measuring, and reporting information relevant to strategic, operational, and transactional human resources goals; and
  • Supporting continuous improvement of departmental service delivery and performance through targeted reviews, recommendations and initiatives.

The Diversity and Inclusion unit is responsible for:

  • Oversees the development, evaluation and management of diversity and Inclusion strategies, initiatives and programs;
  • Coordinates and supports the Indigenous Employees Advisory Committee (IEAC);
  • Coordinates and supports the GNWT Advisory Committee and Employability (GACE); and
  • Provides strategic advice, consultation and support to Department relating to their diversity and inclusion goals.

The Job Evaluation and Organizational Development unit is responsible for:

  • coordinating the evaluation of GNWT positions through implementation of the Hay Job Evaluation System;
  • providing training on the job evaluation system;
  • creating of job descriptions;
  • maintaining GNWT organization charts; and
  • supporting management on organizational development.

The Employee Development and Workforce Planning unit is responsible for:

  • managing the development and implementation of government-wide human resource management programs;
  • providing specialized recruitment advice; and
  • planning and implementation of specialized recruitment programs, strategies and initiatives.

Related Programs and Services

Diversity and inclusion are crucial aspects of a strong and stable public service. The GNWT is committed to creating and maintaining a competent public service that is representative of the population we serve.
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