Functional Analyst, HR Systems

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Closing date: Nov 24, 2017

Location: Yellowknife

Department: FIN Informatics Shared Service

Job Code: 14777

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. This mandate also includes the recruitment and retention of a competent public service that is representative of the people it serves and the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.


Job Information

Located in Yellowknife, and reporting to the Manager, Human Resource Information Systems, the incumbent is part of a systems team that provides application development and support services to a variety of users. These users depend on the integrity and availability of the application systems, including the business functionality provided by the applications, and data collected and used through them.

The incumbent will design and implement technology solutions to support the strategic direction of the GNWT, and policies and practices that affect the business processes in place. The incumbent is required to design common solutions to address user needs within the context of the governing business rules. The position works with the user community to define business requirements and to design, implement, and upgrade PeopleSoft. To accomplish this the incumbent will have to work with other members of the team, departments and occasionally contractors to ensure they have a full understanding to: oversee or develop functional specifications; provide the oversight and/or direct input into the design; test system functionality; ensure quality and standards meet defined expectations; and produce documentation or deliverables in support of the team activities.

Typically, the above qualifications are acquired through the successful completion of a relevant degree or diploma coupled with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a Human Resources practitioner, ideally in the areas of Payroll, Benefits, Data Management, and/or Recruiting Services. Minimum of five (5) years functional experience with PeopleSoft; minimum of three (3) years PeopleSoft query experience; minimum of three (3) years of PeopleSoft HCM data and data modeling experience. The incumbent must have seasoned experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio. Experience with functional design of system enhancement and experience supporting a complex system.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $49.02 to $58.53 per hour (approximately $95,589- $1414,134 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3450.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #14777         

Closing Date: November 24, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445