Human Resources Advisor

  • Location:
    Saskatoon
  • Department:
    Human Resources
  • Posting ID:
    S1828
  • Position type:
    Full Time

JOB FUNCTION

Working as part of the Human Resources (HR) Team and reporting directly to the Senior Human Resources Advisor, Team Lead, this position is responsible for supporting, developing and implementing a wide range of human resources services and programs.  As a member of the HR Team you will work with business leaders and employees to promote a culture that supports service excellence and continuous improvement.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support for a wide range of functions which may include, recruitment, training and development, compensation and benefits administration, employee relations, job analysis, employee engagement, workplace culture and payroll administration
  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the HR team by identifying, researching, and developing HR programs, policies, strategies and actions required to support business goals and enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Stay abreast of HR trends, business and industry changes and developments and make recommendations for improvements to HR processes and services
  • Monitor and review legislative and industry requirements related to employment standards and health and safety, and assist in ensuring adequate policies and procedures are in place
  • Assist employees with application for disability or worker’s compensation benefits and liaise with 3rd party case managers and various stakeholders to ensure implementation of effective return to work strategies
  • Participate in various compensation and rewards surveys
  • Provide analytical support with regard to HR data, metrics and total rewards analysis
  • Participate in the analysis, research and review of jobs and the development of descriptions and postings
  • Provide timely advice, guidance and information to employees and leaders on the interpretation and application of company policies, procedures, guidelines, benefits and applicable regulatory and legislative requirements 
  • Develop and/or deliver orientations and other training programs 
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of training and HR programs, documentation, practices and policies
  • Establish and maintain effective interactions and positive relations
  • Create professional letters, presentations, proposals, statistical and narrative reports
  • Maintain HR files and databases
  • Participate on cross departmental teams or committees
  • Plan, co-ordinate, organize and participate in special events
  • Embrace and support change within the department and organization
  • Other related duties and projects as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management and a minimum of 2 years directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a CPHR designation, and those that have previous experience working in a Generalist capacity
  • Knowledge of labour legislation, employment law and current emerging practices and standards
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry or benefit products and services would be considered assets
  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential with the ability to easily learn new software programs
  • Strong written, verbal communication, presentation, facilitation, planning and organization skills
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills, an eye for detail and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and move projects forward
  • Proven self-starter with strong sense of accountability, and demonstrated flexibility and adaptability
  • Team player with the ability to work with minimal supervision, collaborate, interact and build effective relationships across and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, tact and diplomacy
  • Passionate about people, service and continuous improvement
  • Respect for privacy and confidentiality is essential
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on an unrestricted basis
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