Human Resources Advisor

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    Human Resources
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    Full Time


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.



  • 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
  • Provide support for a wide range of core HR functions which may include compensation administration, job analysis, recruitment, absence management, employee engagement & development, and workplace culture
  • Provide support for the processing of HR changes, payroll processing and the administration of the staff benefit plans  
  • Support the learning and development function and work with subject matter experts and training leads to identify required training; develop and construct online training content as required
  • Develop and/or deliver corporate-wide training and orientations
  • Identify and research training and development opportunities to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 
  • 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



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management and 2-5 years directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a CPHR designation, those that have worked in a Generalist capacity, have previous experience with administering payroll and benefits, and compensation, and have (or are willing to obtain) applicable payroll certifications
  • 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
  • Ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and move projects forward with minimal supervision
  • 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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