• HR Advisor

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/4/2019 2:38 PM)
    Number of Positions
    Career Level
    Postal Code
    M5E 1W1
  • Job Description (EN)

    This position is responsible for providing HR advice and performing a variety of human resources generalist duties to an assigned portfolio of managers and employees with the aim of developing a strong business partnership and supporting the human capital strategy for the organization. 
    - Responds to general inquiries from an assigned portfolio of managers and employees regarding HR Policies and Procedures and referring issues within the HR team as appropriate
    - Provides advice and support in the management and resolution of operational human resources issues within the framework of organizational human resources policies & programs, collective agreements and relevant employment legislation
    - Supports the recruitment process including advertising, tracking and responding to candidates, as well as arranging for temporary (agency) staffing as required for operations clients
    - Evaluates, screens, and interviews applicants for current vacancies for assigned jobs; makes referral of qualified applicants to department managers and/or supervisors; recommends salary to be offered when hiring decision has been made.
    - Coordinates all background inquiries according to Company policy including reference checks, credit and criminal records inquiries
    - Discusses and resolves employee problems; counsels employees and supervisors concerning performance and disciplinary matters; reviews and makes recommendations as to discipline/discharge of employees.
    - Participates in orientation/training for new employees as required.
    - Provides coaching and resources to employees and managers with respect to career development, compensation, staffing initiatives, performance management and employee relations.
    - Assists in the development and implementation of programs that will drive increased employee satisfaction and commitment levels.
    - In conjunction with the HR Analyst, assists in compiling relative HR metrics, analyzing, reporting and identifying trends with recommendations provided.
    - Maintains employee files to ensure they remain current organized and retained according to applicable legislation
    - Conducts exit interviews for terminating employees and provides reporting to Manager of Human Resources
    - Responds to all Service Canada and employment verification calls or legal requests pertaining to employees
    - Provides support on various HR related projects e.g. engagement events, surveys, peer award programs, employee handbook policy updates etc.
    - Coordinates payroll requirements as required within the prescribed portfolio
    - Conducts investigations of complaints, writes reports, accurately compiles documentation, takes any necessary action and liaises with legal counsel as required e.g Harassment, HRTO.
    - Coaches and manages Summer students, HR Admin and HR Analyst as required
    - Mediates employee issues in regards to employment law and liability
    - Advises and takes action in the termination process (assessment, letter, perform termination, and provide manager with assistance when appropriate)
    - Assists with processing of HR related purchases and invoices for the HR department through SAP system following proper procurement procedures
    - Maintains the accuracy of company and candidate data in the iCIMS applicant tracking system.
    - Advises and supports new managers about current procedures and best practices to assist them in managing the people assets in their portfolios
    - Liaises with Senior Benefits Specialist to facilitate employee leaves and benefits, WSIB
    - Coordinates with Risk & Insurance departments regarding co-investigation of tenant/employee issues if required
    - Provides support to managers and employees in the portfolio on the proper use of the Learning and Employee Central functions of the HRIS system (SAP Success Factors)
    - Other duties as assigned
    - A post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources or Business
    - 3+ years of experience as a human resource generalist are required.
    - Proven ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization.
    - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to maintain a professional approach at all times.
    - Mature judgment, strong principles and ability to exercise tact, discretion and diplomacy at all times.
    - Logical and analytical, with strong planning and organizational skills.
    - Demonstrated ability to manage time and multiple priorities effectively and with conflicting deadlines.
    - Ability to be flexible, work with interruptions, and shift priorities of work as required.
    - A self starter with a high degree of initiative.
    - Experienced in all aspects of recruitment.
    - Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
    - Creative, forward thinker.
    - Completion of, or working towards CHRP designation


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