Human Resources Generalist
BGIS
Ottawa, ON
Job Field:
Human Resources

Job Type:
Contract - 3-6 Months

Building Location:
BGIS - Ottawa

Summary

The Human Resources Generalist provides sound guidance and advice to management and team members on human resources management-related matters in accordance to applicable legislation and internal policies and processes to assist the client groups and the organization in mitigating human resources management-related risks. In addition, the Human Resources Generalist provides recommendations, develops and implements solutions to assist the client groups and the organization achieve improvements in areas including but not limited to employee engagement and satisfaction and recruitment as for this position it is a crucial part of the contract success.

At this position level, the individual is responsible for:
Leading assigned human resources management-related projects of low to moderate complexity and/or of more limited to moderate impact or scope
Participates in, supports and coordinates components of human resources management-related projects of high complexity and/or impact to the organization
Proactive recruitment strategies
Greater proportion of client groups with requirements of low to moderate complexity

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Leads recruitment efforts for assigned client groups.Develops and maintains a robust talent pipeline using various sources including but not limited to social media and participation in networking events.Identifies, recommends and implements recruitment channels, tools and resources
Provides sound guidance and advice to management and team members on human resources management-related matters in accordance to applicable legislation as well as internal policies, processes and procedures.Exercises sound judgment to ensure effective risk management and mitigation
Investigates and resolves employee relations matters.Consults with internal or external legal counsel where required
Collaborates with relevant human resources management team members and external vendors to address specialized human resources management-related matters including but not limited to disability management, employee relations
Collaborates with Human Resources Business Partners, analyst and talent acquisition team members and other relevant stakeholders to support the execution of strategies, programs and initiatives to drive organizational changes
Partners with assigned client groups to diagnose human resources management-related issues, understand and anticipate needs.Recommends solutions in alignment with business requirements and collaborates to implement
Provides recommendations, develops and implements solutions to assist the client groups and the organization in achieving improvements in areas including but not limited to employee engagement and satisfaction, recruitment.
Collaborates with Human Resources team in the review, refinement and/or development of human resources management programs, policies, processes and resources.
Collaborates with Human Resources team in the development and/or customization of training materials.
Participates in, supports and/or coordinates components of human resources management-related projects of medium complexity and/or impact to the organization
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and skills

Completion of a community college or university degree, preferably in business administration.
Work experience: two years or more in a human resources generalist role.
In-depth knowledge of applicable provincial laws governing human resources management, including the Employment Standards Act. Understanding and knowledge of human resources management disciplines including compensation, pension and benefits, labor relations and training.
Demonstrated ability to gain trust and establish credibility.
Demonstrated ability to provide consulting services, undeniable business acumen, and ability to accurately assess the issues associated with various HR practices and provide sound solutions and advice.
Be recognized for sound judgment.
Strong facilitator skills.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to persuade and influence partners to achieve desired results.
Strong relationship management skills coupled with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with people at all levels.
Outstanding interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate in both official languages with ease.

License and / or Certification

A Certified Human Resources Advisor (CHRP) designation from the Association of Human Resources Professionals would be an asset