Human Resources Specialist
Movati Athletic
Burlington, ON
Join the People & Culture team and help build a culture that delivers on the promise we make to our members – feel welcome, feel comfortable and feel healthy. We’re not looking for just average because we’re not your average club. That’s because our goal is to be recognized as North America’s premiere affordable luxury fitness brand. With that goal in mind, it all starts with you!

In our clubs, our Human Resource Specialist play a very important role. They work hard day in and day out to be trusted advisors that build and enable our people at both our club and support locations. Every day is different and comes with a new set of challenges. But every day is an opportunity to be better and constantly remind our teams that they matter! It really starts with building a positive Club environment that provides employees opportunities for challenge and advancement. Your typical work day will be supporting departments with their employee relations concerns and partner with leaders on the employee life cycle. You will use your strong interpersonal and coaching skills to give leaders the tools they need to build their confidence and knowledge to make people decisions in their areas.

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The Role
Our Human Resource Specialist will report directly to the Human Resource Manager and is responsible for supporting Club leaders through the implementation and coordination of policies and programs that encompass all aspects of human resources strategy. You will also:
  • Organizational Development – Develop and deliver strategies for supporting managers in their responsibility for employee development and organizational and cultural change
  • Employee Relations – Provide coaching to all management on issues surrounding employee agreements and general employment relationships
  • Performance Management – Provide coaching and counseling to managers on performance management and rewards and recognition
  • Talent Attraction – Work with the Talent Acquisition team to manage the Club recruitment process
  • Payroll & New Hire Processes – Submit payroll, vacation, benefits, new-hire, resignation and termination paperwork. You will also assist with the onboarding and orientation of new employees
  • Facilitate the implementation of human resource programs originating from Corporate and ensures the Club understands and accounts for these programs
  • In partnership with Leadership work on assigned special projects
  • Develop trust-based credible working relationship with all managers and team members
  • Promotes a culture and environment consistent with company values and standards
The Qualifications
  • Minimum University degree plus 1-3 years of progressive human resource experience in the hospitality/retail industry is preferable
  • Experience in any of the following areas is preferable: organizational design, training & employee engagement, compensation & benefits, and health and safety.
  • Ability to act with tact, diplomacy and professionalism.
  • Energetic, effective and responsive
  • Demonstrates a “roll up the sleeves” mentality and ability to work with a sense of urgency
  • Strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal, analytical, and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in computing (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS systems)
  • Ability to work 1 weekend per month and 1 afternoon/evening shift per week
The Perks
We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes an industry leading base salary, group benefits, complimentary membership, and leadership training to help ensure you are always learning.

Since 1997, we’ve built the foundation of Movati Athletic on our 5 Core Values: Care, Commitment, Authenticity, Diversity, and Work Ethic. Over the next several years, we plan to do the same. Our promise at Movati is to help you feel welcome, feel comfortable, and feel healthy. Click that button and apply now!