NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm that has set the standard for inspired and timeless designs around the world. With offices in Canada, the US, UK and UAE, the firm employs more than 700 professionals in 14 diverse market sectors. Founded in 1938, we offer the stability of a rich history, the power of integrated global teams and the versatility of a proven, multi-sector portfolio. We’re architects, engineers, planners, interior designers and big picture thinkers that apply our integrated thinking to drive exceptional projects for our clients.
Toronto is home to a multi-disciplinary office, where our integrated approach to design and studio life blend into the buzz of downtown. We’re dedicated to expanding our expertise in markets that include Commercial, Education, Government, Health Services, Hospitality, Justice, Sports & Recreation and Transportation. It’s our belief that an office that never stops learning is one that’s always improving, so we offer programs that foster professional development, from lectures to office-wide tutoring. We regularly adventure out of the office to connect with each other and the local Toronto community
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our Corporate HR team located in downtown Toronto. As a Human Resources Generalist, you will utilize honed communication, organizational and administrative skills to perform and coordinate a variety of Human Resources services in a fast paced environment. This includes compensation and performance management, benefits administration, recruitment, health and safety and employee relations. You will handle sensitive material in a professional and confidential manner.
Duties and Responsibilities
Management of company compensation structure, ensure all employment offers made are in line with the role and the pay grade
Gather information to participate in annual industry compensation surveys for the organization
Setup and monitor all employees for probationary reviews and periodic check ins.
Train all new management staff on the hiring and performance review process within HR systems
Audit benefits on a quarterly basis to ensure accuracy between payroll and benefit provider invoices
Assist with annual benefit open enrollment, ensure costs are updated and systems are changed as required
Advise Human Resources Coordinator on employee benefit issues, questions and concerns.
Liaise with service providers to resolve benefit issues and coordinate the administration of short or long term disability claims with payroll and the employee
Prepare termination letters and entitlement spreadsheets to coordinate the termination of employees, including computer access and benefits.
Oversee workload and provide supervision and guidance to the Human Resources Coordinator to ensure that work is done accurately, efficiently, and complies with company policies, procedures and ESA standards
Participate on the Joint Health and Safety Committee to assist in the planning, development and implementation of safety policies and training programs. Ensure offices are conducting inspections of first aid kits, AED equipment, oxygen and replacing items as required
Prepare all forms and documentation to report an accident, illness or injury to the government as required
Ensure employees are appropriately trained in accordance with ministry standards and safe work practices. Inform managers when training or recertification training is required, including; First Aid, AED, WHMIS, Working at Heights, etc.
Liaise with managers to compile relevant information to create job postings and determine appropriate advertising avenues to maximize exposure to potential candidates. Liaise with external recruiters to advise on recruiting quality candidates. Monitor progress of each job posting and provide updated information to hiring managers.
Screen resumes and conduct phone interviews to obtain work history, education, training, job skills and salary requirements to recommend suitable candidates for further interviews with appropriate managers
Respond to telephone and email inquiries to provide employees with general information on corporate policies and procedures
Perform various duties to assist with semi-monthly Payroll processing, as required
Conduct research to support the Vice President of Human Resources in the development of new systems and processes
Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
Have at least 5 years of experience in Human Resources, including experience with Compensation and Performance Management, Benefits Administration, Recruitment, Health & Safety and Employee Relations
HRIS and Payroll administration experience in Ceridian Dayforce is an asset
Experience working in a professional services/multi-disciplinary environment is an asset
Demonstrated knowledge in and familiarity with relevant provincial employment laws and legislation
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
Must demonstrate an ability to prioritize and adapt to differing assignments and deadlines
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Possess superior organizational skills; flexibility and resourcefulness
Have excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrates an ability to interact with all levels of employees in a professional manner
Registration with a relevant professional association is an asset
NORR embraces diversity and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities, we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require an accommodation or have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org