HR Generalist

5 - 7 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/17
Halifax, NS
5 - 7 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/17


Position Overview:

The delivery of Human Resources services is performed by Human Resources service teams consisting of an HR Generalist and an HR Coordinator who are responsible to provide a comprehensive single point of contact for designated client groups. The HR Generalist shall act as service team lead.

Reporting to the Supervisor, Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist’s primary focus is to provide general consulting services to all levels of employees and management on a variety of human resources related issues including employee and labour relations, and recruitment & selection. 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Act as lead contact for managers and employees regarding all HR and Corporate policies, procedures, programs and collective agreements.

  • Work collaboratively with Managers and Supervisors on resolving employee/labour relations and performance problems as they arise.

  • Work collaboratively with Union representatives on basic labor relations issues.

  • Assist with developing, implementing, maintaining and interpreting policies, procedures, programs and collective agreements in order to ensure effective delivery of human resource services.

  • Mentor HR Coordinators.

  • Conduct workplace investigations in response to complaints of harassment, bullying, etc.

  • Manage the formal Attendance Management Program for assigned client groups.

  • Interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures including legislation and collective agreements.

  • Assist managers with performance management as required, and lead performance improvement plans.

  • Maintain confidential, accurate, and up to date employee files and HRIS data.

  • Initiate appropriate recruitment activities in response to approved vacancies, including; liaising with hiring managers to assess requirements, drafting of job postings, recruitment advertising, candidate pre-screenings, candidate contact, interview schedules, final selection process, reference and security checks.

  • Develop and maintain network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates.

  • Prepare offer packages and review completed paperwork for accuracy.Ensure set up of new hires with appropriate tools and accesses.

  • Deliver Respectful Workplace training, and other training programs as required.

  • Plan and deliver employee orientation presentations as well as employee engagement programs or events.

  • Perform other projects and duties as directed.

    Position Requirements:

  • 6 years of progressive experience in an HR role within a complex Human Resources Department

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management (undergraduatedegree with concentration in HR or undergraduatedegree with post grad HR specialization)

  • Experience working in a unionized environment, in a Human Resources role, is required

  • Working knowledge of human resources principles and practices including the Canada Labour Code, Human Rights and Employment Equity legislation

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and experience

  • Ability to effectively handle stressful situations and thrive in a fast paced, diverse environment.

  • Familiar with aspects of Internet recruiting and online/web-based candidate tracking tools.

  • Strong attention to detail while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.

  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask and handle stressful situations in a fast paced, diverse environment.

  • Ability to take initiative and follow through with projects and meet deadlines.

  • Strong working knowledge of all requiredMS Office software.

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 6S activities in your area.

  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Canadian government security clearances.

Job Code: 4395

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