HR Assistant Student Job - Summer 2020 Co-op - Kent Building Supplies

Kent Building Supplies - Saint John, NB (30+ days ago)

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Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values.

This career opportunity is for a Summer Intern Human Resources Assistant.

As a Kent intern in our Rotational Management Program (RMP), you'll be given the tools and training to accelerate your career at JDI. We're looking for an intern with high management potential that can enter our Rotational Management Program upon graduation. This accelerated training program will provide on-the-job experience in managing projects, developing leadership skills and gaining exposure to different departments within the Kent organization.

Reporting to the Senior HR Business Partner, the Summer Intern Human Resources Assistant provides administrative support to the HR Department.
The successful candidate must be customer focused, thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism, accuracy and detail. A passion for social media is an asset.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Power Point
Detail oriented with a focus on ensuring date integrity and delivering high quality work
Strong analytical & organizational skills
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to handle confidential information
Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
Strong sense of urgency

Key Responsibilities:
Provide support to stores and managers in a broad range of HR functions including recruitment
Understand the HR systems and ensure they are optimized
Receive inquiries and requests from end users and troubleshoot to find a solution
Maintain data integrity system support for HR systems
Various administrative duties and special assignments as required

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.