HR Coordinator

IMP Group - Halifax, NS (5 months ago)

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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. Both roles are to be fully familiar with all HR services and issues within the client groups to allow for uninterrupted service in event of absence of either team member.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
Maintain confidential, accurate and current employee files and information and ensure that all communication is in accordance with current approved templates, collective agreements and legislation. Is responsible for all basic HR administration and the processing of employee change forms
Assist client groups with the implementation of employee focused Company programs such as Employee Engagement Survey, Performance Review Process, Attendance Management Program
Ensure client groups are following current HR policy and procedures in their dealings with employees including probationary review, performance management, leaves of absence etc.
Provide coaching and guidance to client group managers and supervisors on issues involving basic employee and labour relations, performance management, discipline, conflict resolution, attendance management, etc
Interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures including legislation and collective agreements
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
Prepare offer letters and initiation on on-boarding process for new employees
Assist HR Generalist with investigative meetings by taking accurate, detailed meeting minutes
Assist HR Generalist with the administration of Step 1 grievances
Update discipline, leave and grievance trackers in a timely manner
Liaise with the Company’s third party benefit provider in the administration of all short-term disability claims in consultation with the HR Generalist
All other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:
Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management (undergraduate degree/diploma with concentration in HR)
Experience working in a unionized environment, in an HR role, would be considered an asset
Solid understanding of recruitment and selection techniques and tools
Working knowledge of human resources principles and practices including the Canada Labour Code, Human Rights and Employment Equity legislation
Strong attention to detail while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
Strong working knowledge of MS Office software
Ability to take initiative and follow through with projects and meet deadlines
Ability to build trusting working relationships with members of the HR team and client groups through open and honest communication and follow through on commitments.Must be an effective team player who adds complementary skills and contributes valuable ideas, opinions, and feedback
Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
Experience dealing with sensitive or difficult issues and the ability to remain objective
Experience with conflict resolution and the ability to address complaints & problems quickly and effectively promoting fair outcomes
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
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 & 8S activities in your area.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply on-line at

Internal applicants please use source code: I am an IMP employee.

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal people, visible minority groups, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, cover letter or resume