Bilingual Human Resources Generalist

David Aplin Group - Mississauga, ON (5 months ago)

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David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Bilingual HR Advisor, based in Mississauga. $75K

The Bilingual HR Advisor will serve as the first point of contact for on-boarding/off-boarding, supporting and resolving employee relations issues, implementing HR programs, policies and procedures, training & development and providing monthly/quarterly support for HR reporting and metrics. Based in Mississauga, the role will support employees in the GTA as well as Quebec.

The Role:
Coach and advise Managers on complex and diverse employee and labour relations issues (i.e. performance management, attendance management, disability management, workplace investigations, employee exits), including compiling and preparing evidence to support appropriate recommendations.
Provide overall employee relations support to all staff inquiries regarding policies and procedures.
Participates in the development and implementation of organizational programs and initiatives.
Build effective relationships with internal clients to understand their business goals to proactively identify and implement solutions in line with their strategy.
Field, investigative and resolve employee issues, concerns and complaints.
Monitor employee engagement and retention and suggest recommendations where required.
Provides advice and guidance regarding the administration, interpretation and application of multiple collective agreements.
Provides assistance to the Vice President, Human Resources with grievance and arbitration process; provides support for the negotiation process.
Ensures that the grievance activities are monitored and participates in the assessment of cases considered for reference to arbitration.
Performs thorough and effective grievance and complaint investigations to effectively resolve employee issues.
Facilitate Human Resources training programs including Progressive Discipline, Coaching for Performance, Supervisory Leadership, etc.
Communicate and assist with the development of objectives for semi-annul and annual performance reviews.
Responsible for all onboarding and orientation of new employees.
Manage various HR projects related to the HR strategy as assigned.
Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the department and services performed.
Maintain and foster relationships to enable collaboration with all levels of the organization ensuring a high level of customer service is provided.
Maintenance of personnel files.
Other duties as required.
Travel is required.

The Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor’s Degree/Certificate in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or a related discipline.
Must be fully bilingual (French/English).
Minimum 3 years of experience as an HR Generalist or LR Specialist.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to influence decisions is required.
Ability to work with senior leadership to implement effective change management processes.
CHRP (Certified Human Resources Profession) designation would be an asset.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Janet Chappell, Aplin Human Resources. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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