Human Resources Advisor
Saskatchewan Blue Cross
Saskatoon, Canada
3d ago

Description

Saskatchewan Blue Cross®, one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, is currently recruiting for a full time Human Resources Advisor to join the Human Resources Department in our Saskatoon Office.

This is a temporary position for up to 18 months with the possibility of extension.

JOB FUNCTION

Working as part of the Human Resources (HR) Team and reporting directly to the Senior Human Resources Advisor / Team Lead, this position is responsible for supporting, developing and implementing a wide range of human resources services and programs in alignment with the organization’s strategic goals.

As a member of the HR Team and as part of our vibrant and energetic business, you will work with leaders and employees to promote a culture that supports wellbeing, engagement, service excellence and continuous improvement.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the HR team by identifying, researching, and developing HR programs, policies, strategies and actions required to support business goals and enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Partner with business leaders to understand hiring needs and manage and facilitate the entire hiring process from job posting through to offer for assigned requisitions
  • Arrange and conduct interviews, providing input in to hiring decisions with a focus on cultural fit
  • Represent Saskatchewan Blue Cross at career fairs, recruiting and industry events, acting as a brand ambassador to attract talent to the organization
  • Provide support for a wide range of other core HR functions which may include compensation administration, job analysis, absence management, employee engagement, training & development, and workplace culture
  • Stay abreast of HR trends, business and industry changes and developments and make recommendations for improvements to HR processes and services
  • Monitor and review legislative and industry requirements related to employment standards and health and safety, and assist in ensuring adequate policies and procedures are in place
  • Provide timely advice, guidance and information to employees and leaders on the interpretation and application of company policies, procedures, guidelines, benefits and applicable regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Provide support for the processing of HR changes, payroll processing and the administration of the staff benefit plans
  • Develop and / or deliver corporate-wide training and orientations
  • Participate in the analysis, research and review of jobs and the development of descriptions and postings
  • Participate in various compensation and rewards surveys and provide analytical support with regard to HR data, metrics and total rewards analysis
  • Establish and maintain effective interactions and positive relations
  • Create professional letters, presentations, proposals, statistical and narrative reports
  • Maintain HR files and databases
  • Participate on cross departmental teams or committees
  • Plan, co-ordinate, organize and participate in special events
  • Embrace and support change within the department and organization
  • Other related duties and projects as assigned
  • QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management and 2-5 years’ directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a CPHR designation, those that have worked in a Generalist capacity, and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience with full cycle recruitment
  • Knowledge of labour legislation, employment law and current emerging practices and standards
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry or benefit products and services would be considered assets
  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential, with working knowledge of other Office 365 products and the ability to easily learn new software programs
  • Working knowledge of UKGPro (HRIS) will be considered an asset
  • Strong written, verbal communication, presentation, facilitation, planning and organization skills
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills, with an eye for detail
  • Ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and move projects forward with minimal supervision
  • Proven self-starter with strong sense of accountability
  • Demonstrated flexibility with ability to learn and adapt quickly to changing business needs and shifting priorities
  • Team player with the ability to work with minimal supervision, collaborate, interact and build effective relationships across and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, tact and diplomacy
  • Passionate about people, service and continuous improvement
  • Respect for privacy and confidentiality is essential
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on an unrestricted basis
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