Human Resources Generalist
Norsat International Inc.
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
3d ago

Reports to : CFO

Position Type : Permanent, Full Time

Summary :

Norsat is looking to add a Human Resources Generalist to our growing HR Team. The team is responsible for full-cycle recruiting, on-boarding, training & development, employee relations, performance management, compensation management, talent management, and more! In this role, there will be an initial heavy emphasis on recruitment but he / she will have the opportunity to impact and / or oversee various HR initiatives.

Some general office administration backup support for the administration team will be required.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the full-cycle recruitment process for all positions across Canada †including job posting, sourcing, screening, interviewing, reference checking, and offer negotiating;
  • Work with management team to identify and address staffing needs;
  • Research on advertising media and recruiting events related to various job opportunities;
  • Managing our ATS, employee engagement and performance management tools;
  • Administer and deliver new hire orientations;
  • Participate in various committees, such as social committee and occupational health & safety;
  • Analyze and create reports on HR metrics specifically detailing the effectiveness of current HR programs and processes, and identifies and recommends improvements to HR service level;
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of employment laws and regulations, ensuring legal compliance and initiating policy changes / updates where required.
  • Provides coverage for the administration functions.
  • Work on ad-hoc projects, reporting and other duties as assigned.
  • Travel :

  • This position requires periodic national travel.
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree / diploma in Commerce, Business Administration, Human Resources or related field;
  • 5+ years of HR Generalist experience, preferably within the tech industry and / or manufacturing environment;
  • Proven recruitment success;
  • Experience in a similar role dealing with multiple locations (i.e. Canada, US, UK);
  • American HR or payroll experience will be considered as an asset;
  • Enrolment in or a desire to pursue a CPHR designation an asset;
  • Experience with ATS, employee engagement and performance management tools would be an asset;
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize time / workload to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to manage fast-changing business circumstances, thrive in a constantly changing business environment and handle multiple (and sometimes conflicting) deadlines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organization, time management, and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of employees;
  • High integrity and a real sense of ownership and accountability of responsibilities and projects.
  • Security Screening Requirement :

    Norsat is a secure facility; thus, all employment is contingent upon the selected candidate’s successful clearance from federal security screenings, including Criminal Record Check.

    No recruiters please.

    We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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