Working as a member of the OISE Human Resources office and utilizing an understanding of the overall goals and objectives of OISE and the University, the incumbent will provide a full range of HR services to client departments.
Specifically, the HR Consultant will independently advise departmental Managers and administrators on all HR policies and practices related to the management of non-union and unionized staff including but not limited to, employee and labour relations, talent acquisition, development and management, salary administration, and job evaluation.
providing recruitment advice and assistance to clients; and participating in special projects and process re-engineering.
This position is also responsible for researching, preparing and analyzing a variety of information to identify trends across departments and to support workforce planning, cost analysis and other reports to inform senior management decision making.
I. EDUCATION :
University degree in a relevant discipline and CHRL designation preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
II. EXPERIENCE :
Minimum five (5) years progressively responsible and related human resource experience. Demonstrated experience developing strategy, providing expertise and overall management of complex and / or sensitive human resources activities.
Experience with collective agreement and employment policy interpretation and application. Demonstrated experience with unionized and non-unionized job evaluation, compensation and recruitment methodology and practices.
Proven successful project management experience.
III. SKILLS :
Superior oral and written communication skills. Highly developed and demonstrated facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Advanced knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Advanced HRIS skills. Demonstrated competence with databases / information systems and ability to compile and analyze human resources information.
IV. OTHER :
Demonstrated proactive and effective client service orientation. Awareness of and sensitivity to issues of equity and diversity.
Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, initiative and problem-solving skills. Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment and to successfully manage multiple and conflicting priorities with tight deadlines.
Demonstrated analytical skills. Ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality. Demonstrated project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive issues with tact, diplomacy and compassion. Sound knowledge of human resources best practices and employment related legislation.