HR Policy Advisor ( Bilingual)

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 90000 - $ 100000 / Yearly
  • Job type
  • Category
    Human resources - Counselor

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Human Resources Policy Advisor for a full-time permanent role in Ottawa, ON with. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it. Candidates from Montreal might be considered if they are willing to commute 1 day a week to Ottawa.

The Human Resources Policy Advisor will have the following responsibilities:

-         Provides expertise and input into the development and continuous improvement of all HR programs and services.

-         Acts as a subject matter expert, providing senior-level consultation coaching and guidance on all HR initiatives, employment legislation, and escalated, complex issues.

-         Provides expert research, analysis, advice, and guidance in developing, monitoring, and ensuring continuous improvement of HR management strategies, policies, processes, systems, and services.

-         Conducts research and monitors the external environment, identifying best practices to support the continuous improvement of HR programs and services.

-         Develops, implements, and manages HR policies, processes, and procedures to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of programs and services.

-         Contributes to the development, implementation, and evolution of People Strategy, providing advice and recommendations and working to embed a strategic and integrated approach to HR management across the organization.

-         Supports the development and implementation of HR strategies and initiatives.

-         Administers the processes related to job evaluation; compensation; leave management; official languages; and employee relations.

-         Implements best practices, ensures smooth workflow, and provides exceptional customer service.

-         Supports the administration of HR contracts, expenditures, and reporting related to payroll and finance activities.

-         Monitors HR policies and procedures for legislative compliance, identifying issues of non-compliance or changes to legislation and makes recommendations to the supervisor.

-         Supports the provision of analysis, interpretation, and advice on human resource policies, legislation, forecasting, and utilization.

-         Works with the supervisor to support the development and implementation phases of all new human resource initiatives.

-         Works with leaders on job description drafting and associated job evaluation action for all positions.

-         Provides advice and guidance in identifying information requirements for management related to human resources administration including leave management, performance appraisals, and other information related to employee development and the management of performance.

-         Administers job evaluation program, supporting leaders in the ongoing process of new job evaluations and existing re-evaluations, communicating results, and administering system changes.

-         Provides HR advisory services and acts as a resource to the management and staff as it relates to job evaluation; compensation; leave management; official languages; and employee relations.

-         Leads HR initiatives and continuous improvement activities.

The Human Resources Policy Advisor must meet the following mandatory requirements:

-         Post-secondary diploma or degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or related area.

-         A minimum of eight (8) years of work-related experience in various functional areas of Human Resources.

-         Knowledge of the policies and systems relating to leave, compensation, payroll, training and staffing, and benefit plan provider organizations as it relates to insurance and benefits.

-         Knowledge of relevant sections of human resources and financial legislation (such as the Public Service Superannuation Act, the Canada Labour Code, the Financial Administration Act, Employment Insurance Act, Income Tax Act, Employment Standards Act, Human Rights).

-         Knowledge of the principles of human resource management and payroll services.

-         Knowledge of organizational methods, analytical methods, techniques, and practices

-         Knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices involved in collecting and compiling data.

-         Solid customer service, presentation, interpersonal, and written and spoken communication skills.

-         A high degree of initiative and ability to multi-task and make independent decisions with minimal supervision.

-         Ability to exchange information with management and staff throughout the division, explain policies and procedures, identify, and investigate discrepancies and key issues, and provide effective advice to management.

-         Ability to respond to client organizations, provide information, and address human resource issues.

-         Ability to draft correspondence regarding a variety of issues and to prepare reports regarding human resources information.

-         Language Requirement: Proficiency in Canada’s official languages (English / French) is mandatory.

-         Human Resources Professional / Leader (CHRP / CHRL) designation

If you are interested in the Human Resources Policy Advisor role, please apply now by clicking “Apply now.”



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