Golder Associates Senior Human Resources Advisor in VANCOUVER, British Columbia
At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.
Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?
Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Human Resources Advisor to join our team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver or Calgary.
The Senior Human Resources Advisor will provide support to Group Leaders, supervisors and employees within an assigned client group, ensuring compliance while fostering positive employee engagement. Working in partnership with business leaders, this role is accountable for ensuring alignment of the business and Human Resources strategies with a focus on change management, total rewards, performance management and workforce planning.
An overview of your role will include:
Building partnerships with Group Leaders within the assigned business units to understand operational goals and needs
Providing guidance and operational support to align Human Resources services to support the attainment of business goals
Serving as a primary contact for leaders and employees within assigned business units on matters such as new employee integration, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, compensation, departures, and other operational human resources matters
Escalating complex matters to Senior HR Operation Lead or applicable Centre of Excellence colleague as necessary
Supporting the effective implementation and application of National/Global Human Resources policies, programs, and processes within the assigned business units
Proactively identifies potential challenges/problems and provides innovative solutions
Contributing to National Human Resources initiatives, policies, and programs by participating in various project teams
Developing Human Resources policies, and providing feedback and input on Human Resources policies, programs, and processes
Performing other duties as required
You will have a background in:
University Degree in Business focusing on Human Resources, Industrial Relations or related specialty
5-7 years of experience in Human Resources with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Generalist position
CPHR designation or working towards is preferred
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships throughout an organization, combined with a strong customer service orientation
Demonstrated ability to uphold confidentiality and manage sensitive situations with tact
Ability to prioritize and manage competing demands in dynamic environments
Solid knowledge of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan labour and human rights regulations is required; general knowledge of Canadian regulations is also a definite asset
Proficient in core office programs (e.g. Microsoft Office products) and capable of learning key HRIS / role specific applications
Solid problem-solving and decision-making skills
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects and travel opportunities
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering uniquespecialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.
Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Title: Senior Human Resources Advisor
Requisition ID: 19002697