Human Resources Consultant

November 13 2019
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories HR, Training, Generalist
Ottawa, ON

We have an opening for a Human Resources Consultant to join our team. This role has responsibility for providing a wide range of HR services to a fast-paced and growing organization. This position will be located in our Ottawa offices.

About us

Insurance is about people. For almost 30 years, BrokerLink has been helping customers protect the things that are important to them. Established in 1991, BrokerLink is a subsidiary of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) and one of Canada’s largest insurance brokerages. We have over 140 offices supported by more than 1,900 dedicated employees across Ontario, Alberta and the Atlantic Provinces. Our employees understand the importance of having a positive impact on the lives of others and that inspires us. If this sounds like a team you want to be a part of, keep reading!

About you

Through the development of strong partnerships with managers and employees, the HR Consultant will provide support and guidance on matters pertaining to performance management, recruiting, employee relations, conflict resolution, change management, compensation, benefits, training and development, and respect in the workplace. In addition to the consulting responsibilities, the incumbent will be expected to lead projects or initiatives related to various HR objectives.

This role would be ideal for someone who would enjoy the challenge and wide scope of responsibility and consulting opportunity. We are looking for an individual who can provide practical and straightforward advice and support. You know how to anticipate problems and can act to avoid them early on. You have achieved success both through your own efforts and through collaborating with others. You are comfortable working autonomously and communicating with a remote team.

Occasional travel will be required in support of the assigned client group.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and direction to managers and employees on matters pertaining to employee relations, performance management, disability management, the interpretation and application of employment legislation and change management initiatives.
  • Actively participate in the resolution of conflicts, complaints or problems.
  • Ensure consistent understanding and delivery of HR policies and programs within the assigned client group.
  • Support the acquisition and integration process within the assigned client group.
  • Support the recruiting and selection process as well as other organizational initiatives within the client group.
  • Lead or participate in the review of current human resources management programs and practices.
  • Develop and deliver training programs for managers and employees as part of the deployment and implementation strategy of programs and initiatives.
  • Facilitate HR programs or cyclical initiatives as required.

Skills and Experience:

  • University degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related area.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Human Resources experience.
  • CHRL is required (or in progress).
  • Experience in developing and delivering HR training programs to a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creative, flexible and have a business-oriented outlook
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed team members and stakeholders

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At BrokerLink, we know there’s more to your decision about where you work than just the work itself. We know that helping our people achieve their career goals in a culture that offers growth and balance is what sets us apart. Our commitment to our employees is to offer workplace benefits that set the standard for them and their families. Along with a professional and fulfilling work environment, we provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit programs and a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Our values help guide us and our commitment to excel in all aspects of our business. Joining our team means you’ll have the opportunity to live our values.

Learn more about BrokerLink’s Living Our Values.

At BrokerLink, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that inspires each of us to be the best we can be. Join our team and make a difference!

Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada upon hire. Proof of eligibility may be requested and may come in the form of a copy of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card or confirmation.

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