Human Resources Advisor

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Scouts Canada:
  • Human Resources
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-04-092019-06-02

Want to change the world? At Scouts Canada our Vision is “Canadian youth making a meaningful contribution to creating a better world.” We need passionate people who share our Mission to develop well rounded youth better prepared for success in the world. Scouts Canada promises youth, parents and the community at large that “It Starts with Scouts”. Scouts aims to provide youth with opportunities to experience new things and develop into capable and well-rounded individuals.

Do you have progressive experience across several HR disciplines, specifically talent management and professional development? Do you pride yourself on your superior client service and interpersonal skills? Do you think you have what it takes to become our next Human Resources Advisor? If you answered yes we want to hear from you! Scouts Canada has an opportunity for a Human Resources Advisor to join our team. This is a one year term with the possibility of an extension.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Human Resources the Human Resources Advisor supports managers and employees with day-to-day operations of the HR office acting as a trusted advisor while delivering on the HR strategy. The HR Advisor assists in providing a wide range of HR advice and guidance to their client group through the execution of initiatives such as performance management, employee engagement and talent management. The HR Advisor will facilitate an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes the values of Scouts Canada and facilitates the achievement of the business plan and high levels of employee engagement.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing close working relationships with client groups by demonstrating a solid understanding of the drivers of the departments.
  • Working in partnership with hiring managers, facilitates and supports the end-to-end recruitment activities with a strong focus on people, processes and continuous improvement.
  • Supports managers using the competency framework and performance management for needs analysis, and professional development of employees. May develop, implement and leverage professional development opportunities for staff. 
  • Manages the performance management program and processes including supporting technology if applicable. Develops tools as required to facilitate effective performance management for both managers and employees. 
  • Acting as a trusted advisor to managers, interprets policies and practices and provides guidance to enable management to meet both business objectives and employee needs
  • Working with HR team, manages annual salary reviews including spreadsheets for approval.
  • Will compile and analyze HR metrics and report and identify trends and provide recommendations. Develops reporting on training for career pathing, succession planning and subsequent training programs
  • Researches, develops plan and implements policies, programs or training in order to meet legislative requirements or emerging business needs.

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Post secondary education in Human Resources Management, Business or Organization Development or equivalent
  • 5-6 years progressive experience across several HR disciplines, specifically professional development and talent management
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Works in an office environment
  • Some work is extremely deadline driven
  • Regular office hours, some evening and weekend work is required
  • Some travel required
  • Long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain
  • Must remain discrete and maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Must role model values of Scouts Canada including the Child and Youth Safety program.
  • PRC (Police Record Check) and VSS (Vulnerable Sector Check) required
  • Mandatory training requirement

We’ve got you covered:

(For permanent positions only ) We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes a fabulous merchandise discount; an employer-matched retirement plan after one year; extended health, prescription, vision and dental coverage and more.

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you! Please submit your application(Cover Letter and Resume).

Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position.  Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.


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