The HR Generalist performs duties associated with some or all of the different functional HR areas , including employee relations, training, employment, and benefits.


Key Competencies


  • Capacity to understand people issues impacting the business and how the business can create profit and value
  • Demonstrates integrity in all business interactions and honours personal commitments
  • Ability to provide both verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively, as well as ability to influence others
  • Skill in project management, resource management, and strategic planning
  • Ability to reach agreements and consensus despite differing goals and priorities
  • Capacity to understand problems and issues in the context of the bigger picture and understand relationships among subcomponents
  • Ability to use research methods effectively, including data collection, diagnostic, and analytical skills


Key Responsibilities


  • Assist with recruitment tasks as needed (e.g., review applications, interview)
  • Coach, counsel, and guide managers before the execution of employee disciplinary actions
  • Develop and promote feedback mechanisms for employees to influence the continuous improvement of HR services and processes
  • Drive people processes to ensure that employees’ capabilities meet current and future standards
  • Maintain close contact with the HR team to ensure alignment with corporate and business unit HR and the HR generalist team
  • Manage specific projects as determined in the HR planning process and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives
  • Distribute, monitor, and ensure that employee performance evaluations are completed in a timely manner
  • Support line management in forecasting and planning talent pipeline requirements


Education and Experience Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs as well as other HR programs
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; skill in database management and record keeping

PHR or SPHR certification