The Kerr Group of
Companies is a Maritime owned and operated telecommunications support and
workforce optimization company. As a leader in telematics, fleet management,
and wireless infrastructure, we are looking to add an energetic Human Resources
Generalist (Recruitment) to our team in lovely Dartmouth, NS!
Reporting to the
Vice-President, Shared Services. The Human
Resources Generalist (Recruitment) primary focus will be on the continued
growth of our businesses – Frontier Technologies and Northern Business
Intelligence. Key areas of responsibility include full-cycle recruitment; human
resource planning; oversee safety programs; training and development; the
analysis and improvement of HR metrics; and policy and procedure review. In
addition to remaining current with all applicable provincial and municipal laws
and regulations, this role requires the individual to adhere to and enforce all
established Company policies and procedures and develop strong relationships
with both managers and employees.
- Full cycle recruitment
to meet the ever-expanding growth of both Frontier Technologies and Northern
- Review, analyze and
investigate current salary structures.
- Assist in selecting
new hires based on their knowledge, skills and abilities for salaried and
people leader positions.
- In coordination with
VPs, provide insight for the organization's human capital needs, (including
restructuring of departments, job descriptions and job requisitions).
- Adhere to legislation
such as the Human Rights Act and Labour Standards Act and ensures the company complies with Federal and Provincial laws. Remain current with best practices,
legislative changes and industry standards.
- Spearhead Occupational
Health and Safety initiatives to ensure we live by this crucial value.
- Advise and assist
departmental managers on the interpretation and administration of policies,
programs and best practices.
- Advise managers on
organizational matters such as discrimination, discipline, harassment, etc.
Provide them with the tools for performance management and progressive
- Serve as a link
between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting, and
administering contracts and policies striving to resolve work-related issues.
- With managers, conduct
employee terminations and manage exit interviews.
- Assist in negotiating
contracts and renewals with benefits providers.
- Maintain positive
working relationships with employees and the management team.
- Other duties may be assigned as
- Bachelor's degree or
post-graduate certificate in Business Administration, Human Resources
Management or combined education and experience equivalent.
- Minimum 3 years' Human
Resources experience in a Generalist role with focus on full cycle recruitment.
- Computer literacy,
including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail
communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization.
- Able to deal with people sensitively,
tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
- Able to work
efficiently under pressure, as a part of a team as well as independently.
- Excellent time and
project management skills.
- Attention to detail in
all areas of work is a must.
- Strong problem
identification and problem resolution skills.
- Able to build and
maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments, key external
- Motivated individual
with proven initiative.
We are looking for people
who are passionate about what they do, who believe in our core values and want
to go above and beyond for our customers every day. If you have a strong work
ethic, like to rise to the challenge, are motivated by a job well done, and
want to be part of a fast-growing Atlantic Canadian company, we want to hear