Last Updated on April 10, 2015
Nature of Work:
Human resources managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. Human resources managers are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
Human resources managers perform some or all of the following duties:
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources or personnel departments,
- Plan human resource requirements in conjunction with other departmental managers.
- Co-ordinate internal and external training and recruitment activities,
- Develop and implement labour relations policies and procedures and negotiate collective agreements,
- Administer employee development, language training and health and safety program,
- Advise and assist other departmental managers on interpretation and administration of personnel policies and programs,
- Oversee the classification and rating of occupations.
- Organize and conduct employee information meetings on employment policy, benefits and compensation and participate actively on various joint committees,
- Direct the organization’s quality management program,
- Ensure compliance with legislation such as the Pay Equity Act.
Human resources and recruitment officers perform some or all of the following duties:
- Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications,
- Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment,
- Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel,
- Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions,
- Co-ordinate and participate in selection and examination boards to evaluate candidates,
- Notify applicants of results of selection process and prepare job offers,
- Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures,
- Organize and administer staff consultation and grievance procedures,
- Negotiate settlements of appeals and disputes and co-ordinate termination of employment process,
- Determine eligibility to entitlements, arrange staff training and provide information or services such as employee assistance, counseling and recognition programs,
- May supervise personnel clerks performing filing and record-keeping duties.
Individuals who perform the majority of the above job description may be eligible for consideration under Quebec Immigration rules.
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