HR Consultant, Retail Stores
HR Manager, Retail Stores
PURPOSE OF JOB
Work with Management and non-management associates to identify issues which may affect associate commitment and effectiveness and assesses opportunities to improve and strengthen communication and working relationships.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Associate Relations (40%)
Identify issues which may affect associate commitment & effectiveness through store visits, meetings with field representatives etc.
Building an awareness of H.R. offering through conversations with various field representatives.
Serve as a resource to the field in the development and execution of action plans associated with our annual climate survey, performance improvement etc.
Provide management team with best practices and act as a resource for questions and/or interpretations of the collective agreement.
Provide guidance to field on how to better optimize systems to further strengthen in store practices i.e. PeopleSoft, HR Access, E-Pk etc.
Advise on policy writing and required adjustments based on field observations and trends.
Communicates and partners with all associates regarding performance concerns, progressive counseling, work or work/life issues; policy issues; requests for information. Will advise on progressive counseling to the point of termination.
Support return to work plans
Conduct Exit interviews and trend retention data.
Act as a message champion within the field – reinforcing messaging, gauging reaction and impact.
Collect and prepare all data required for investigations in order to ensure legislative compliance.
Required to maintain high level of personal standards and conduct while protecting the security of all confidential information.
Conduct external interviews as required in order to support Staples Business Depot Recruitment efforts.
Educate surrounding H&S awareness and legislation requirements including supporting the development of effective H&S practices including facilitating/coordinating training programs such as First Aid, Forklift and due diligence training.
Support JHSC activities such as minute submissions, workplace inspections, preparation for inspections/audit and resolution and closure of Ministry of Labour orders.
Analyze and trend data arising from the JHSC meetings and review with the National H&S Committee.
Provide regional participation in applicable provincial safety groups and forward relevant information to the National H&S committee. Report provincial initiatives to the Disability and Wellness Consultant. Leverage and liaise with other Safety Group representative to ensure alignment of initiatives and priorities. Liaise with the Disability and Wellness Consultant on trends, issues and MOL orders.
Facilitation of various training programs to managers within Region in order to achieve optimal training penetration.
Provide feedback to the Corporate Training department on developmental needs and course materials.
Internal Development (25%)
Promote and raise awareness surrounding the Internal Management Trainee Program.
Assist and support the coordination of developmental activity for Internal Management Trainee Candidates.
Consult with Mgt Teams within Region on optimizing human capital regarding motivation, resource planning, orientation initiatives etc. Analyze trends and best practices surrounding these topics and make recommendations and provide solutions that will support and enhance ongoing initiatives within the field.
Plan and perform trend analysis & reporting on progressive discipline & performance improvement; union avoidance; management development plans – resulting in key recommendations being made for positive change
Take the lead in special projects as required.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Previous experience in Retail/Retail Management an asset
Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Working Knowledge of Employment Standards Act, Health and Safety Legislation and other employment Legislation.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORKING CONDITIONS
Ability to travel when required for role – approximately 20% of time.
3 - 5 years previous progressive experience in Human resources required in the areas of recruiting, training and employee relations.
University Degree/Post Secondary Education required.
Certificate/Degree in Human Resources Management required.
Pleasenote that candidates who wish to apply for the position will be requested toconsent to having a criminal background check conducted on them.
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