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About Yellow Pages
We’ve been in the game since 1908 and we continue to transform to offer our 233,500+ clients the best possible products and services.
We foster business relationships between Canadian small-to-medium businesses and their prospective customers. We do this by providing tailored, locally-relevant digital media and marketing solutions designed with both in mind. Over 73% of our revenue is generated by digital solutions.
About Human Resources
Our Human Resources team is at the heart of our organization. From our HR Advisors, and Talent Acquisition team, to our Organizational Development and Business Process Management teams they ensure the continued support and success of all Yellow Pages employees.
About the role:
Acts as a trusted advisor in our organization’s transformation, in partnership with the assigned business units the incumbent will provide strategic support to ensure implementation of HR management tools and talent capabilities.
The Senior advisor will be responsible for assigned business units, work with employees and managers, communicate and implement corporate policies, sustain our talent management programs and ensure HR best practices when it comes to integration, developing and retaining our talent.
The HR Advisor will:
•Act as the local HR point of contact for employees and managers of their assigned business units;
•Understand organizational issues and provide advisory support to managers through the cycle of HR activities and workforce risk management;
•Make recommendations for the continuous improvement of HR processes and practices;
•Work in collaboration with the organizational development team to develop initiatives for its assigned business unit to generate engagement and performance;
•Ensure the implementation and deployment of projects, initiatives, tools and HR programs;
•Inform, train, lead and equip managers on various talent management activities and new HR programs while ensuring sustainability within its assigned business units;
•Encourage the promotion of our employee satisfaction survey, analyze results, assist managers in the cascade of results, facilitate engagement improvement workshops and monitor the engagement action plans completion for the business unit they are responsible for;
•Coach managers when it comes to employee relations such as absenteeism leaves and any other topics and activities related to the employee lives cycle.
•Work in close collaboration with the talent acquisition team, conduct interviews for senior positions and some business critical positions.
•Support the business in the design of their organization
•Act as a change agent and support managers to become talent champions.
•Build and foster ongoing strategic relationships to effectively partner with the business and key stakeholders (including Union leaders) to coach and influence business decisions. Participating as an integral member of each client’s management team, providing advice, coaching and leadership on all matters involving human capital impact.
•Provide counseling and advice to managers and employees on a variety of HR subjects to ensure compliance to internal policies/procedures, and any legislative requirements.
•If applicable, provide support and advice to managers on the interpretation of the collective agreements or employee relations issues and manage the grievance process and liaise with local union representatives in order to address issues and achieve positive resolution.
•Provide support and advice to employees and managers within the talent management cycle: workforce planning and workforce risk management, recruitment, onboarding, performance management, employee engagement improvement, recognition, rewards and compensation and the employee life cycle.
•Support the HR strategic plan by initiating and managing the consistent implementation of various HR initiatives in such organization design, leadership development and corporate responsibility and other corporate initiatives such CASL, our code ethics and be the ambassador our core values.
Education, Experience, competencies and Technical skills
•A Bachelor’s degree in HR management or related field;
•A minimum of 10 years’ experience in HR;
•Professional designation would be a key asset;
•7 years of experience in an HR Advisory role;
•Strong understanding of various HR legislations (eg. Employment Standards, Human Rights, Health & Safety, Labor Relations, etc.,);
•Excellent of the English language (verbal and written);
•Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication and problem solving skills;
•Strong client /customer service orientation;
•Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact;
•Ability to think proactively, and independently, to make decisions.
Thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.