Employee Relations Specialist


Category: Human Resources
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Title: Employee Relations Specialist
Job ID: 13057
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are a Senior Level Human Resources professional with deep subject matter expertise in employee relations, multi-jurisdiction legislation and compliance. In this role you will provide expertise and consult in strategy development, planning and facilitation of all employee relations efforts enterprise wide. You will oversee compliance, the interpretation and application of applicable employment and privacy legislation, legal claims and investigations, mergers & acquisitions and divestitures, helping to ensure a fair and consistent approach that aligns with organizational policies and practices.

You will also develop policies, processes, procedures, common tools, templates, and approaches to effectively manage employee relations matters.

Ledcor is investing in a multi-year initiative, called HR2020, to provide new HCM technology and an updated HR operating model to support our company’s future business growth and development. HR2020 will improve the employee experience at Ledcor through enabling technology and broadened HR service delivery. We have already started on this journey and we are adding expertise as needed to complement our dynamic team. If you are looking for a career where you can make a real difference, come join our True Blue team.

Join the HR team in Vancouver, BC as Employee Relations Specialist!


• Provides leadership, guidance and coaching to managers, supervisors and HR colleagues on a variety of employee relations related issues to ensure effective, legally compliant resolutions are established efficiently within company guidelines
• Provides interpretation and counsel to managers, supervisors and HR colleagues on HR policies, procedures, regulatory or legal requirements, or changes to existing laws
• Develops and implements programs, policies, procedures, and tools to effectively manage employee relations matters
• Manages and finds solutions on employee relations issues, through timely and thorough investigations
• Ensures appropriate documentation, reporting, and recommendations for corrective actions are provided and is responsible for managing all legal/investigation files
• Responsible for the application and management of all averaging agreements and partners with Total Rewards on defining the terms of the agreements
• Operates as the Company’s Privacy Officer to provide ongoing management, content development and oversight of the privacy program to including privacy requests to ensure the organization is positioned to meet legal obligations
• Leads investigations and resolution recommendations for any privacy breaches
• Provides HR leadership and support through creation of merger & acquisition or divestiture playbooks
• Consults with legal counsel as required regarding employee issues, legislation and other applicable employee relations issues as required
• Responsible for overseeing the management, auditing and reporting of all compliance programs
• Works collaboratively with other HR team members including Business HR, the Service Centre and Communities of Expertise
• May perform other related duties as assigned


• Degree (or diploma) with a focus in human resources management or educational equivalent; CHRP an asset
• More than 8 years of solid, complex and professional-level generalist human resources experience (i.e. as a HR Advisor, Consultant and/or Business Partner); which includes experience in working with business leaders in a consultative capacity
• Experience supporting business units across multiple provinces, states and jurisdictions with a thorough understanding of the variances in employment laws and requirements
• Strong leadership, coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution and relationship management skills
• Proven influencer with the ability to provide guidance and direction to business clients, and develop strong interpersonal relationships
• Strong collaboration skills and experience working with and across multiple functional areas of HR and operations
• Proactive, flexible, and comfortable in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, which demands a high level of energy and commitment
• Ability to handle high volume with multiple competing priorities
• Highly proficient in all areas of Canadian and provincial employment law and human rights legislation; familiarity with United States employment law is an asset
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
• Demonstrated conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Must possess tact, diplomacy, and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Interest in personal development and keeping current in human resource practices through external resources and building an external HR network

Work Conditions

• Travel within North America may be required

Our Human Resources (HR) team helps Ledcor’s leaders attract and retain our most valuable asset – our people. With expertise in recruitment, employment practices, workplace culture, learning and development, and compensation, the HR team supports the entire lifecycle of our employees. We are a diverse team equipped to support the growth of our company.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date Posted 3/21/2017 6:02:47 AM