HR Manager (temp - 18 months)

Euler Hermes Group
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    The HR Manager leads core HR processes to deliver best practices and engagement-focused HR solutions that support the Canadian business. Duties include functions such as, but not limited to: payroll, recruitment, personnel policies, safety, training, labour relations, regulatory compliance and other HR programs. The HR Manager is expected to maximize the effectiveness of Euler Hermes staff, and ensure that their activities are well planned, coordinated and directed. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. ~crlf~~crlf~NOTE: This is a standalone role, the incumbent needs to be hands on and operational as well as strategic. This assignment will last approximately 18 months.

  • Key Responsibilities

    •Manages all HR functions for Canada keeping them aligned with the strategic plan of the company: recruiting, performance management, benefit administration, payroll, learning and development, compensation, legal compliance, employee relations, immigration, pension plan administration, etc. ~crlf~•Develop strong working relationships with managers and supervisors of all business areas; gain a full understanding of their business imperatives to assist them with addressing their employee issues and improve effectiveness. ~crlf~•Consult with managers on a regular basis to proactively identify and deal with departmental inefficiencies, training needs, compensation, organizational structure and employee relations issues. ~crlf~•Provide guidance to managers on employee relations issues, ensuring that legal guidelines are understood and followed when implementing corrective action, terminations and/or layoffs. ~crlf~•Develop relationships and negotiate contracts with a variety of vendors such as insurance brokers, recruiting firms and outside legal counsel. ~crlf~•Administer and optimize the recruitment, selection and onboarding processes for new employees. ~crlf~•Advise and assist Managers on interpretation and administration of personnel policies, programs and legislations. ~crlf~•Administer payroll, benefits, performance management programs, retirement procedures and compensation. ~crlf~•Maintain accurate records and compile statistical reports relating to personnel data ~crlf~•Ensure effective exit interviews and provide management with analysis and recommendations. ~crlf~•Provide resolutions to employee relation issues (e.g. employee complaints and harassment allegations). ~crlf~•Develop and provide recommendations for policies and processes. ~crlf~•Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    •College or University degree in Human Resources or Labour Relations ~crlf~•5+ years HR Generalist experience ~crlf~•2-3 years payroll and benefits experience ~crlf~•Bilingual French and English~crlf~•CHRP designation ~crlf~•Highly computer literate with proficiency in Word, Excel and similar software. ~crlf~•Experience with DayForce and SuccessFactors an asset ~crlf~•Strong experience building relationships with internal and external partners (lawyers, HR agencies and consulting firms) in order to achieve business objectives ~crlf~•HR Operations experience ~crlf~•Pro-active leader with exceptional decision-making skills and the ability to manage expectations effectively to successfully achieve multiple, competing priorities ~crlf~•Proven ability to bring new and creative ideas, strategies, and initiatives ~crlf~•Proven ability to partner with line managers and provide strategic human resources initiatives which add value to the business ~crlf~•Ability to balance management needs with employee needs ~crlf~•Exceptional customer service skills ~crlf~•Strong labour law and regulatory knowledge ~crlf~•Strong communication and presentation skills ~crlf~•Ability to work within a matrix organization

  • About Allianz

    Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Euler Hermes, the world’s leading provider of credit insurance services, helps its customers around the globe to trade wisely and develop their business safely. With 6,000 employees from more than 70 nationalities, in over 50 countries, Euler Hermes offers a complete range of services for the management of B-to-B trade receivables.~crlf~Euler Hermes has developed a credit intelligence network to analyze the financial stability of 40+ million businesses across the globe. Euler Hermes, a company of Allianz, is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s.~crlf~At Euler Hermes, we are committed to support our employees in every step of their professional journey, provide tailor-made development programs and open gateways to international opportunities. We encourage them to take ownership and accountability, and to dare to make a difference!~crlf~For more information visit http://www.eulerhermes.com/

    Euler Hermes Canada is a branch of Euler Hermes North America, the largest provider of trade credit insurance. With more than 125 years of experience, we are well-positioned to offer our customers customized solutions that will help them improve their financial health and protect their cash flow. We offer great employment opportunities for driven individuals who are interested in making a difference. Come join us on our growth and transformation journey!~crlf~Euler Hermes North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.~crlf~If you are interested in the position above and think you have the right profile please follow the online application process. For more detailed information on the company and our career opportunities please go to our website: http://www.eulerhermes.com/careers/.~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

The HR Manager leads core HR processes to deliver best practices and engagement-focused HR solutions that support the Canadian business. Duties include functions such as, but not limited to: payroll, recruitment, personnel policies, safety, training, labour relations, regulatory compliance and other HR programs. The HR Manager is expected to maximize the effectiveness of Euler Hermes staff, and ensure that their activities are well planned, coordinated and directed. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. ~crlf~~crlf~NOTE: This is a standalone role, the incumbent needs to be hands on and operational as well as strategic. This assignment will last approximately 18 months.

Key Responsibilities

•Manages all HR functions for Canada keeping them aligned with the strategic plan of the company: recruiting, performance management, benefit administration, payroll, learning and development, compensation, legal compliance, employee relations, immigration, pension plan administration, etc. ~crlf~•Develop strong working relationships with managers and supervisors of all business areas; gain a full understanding of their business imperatives to assist them with addressing their employee issues and improve effectiveness. ~crlf~•Consult with managers on a regular basis to proactively identify and deal with departmental inefficiencies, training needs, compensation, organizational structure and employee relations issues. ~crlf~•Provide guidance to managers on employee relations issues, ensuring that legal guidelines are understood and followed when implementing corrective action, terminations and/or layoffs. ~crlf~•Develop relationships and negotiate contracts with a variety of vendors such as insurance brokers, recruiting firms and outside legal counsel. ~crlf~•Administer and optimize the recruitment, selection and onboarding processes for new employees. ~crlf~•Advise and assist Managers on interpretation and administration of personnel policies, programs and legislations. ~crlf~•Administer payroll, benefits, performance management programs, retirement procedures and compensation. ~crlf~•Maintain accurate records and compile statistical reports relating to personnel data ~crlf~•Ensure effective exit interviews and provide management with analysis and recommendations. ~crlf~•Provide resolutions to employee relation issues (e.g. employee complaints and harassment allegations). ~crlf~•Develop and provide recommendations for policies and processes. ~crlf~•Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

Key Requirements/ Skills

•College or University degree in Human Resources or Labour Relations ~crlf~•5+ years HR Generalist experience ~crlf~•2-3 years payroll and benefits experience ~crlf~•Bilingual French and English~crlf~•CHRP designation ~crlf~•Highly computer literate with proficiency in Word, Excel and similar software. ~crlf~•Experience with DayForce and SuccessFactors an asset ~crlf~•Strong experience building relationships with internal and external partners (lawyers, HR agencies and consulting firms) in order to achieve business objectives ~crlf~•HR Operations experience ~crlf~•Pro-active leader with exceptional decision-making skills and the ability to manage expectations effectively to successfully achieve multiple, competing priorities ~crlf~•Proven ability to bring new and creative ideas, strategies, and initiatives ~crlf~•Proven ability to partner with line managers and provide strategic human resources initiatives which add value to the business ~crlf~•Ability to balance management needs with employee needs ~crlf~•Exceptional customer service skills ~crlf~•Strong labour law and regulatory knowledge ~crlf~•Strong communication and presentation skills ~crlf~•Ability to work within a matrix organization

About Allianz

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading provider of credit insurance services, helps its customers around the globe to trade wisely and develop their business safely. With 6,000 employees from more than 70 nationalities, in over 50 countries, Euler Hermes offers a complete range of services for the management of B-to-B trade receivables.~crlf~Euler Hermes has developed a credit intelligence network to analyze the financial stability of 40+ million businesses across the globe. Euler Hermes, a company of Allianz, is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s.~crlf~At Euler Hermes, we are committed to support our employees in every step of their professional journey, provide tailor-made development programs and open gateways to international opportunities. We encourage them to take ownership and accountability, and to dare to make a difference!~crlf~For more information visit http://www.eulerhermes.com/

Euler Hermes Canada is a branch of Euler Hermes North America, the largest provider of trade credit insurance. With more than 125 years of experience, we are well-positioned to offer our customers customized solutions that will help them improve their financial health and protect their cash flow. We offer great employment opportunities for driven individuals who are interested in making a difference. Come join us on our growth and transformation journey!~crlf~Euler Hermes North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.~crlf~If you are interested in the position above and think you have the right profile please follow the online application process. For more detailed information on the company and our career opportunities please go to our website: http://www.eulerhermes.com/careers/.~crlf~~crlf~


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