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Senior Advisor, Labour & Employee Relations

  • Human Resources
  • Ottawa
  • Permanent
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To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter by Dec 09, 2022

The Royal Canadian Mint is hiring a Senior Advisor, Labour & Employee Relations who can thrive in a dynamic and inclusive environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Labour & Employee Relations, the Senior Advisor is responsible for advising and supporting management staff on issues related to labour relations, the interpretation and application of collective agreements, performance management, and internal policies. The incumbent responds to management queries on labour relations issues and maintains daily contact with union representatives to promote and maintain a collaborative environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides hands-on support and expert advice to people leaders and Human Resources team on labour relations matters, including: 
    • absenteeism and attendance management
    • issues related to performance management
    • disciplinary measures
  • Conducts research and investigates grievances at the first step of the conflict resolution process.
  • Responsible to ensure that the Harassment Discrimination and Violence in the Workplace Policy is kept up to date and compliant with legislation.
  • Conducts internal workplace investigations, including harassment/discrimination/violence in the workplace.
  • Provides expert advice on complex disability and accommodation files.
  • Provides support in the preparation of collective agreement negotiations.
  • Develops and delivers training sessions to management on various labour relations topics.

Requirements

  • University degree in Industrial Relations or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of related business experience
  • Deep knowledge of labour relations concepts and relevant federal employment legislation
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Proficient in conducting Workplace Harassment investigations in compliance with legislation
  • Ability to exercise judgment and analyze various situations
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, initiative and autonomy
  • Ability to create and maintain interpersonal relationships at various levels
  • Bilingual essential (English & French)