HR Associate-Bilingual (French)

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: August 12, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 240383
  • Consultant: Stuart Calvert
  • Industry: Human Resources
Our client is a leading National Wine & Spirits Company representing some of the most prestigious wineries and distilleries worldwide. The company is growing rapidly with 275 employees across Canada, and they are now seeking a Human Resources Associate to join the HR team. The HR Associate will be responsible for providing HR support to employees and managers for Eastern and Atlantic Canada.
This position is based in the GTA office and reports to the Senior VP HR.

What you will be doing:
  • Facilitating all employment and recruitment activities including media sourcing, interviewing, selection, employment contracts, onboarding and administration of hires, resolution of issues, discipline, and termination;
  • You will be the go-to person for all benefit related questions and coordinating benefits administration;
  • This position requires HRIS systems experience as this position will extensively use INFOHR, our HR information system, processing new employees, work history, controlling vacation requests, and is our data bank of all our employees’ position, payroll history, education, vacation and performance records;
  • Creating policy directives, updating policies, developing employee reports and maintaining the company’s HR SharePoint site;
  • Special projects as required, some travel within Canada will be required;
Need to have:
  • Ideally, you have a diploma or degree in HR or an otherwise relevant field;
  • You have at least three years' experience preferably in a non-union, fun environment – with more than 200 employees;
  • Ideally, you have experience in a wine and spirits agency or relevant CPG sales/distribution/marketing environment;
  • You must be very technically strong and able to take advantage of the capabilities within Office 365, and have a working knowledge of payroll systems;
  • You have a strong foundation of knowledge of multiple provincial employment standards and have experienced all aspects of recruiting, hiring and terminations.
  • Excellent bilingual French language skills are required.

Medical, dental, and other benefits after a qualifying period. Competitive salary commensurate with demonstrated performance, experience and existing trade relationships, plus performance bonus.