We are currently seeking an experienced Manager of Human Resources in our Halifax, NS office. Reporting to the Managing Director of Administrative Professional Resources you will support our staff talent group across six offices.
What you'll do
Your focus will be on continuously enhancing the employment experience for staff members at the firm. To accomplish this, you will manage and evolve programs such as our engagement, professional development and wellness programs. You will provide advice and coaching to managers on building positive employee relations, developing talent and optimizing team performance. You will seek out opportunities to enhance the support provided to employees and managers through proactive communication, collaboration and process improvement.
What you'll need
As the ideal candidate, you have a minimum of five years? experience in an HR generalist capacity, preferably in a fast-paced corporate environment, and have previous management experience. You are a natural relationship builder with exceptional communication skills. You have extremely high ethics and integrity. You have fine-tuned project management skills, a continuous improvement mindset and high attention to detail. You have solid knowledge of employment legislation and occupational health and safety requirements in Atlantic Canada, strong technical proficiency, and comfort with travel. Knowledge of payroll and benefits, and having a CPHR designation, are considered assets.
We're looking for
A little bit about us
McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John's, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 250 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions.
Collective Social Responsibility
We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.
Pro Bono Legal Services
Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.
Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environmental. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.
Diversity & inclusion
We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.
At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.
Are you interested?
Work With Us
At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. We offer an above average compensation package with firm paid benefits and a defined benefit pension plan.