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Manager, Human Resources

 

Job Details

Firm Name: Blaney McMurtry LLP
Posted: Mon. Aug 26, 2019
Location: Downtown

Job Type

  • General

Manager, Human Resources

Blaney McMurtry LLP is a multi-service 120-lawyer firm, based in the heart of downtown Toronto. For more than sixty years, we have helped clients overcome challenges and seize opportunities through our continuing commitment to achieving results and building relationships. We seek exceptional individuals who take pride in their work and know the importance of excellent client service. 

If you are an HR Generalist who enjoys working with a small HR team in a collegial workplace where you will know everyone in the firm, this may be the right position for you. We are an approachable HR team that are supportive and know the value of a good sense of humour and laughter.

The Manager, Human Resources will report to the Director, Human Resources and be responsible for the following:

  • Recruitment & Onboarding: full cycle recruitment for legal assistant and administrative positions. Onboard and orient new employees to integrate them into the firm. 

  • Performance Management: Conduct probationary and annual performance reviews to manage, motivate and direct performance. Coach employees on performance related issues. Prepare performance improvement plans as required.

  • Staffing:  Oversee the day-to-day workload/workflow of legal assistants. Review and implement new workgroups.  Along with HR Assistant, co-ordinate vacation and absenteeism coverage for support staff.

  • HRIS & Payroll: Administer and maintain the firm’s HRIS system including entering new employee information, terminations and salary changes for payroll.

  • Benefits:   Update the benefit systems with new employees, terminations and employee changes.. Respond to benefits questions.

  • Compensation and Job Evaluation and: Responsible for the firm’s compensation survey participation and data submission. Ensure job evaluations are current and accurate. 

  • Employee Relations & Policy Interpretation: Provide coaching and counseling to employees.  Provide guidance on the interpretation of HR policies. 

  • Program Administration: Administer the firm’s corporate gym membership as well as the firm’s co-op student program.  

  • Committees: Chair of the firm’s United Way Committee, member of the firm’s Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee and Emergency Fire Warden Team.

  • Special Projects and Inquiries: Respond to general HR inquiries and participate in special projects as assigned.

    Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years of HR supervisory or management experience

  • Law firm HR experience a plus

  • CHRP or CHRL designation an asset

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • HRIS experience an asset

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast paced, high-pressured environment

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Sound judgment, diplomacy and ability to interact with all members of the firm

  •  Ability to work independently and within a team

  •  Strong client service skills

Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete candidate – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take about 10–15 minutes to complete. It’s optional to do, and you will get a copy of your assessment when you’re done by logging into the application tool.

Qualified candidates should submit their resumes to our HR team here.

We will review applications as they are received and all applications will be kept on file. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Blaney McMurtry is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in Blaneys.

 

 

 

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