Human Resources Generalist

Posted Date 4 days ago(11/23/2021 11:17 AM)
Requisition ID
Human Resources / Ressources humaines

Overview / Description

The HR Generalist will be part of the Ogilvy Canada HR team and will play a critical role in the delivery of internal Human Resources services to our Ogilvy Health Canada team. As a key business partner to the leadership, the HR Generalist will help support the talent lifecycle as well as the employee experience.  This position is responsible for overseeing the accuracy of the processes and procedures for all HR administrative activities supporting our Healthcare leadership team and employees located in both Toronto and Montreal.  The HR Generalist will work with our HR team to offer the best employee experience when communicating with staff and to continuously improve employee engagement, productivity and organizational performance, executing in a timely manner.

Responsibilities / Responsabilités

  • Support and communicate HR policies, procedures and employee benefits to staff
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and Provincial labor laws
  • Assist with recruitment efforts
  • Coordinate new hire orientation and on-boarding duties with HR Coordinator
  • Input and maintain employee data in the HRIS system (SAP)
  • Oversee the performance management process, train employees on the appraisal process on a timely basis
  • Conduct exit interviews for terminating employees
  • Manages disability claims and liaises with third party provider
  • Maintain current knowledge of market trends, legal requirements, and administration of Human Resources policies
  • Builds effective relationships with all areas of the business
  • Maintain employee confidence by keeping human resources information confidential
  • Ensure that all HR records in accordance with compliance laws and policies are
    properly maintained
  • Develop positive employee relations by responding to all employee questions and concerns
    in a timely and thorough manner
  • Help develop and implement training projects, presentations and workshops
  • Research and recommend industry seminars for employees, as needed
  • Be a culture champion in support a ‘people first’ vision
  • Assist the Director of Human Resources with other HR duties and functions
  • Handle other duties as assigned
  • Works closely with Finance and work closely with the business leads in assessing resource utilization and proactively plan programs to address talent gaps


  • 2-3 years of HR work experience
  • Bilingual (French and English) is required
  • Some experience or familiarity with SAP
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent judgment coupled with a high degree of integrity and trust
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Knowledge and experience working in a creative environment an asset
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite applications
    (MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Team player and team builder who enjoys/excels at motivating and developing the potential of others
  • A proactive, enthusiastic individual with a customer service attitude/orientation
  • Achievement orientation—a desire to initiate positive change on an ongoing basis
  • An interest in learning, with the desire to expand your professional HR skills and take
    on increasing levels of responsibility


This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of people in these positions and is subject to change at the company’s discretion at any time.


Ogilvy Canada employees are encouraged to bring their ideas, experiences and perspectives, gleaned from their varied backgrounds, to the workplace.  We strive to create an environment in which all employees can feel comfortable to contribute to their fullest potential without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

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