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Talent & Culture Lead

Posted on: July 5th, 2019 Kelowna, BC Strawhouse

Two of the most important concepts to you are  “Meaningful Work” and “Meaningful Relationships”

We are searching for a driven and passionate people leader to take care of all things “Human” in our next phase of growth. This role will develop and drive HR initiatives such as recruitment and hiring, onboarding, performance measurement, role descriptions and evaluation, employee development, retention and most importantly team culture and happiness. 

In this role you will work closely alongside other members of the Administration and Leadership teams to foster a pleasant, effective and efficient workplace for our high performing teams. As Talent & Culture Lead, you will contribute to driving strong employee engagement, as well as be responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs are realized. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Own full-cycle recruiting including collaboration with stakeholders to develop role descriptions, deploy of employment postings, utilize the ‘top grading’ process to final selection, and will have involvement in the selection of suitable candidates and presenting offer of employment 

  • Create and implement recruiting strategies ie: job fairs and support and outward facing PR strategy for recruitment.

  • Facilitate onboarding and continuously work to improve the onboarding process to ensure new team member success. This involves development of an employee handbook. 

  • Manage all offboarding processes including paperwork preparation, asset return, data entry, and exit interviews

  • Be the SME and accountable party for the accuracy of our internal HRIS - BambooHR

  • Maintain & update all employee and contractor personnel files and role descriptions, ensuring data accuracy and integrity.

  • Prepare employee letters (employment verification, employment agreements, role change letters, etc.) announcements, and other communications as needed

  • Champion employee engagement and culture, including engagement strategies

  • Administer our Employee Benefits program

  • Research information for policy development or revision

  • Design and implement ongoing education curriculum program for employee development

  • Gather and analyze market data and make recommendations on employee compensation

  • Oversee Health and Safety programs

  • Apply for funding grants & conduct government program research 

A Bit About You:

  • You have at least 3-5 years’ of progressive experience in Human Resources

  • Degree or Diploma in HRM or a related discipline (preferred) and hold or are working towards a CPHR designation

  • You have a sound understanding of HR principles, policies and practices and nerd out over your ability to apply this knowledge to develop creative, effective solutions

  • You have a full grasp and understanding of BC Employment Standards and the ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive matters with complete professionalism

  • You have Impeccable integrity with personal and professional values that are aligned with Strawhouse’s


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