Human Resources Advisor

June 22, 2022

(Work place: Joliette)

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Job Level

NV-07The incumbent assists, support and advises caisse managers in selecting, applying and implementing human resources solutions, practices, programs, policies and tools.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Advise and support managers in selecting, applying and implementing various human resources programs and practices.

  • Staff non-management caisse positions using available tools by assisting managers in assessing candidates and conducting interviews.

  • Carry out pay integration according to prescribed rules, ensure proper application of the guide to working conditions and/or collective agreement and implement compensation systems and programs.

  • Ensure the proper application of laws, standards, codes of conduct, and human resources policies and practices (e.g. health, security, charters). Perform any ensuing administrative follow-up activities.

  • Support managers in implementing orientation and integration activities for new employees.

  • Track indicators of personnel movement (e.g. turnover rates and absenteeism). Update employee records and perform ensuing follow-up activities related to salary management.

  • If necessary, make minor adjustments to certain human resources tools to ensure they meet the actual needs of the caisse and to facilitate their implementation (e.g. skills development plan, training programs).

Other working conditions

  • Work place : The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-Hybrid

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • A minimum of one year of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Knowledge of change management approaches

  • Knowledge of external environment

  • Understanding of the philosophy and fundamentals of financial services cooperatives

  • Knowledge of policies, legislation, standards and ethics governing the operations of the caisse and its centres

  • Knowledge of motivational management practices

  • Knowledge of human resources management programs

  • Knowledge of human resources and labour law specializations

  • Knowledge of service standards

  • Knowledge of the democratic structure of the caisses and the Desjardins network

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Decision quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Plans and aligns

Work Location

1995, boulevard Firestone Est Notre-Dame-des-Prairies

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Human resources (FG)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

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