Senior Manager, Employee Relations

August 20, 2021

Job Description

There When It Matters for 175 YearsThis year, we are proud to celebrate our 175th anniversary. Since our founding in Quebec in 1846, we've been committed to improving the financial health of all of our clients. We are driven by the opportunity to help families thrive, communities grow and businesses succeed. As our roots have grown stronger than ever before, we are ready to lead the way for the next 175 yearsLaurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank"). With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.This role sits within Laurentian Bank, a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank Financial Group.The Senior Manager, Employee Relation is responsible for supporting the Vice-President, HRBP and Employee Relations as an expert in conflict prevention, resolution, and mediation with a penchant for organizational transformation.

Responsibilities

º Manages Employee Relations matters i.e. Legal case management, human rights & harassment investigations, workforce transformation initiatives etc. º Monitors legislation and manages required compliance/regulatory program activities to achieve objectives.º Develops employee relations solutions and makes recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.º Educates leaders on all aspects of Labor Relations management including relevant HR policies, appropriate procedures and practices, legislation and regulations and employee relations related training and learning opportunities.º Acts as a subject matter expert to interpret applicable regulations & policies and makes recommendations on how to resolve business issues.º Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.º Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.º Partner with HRBPs to develop labour relations solutions that support business objectives and are in compliance with legislation.

Qualifications

º Approximately 7 years of experience in employee or labour relations, crisis management, and conflict resolution.º Law degree preferred.º Experience running investigations, performing risk analysis, and providing expert interventions related to workplace conflict (like mediation, facilitated conversations, and group interventions).º Ability to build strong and trustful relationships with a variety of stakeholdersº Strong knowledge of employment law (federal and provincial - Québec) º Process oriented mindset.º Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written (English and French).

Additional Information

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion:We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment that reflects the diversity of our customers and our communities. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability or any other legally-protected ground. Accessibility:Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for job applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.PIPEDA:We may collect, use or disclose your personal information for the purpose of establishing an employment relationship with you.

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