HR Strategist


Located in Sarnia, ON

Salary: $35.00-$38.00/hour

Job summary: A government-funded nonprofit organization is seeking to hire an HR Strategist to join its leadership team for a one year contract. The HR Strategist will be responsible for providing strategic human resources leadership for the organization, directly supervising a team of up to five, implementing important policy decisions, reviewing operational policies and procedures and ensuring policy awareness, promoting a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale, overseeing budgeting and auditing for their business unit, ensuring all legal and regulatory documents are filed, monitoring compliance with laws and regulations, leading a process to modernize performance evaluations across the organization, leading the process to evaluate and revamp job descriptions across the organization (fewer than 12), coordinating recruiting efforts, reviewing and refining the onboarding process, providing training and coaching to staff, resolving conflicts through professional mediation, conducting performance and wage reviews, creating clear and concise reports, preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations, reporting on workplace health and safety compliance, and handling workplace investigations and disciplinary/termination procedures. The successful candidate will likely have significant experience as an HR Manager or senior HR team member.

Location: Sarnia, ON

Position type: Contract (approximately one year) 

Pay: $35.00-$38.00/hour

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm 


  • Significant experience in management, operations, and leadership 
  • Extremely well-versed in HR legislation such as Bill 168, the Employment Standards Act, relevant health and safety laws, and general performance management 
  • Experience in human resources, including change management, performance management, conflict resolution, disciplinary processes, and workplace investigations
  • Experience in educating and coaching staff
  • Understanding of financial management
  • Ability to give presentations 
  • A degree in Human Resources is an asset 

Ways to apply:

Benefits available to Express associates:

  • Medical benefits
  • Referral bonuses
  • Reward programs
  • Career training and development resources
  • Scholarship Program
  • National retailer discounts

About Express Employment Professionals:

Founded in 1983, Express today employs 540,000 people across over 800 franchise locations worldwide. Our long-term goal of putting a million people to work is at the heart of our company's vision: to help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people. The Sarnia Express Employment Professionals franchise began operation in 2006, and serves Sarnia-Lambton and surrounding areas with temporary staffing, contract workers, and direct hire placement in a variety of fields, including engineering, manufacturing, skilled trades, technical, accounting/finance, human resources, I.T., administrative, and light industrial. There is no cost to job seekers for our services. The ISO certified office has grown steadily, and has placed over 5,000 people with local businesses over the last ten years. Express is proud to be a Certified Military Friendly Employer through Canada Company, and to have received Inavero's Best of Staffing Talent Award based on the satisfaction of our placed talent.

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347 Christina Street North
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