Labour Relations Advisor

Posted 09 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameDean Prystupa

Job description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Labour Relations Advisor in a long contract/hybrid role with possibility to extend even further. Joining a dynamic team on a Mega Project, the position can be based either in Calgary, AB, or Kitimat/Terrace, BC, depending on the incumbents residence. This is not a fly in fly out.

To be part of the team, needed is your enthusiasm to:

  • Demonstrate personal commitment to HSSE.
  • Display a strong positive attitude to manage change and improvement in our processes, ways of working and our overall performance.
  • Develop strong working relationships with your team, stakeholders to boost co-operation and a One Team approach.
  • Use your ability to utilize flexible thinking with well-developed problem-solving skills.
  • Courage to hold strong to views when challenged or challenging others.
  • Have a proactive mindset and have a pulse of current internal and external issues internal issues.

Your expertise will be utilized to:

  • Embed and sustain a proactive labour assurance program (i.e., implementation, monitoring and proactive intervention as required).
  • Sustain a Labour Scorecard that promotes proactive assurance of labour supply and labour relations within the construction phase of the project.
  • Represent the company in regular discussions with Joint Venture partners and contractors.
  • Proactively have pulse of current issues and initiatives, provide regular updates to internal stakeholders on the current state of affairs, proactive monitoring and partnering with JFJV on their progress against commitments and closing of any gaps.
  • Provide subject matter expertise, guidance and manage stakeholders to resolve reactive issues.
  • Proactively manage and enable a healthy labour environment, using data to identify emerging labour trends and define mitigations for potential future risks.
  • Advise and coach line leadership and fellow team members in positive employee relations proactive and reactive practices.

To be successful, you must:

  • Have a minimum of 8-10 years of progressive experience in human resources with a least 5 years working in Labour Relations preferably in an industrial setting.
  • Have a deep understanding of employment standards and BC labour laws with ability to translate to business impact(s).
  • Have a relations related discipline. A Labour Relations Professional Certification and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is preferred.
  • Be able to deliver consistently across a variety of businesses and employee populations (examples include Executive to Entry-Level, Staff, Operations and Trades, Technical to Commercial).
  • Have a degree, with preference in Business Commerce, Human Resources, or Industrial/Labour
  • Have strong analytical, problem-solving skills and stakeholder management capability.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality delivery when supporting clients of significant size, complexity, and scope.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and skilfully deal with ambiguity.
  • Have demonstrated ability to build rapport, communicate effectively and influence at all levels of an organization through interpersonal effectiveness and coaching for performance.
  • Be legally able to work in Canada and reside in the areas designated to work the contract.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.