HR Generalist

Human Resources
Nova Scotia
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Job Title: HR Generalist
Location: Halifax (In Office or Hybrid)
Reference: RB-17540

Join KBRS and Meridia Recruitment Solutions and become a part of Atlantic Canada's leading recruitment and HR consulting organization.
We work in partnership with clients, candidates, and employees to recruit and develop leaders and to optimize individual, team, and organizational performance. We support organizations and individuals through change and growth and strive to make a meaningful and positive impact, one relationship at a time. This is an opportunity to join at team of professionals who are motivated, curious, caring, conscientious, energetic, organized, and collaborative.
We are in search of an HR Generalist in Halifax to join our Corporate Services team in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Role Description
As the HR Generalist, and reporting into the Director, Client and Employee Experience, you will have the opportunity to make great contributions to our growing organization through coordinating the development and delivery of HR programs, while ensuring company policies and procedures align with employment regulations and the needs of our business.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Recruiting, interviewing, and facilitating the hiring of qualified candidates for internal positions while collaborating with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings and ensuring internal recruitment policies are followed.
  • Contributing to ongoing workforce planning.
  • Developing orientation programs and facilitating the onboarding and off-boarding processes in collaboration with the Office Coordinator and IT Manager. Supporting ongoing system and process training as well as engagement programs for new and current employees.
  • Ensuring employment contracts and supporting documents are completed in a timely manner for internal hires including, role assessments, background checks, and reference checks.
  • Appling existing HR programs and policies while working with partners/employee engagement committee to develop, implement, and monitor new HR initiatives and policies as needed.
  • Working in collaboration with the Director, Finance to maintain compliance with federal and provincial employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices.
  • Maintaining knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Handling employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, as well as referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate leaders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Your Qualifications
As an HR professional you have a curious nature which makes you a great investigator. Whether you are tasked with research, data collection, or an internal employee experience project, you approach all of your work with confidence and a plan. You enjoy being a business partner to the organization and its employees. You have the ability to “wear multiple hats” and see things with different perspectives as you navigate collaborating with all levels of the organization.

Your qualifications include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, tech savvy and resourceful.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Sound foundational knowledge of employment-related regulations and committed to continuous learning.
  • Previous experience working with HRIS or Applicant Tracking systems would be considered an asset.
  • Post-secondary degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • At least one year of professional experience working in an HR management related role.

If you love making a difference and get great satisfaction from having a variety of projects in your day-to-day work, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn from a team of professionals. If you are interested, please share your resume and a one-page letter with us outlining why this role could be right for you. Questions? Contact Rebecca Barr at
To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below.
KBRS is committed to being an organization where diversity and different perspectives are valued. We strive to be an organization that is inclusive, supportive, and reflective of the communities and organizations we serve, and we encourage applications from candidates who identify as part of a traditionally marginalized community.
As part of the recruitment process, KBRS will provide support to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation to participate as a candidate, please contact or communicate your needs to our team.

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