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HR Coordinator

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    Entry & Junior Level
  • People, HR & Administration
  • Laval
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  • You: Degree in HR or related field, 6 months HR experience, strong interpersonal skills, clear communication, confidentiality, prioritization, attention to detail, Microsoft Office proficiency, bilingual French and English.
  • You will coordinate onboarding, handle employee status changes, manage HRIS records, assist with leaves of absence, support offboarding, and participate in HR projects.


  • Degree in Human Resources or related field with relevant experience.
  • A minimum of 6 months experience in a similar position or 1 year of experience in another human resource related function.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact in a tactful and respectful manner with various stakeholders.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as well as be comfortable presenting in a group setting.
  • Must be able to uphold confidentiality while handling sensitive personnel information.
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and quality of records and documentation.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel). Familiarity with Workday as HRMS systems is an asset.
  • Bilingual, French and English, both written and oral in order to support managers, collaborate with colleagues located outside of Quebec.


  • Coordinate onboarding for new hires with various departments: session date, obtaining needed documentation from new hires and creating the employee file.
  • Conducting onboarding presentation to new hires on their first day.
  • Provide support and/or coordination to the HR team for processes related to a change of employee status e.g. job transfers, promotions, leave of absences, offboarding, etc.
  • Assist HR Business Partners with leave of absence and disability case management.
  • Maintain human resource information system (HRIS) records and update personnel files per internal processes.
  • Answers general queries from employees related to group benefits program, HR policies and employment confirmation letters.
  • Liaise where appropriate with other segment HR teams or other services such as payroll, IT, etc. to help answer inquiries and / or action effectively HR processes.
  • Contribute to employee recognition, wellness programs and social activities.
  • Coordinate probationary follow-up by managers.
  • Supports the offboarding process by coordinating collection of company property, conducting exit interviews, and processing termination paperwork.
  • Participate in internal and external audits by providing supporting documentations as needed.
  • Assist with various HR projects as required.


What are the qualifications needed for the HR Coordinator position?

To succeed in this role, you will need a degree in Human Resources or a related field with relevant experience, at least 6 months of experience in a similar position or 1 year of experience in another HR-related function, strong interpersonal skills, clear communication abilities, confidentiality, prioritization skills, attention to detail, proficiency in Microsoft Office software, and bilingualism in French and English.

What are some of the responsibilities of an HR Coordinator in this role?

Some of the responsibilities include coordinating onboarding for new hires, conducting onboarding presentations, assisting with employee status changes, supporting HR Business Partners with leave of absence and disability case management, maintaining HRIS records, answering employee queries, coordinating with other HR teams and services, contributing to employee recognition and wellness programs, coordinating probationary follow-ups, supporting offboarding processes, participating in audits, and assisting with HR projects.

Are there any specific software skills required for this role?

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, is required for this role. Familiarity with HRMS systems like Workday is also considered an asset.

What language skills are necessary for the HR Coordinator position?

Bilingualism in French and English, both written and oral, is necessary in order to support managers, collaborate with colleagues located outside of Quebec, and effectively communicate with stakeholders.

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