Career Details


The Senior HR & Training Advisor, reporting to the Director, Human Resources – Canadian Operations, and collaborating with leaders within the Canadian Human Resources and Operations Leadership teams, is responsible for developing, carrying out and supporting programs and solutions to drive operational HR excellence, thereby facilitating employee attraction, development, and retention.

Duties and Responsibilities of a Senior HR & Training Advisor include:

  • Develop training programs in response to identified gaps
  • Carry out and manage training programs and procedures, and ensure that training records are kept up to date
  • Coordinate leadership development initiatives
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports to support the maintenance and monitoring of HR metrics, as well as other reports, as required
  • Partner with HR colleagues to ensure efficient implementation and execution of HR programs and practices
  • Oversee all annual Performance Appraisal processes, including KPI setting and KPI results’ analyses, and year-end compensation reviews
  • Conduct periodic salary and benefits benchmarking exercises and upon request, provide and support salary recommendations
  • Analyse results of exit interviews, recruitment feedback and employee surveys to identify issues and trends
  • Strive to develop and execute process improvements across the HR function
  • Operate as a Senior HR & Training Advisor by ensuring a periodic presence at each operation.
  • Support the Director, HR – Canadian Operations with Special Projects in support of HR priorities, as well as other duties, as assigned.
  • Mandatory confidentiality and privacy considerations apply to this role.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A degree or diploma in Human Resources/Employee Relations or an associated field
  • CHRP or CHRL designation in place or in progress
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ideally previous experience with HRIS (SAP)
  • Previous relevant HR Generalist experience – mining or similar industry
  • Knowledge of applicable HR legislation, including but not limited to Ontario’s Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Desirable Competencies, Knowledge and skills

  • High energy, a strong work ethic, versatility, and flexibility with a results orientation
  • Resourceful, discrete, and diplomatic, with superior critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a capable team member
  • Effective, clear and grammatically correct verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, follow-through, and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple priorities while adhering to either hard or soft deadlines
  • Ability to establish rapport and to build and maintain professional relationships
  • Ability to effectively impart knowledge (train) and influence others
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ previous experience in an HR Generalist role with training expertise
  • Valid drivers’ licence and a safe, reliable vehicle to effectively support the requirements of the position

Physical Demands and Requirements

  • Day shift of up to 10 hours on occasion (rare)
  • 80% sitting, computer use, keyboard skills.
  • Lifting, up to 10 kg ground to waist height occasionally,
  • Occasional push pull.
  • Daily standing. Occasional walking over uneven ground
  • Rarely in awkward positions – squatting, kneeling, bent over
  • Environment conditions are generally in an air-conditioned office but when with other site personnel outside the office it can be hot, cold, humid, wet, dusty. Lighting is restricted. May be excessive noise. UG Airflow is artificial.
  • Ground conditions (outside or UG) may be icy, wet, muddy slippery, sloped inclines, loose rocks and obstacles on the ground.
Rate of Pay Salary, Commensurate with experience and qualifications