HR Project Specialist

Toronto (Region), Ontario
Salary will be based on candidates qualifications and experience.
February 14, 2019
April 15, 2019
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

POSITION TITLE: HR Project Specialist

REPORTS TO: Chief Administration Officer


Temporary 6 Month Contract

The role will support the delivery of projects related to HR initiatives across the organization. 

The HR Project Specialist will play an integral role in overseeing delivery of HR project activity associated with major business change. Reporting to the Chief Administration Officer, and working closely with the HR Business Partner team, the role will blend both knowledge of HR process and best practice with a clear understanding of project management.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Working with the HR Business Partners and project teams to ensure the delivery of key project milestones on time, within budget, resource and policy
  • Interpreting and representing key HR policies, such as redundancy and reorganization, and communicating with the HR team and managers in the business
  • Clearly and concisely presenting and communicating key people data to HR colleagues and other stakeholders in a timely and consistent manner
  • Devises and manages a regular project reporting mechanism for the HR team and relevant business leaders
  • Collaboratively working with other parts of SOCAN to identify dependencies and report back to key stakeholders

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a practical understanding and experience in key HR process and practice. You will have a proven background in managing projects with a keen understanding of the project management discipline and best practice.

The successful candidate will have experience of major change programs in complex organizations and knowledge and /or experience of HR practices in USA market and proven ability to navigate and deploy various HR elements to address different nuances

You will be data savvy and an expert in relevant office application such as Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. You will be ready and able to take the initiative and identify where value can be added.


Qualified applicants are invited to visit SOCAN’s career site to submit their resume. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Skills may be tested and selection will be based on factors, related experience and alignment of skills.


Monday – Friday during the core business hours: 9 am – 5 pm


Please apply directly to SOCAN's Career site at: to be considered for this role. Applications through email or regular mail will not be accepted. 


SOCAN is committed to providing an inclusive workplace environment that meets the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities.  Please go to to review SOCAN's policies on accessibility and accommodation in the workplace. Please direct any accommodation requirements to


SOCAN connects more than four-million music creators worldwide and more than a quarter-million businesses and individuals in Canada. Nearly 150,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers are its direct members, and more than 130,000 organizations are Licensed To Play music across Canada. With a concerted use of progressive technology and a commitment to lead the global transformation of music rights, with wholly-owned subsidiaries Audiam and MediaNet, SOCAN is dedicated to upholding the fundamental truths that music has value and music creators and publishers deserve fair compensation for their work.

For more information on SOCAN please visit

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