Human Resources Supervisor, Administrative Services

Aird & Berlis LLP
Toronto, Downtown
To be discussed
May 8, 2019
July 7, 2019
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Our ideal candidate will be a professional, self-starter that is comfortable asking the right questions to help support the business needs of our growing law firm.  If you have excellent judgement, communication skills, are very organized and people focused, we have a great opportunity for you.  Working with an experienced team, you will be engaged in a fast paced environment which will rely heavily on the successful candidate’s ability to work at 8:00am daily, build relationships and problem solving quickly and effectively.

Interested in learning more?  Read on…

The successful incumbent will be responsible for, but not limited to:

Staffing & Employee Relations

  • Identifying appropriate coverage for absenteeism, both planned and unplanned
  • Coordinating the support team with respect to their various assignments
  • Liaising with firm members regarding upcoming project requirements
  • Gathering and providing timely feedback on performance
  • Assisting with the coordination of staffing and workflow for summer assistants, special projects and overtime
  • Assisting with employee relations for both staff and lawyers
  • Helping with recruiting efforts as necessary


  • Tracking and updating various human resources records relating to vacation, absenteeism, new hires, departures, internal changes, etc.
  • Provide guidance on the interpretation and execution of human resources policies and procedures
  • Making recommendations on new and existing policies and programs to ensure compliance with all related legislation
  • Preparing various employee related calculations and associated documentation for human resources matters


  • Planning and participating in firm events
  • Administrating the Attendance and Employee Recognition programs
  • Covering for other staff members during vacations or absences
  • Monitoring emails/phone calls for after-hours/weekend support

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of human resources experience preferably in a law firm or in a professional services environment
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary education in human resources
  • Strong judgement and employee relations experience working at all levels
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Strong organizational,  time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • A talent for working collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues tactfully and in a confidential manner

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