Human Resource, business and administrative professional with recent success in developing and implementing programs and procedures that have resulted in increased efficiency, lower costs, and individual and corporate accountability.
PROFILE Human Resource, business and administrative professional with recent success in developing and implementing programs and procedures that have resulted in increased efficiency, lower costs, and individual and corporate accountability.
EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE NS Utility and Review Board - Human Resource Officer (contract) Nov. ••••• - Feb. ••••• · Performed all general recruitment and selection duties · Researched and wrote reports on a variety of topics · Interpreted and applied the collective agreement · Created an employee training management and tracking system, divisional organization charts, and re-created an orientation program · Advised managers and employees on HR issues, including attendance, work habits, benefits, etc. · Successfully resolved disputes · Set up HR filing systems and wrote the personnel records management policy · Member of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee
Sysco - Human Resource Generalist (contract) Aug. ••••• Mar. ••••• · Performed HR Generalist duties for NS and NL sites with over ••••• employees · Interpreted and applied the collective agreement · Maintained grievance documents and attended grievance meetings · Audited HR processes, located discrepancies and inefficiencies and made necessary procedural and process corrections · Correlated data, and analyzed and presented reports · Performed research for a variety of potential HR initiatives · Prepared training materials and facilitated benefits training for all employees · Created and implemented the HR procedures manual · Supervised HR intern · Member of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee
Interuniversity Services Inc. (ISI) - Administrative Secretary Oct. ••••• Aug. ••••• · Created performance management and OH&S programs · Screened applicants, arranged interviews and wrote employment letters · Provided advice on organizational policies and procedures · Collected, compiled, analyzed and reported on data · Performed accounts payable and receivable tasks · Efficiently and effectively performed a wide variety of administrative duties
Aliant & DDA Solutions - HR Associate & Recruiter (internships/work placements) ••••• · Posted jobs, screened candidates, scheduled and attended interviews, checked references · Organized and maintained a database of approximately ••••• potential candidates · Performed salary survey
ADESA - Office Manager (contract) June ••••• June ••••• · Recruited, selected and managed staff · Designed and facilitated interdepartmental training sessions · Created, implemented and monitored adherence to policies and procedures · Prepared and analyzed reports · Managed contracts for equipment and supplies, and instituted a purchase order system · Developed relationships with, and provided outstanding service to •••••+ customers · Was a member of the OH&S Committee, the Emergency Response and OH&S Inspection Teams, and the Sales, Special Events, and Social Committees
Handsmiths Inc. - Warehouse Manager (contract) June - Dec. ••••• · Recruited, selected and managed warehouse staff · Developed, implemented and monitored departmental policies and procedures · Set up a new warehouse from scratch, including procuring all equipment and supplies · Ensured compliance with Occupational Health & Safety regulations · Established and monitored quality control system, as well as maintaining inventory control · Identified and recommended solutions to inefficiencies · Developed and maintained relationships with government officials, clients, and suppliers · Researched and ensured compliance with international export regulations
Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society NS (STARS-NS) - Administrator Mar. ••••• June ••••• · Monitored and ensured contract compliance between STARS and Department of Health · Recruited, selected, trained, and managed administrative staff · Designed, implemented and maintained a personnel database · Administered payroll and benefits to administrative and unionized medical staff · Prepared, analyzed and presented financial reports · Designed, set up and maintained three separate inventory control systems · Planned, organized and participated in educational, promotional and fund-raising events · Provided top-notch administrative support to management · Was a member of the Employee and Occupational Health & Safety Committees
As much of my work has been contract, the list of jobs I’ve held is lengthy. If you would like to learn of my work prior to what is listed above, please do not hesitate to contact me. Additional previous experiences include a variety of positions such as sales and business/administrative management, in a wide array of public, private and not-for-profit organizations.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Human Resource Management - Advanced Diploma with Honours, NSCC (•••••) Successful completion of over ••••• business workshops and courses in management, communication, health and safety, and computers
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT · Member - NS Advisory Committee for Adjudicative Boards - Department of Education (current) · Disaster and Emergency Response Team member – Red Cross (current) · Terms of President, Vice-President and Chair - Child Find Nova Scotia