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Human Resources Coordinator

Posting Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 3C6

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

Medavie is a national health solutions partner. Together, with our more than 6,400 employees, we are committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians. As a not-for-profit organization, Medavie oversees Medavie Blue Cross, a premier all-in-one benefits carrier and public health program administrator, and Medavie Health Services, a national primary health care solutions organization and the largest private provider of EMS management services in Canada. We don’t have shareholders. Instead, we are proud to invest in the Medavie Health Foundation to address some of our country’s most pressing physical and mental health care challenges.


Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator
Department: Human Resources
Competition: 5389
Internal/External: Internal/ External 
Employment Type: Full Time, 6 Month Term
Location: Dartmouth
Salary: Competitive Compensation
Reports To: Director
Closing Date: August 25, 2019



Working in a fast-paced team-oriented work environment, the Human Resources Coordinator will be responsible to assist with policy analysis, research and audit.  In addition the incumbent will gain experience and exposure with Human Resources compliance reviews and special projects.  


Key responsibilities include:

  • Research and develop Human Resources policies for Medavie operating companies to comply with legislation to achieve accreditation standards.
  • Review, audit and update existing policies to reflect changes in legislation or business practices.
  • Participate in and assist with Human Resources compliance reviews.
  • Participate in HR related projects as required.


Required Qualifications:


Education: Post-secondary education with a degree, diploma or certificate in Human Resources.

Work Experience: 1 – 3 years of relevant work experience. 

Other Qualifications:    

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, while maintaining high level of accuracy, confidentiality and attention to detail.
  • Team player with strong customer service, excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, anticipate needs and solve problems independently.
  • Proven track record on delivering results, and having the ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment with minimum supervision.


Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).


Language Skills: Bilingualism in English and French would be considered  an asset.


Core Competencies:


Knowledge: Broad understanding of the HR function with an interest in policy writing and knowledge and understanding of employment and labour legislation.

Communication Skills: Proven written and verbal communication.

Execution and Organizational Skills: Proven ability to multi task and be flexible in order to adapt and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Team Work: Have talent for working both independently and collaboratively within a team environment while maintaining a positive and creative approach in dealing with complex situations.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest.  Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.



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