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About Us
Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP is an insurance defence litigation boutique with excellence in providing defence of tort, accident benefits, property and general insurance litigation matters. Our focus is on providing exceptional client service, where initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit form the cornerstone of our success.
Aside from a competitive compensation package and benefits plan, we offer a fast-paced, supportive, team-oriented work environment where you will immediately be able to make a contribution. We pride ourselves on being a firm that offers a stimulating career, and the opportunity to grow and shape your own future potential.
We are looking for people to share in our passion for client service. If you are ambitious, motivated and driven to succeed, then we would like to hear from you.


Purpose of Position
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Manager (13-Month Contract) to join our team. This is a stand-alone role. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and administration relating to human resources delivery within the firm. The role reports directly to a senior partner.

Summary of Essential Job Functions
Human Resources Delivery

• Act as the first point of contact for employee inquiries and requests.
• Responsible for performance management, employee relations, conflict resolution, and terminations.
• Assist in the development of human resources goals, objectives and systems within the firm. Develop, recommend, and implement human resources policies and procedures.
• Manage the firm’s compliance program relating to provincial legislation, including, but not limited to, health and safety and accessibility legislation.

Recruitment
• Responsible for full-cycle recruitment for all positions, including lawyers, articling students, legal assistants and law clerks.
• Source potential candidates for open positions through a competency-based approach in recruitment to include business, technical, and behavioural factors.
• Screen candidate resumes, interview potential candidates, complete reference checks and prepare offers of employment.
• Complete the initial onboarding of new hires.

Payroll & Benefits

• Responsible for the administration of payroll for all support staff and associates, including data collection and input, transaction verification, and timely and accurate processing of semi-monthly payroll. Process salary changes, bonuses and other personnel file changes.
• Administer the employee benefit program, including the monthly processing of new hire enrollments, terminations, and changes.


Required Skills
• Minimum 5 years of relevant human resources generalist experience required. Previous experience in the legal industry or other professional services preferred.
• Post-secondary degree in human resources or business administration preferred.
• CHRL designation an asset.
• Knowledge of current HR related provincial legislation and regulations.
• Good balance of strategy and execution required.
• Must manage highly confidential information with integrity and professionalism.
• Must have the ability to deal with ambiguity and demonstrate good judgment in resolving issues.
• Strong customer service orientation with excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

How to apply:
If you enjoy working in an energetic and dynamic work environment, then we invite you to apply. To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected].
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accommodation will be provided to applicants with disabilities to enable participation in all recruitment, assessment, selection, and hiring stages.