Employee Relations Associate

  • Ritchie Bros.
  • Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Aug 05, 2022
Human Resources

Job Description


A growing global company. Endless career and development opportunities.

When you join Ritchie Bros., you'll be part of a diverse, global team that's focused on delivering great customer experiences. Our culture is centered around people and guided by our core values of Integrity, Unity and Vision. Learn more about our culture and commitment to diversity and inclusion at Candidate Portal.

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are passionate about making a difference, we invite you to join our growing team. Whether you're out in the field or back at your office, you'll be helping us achieve our vision of becoming the trusted global marketplace for insights, services and transaction solutions for commercial assets.

We're looking for a People Services & Employee Relations Associate . The work location for this position is the Burnaby, British Columbia and is eligible for a fully remote or hybrid work arrangement.

The Opportunity:

We're looking for a People Services & Employee Relations Associate who will support the International HR team (scope Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with the execution of company-wide administration of HR and Recruiting processes, policies and procedures to ensure consistency, accuracy, and timely completion.

In this role you'll:
  • Assist HRBP'S and Talent Acquisition in HR administration work across multiple countries within EMEA; prepare letters, follow up internal workflows, maintain org charts, organize/digitize employee files, maintain Excel files with employee data.
  • Update employee database in our HR system Oracle.
  • Support Talent Acquisition in posting of vacancies (International) on various job boards, first screening of applications, share selection of candidates with Talent Acquisition for first interview, schedule interview between candidate & hiring manager, reference check and collect documents of new hires.
  • Performs other various admin duties as required from time to time.
  • First point of contact for employee questions.

Your profile:

You feel comfortable in a fast-paced office environment, where not everything is clearly defined. You will be successfull in this position if you have an independent and self-motivated, eager to learn and resourceful attitude. With proven ability to multi-task, attention to detail and problem-solving and customer service skills, you are our ideal candidate. Furthermore, you bring:
  • 5 or more years of HR Assistant/Coordinator experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Human Resources related field preferred
  • Experience working for an International company is an asset
  • Experience working with Oracle and/or Taleo is a plus

What We Offer:

Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career - we've proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here's how:
  • Base salary + performance bonus
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits.
  • RRSP / Pension plan and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
  • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.
  • A multi-award-winning LEED gold-certified facility, in an exceptional park-like setting, featuring:
    • A subsidized, multi-award-winning childcare centre.
    • A subsidized cafeteria, dry cleaning services, and free parking.
    • A workout facility, featuring advanced gym equipment, bike room, shower and changing facilities, and nutrition and fitness programs.
    • Proximity to miles of Fraser River walking paths, plus shops, restaurants and services.

Ritchie Bros. has grown from a small-town auctioneer to a global asset management and disposition company. Through our family of companies, we help our customers buy and sell a wide range of used and unused equipment for construction, mining, transportation, agriculture, oil & gas, lifting & material handling, forestry & other industries.

Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls, please.

If you require any accommodation, please send an email to: [email protected]