People & Culture Specialist (Contract)

525 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1G1, Canada Req #181
April 4, 2024

About Us:

As a leading Canadian wealth management organization, Richardson Wealth offers the personal touch of a boutique firm while delivering big results. With offices across the country, we are home to some of Canada’s best investment advisors. We’ve embarked on an exciting growth phase – a multi-year transformational journey to enhance our entrepreneurial, high-performing, advisor-centric culture.


Where we’re going:

We want to be the brand of choice for Canada’s top advisors and their high-net-worth clients. We also have an ambitious growth strategy to triple our Assets under Administration (AUA) to $100 billion by 2027.


To reach our goals, we are making strategic investments in technology, real estate and, most importantly, our people.

Position Overview
The People & Culture Specialist is responsible for providing advice and operational support to aligned business managers and employees on work situations, providing a fair and transparent employee experience. This role supports multiple provinces within the assigned region and should be well versed in provincial employment laws and practices. The successful incumbent will play a key role in aligning Human Resources (“HR”) activities and initiatives with the organization’s strategic goals, supporting change management, employee advocacy with quality service and efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Provide timely advice, counsel and information to aligned business managers to assist them in resolving a wide range of employee issues and concerns
•    Simplify complex issues and provide proactive advice and strategies for risk management and remediation
•    Applying knowledge and experience in interpreting HR policies and procedures and providing competent advice on application of firm policies according to local employment legislations
•    Support leaders, managers and employees in areas such as employee relations, employee development, performance management, recruitment and policy interpretation
•    Administering best practice processes and contributing to operational process improvements by providing support and recommendations to the VP, People & Culture Business Partnerships
•    Contributing to the enhancement of department processes by identifying continuous improvement opportunities
•    Foster a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork
•    Performing various HR administrative support tasks
•    Develop and maintain a cohesive working relationship with all levels of staff and management to productively build efficiencies to align with business needs
•    Other duties as assigned

•    A team player, leader and independent thinker
•    Ambitious initiative, drive and ability to think and act proactively
•    5+ years of progressive HR experience
•    Knowledge of HR related principles and best working practices and procedures
•    Understands and ability to interpret Employment Legislation
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Excellent organizational, judgement, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
•    Client-focused, with a high level of professionalism, discretion and diplomacy
•    Ability to foster and leverage effective partnerships both internally and externally
•    Proven experience working in a fast-paced environment and ability to manage organizational changes
•    Experience working in the wealth management or financial industry an asset

•    University Degree or College Diploma in Human Resources
•    CHRP is an asset

Why Apply:

Our firm is only as good as the people who work here. Our employees are exceptional because they combine in-depth expertise with enthusiasm and empathy. From our front office talent to our colleagues behind the scenes, we have one focus: to ensure our people thrive here more than anywhere else. Are you innovative, self-driven, and client-centric?


If so, we’re ready to invest in you.


Richardson Wealth is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We are happy to meet your individual needs in keeping with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Candidates may request accommodation at any point during the interview process.


We are a proud partner of Pride at Work Canada.

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  • 525 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1G1, Canada