Employee Relations Specialist (Remote) – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Employee Relations Specialist (Remote)

Our people are foundational to our strategy– they are not ‘resources’ that we leverage! Our People team (formerly Human Resources) partners with leaders to engage and attract high performing, diverse, entrepreneurial talent. We continuously challenge ourselves to be BOLD in our thinking, design and delivery of people solutions that enable our people to be the best that they can be and drive exceptional ResMed success.

Let’s talk about Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Acts as advisor and coach to People Business Partners/Advisors as needed which includes policy interpretation, conflict resolution, and performance management/improvement cases
  • Promptly and thoroughly conducts and manages mid-high level workplace investigations of team member complaints and grievances with systematic approach to address root causes, develop and recommend actions and countermeasures, and effectively conclude investigations by facilitating a review of the decision with appropriate stakeholders and close out of actions and countermeasures.
  • Keeps detailed documentation and follows case management and tracking protocols
  • Serves as escalation point and reviewer for employment separations, position eliminations, and restructures (individual and group/mass layoffs)
  • May partner with leaves specialist on escalated leave of absence cases
  • May be involved with creating reports and analyzing data for employee relations cases or identifying trends
  • May participate in legal or compliance reporting activities
  • Could be asked to partner with employee relations lead on complex cases and liaison meetings with legal
  • May conduct research on pending legislation and make recommendations on options for implementing
  • May help document policies and processes related to employee relations activities
  • May conduct routine investigations and performance improvement cases as needed
  • Perform other duties as required

Let’s talk about Qualifications and Experience

  • BS/BA in Management, Human Resources, Organizational Development or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years of human resources experience, with a strong emphasis in employee relations
  • HR Professional certification and PHR/SPHR preferred.
  • Experience in owning, handling and executing employee relations investigations and preparation of appropriate documentation.
  • Must be thorough and have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, but a strong effective team player; commitment to results; solutions oriented; superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to create trust, present, influence, and negotiate.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respond appropriately using tact and good judgement to highly sensitive/confidential matters.
  • Broad knowledge of employment laws.
  • Be able to identify resources and navigate organization to problem solve Equivalent combination of experience and/or education may be considered



Joining us is more than saying “yes” to making the world a healthier place. It’s discovering a career that’s challenging, supportive and inspiring. Where a culture driven by excellence helps you not only meet your goals, but also create new ones. We focus on creating a diverse and inclusive culture, encouraging individual expression in the workplace and thrive on the innovative ideas this generates. If this sounds like the workplace for you, apply now!