Job Description Writer – Human Resources (HR)

Category:
Human Resources
Industry:
Government - Provincial
Type:
Contract
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
#157872
Recruiter:
Sophia Shefali

Our Public Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Job Description Writer for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Job Description Writer, he/she is responsible to work collaboratively with Human Resources and various Stakeholders to draft and update job descriptions within a Unionized environment.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with Management stakeholders to gather job requirements and undertake a thorough needs analysis in order to translate job functions into job description format
  • Write, edit and / or review HR content to ensure alignment with job evaluation standards and college policies
  • Analyse and compare job descriptions to identify appropriate job evaluation rating benchmarks and flag duplication of functions across different roles
  • Attend meetings and communicate with relevant College stakeholders to understand business and job design requirements
  • Organize and prioritize the creation and submission of multiple job descriptions within short deadlines
  • Interpret new process requirements and identify opportunities for improvement to ensure high level of quality
  • Ensure content information is clear, accurate and complete, following industry standards for plain language and information design
  • Understand the impact and effectiveness of communications suitable to all audience types, while maintaining high level of confidentiality

Qualifications:

  • 2-year Diploma/Degree in English, Communication, Journalism, Human Resources, Business or a related field
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Experience:

  • 3 years of experience with technical writing and producing manuals or user instruction documents;
  • Experience writing job descriptions would be an asset

Skills:

  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills (spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, voice, style, tone), with a strong command of English
  • Knowledge of Job Evaluation and Job Design would be a strong asset
  • Experience writing job descriptions within a unionized environment would be a strong asset
  • Strong verbal communication and consulting skills with the ability to clarify ambiguous information
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail and the ability recognize relationships and distinctions between complex systems
  • Ability to maintain high standards of accuracy and detail within short deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to deliver materials in a clear and consistent tone that is easy to follow
  • Political acuity and judgement to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • MS Office (Word, Outlook, Adobe, Visio, Excel)

 

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