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Career Opportunities

Office/HR Manager

Posted on: Jun 04, 2018

Evans, Philp LLP is a medium-sized law firm with modern, renovated offices located in downtown Hamilton.  Our office environment is progressive, warm and welcoming.

We seek an experienced Office/HR Manager for 3 - 5 days per week (21 - 25 hours per week).  Previous law firm experience is a definite advantage.  Candidates MUST have a minimum 5 years human resources experience and office facilities management to support the Partners in the smooth running and development of the office.

Working closely with Partners, you will develop and maintain an efficient working environment, ensuring all office services and support staff, are performing to an optimum level.

Duties will include:

- Coordinate and manage support staff to ensure that adequate resources are available to meet needs

- Maintain staff files and records

- Complete necessary processes for new staff and departing staff including appropriate induction for new staff and exit interviews for departing staff

- Recruit new staff in conjunction with lawyers

- Develop and promote a good office working environment, for example by supporting and working with the office social committee and arranging ad-hoc staff events

- Preparation/schedule of partner meetings, attend and prepare minutes of the meeting

- Oversee the renewal of commercial and professional liability insurance and extended health benefit plan

- Working closely with the Accounting Manager to prepare the annual budget practice

- Manage costs in accordance with agreed budgets

- License and Lease renewals (business renewals, various legal subscriptions, etc.)

- Oversee the maintenance of contract services

- Advise Partners of any regulatory issues within the office and take appropriate agreed steps to resolve

- Other ad-hoc duties

The successful candidate should possess:

- Previous human resources experience within a professional organization

- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels

- Ability to quickly build both personal and functional credibility with colleagues

- Excellent attention to detail, a calm and methodical approach

- Tact, diplomacy, integrity and composure, particularly when under pressure

- Proactive, results-focused approach

- The ability to plan, prioritize and manage their workload

- MS Excel and Word

- Ability to act in a confidential and professional manner

- The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team   


Evans, Philp LLP

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume via email to:

Nicki Maas

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