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HR Assistant (1 Year Term) in Winnipeg at NYGÅRD

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nygård International, Canada’s leading fashion company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel is seeking a motivated HR Assistant to join our Human Resources team. If your career goal is to join a leading edge, global company that will provide great opportunities for career advancement, then look no further.


Job Summary:   The Human Resources Assistant will play a significant role in supporting Corporate HR functions in our Winnipeg office.  Please note that the Human Resources Assistant is a full-time contract position covering a maternity leave with significant opportunity for advancement. 


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the promotion of the corporate Health & Safety program and ensuring that safety information is communicated to the field

  • Management of WCB claims, ensuring all forms are completed accurately and on time

  • Prepare employment contracts & new hire documentation

  • Assist with employee orientation and training

  • Coordinate HR projects 

  • Assist with regular research and compliance initiatives regarding HR issues

  • Prepare & post jobs on active job boards

  • Source & pre-screen candidates for vacancies in both Retail & Corporate

  • Assist with the management & maintenance of our internal applicant tracking system

  • Provide general administrative support to the HR Department

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of employment standards, health & safety and WCB regulations

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office programs including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical & organization skills

  • Strong communication skills both written & verbal

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining a high attention to detail

Education: An undergraduate degree in Human Resource Management 

 Nygård International offers a competitive compensation package and provides significant opportunities for growth and career development.  We thank all applicants for their interests but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Nygård International

Human Resources

1771 Inkster Boulevard

Winnipeg, MB    R2X 1R3



Fax:  (204) 697-1254