Senior HRIS Analyst in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 8/28/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as an HRIS Analyst at The North West Company (NWC); you will support the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) to support delivery of HR services and information to management. If you have the experience gathering and summarizing information to develop recommendations for HR issues, process improvement, and program enhancements; this opportunity is for you!

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Support the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of HRIS solutions to meet HR and business needs;
  • Work with the HR function managers and business partners to understand their HR information needs and provide system solutions;
  • Produce regular and ad hoc HR analytics reports for HR and business partners;
  • Analyze HR data to identify issues and trends and provide recommendations to aid management decision making;
  • Analyze HR systems and processes for opportunities to introduce technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Develop test plans, scripts and perform trials for HR systems as required;
  • Collaborate with the Information Systems department and HR System vendor(s) for technical support and integration to other platforms;
  • Develop, deliver and maintain user guides, process and procedure documents, and training for new and existing HR systems;
  • Troubleshoot services of HR systems and recommend solutions to prevent recurrence;
  • Supervise and audit data entry into the HRIS to ensure integrity;
  • Maintain and update security access to HRIS.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, computer science, or a related field;
  • Five years of experience with HR systems;
  • Business/systems analysis and reporting experience;
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications with an emphasis on Excel and knowledge of Macros;
  • Experience in writing business requirements, process documentation and training materials;
  • Proficiency with systems testing cycle and procedures;
  • Vendor relations experience;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a drive to get to the root of the problem and seek out a permanent solution to issues;
  • High attention to detail and information accuracy;
  • Customer Service skills;
  • Ability to train and transfer technical knowledge and skills to individuals with varied levels of knowledge;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail and ability to adhere to strict timelines;
  • Ability to work within a team or as an individual and remain calm under pressure;
  • Demonstrated experience in handling sensitive and confidential information effectively and professionally.

Location:     Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg MB

Reports to:  Vice President, Human Resources

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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