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Brownlee LLP
Edmonton, AB, Canada (on-site)
23 days ago
Brownlee LLP
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (on-site)
23 days ago


Purpose of Role

Brownlee LLP is currently seeking a Manager of Human Resources.  Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, this role is responsible for managing the Firm’s human resources and aligning practices with the Firm’s strategic plan; for the recruitment of non-lawyer roles, onboarding new employees, training and development, employee relations, performance management and participates in the staff compensation review. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing the activities of the Human Resources department; assisting all managers in the staff recruiting, interviewing, orientation, performance management, transfer, promotion or termination of employees.
  • Administering the firm’s overall salary compensation and benefit programs, ensuring that compensation policies and practices confirm to firm-wide guidelines.
  • Ensuring that uniform standards of working hours, overtime, vacations, leave of absence, severance pay, holidays and related policy areas are maintained,
  • Ensuring availability of staffing and resources so that service to lawyers is uninterrupted; anticipating future human resource needs, developing innovative solutions
  • Recruiting and selection for all legal assistant and paralegal roles, including posting available positions and conducting interviews.
  • Conducting annual salary and benefit surveys
  • Managing employee relations, conflict resolution and performance improvement plans, as well as progressive discipline
  • Managing the annual employee performance management program
  • Managing the employee training and development program;
  • Manage Maternity/Parental and other leave administration
  • Preparing for and conducting terminations of employment
  • Conducting staff exit interviews and responsible for all follow-up required for terminations of employment
  • Advising the Firm on HR priorities and related policies in the context of Firm priorities and emerging industry standards;
  • Evaluating and recommending changes to Human Resource policies, practices and programs and act as a change agent in implementing recommended changes throughout the organization;
  • Participating in the development of a comprehensive compensation plan, including bonus, and rewards and recognition programs;
  • HR Projects as assigned 


  • Post-secondary education and CPHR (or candidate) designation
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Human Resources Administrator or Manager in a professional environment
  • Experience and demonstrated performance in the leadership and management of staff
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Effective and positive team player, results-oriented, and strong internal client focus
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact and collaborate with others
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to communicate clearly, persuasively and effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize, handle competing tasks and ability to meet urgent deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate successfully in a team environment
  • Proficiency in MOS Office computer software (Word, Excel)

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67584599
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Company Name For Job: Brownlee LLP
  • Position Title: HR Manager
  • Industry: Legal
  • Job Function: HR Manager
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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