Labor Relations Advisor

  • Competitive
  • Canada Alberta Calgary
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Our client, a large Oil and Gas company, is hiring a Labor Relations Advisor in Calgary, AB.  We are looking for an individual who matches the description and qualifications below. Apply here or send your resume to directly to

Job Title: Labor Relations Advisor
Location: Calgary or Kitimat (hybrid)
Shift: Monday-Friday (40hr/week)
Contract Length: 2 years (possibility of extension beyond 2 years)
Start Date: June 16th, 2023

  • Business Partnering: 
    • Be able to quickly integrate into the business, understand the longer-term business strategy, and align and leverage the labour relations strategy to support the delivery of the business plan.
    • Be able to build the necessary business and functional credibility and relationships that enable the Labour Relations Advisor to become a trusted business advisor at all levels in the organizations.
  • Proactive Labour Relations:
    • Embed and sustain a proactive labour assurance program (i.e. implementation, monitoring and proactive intervention as required).
    • Sustain a Labour Scorecard that promotes proactive assurance of labour supply and labour relations within the construction phase of the project.
    • Proactively have pulse of current issues and initiatives, provide regular updates to internal stakeholders on the current state of affairs, proactive monitoring and partnering with JFJV on their progress against commitments and closing of any gaps.
    • Provide subject matter experise, guidance and manage stakeholders to resolve reactive issues.
    • Proactively manage and enable a healthy labour environment, using data to identify emerging labour trends and define mitigations for potential future risks.
    • Advise and coach line leadership and fellow team members in positive employee relations proactive and reactive practices.
    • Development of a robust Labour Relations plan that outlines the mechanisms by which the corporate culture can be operationalized and embedded.
  • Be comfortable with travel (business travel that may require overnight stay when required.)
  • A degree, with preference in Business Commerce, Human Resources, or Industrial/Labour Relations related discipline.
  • A Labour Relations Professional Certification and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of progressive experience in human resources
  • least 5 years working in Labour Relations preferably in an industrial setting.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategies related to Labour Relations. Deep understanding of employment standards and BC labour laws with ability to translate to business impact(s).
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and stakeholder management capability.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality delivery when supporting clients of significant size, complexity and scope.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and skillfully deal with ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and influence at all levels of an organization through interpersonal effectiveness and coaching for performance.
  • Must be able to deliver consistently across a variety of businesses and employee populations (examples include: Executive to Entry-Level, Staff, Operations and Trades, Technical to Commercial).
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to HSSE

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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