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HR Consultant, Senior - Full Time - BC

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Date: Dec 25, 2021

Location: Burnaby, BC, CA

Company: LifeLabs

LifeLabs is the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada, serving the healthcare needs of Canadians for over 50 years. Our team members are truly centred around our customers, and we know that behind every lab requisition, sample being tested, or investment in technology is an individual and their family counting on us.


At LifeLabs, the passion and commitment of over 6,000 diverse and innovative team members unites and motivates us to ensure our customers receive high quality tests and results that they can trust.  Agile, customer-centred, caring and teamwork: we live these values every day in what we do to support our customers and healthcare providers, driving forward our vision of empowering a healthier you.

Make a difference – join the LifeLabs team today!


As Human Resources Business Partners, we provide our client groups with a strategic, advisory and collaborative support service.   We recognize that our people are our greatest asset and key to the successes at LifeLabs.  Our HR team is committed to continuously evolve and develop best business practices to best support our client groups and our people.  This is an exciting time to join LifeLabs and make a significant contribution in the developments and growth ahead of us!    


We are seeking a motivated, resourceful and agile individual to join our team as a Senior Human Resources Consultant. Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the successful candidate will advise, consult and support the corporate office business groups on all HR-related matters.  You will develop, manage, coordinate, and administer a variety of programs and activities covering multiple HR activities.



  • Provide day to day advisory support to managers and employees to assist them in achieving business goals and objectives.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining national HR programs and processes in the areas of talent management, succession planning, performance management, organizational design, employee relations and employee engagement.
  • Investigate and report on allegations of harassment, discrimination and violence in the workplace.
  • Assist managers and employees to effectively apply HR policies and programs to ensure consistency in interpretation and application.
  • Analyzing HR metric trends to provide recommended changes to programs.  
  • Participate in implementing organizational change initiatives and participate on cross-functional teams and projects as required.
  • Support disability management activities.
  • Respond to the more difficult functional queries of a confidential and sensitive nature.



  • University degree or college diploma in Human Resources.
  • A minimum of 5 years progressive HR Generalist experience supporting corporate functional groups.
  • Previous experience in labour relations is preferred.
  • Understanding of HR governance, legislation and regulatory environment in order to identify issues and appropriately consult with managers and employees.
  • Demonstrated business acumen and consulting skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.  
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated and resourceful.
  • Strong leadership, coaching, facilitation skills.



At LifeLabs, we strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where our team members and the communities we serve feel accepted, valued, and respected.

In accordance with LifeLabs’ Accessibility Policy, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. For a confidential inquiry or to request an accommodation, please contact your recruiter or email careers@lifelabs.com.


LifeLabs is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We have been a leader throughout the COVID-19 pandemic regarding health and safety measures and have always put our employees and customers at the center of every decision that we make. As an organization in the health care sector, we believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. With this in mind, we currently require all LifeLabs employees, contractors, students and volunteers to be fully vaccinated.

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