Human Resources Coordinator


Halifax, NS, CA, B4B 1G9

Reporting directly to the Manager, Human Resources, the Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for supporting the human resources operational activities including those related to administration, recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, performance, training, and offboarding. This opportunity is for a six (6) month contract.


As a Human Resources Coordinator, your main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide general administrative support to the Manager and Human Resources Generalist.
  • Respond to internal and external human resources related enquiries or route within the Human Resources team accordingly.
  • Assist with the pre-employment process, including routing personnel requisitions for approval, posting job opportunities, coordinating interviews, and assisting with the preparation of employment offers.
  • Coordinate the new hire onboarding process by conducting new employee orientation sessions and entering new hire information into the various human resources tools.
  • Administer employee health and wellness plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations ensuring accurate record-keeping and engagement with Payroll and insurance providers.
  • Process employment related paperwork and ensuring updates are made in the human resources systems with a high level of accuracy liaising with relevant stakeholders as required.
  • Coordinate and process employee recognition programs.
  • Maintain content on the Human Resources intranet page.
  • Maintain the electronic personnel records including closing of files and archiving as per guidelines.
  • Assist in special projects as requested.


What you require to be successful in the role:

  • Possession of a Diploma or Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution or equivalent years of experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of administrative experience in a human resources environment.
  • Knowledge of human resources processes and best practices.
  • Excellent administrative and records management skills, with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency with computers and the use of various software programs including Microsoft Office Suite, ADP, and SuccessFactors.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information and sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong organizational, time management, interpersonal, communication, problem solving and analytical skills.



About DRS Pivotal Power:

DRS Pivotal Power Inc., a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is a leader in the development and manufacture of high reliability power conversion equipment for mission critical military applications. DRS Pivotal Power is part of the Naval Electronics Canada Group.


All applicants must be eligible to meet requirements outlined in the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and to obtain a Reliability level security clearance.


Applicants requiring a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process are to advise Human Resources. DRS Pivotal Power Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Applicants may apply to this position online at careers.  #DRSCanada


Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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