Human Resources Generalist - Ontario Stores

Human Resources Toronto, Ontario


Job Title:                           Human Resources Generalist - Ontario Stores

Location:                           Toronto  

Reporting to:                     Store Operation HR Manager


UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co. (FR), a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under five brands: GU, Theory, COMPTOIR DES COTONNIERS, PRINCESSE TAM.TAM, J Brand, and UNIQLO. FR is the world’s third largest apparel retail company and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.

At UNIQLO, we are committed to providing our employees with enriching and challenging opportunities where achievements and personal growth are acknowledged and rewarded. We are dedicated to offering our employees training, performance based increases, and unlimited growth opportunities. If you are an ambitious, hard-working individual who welcomes new challenges, have a drive for success, and embrace the responsibility of leadership—then you belong at UNIQLO!

Key Responsibilities

  • Employee relations: answer questions on policies, procedures/programs and benefits, assist with grievances and employee discipline 
  • Assist in the ongoing development and implementation of new policies, programs and initiatives including delivering training programs 
  • Create and review the current policy if necessary for better talent management
  • Ensure employee records are complete and accurate in accordance with company policies and procedures 
  • Perform administrative functions including preparing reports, letters, presentations and other administrative tasks as requested
  • Time & Attendance; ensure accuracy of all timecards, deadlines are met and overtime rules are followed by all employees within Ontario. Training new employees on how to use the ADP WFN system.
  • Ensure company operates in accordance with all applicable legislation including Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and other provincial legislation in which UNIQLO currently conducts business in 
  • Design the mid-term regional organization and create and progress the development plan with area manager and HR Manager
  • Assist in supporting store staff and store managers with HR related questions
  • Sit as a member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee 
  • Oversee meetings of the stores JHSC's  

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Post secondary education in business of Human Resources strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years in previous human resource experience required
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office products, as well as G-Suite products 
  • Ability to operate with high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Exception communication skills, verbal and written. French considered an asset, not required  
  • Keen eye of detail couple with strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of the organizations 
  • Able to work with global teams and global time zones 
  • Must be willing and able to travel to stores regularly in the GTA 
  • Knowledge of Ontario's Employment Standards Acts, REQUIRED. Knowledge of Quebec's, Alberta and British Columbia's employment legislation would be considered a strong asset
UNIQLO Canada is an equal opportunity employer. UNIQLO Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and accommodates person with disabilities. Candidates that are selected for interviews should advise us if they require accommodation.