Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits

  • Payroll Administrator

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Payroll Specialist for a mid-sized global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Great role for an analytical payroll specialist who enjoys running a payroll that is complex and interesting, but not too large. Working with fantastic and high-performing HR and Finance teams! 

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    Payroll Specialist for a mid-sized global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Great role for an analytical payroll specialist who enjoys running a payroll that is complex and interesting, but not too large. Working with fantastic and high-performing HR and Finance teams! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a public company with operations around the world. The company has been undergoing very positive changes and are in a healthy financial position. 

    What- the Role:

    We are seeking a new Payroll Specialist on behalf of our client. The new Specialist will take ownership for running a payroll of around 200 people in Canada and a few other countries- mostly salaried employees. The role will also involve benefits administration. Working closely with others in Total Rewards, Human Resources, and Finance. This role involves a great blend of “strategic” and “hands-on”, and it’s an excellent payroll opportunity for someone who wants to work in a fast-paced environment with a high-performing team. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking a payroll professional with at least 5 years payroll experience who is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized. 
    • Good analytical abilities are essential in this role, and short-listed candidates will either already have strong Microsoft Excel skills or will be willing to quickly develop their Excel skills.  
    • International payroll experience is an asset, but not required for a quick learner. 
    • Benefits administration experience is preferred. 
    • Experience with payroll process improvement is an asset, for example moving payroll from paper-based to digital. 
    • PCP certification is very beneficial. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops.  

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! Swim is the exclusive agency working on this search and will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. 
  • Recruiter

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Contract | Burnaby, BC

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    Our client, a recognized and leading educational institution that is also recognized as a great place to work is looking for a contract Recruiter to help them out for a 1 month contract.  

    What - the Role:

    This role will be responsible for high volume full-cycle recruitment for support staff and administrative roles as well as positions within the following areas of the business: 
    • Faculty and Trades
    • School of Transportation and Construction
    • Nursing and Counselling
    • IT 

    Who - the Candidate:

    Seeking an experienced high-volume recruiter that is accustomed to working on varying skill-sets and working in a fast-paced environment. Experience working in a unionized environment preferred although this is not a must have. 

    Compensation: 

    Commensurate with experience. 

    Where: 

    Burnaby

    How Much:

    Commensurate with experience.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Recruitment Manager

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Richmond, BC

    We are looking for a Recruitment Manager for our well-established client in Richmond, BC. The successful Recruitment Manager will explore strategic initiatives, employment branding, improving candidate experience and bringing new ideas to the table! In addition, you will lead a team of two Recruitment Specialists as well as actively participate in the recruitment and selection process.

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    We are looking for a Recruitment Manager for our well-established client in Richmond, BC. The successful Recruitment Manager will explore strategic initiatives, employment branding, improving candidate experience and bringing new ideas to the table! In addition, you will lead a team of two Recruitment Specialists as well as actively participate in the recruitment and selection process.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established company with a friendly, genuine and professional atmosphere.

    What - the Role: 

    Recruitment Manager, reporting into the Director of HR. The Recruitment Manager designs and implements strategic recruitment initiatives that attract the best and brightest talent. The person in this role leads a team of two Recruitment Specialists as well as actively participates in the recruitment and selection process. The ideal candidate demonstrates a drive for process improvement and has a track record for attracting and hiring the right person for the culture and the role.

    Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

    Who - the Candidate:

    • A minimum of 5 years’ proven recruitment experience in a high-volume environment; a combination of agency and corporate recruitment experience is welcomed
    • Experience managing a team is an asset
    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Ability to proactively source and build candidate pipelines
    • Driven to achieve results in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional follow-up skills, time management and attention to detail
    • Flexible to prioritize and adapt to changing business needs as required
    • Microsoft Office skills: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

    Where: 

    Richmond BC

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Senior Human Resources Business Partner

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Senior Human Resources Business Partner for a global public company headquartered in Vancouver.

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    Senior Human Resources Business Partner for a global public company headquartered in Vancouver.

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a high profile and reputable billion-dollar global public company. They have operations around the world, employ over 2000 people, and are respected as an industry leader. The company has been undergoing very positive changes and are in a healthy financial position. 

    What- the Role:

    We are seeking a new Senior Human Resources Business Partner who will be responsible for a variety of Human Resources functions in Vancouver and beyond for an employee population of around 200. The Sr. HRBP will be directly supporting specific senior leaders in the company, along with their global teams, in a coaching capacity. Reporting directly to the company’s top HR Executive. This role involves a great blend of “strategic” and “hands-on”, and it’s an excellent career opportunity for someone who is looking for engaging and challenging work in a fast-paced environment with a high-performing team.
    The new Sr. HRBP’s portfolio will be fluid and diverse and will encompass such areas as:
    •            Organizational Design
    •            Talent Management 
    •            Employee Relations
    •            Employee Training & Development
    •            Program Implementation
    •            Workforce Planning
    •            Employee Relations

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking a consummate HR professional who is business-savvy, confident in their abilities, and who has a can-do approach to their work. Qualified candidates will have at least 10 years progressive experience in HR. Experience working in a fast-paced, complex, and international corporation is preferred, as is experience in a formal (direct reports) or informal (dotted-line reports) people management capacity.

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. The HRBP will likely do global business travel a few times a year.

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving very quickly! Swim is the exclusive agency working on this search and will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume.
  • Senior Payroll & Benefits Supervisor

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Our value-driven client is seeking a great new employee who will be responsible for managing the annual full cycle payroll for all employees in Canada, US and the UK.

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    Our value-driven client is seeking a great new employee who will be responsible for managing the annual full cycle payroll for all employees in Canada, US and the UK.

    What - the Role:

    Senior Payroll & Benefits Supervisor. The position will also supervise Canadian, US, UK and Australian benefits and oversee a Payroll & Benefits Administrator.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking candidates with at least 10 years progressive experience in benefits and payroll and relevant management experience. Benefits administration is a key component of the role. Preference for candidates with international payroll and benefits experience and PCP or CPM designation. Our client offers its employees great benefits and their provider is Manulife. A full job description will be provided to candidates who meet the above qualifications.

    Where:

    Vancouver, easy access from Sky train.

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with skills and experience in benefits administration and payroll processing- please discuss with Swim. Plus 3 weeks vacation, a generous 4% RRSP contribution, and great benefits.

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving quickly, so please let me know soon if you are interested and want to discuss further!
  • Recruitment Manager

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Leading talent acquisition for a global public company

    Who- the Company: Our client is a billion-dollar global public company, headquartered in Vancouver, with a great reputation worldwide as a leader in their industry. Over 3000 employees working in several countries. 

    What- the Role: We are seeking a new Recruitment Manager on behalf of this complex and sophisticated organization. The Manager will be managing a few junior-level direct reports and leading full-cycle strategic talent acquisition as well as projects and initiatives related to employment branding and workforce planning. The Recruitment Manager will also manage recruitment vendor relationships and ensure optimized use of the company’s ATS. Working closely with a collaborative HR team, under the direction of a fantastic HR leader and an impressive executive team. This will be the sole person dedicated to talent acquisition in the company headquarters and the hired individual will play a key role in the organization’s continued success and growth.

    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking people are self-motivated, confident, and comfortable working autonomously. Relevant post-secondary education in HR and/or Business is preferred. Strong sourcing and headhunting skills are paramount, as is the ability to stickhandle high-profile and senior-level searches. The Recruiter will build long-term, healthy business relationships with recruitment firms and other vendors. Previous multi-national recruitment experience is highly preferred- almost a must-have. The ideal profile is a blend of recruitment experience in agency and in-house corporate; however, one or the other is also fine.

    Where: Downtown Vancouver.

    How Much: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus a generous variable bonus, an RRSP match, and good health benefits. Please discuss further with Swim.

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! Swim is the exclusive agency working on this search and will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruitment Consultant at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume.

  • Human Resources Coordinator

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a high profile and reputable billon-dollar global public company headquartered right here in Vancouver. They have operations around the world, employ thousands of people, and are respected as a global industry leader. The company has been undergoing very positive changes and are in a healthy financial position.  


    What- the Role: We are seeking a new Human Resources Coordinator who will be responsible for a variety of Human Resources duties in Vancouver including, but not limited to: HR data analysis using Excel, supporting onboarding & orientation of new employees, compiling and tracking of employee data, ad hoc work in support of compensation analysis, benefits administration, and HRIS (HR information system) maintenance.  This is an excellent career opportunity for someone who is looking for engaging and challenging work in a fast-paced environment with a high-performing HR team. 


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking an up & coming HR professional who is detail-oriented and data-driven, with a “can-do” approach to their work. Qualified candidates will have strong analytical skills, particularly in Excel (v look-ups, pivot tables, create charts and tables... the more proficient you are in Excel, the better!). Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are also crucial. This is a great role for someone who is considering becoming a Compensation Analyst or HRIS Analyst down the road, or perhaps becoming an HR Generalist but with a strong foundation in HR analytics (which is an extremely high-demand skillset in HR these days!).  Some form of relevant post-secondary education is required and the pursuit of the CPHR certification is an asset. 


    Where: Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops.  


    How Much:Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim.  


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume


  • HRIS Analyst

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a very large and complex global company that is a leader in their industry. The company has an excellent reputation, a track record for success, and has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. They have been ranked as a Top Employer. This company is undertaking a major multi-national HRIS implementation project in 2019. 


    What- the Role: Our client is seeking a new HRIS Analyst who will be a crucial member of their HRIS Project Team.  The Analyst will be responsible for a variety of tasks from design phase through to testing and implementation completion. Once the system is fully implemented, the Analyst will be involved in semi-annual upgrades, process improvements, security maintenance, post-acquisition system integration (this high-growth company is engaging in a fair bit of M&A), and user training. The new Analyst will be reporting into a fantastic Director of HR and collaborating closely with one of the best HR teams in Vancouver! Swim Recruiting has placed dozens of people at this company and we consistently receive positive feedback about the great people working there, the overall corporate culture, the very fast-paced environment, and the challenging, interesting work.  Swim can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking an energetic and organized HRIS Analyst with at least 2 years’ relevant work experience. Top notch communication skills are crucial in this role as the Analyst will be collaborating with a variety of stakeholders across the organization and across North America, in pretty much all business lines and departments. We are seeking someone who demonstrates a great deal of initiative and critical thinking. 


    Skills & Qualifications- Must Haves

    • At least 2 years relevant work experience as an HRIS Analyst. 
    • A passion for the intersection of Human Resources and Technology, and what it means for a business’ overall success. 
    • Excellent business communication skills (verbal and written). 
    • Sense of urgency and high adaptability to change. 

    Skills & Qualifications- Nice to Haves

    • Hands-on experience with a sophisticated HRIS such as SAP SuccessFactors, ADP Workforce Now, Workday, Ultipro, or Oracle HRMS. 
    • Experience working directly on a HRIS implementation is highly preferred, including experience owning a certain module and/or aspect of the implementation project. 
    • Experience working in large and complex companies (500+ employees, $70M+ revenues) and/or companies with significant multi-national operations and/or publicly listed companies. 
    • Experience with post-acquisition HRIS integration 

    Why consider this role?

    • Opportunity to work for an award-winning global industry leader with a solid reputation.
    • Chance to work very collaboratively with fantastic HR professionals.
    • Long-term opportunity for career growth with a very high-growth and complex public company. 
    • This company is doing a truly top-notch implementation and they have engaged expert-level consultants to help them along the way. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a very well-supported project, with tons of buy-in at all levels of the company.   

    Where:  Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. Transit accessible


    How Much: Competitive base salary commensurate with work experience and proven skills, plus achievable bonus, excellent benefits, professional development support, and other perks.  Please discuss with Swim. 


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly, and interviews are starting immediately. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format. 

  • Payroll Administrator for high-growth public company

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are interested in this great payroll opportunity working for a fascinating tech company working hard on an admirable product, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon.

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    Who- the CompanyOur client is an innovative and high-growth public company that is developing a fascinating technology product. The Vancouver headquartered company is growing by leaps and bounds.


    WhereVancouver, BC, in a bustling and vibrant part of town.


    What- the Position: Payroll Administrator, reporting to Manager of Finance. Taking care of bi-monthly payroll processing. Close to 200 employees, including 20+ employees in Washington State. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a far more thorough job description.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking candidates with at least 4 years progressive experience processing salaried and hourly payroll. Preferred qualifications include PCP certification, US Payroll (ideally Washington State!), experience working within a public company, experience in tech sector, and experience using ADP.


    How Much: Generous base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss with Swim. There is also eligibility for a bonus, an RRSP match, employee stock options, excellent health & dental benefits, and various corporate social events- great overall compensation package! 


    When & How to ApplyThis search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are interested in this great payroll opportunity working for a fascinating tech company working hard on an admirable product, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon.
  • Executive Assistant to CEO and COO

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a manufacturer and distributor of premium hemp products for people and their pets. This publicly traded organization has several brands under their belt and are planning on adding more. There is also some discussion about stepping into the cannabis space, therefore the ideal candidate must be comfortable with an organization in this sector.


    What- the Role: We are seeking an Executive Assistant who will be responsible for the organization and time management of the CEO and COO, as well internal and external communication with various stakeholders. A significant part of the role will be travel arrangements, as both the CEO and COO travel very frequently.


    Responsibilities:


    • Acts as the administrative point of contact between the executives and internal/external clients, receiving calls/messages and routing correspondence
    • Handles executives’ requests and queries appropriately
    • Prepares and processes a variety of documents (such as reports, presentations, graphs, tables, etc.) using MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint
    • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of information; identifies discrepancies and follows up with appropriate parties to clarify, confirm or correct information
    • Provides a range of administrative, clerical and business support services such as: reviewing and processing invoices, contracts and/or material requests and employee expense claims
    • Makes travel arrangements
    • Updates building access for office staff establishing filing systems; and ordering and maintaining office supplies and equipment as required
    • Sets up, monitors and reconciles data using project management, contract/cost management and/or maintenance systems. Refers data discrepancies to the appropriate manager for review
    • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes, and forms
    • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, presentations and meeting minutes
    • Update and maintain office policies and procedures
    • Maintain contact lists
    • Submit and reconcile expense reports
    • Provide general support to visitors
    • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients
    • Liaise with managers to handle queries



    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for top-notch Executive Assistants who are extremely organized, time management gurus, and have exceptional communication skills and professionalism. A great sense of urgency is also a must! We are seeking people with minimum 2 years Executive Assistant or Sr. Admin experience.


    Where: Downtown Vancouver or work from home. This position offers a lot of flexibility to where the winning candidate can work.


    How Much: Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills, likely in the $50-60k range. This company offers 3 weeks vacation, benefits, and a stock-based bonus.


    When & How to Apply:This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • HR Coordinator (3+ months contract)

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Contract | Richmond, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a leading manufacturer, recognized for their customer service and serving a global customer base, as well as valuing great ideas and rewarding performance.


    Where: Richmond, BC


    What- the Role: HR Coordinator (3+ months contract)

    • Accurately input employee data into HR systems on a timely basis, including new hires, transfers, re-hires, status changes, terminations, address changes, rate changes and create new positions and jobs in the system. Follow-up on any discrepancies that exist on paperwork received or data found in the system and make appropriate corrections. 
    • Maintain tracking spreadsheets related to position changes, including assignment end dates.
    • Provide administrative support for the recruiting, onboarding and performance management modules (SuccessFactors).
    • Generate routine reports and respond to ad-hoc HR data related queries.
    • Prepare employment verification letters and respond to employment verification requests over the phone.
    • Provide front-line support for all questions and issues related to HR systems.
    • Update HR systems manuals and training materials.
    • Coordinate the distribution of correspondence from WSBC.
    • Prepare invoices for approval and processing.
    • Process returned mail and update addresses in HR system.
    • Participate in special projects as directed.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking individuals who have an easygoing, yet dynamic and outgoing personality, and have the ability to exercise good judgement. Successful candidate must be accustomed to a fast-paced environment, will have an ownership mentality and excellent attention to detail.  

    • Business Administration degree or 2+years of experience in a similar capacity 
    • 1+ years of experience with HRIS (Vista, SuccessFactors or similar)
    • Preference given to candidates with CPHR designation.
    • Proven experience supporting a team of specialists in a fast-paced environment
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including, Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Detail oriented and demonstrated analytical skills
    • Good verbal and written communications skills


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, likely in the range of $20/hr-$22/hr.


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.



  • Instructional Designer

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Coquitlam, BC

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    Who- the Company: We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established, successful, and reputable Canadian company with operations in 5 provinces. 

    What- the Role: Instructional Designer, reporting to the Director of Operations and working closely with a Corporate Trainer. Applying knowledge of adult learning theory, the new Instructional Designer will work with subject matter experts and leadership to design course content utilizing appropriate media and methodology based on adult learning styles, course content, and audience location. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: The Instructional Designer will be developing a variety of e-learning training materials on the company’s best practices, policies, and systems. These materials may take the form of videos, webinars, quizzes, etc. Some of the tools this Designer will be able to leverage include Skillsoft and Articulate 360. 

    • Relevant post-secondary education is required, such as a diploma or certificate in adult learning theory or instructional system design 
    • Broad knowledge of instructional technologies and is proficient in the advanced use of e-Learning tools that do not require programming.
    • Minimum of 3 years of training design experience. 
    • Prior experience includes working with moderately complex content and designing training for multiple delivery modalities (traditional classroom, and self-paced e-Learning modules).
    • Operational savvy and business-minded, with the ability to quickly learn the company’s operations and how to provide the best training possible for new and existing employees. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong project management skills with a team player mentality. 


    Where: Coquitlam, off the #1 highway. 

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, an achievable bonus, a flexible benefits program, an RRSP match, and professional development support. 

    When & How to Apply: Swim Recruiting has been engaged as the exclusive recruitment partner on this important search. If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique career opportunity with a well-established corporation, please do not delay in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that consultant directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Payroll & Benefits Manager

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Our client, a reputable and growing Technology company in downtown Vancouver is looking for an experienced Payroll & Benefits Manager to join their team.  


    This is a fantastic role for someone who loves to sink their teeth into payroll and benefits. Consider it an opportunity to bring your wealth of knowledge into this entrepreneurial environment  - you’ll have the opportunity to evaluate our Client’s payroll and benefits processes, policies and procedures and make recommendations  - you will be the one to assess if they have the right providers in place.  


    You’ll lead the team and have full oversight or payroll and benefits across 3 jurisdictions – Canada, US, UK.  In addition, you’ll be involved in leave management, year end reporting, benefits renewal, developing payroll policies, leading the assessment selection and implementation of new payroll and benefits systems and contributing ideas for process improvement and enhancing workflow efficiencies.


    In addition to completion of the Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation, you have a progressive 8+ years related experience, proven leadership skills including performance management and staff development, international payroll expertise, and experience with payroll and benefits systems and design, development, management and maintenance of integrated payroll/benefits system.


    This role is moving quickly.  Our client is offering a competitive base salary and robust benefits package, in addition to RRSP matching, transit pass and a number of other perks!


  • Human Resources Director

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful technology company with a 25-year history and they provide end-to-end solutions to clients around the globe. This is a “best of both worlds” scenario- a Vancouver-based mid-size company (~120 employees) that is backed by a $B large company.   There will be a lot of exciting growth and projects going at this company over the next many years!

    What- the Role:Director of Human Resources, reporting to the CEO. The new HR Director will build collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders across North America and beyond.  The HR Director will develop programs and lead projects and implement a variety of positive changes (in the short-term and long-term).  This is a great opportunity for a seasoned HR leader who not only is not afraid of change, but who welcomes change and is comfortable and confident leading ongoing change management. The Director of HR will be working quite self-sufficiently in Vancouver but will also collaborate with counter-parts in other markets and will benefit from the guidance of an impressive Head of HR and CHRO. Responsibilities will span a variety of strategic, operational, and administrative areas.  Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

    Who- the CandidateWe are seeking HR professionals who are self-motivated, analytical & critical thinkers, influential, diplomatic, and business savvy. This role is equally HR-focused and business-based and is very well-suited to people who can see the big picture and then execute on all the steps that need to be taken over the months and years to work toward continued company growth and achievement of corporate goals.  

    • Minimum 8 years’ progressive Human Resources experience.
    • Proven track record of building strong and collaborative working relationships across an organization.  
    • Human Resources certification (CPHR) is preferred, or equivalent HR education. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
    • Knowledge of BC, Canadian, and Global labor laws.
    • Experience partnering with both a local and remote workforce is highly preferred. 
    • Experience in technology sector is preferred, and/or with high-growth and high-change companies.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and remain objective while working with sensitive and confidential materials.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Results oriented and self-motivated with natural leadership abilities
    • Energetic and determined to succeed; Entrepreneurial-minded
    • Capable of juggling company’s short-term and long-term goals and objectives. 
    • Creative, logical, and analytical. Willing to try new approaches and to constantly innovate. 
    • Business acumen and a strategic mindset are key!

    WhereDowntown Vancouver.  


    How Much:Let’s talk! Our client will provide a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, skills, and education. There is also a generous bonus based on personal performance and company success.

    How & When to Apply:This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. We are of course always very happy to receive referrals, so if you know someone who may be qualified and interested please pass this along.


  • Human Resources Business Partner

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Surrey, BC

    Who- the Company: Our client is Canada’s top leader in their niche industry. The organization has a 40+ year history of disrupting the space they play in and providing more innovative and efficient service to hundred of thousands of clients across the country. The company employs over 12,000 people, with over 1000 based right here in BC. 

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    Who- the Company: Our client is Canada’s top leader in their niche industry. The organization has a 40+ year history of disrupting the space they play in and providing more innovative and efficient service to hundred of thousands of clients across the country. The company employs over 12,000 people, with over 1000 based right here in BC. 

    Where: Surrey, BC. 

    What- the Role:  Our client is seeking a new HR Business Partner who focuses how is HR generalist focuses on labour relations, employee relations and health & safety. The HR BP will lead a small team of 2-3 direct reports and will in turn report to the VP HR.  Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: Swim Recruiting is seeking HR professionals with strong self-direction,  interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders, cross-functionally and both locally and nationally. Qualified candidates will have strong planning and organizational skills, a knack for negotiation and influencing, a solutions-oriented approach, and natural mentoring and coaching abilities. 

     What- the Qualifications:
    • At least 5 years of progressive experience in similar HR capacities  
    • Prior experience in Labour Relations, including working on grievance settlements and participating in collective bargaining. Preferably experience working with 2+ collective agreements. 
    • Good knowledge of occupational health and safety regulations and best practices. 
    • Post-secondary education in Human Resources. CPHR certification is an asset. 
    • Experience with a remote workforce (provincial and/or national) is preferred
    How Much: Total compensation commensurate with HR work experience, education, and proven skills. This company provides a performance-based bonus and an RRSP matching program. Please discuss further with Swim.  

    When & How to Apply: If you are qualified for, and interested in, this great HR BP opportunity with a successful and large Canadian organization, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.


  • Talent & Culture Advisor

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Victoria, BC

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    Swim has just been engaged on an exciting Talent & Culture Advisor position in Victoria, BC.  You will have the opportunity to work at one of Victoria’s most iconic landmarks where you will support a wonderful HR team and oversee their Health, Safety and Wellness programs.  

    Our client is seeking a dynamic and engaged HR professional with 1-2 years progressive experience and a genuine interest in Health & Wellness.  This is a wonderful role with high visibility and the opportunity to really make a difference.  If you have a passion for HR, and are kickstarting your career in this area, we’d love to hear from you.  You enjoy working as part of a team and influencing change.  As this role deals with sensitive information, our client is seeking candidates with excellent coaching, facilitation, training and communication skills.  You must be able to critically analyze information, identify gaps in communication, and be confident in asking the difficult questions.  Relevant post-secondary degree and CPHR designation considered an asset.  


    Day to day you will be responsible for:


    • Executing the organization’s Health, Safety, and Wellness programs and strategies to improve Colleague experience, productivity and reduce risk in the workplace.

    • Oversee the process for both work related and personal injury claims

    • Organize and promote wellness programs and activities including managing the Wellness Committee. Host ongoing and annual events.

    • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance including development of proactive preventive strategies and relevant safety training

    • Work with Managers to promote and maintain a safe and healthy work environment and correct identified hazards.

    • Conduct hazard identification risk assessments and create relevant safe work practices.

    • Track and analyze incident statistics and costs for month end reporting; identify opportunities to reduce associated costs.

    • Manage the Attendance Support Program.

    • Manage requests for accommodation and develop accommodation plans for injuries and disability.

    • Co-Chair the Joint Health and Safety Committee

    • Assist with other Talent & Culture initiatives, as required.

    • Maintain and ensure compliance with all health and safety policies; develop new policies and procedures as required.


    Our client is offering a good base salary, excellent benefits package, RSPs, matching pension, and incredible travel perks.

  • Director of HR

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Burnaby, BC

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    Our client, a leading technology company in Burnaby, is seeking a driven and strategic Director of HR to join their team.  If you are looking for an HR role with a huge amount of runway, this is it – you will have the unique opportunity to build your fingerprint and build upon our Client’s HR infrastructure.  


    In addition to providing the strategic direction, development and implementation of all HR strategies, programs and policies, you will lead a team, drive organizational planning, create a strong working environment and positive culture, and identify key HR metrics to improve business results.  You will drive the recruitment process and are skilled at attracting great talent.  You’ll be responsible for establishing compensation structures, managing annual programs including performance management, compensation and group benefits, and developing and managing the HR budget.  


    In addition to 10-15 years of progressive HR experience, you have spent the last few years leading a team and creating a highly engaged culture.  You love to mentor, and possess excellent leadership skills.  Our client seeks a Director of HR who is self motivated, influential, diplomatic and business savvy.  In addition to a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and preference to candidates with HR certification, you have a proven track record of building strong working relationships. You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed. Experience in a technology or IT industry considered an asset.


    Our client is offering a competitive base salary in addition to a bonus, 3 weeks vacation and benefits.


  • Sr. RECRUITER - Tech Company

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Who- the Company: Our client has an almost 20-year history of disrupting the niche space they work in. They are a fast-paced Vancouver-headquartered technology company with an evolving product, innovative ideas, and- most importantly- fantastic people making it all happen. 

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    Who- the Company: Our client has an almost 20-year history of disrupting the niche space they work in. They are a fast-paced Vancouver-headquartered technology company with an evolving product, innovative ideas, and- most importantly- fantastic people making it all happen. 

    What- the Role: We are seeking a new Talent Acquisition Advisor who will work closely with the Director of People and several others in Talent/People to promote the company’s employment brand while executing on a diverse and interesting req load. This new Recruiter will be the main go-to talent acquisition expert for the entire company. Most of the searches will be in tech or tech-related, but there will also be searches in other corporate areas. In addition to performing on the day-to-day full-cycle recruitment, we’re looking for people who can provide consultation to their hiring managers and leave the office to be an inspiring ambassador for the company out there in the wild! Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking relationship builders, influencers, and all-around talent acquisition superstars! Candidates will have at least 3 years and preferably 5+ years progressive experience in full-cycle recruitment. The ideal profile is someone with both agency and corporate experience, but one or the other is also fine. Given the tech-heavy portfolio, experience recruiting in IT (developers, QAs, software architects, software engineers, BAs, etc.) is a major asset. If little to no IT recruitment experience than a true determination to pick up this area quickly is required, as is a passion for keeping on top of trends and events in the tech community in Vancouver and beyond! 

    Where: Downtown Vancouver- great work space with some pretty awesome views. 

    How Much: Let’s talk! This company will provide a competitive salary, as well as some sweet perks like an excellent vacation allowance and a professional development allowance. 

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving super quickly- our client is excited to get their new Recruiter on-boarded and integrated into the company culture. If you are interested and want to discuss, further, please reach out to your contact at Swim. If you do not yet have a Swim Recruiter, please hit “Apply” and send us your resume today! We’re of course very open to referrals, too, if you know someone in your network who may be interested. 

  • Compensation Manager, 14 mo. maternity leave contract

    Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Our client, a high profile successful international organization based in Vancouver is seeking a Compensation Manager to co-lead a dynamic team. This is a 14 month maternity leave assignment.

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    Our client, a high profile successful international organization based in Vancouver is seeking a Compensation Manager to co-lead a dynamic team. This is a 14 month maternity leave assignment.

    Reporting into a Director, Benefits & Compensation you will handle all roles for corporate compensation and be involved in executive compensation analysis, hourly compensation analysis, salary compensation, incentives etc.  You will co-lead a team to design, implement, and maintain compensation philosophies, programs, policies, and practices.  In addition you will collaborate and develop cross-functional business partners and executives to align business strategies, pay-for performance objectives, and attraction and retention objectives. 
    We are seeking a top-notch Compensation Manager with at least 5 years’ progressive compensation experience.  A natural leader and effective at motivating and empowering a team, you have outstanding analytical and spreadsheet skills, strong business acumen and proven expertise developing cross-functional business partnerships across an organization.  

    Day to day you will be involved in:
    • Develops or reviews base pay recommendations (new hires and promotions), based on our salary ranges or external market pricings and internal equity analyses
    • Acts as subject matter expert for the year-end merit process for the corporate office and retail employees
    • Develops the agendas, analyses, materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board and regulatory and disclosure materials 
    • Designs base pay structures, short and long-term incentive program design, and pay program administration, including review of models and cost impact analysis 
    • Develops and presents pay related communications, presentations, and roll outs

    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelors Degree in Business (Accounting, Finance, or HR) or related fields
    • 5+ years related compensation and/or finance experience in a consulting firm or public company
    • Outstanding analytical and spreadsheet skills
    • Proven critical thinking and relationship skills, together with a strong business acumen
    • Utilizes expert verbal and written communication skills to articulate analysis, and present ideas in a clear and concise manner for senior executives and the Board of Directors