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Since 2010, I have enjoyed a stimulating job that allows me to apply my talents day after day, while growing within a company defined by human values.

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Human Resources Advisor

Duchesnay Inc., located in Blainville, Quebec, in the Lower Laurentians, is a specialty pharmaceutical company with a long-standing commitment to women’s health. Until recently, the company focused on filling the void in terms of scientific research and education and on developing pharmacological solutions that are safe and effective for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Today, Duchesnay has broadened its portfolio of products to offer safe and effective therapeutic options that meet the health and quality of life needs of women and their family members at different stages of their lives.Duchesnay offers its employees state-of-the-art facilities and a stimulating and safe work environment.


Role and responsibilites

The selected candidate will work under the supervision of the Human Resources Director. He/she will be responsible for the following:

  • Act as advisor to managers
  • Inform managers and employees about various programs, advise and assist them in interpreting policies
  • Advise and assist managers in personnel management, compensation, performance evaluations and succession planning
  • Create, write, revise and update job descriptions
  • Analyze and evaluate job descriptions according to criteria used for salary structure and internal equity
  • Implement a skills development process (training)
  • Create and review human resources policies
  • Participate in conflict resolution, handling complaints and formulating disciplinary and administrative sanctions
  • Draft various communications to employees and forward them in a timely manner
  • Perform all tasks and complete all documentation related to employee departures
  • Participate in the administration of group insurance policies and retirement plans
  • Carry out the entire recruitment process in collaboration with managers
  • Recommend candidates and conditions of job offers to managers
  • Prepare letters of offer of employment, present to selected candidates and inform those who were not selected
  • Greet new employees (explain company practices, provide human resources policies for them to read and sign and give a tour of the building)
  • Participate in the completion of special projects

Key competencies

  • Proven ability to respect confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Proven ability to provide excellent service in a customer-oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and according to their respective level of priority
  • Highly organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Team player, versatility
  • Thorough, meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills, open-mindedness and adaptability
  • Sound judgment and sense of initiative


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Certification from the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA) would be an asset
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of French and English (spoken and written)
  • Knowledge of Ceridian software would be an asset
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite

We offer a competitive salary and a full range of benefits. This is a permanent position and available immediately.

If you are interested and possess the required qualifications, please send us your resume by August 28th, 2018, by e-mail: cv@duchesnay.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Duchesnay is an equal opportunity employer.