HR Specialist
Pharmacare Specialty Pharmacy - Edmonton, AB

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Reporting To: HR Manager
Location: Edmonton, Alberta (West End)
Employment Type: 6 month term w/ the potential of permanent full time employment.
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm


To provide efficient and effective Generalist HR support to the HR Manager with a primary focus on Talent Acquisition.


  • Employees
  • Hiring Managers
  • Executives/VP’s
  • Benefits Department
  • Payroll Department


  • 3rd Party Recruitment Agencies
  • Candidates
  • Alberta College of Pharmacists
  • Social Media Networking
  • External Regulatory bodies where requested.


  • 360 degree Recruitment
  • Coordinates Field Recruitment Campaigns
  • Takes a lead to research Social Media Avenues & Best ROI and cost effective Acquisition sites.
  • Builds relationships externally with 3rd party agencies to collect compensation and industry recruitment strategy information.
  • Facilitates Relocation Activities.
  • Onboarding and Orientation.
  • Coordinates Interviews
  • Offer Letter & Welcome Package Preparation
  • Initiates Background/Criminal checks and Security Clearances
  • Group Records & HRIS Management for New Hires.
  • Conducts Exit Interviews – Turnover Analysis Reporting.


  • HR Reporting (limited until we have the new system set up) – Monthly Turnover & Headcount Reporting & Ad Hoc reporting requests from Managers
  • Helps to coordinate Group Activities – Employee Recognition Initiatives, Work in the Community day.
  • Support for all HR Cyclical and Adhoc Activities where required –

o Cyclical - Performance Management, Bonus & Merit Letters, Service Awards, Market Analysis, Human Capital Forecasting etc.
o Ad Hoc (if required) - ADP HRIS Implementation with Data/Report Gathering, HR Compliance, Job Capsules Project, New Benefits Plan Design/Roll out, HR Forms Distribution, other HR Letters, Maintaining Org Charts by Department and Executive Team, External Acquisitions, Safety and Succession Planning.

  • Other duties will be assigned as required.


  • Excellent computer knowledge – All MS Office Products
  • HR Reporting Experience
  • HRIS/ADP Experience
  • New University Grad or 2+ years HR support experience.


  • Must be able to build strong relationships internally and externally.
  • Energetic and Passionate about people.
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to time manage priorities and be very organized
  • Works under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Must have Emotional Intelligence
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Excellent Attention to Detail with a Quality Assurance (QA is critical) focus.
  • Must have a positive “go-getter” attitude and be cooperative with employees, external stakeholders, and HR Manager.


  • This position requires the selected candidate to sit, stand and walk throughout the day.
  • This position could involve standing all day on an ad hoc basis at recruitment fairs.
  • Excellent memory skills would be an asset


  • Graduate from an accredited school – College Diploma or Bachelor Degree is preferred with a major in HR and/or Payroll.
  • Recruitment Experience would be a strong asset.
  • Onboarding/Orientation Experience would be considered an asset
  • Public Relations experience would be a strong asset.
  • A commitment to Pharmacare values: Passion, Quality, Patient-Centric, Relationships, Innovation


  • The chosen candidate may be asked to undergo a criminal record check and/or basic security clearance.

About this company
Pharmacare is an Alberta-based health-service company that supports over 4000 patients daily. Our organization specializes in the...