Human Resources Consultant

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Human Resources Consultant

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for health & wellness along with a commitment to excellence, we want YOU! Iovate is the maker of the MuscleTech, Six Star and Hydroxycut family of products and the leader in the active nutrition, weight management and health supplements industry!

Due to our rapid growth and our vision to be the #1 active nutrition and weight management supplement company in the world, our company has several career opportunities for passionate, hardworking, and dedicated individuals and we are looking for people like you to join our team!

Reporting To: Director Human Resources
Team: Human Resources
Company: Iovate Health Sciences International Inc.
381 North Service Road West
Oakville, Ontario
L6M 0H4
NOC: 1121
Hourly Rate: $35 per hour
Expiry date for posting: January 5, 2018
Employment Terms: Full Time Role

As part of the Human Resources Team, you will play a key role in the execution of several China-specific human resources responsibilities. This role will work very closely with our parent company Xi Wang in China therefore a thorough understanding how Xi Wang operates is essential. Also, a solid local understanding of the Chinese business practices and culture is required. This role will also work cross functionally with a team located in Oakville that supports the Xi Wang team in China.


  • Work closely with Human Resources Team to align corporate policies and procedures with Xi Wang’s corporate policies and procedures where applicable
  • Instrumental in maintaining the integrity and continuity of all human resources data between Canada and China
  • Act as a liaison between the senior management of both companies with respect to human resources related matters
  • Work with subsidiary and parent company to develop and ensure continuous process improvements around human resources practices, policies and procedures
  • Problem Solving and Reporting:
    • Available to speak with Chinese partners during business hours in China (after hours in Canada)
    • Make recommendations to streamline human resources practices, policies and procedures between the two companies
  • Maintain Employees Personnel Files, ensuring all records are filed, accurate and complete
  • Administer and become accountable for employee Training Files (especially for newly hired staff in Beijing Iovate China)
  • Assist with recruitment activities including posting jobs, interviewing, reference checks, drafting offer packages, etc.
  • Participate in planning and executing corporate and charitable events
  • This includes registration, tracking of costs, and ensuring all documentation is compliant with our Training SOP
  • Assist with other HR-related projects as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education relating to Human Resources
  • Experience using an HRIS system – Ceridian, ADP, PeopleSoft, etc.
  • Prior experience within a GMP controlled environment would be considered an asset
  • Strong public speaking, communication and interpersonal skills
  • High energy level with a comfort level of working with employees of all levels (Department Managers, QA team, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office including Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, team environment

Core Competencies:

  • Post-Secondary Education in HR, Payroll, Benefit Administration or related field
  • Knowledge of the Chinese and Xiwang business practices and culture
  • Experience within an HR team dealing with employee relations an asset
  • Proactive and able to continuously manage change in an extremely fast paced, energetic work environment
  • Outstanding communication and problem-solving skills


Located in Oakville, Ontario, Canada we offer a dynamic, progressive, team based environment. We have on-site premium fitness facilities and encourage a healthy lifestyle. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to grow with us. For further information click here.

Our company is an equal opportunity employer.

We are interested in learning more about you and appreciate you taking the time to apply in confidence to: If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation in order to successfully submit an application, please email us to make your accommodation request.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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