Human Resources Generalist | [BEK-23]

Human Resources Generalist | [BEK-23]

09 Sep
Knight Therapeutics

09 Sep

Knight Therapeutics


About Knight

Knight Therapeutics Inc. is a pan-American (ex-US) specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, in licensing, out-licensing, marketing, and commercializing innovative prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada and Latin America. Knight owns Biotoscana Investments S.A., a pan-Latin American specialty pharmaceutical company. Knight Therapeutics Inc.’s shares trade on TSX under the symbol GUD. Headquartered in Montreal, Knight has over 700 employees globally.

Position summary

Located in Montreal and reporting to the Country Manager – Canada, the Human Resources Generalist will be playing a key role in the day-to-day operations of Knight’s HR department, managing the administration of HR policies, procedures,

and programs within the organization. Proven experience in a similar HR role within a regulated and highly confidential environment is required including experience with compensation and benefits programs. In addition, the candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and possess the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization. The ideal candidate is highly organized and results driven with the proven ability to thrive within a fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities

Day-to-day management of HR operations

Manage payroll information by collecting, calculating, and populating input data to be transferred to payroll outsourcing provider.

Responsible for the complete recruiting process including meeting with the manager to discuss the mandate, creating/reviewing the job posting, initial phone screening of candidate, setting up interview(s), conducting the first round of “virtual” in-person interviews, where applicable, completing the reference checks and background check, and extending the offer to the candidate.

Administration and communication of HR policies and procedures including the development of policy documents and material for employee reference

Administration and communication of HR programs including performance reviews and assessments, benefits, and compensation

First point of contact for employee relations and employee questions

Conduct employee onboarding, integration, and new hire orientation

Work on special projects such as acquisition and integration of companies

Serve as change management lead

Key driver in the ongoing evaluation of HR processes; recommending innovative approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency

Characteristics of a Good Candidate

Results-oriented and thrives under pressure

Autonomous and highly self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Solid Project Management Capabilities

Strong Strategic, Results-Driven and Problem-Solving Skills

Extremely Detail-Oriented

Strong people skills and teamwork

Qualifications/Job Requirements

University degree in human resources, business, or a relevant discipline and certified human resources qualifications.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Human Resources

Excellent communication skills, both French and English (written and oral), with a diplomatic interpersonal communication style effective at all levels of an organization.

Creative problem solving and flexibility to work with a dynamic team in a changing environment.

Proven experience implementing HR policies with an understanding employee and employment rights and their practical application.

Exceptional organizational and information management skills, paying close attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy, thoroughness, and objectivity.

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management experience.

Proven experience handling employee relations concerns.


CHRA designation

Experience with implementation of HR tools and software

Knowledge of employment laws

Spoken Spanish or Portuguese

To apply, please send your CV to [email protected]

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Why Knight?

Are you looking for a dynamic workplace where rapid decision making, entrepreneurial spirit and community are embedded in the DNA? Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Knight Therapeutics is a fast-growing specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring or licensing innovative pharmaceutical products for the Canadian and select international markets.

If you think you have what it takes, contact us at [email protected]

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