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HR Advisor


Edmonton, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

At Imperial, we view our Human Resource (HR) professionals as critical.  Our energized national HR team strives to create a competitive advantage through people by aligning the HR workforce to meet current needs, and developing individuals so they have the capabilities required to meet future needs in a complex and changing business environment.
As the next HR Advisor at Imperial, you will work closely with your business line as a strategic  partner to address and influence the people-related aspects of business decisions.

Core to Imperial is our focus on developing employees  through various HR roles and projects at our sites across Canada to help you reach your full potential.  As a result, we are looking for an HR professional that is drawn to the idea of developing throughout their career by progressing through a combination of assignments across the country, all aimed at providing the well-rounded development experience that Imperial offers.
We are seeking a recent graduate who thrives in a dynamic work environment and who can easily shift between the strategic and tactical aspects of the role.

As an HR Advisor, your responsibilities may include:

  • Advising your business partners on an array of topics from workforce and position planning, staff development, performance management, industrial relations (both union and joint industrial councils), and workplace diversity
  • Analyzing and leveraging data to positively influence business strategy and decisions
  • Consulting on workplace change management resulting from various business improvement/growth initiatives
  • Gaining a broad exposure to the development, monitoring and improvement of HR policies, practices and programs



  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Business/Commerce. Specializations in Human Resources is preferred. Other disciplines are considered
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application


  • Recent university graduates and those with up to 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to relocate to various locations across the country is an asset (relocation assistance will be provided)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently as well as with teams
  • Effective project management skills 
  • Ability to work collaborate, think analytically, take initiative, and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are required and experience using SAP is an asset


Start date: April 2019


Location: Alberta or Ontario

Your benefits

  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within.  Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career
  • Successful networking and mentoring programs - enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve.
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. A comprehensive relocation package is provided, if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.
  • Competitive vacation package - provides you with three weeks of vacation (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date) and one scheduled Friday off per month and five floating days (depending on work location) annually for use at your discretion with approval.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Eligibility to work in Canada
All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadline: January 27, 2019



Alternate Location: Canada : Calgary, AB || Canada : Cold Lake, AB || Canada : Edmonton, AB || Canada : Nanticoke, ON || Canada : Sarnia, ON 


Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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