Human Resources Manager | St. John’s, NL

Human Resources Manager | St. John's, NL

Join a team dedicated to delivering outstanding client service.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment.

We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.

The Human Resources Manager leads and directs all Human Resources functions of the St. John's, NL office, and supports the Chief Operating Officer and Management Committee in the successful delivery of the firm's strategy, goals and objectives. They are responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of all Human Resources requirements, and they are a key member of the NL Operations Management Team.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead all equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives and act as a key member of the Regional ED&I committee;
  • Manage and advise supervisors on the performance management process;
  • Lead all recruitment, onboarding, and orientation for the firm including administrative, professional, and legal team members;
  • Manage the firm’s compensation and benefits program and act as the Group Benefits Plan Administrator;
  • Oversee all health and safety initiatives including OH&S requirements, office health and safety requirements and case management;
  • Lead all organizational effectiveness initiatives including retention, recognition and rewards programs;
  • Identify, develop and implement policies and procedures;
  • Provide support to the payroll function;
  • Identify and facilitate learning and development opportunities;
  • Other duties as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Commerce with a concentration in Human Resources, diploma in a Human Resources program, or a combined level of education and experience; CPHR designation would be considered an asset;
  • 7-10 years of experience in Human Resources, progressive management and prior experience in a supervisory role;
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, communication, leadership, management, and coaching skills.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 3, 2023.

Please submit a resume and covering letter to:

Steve Clark

Scotia Centre,
Suite 1100, 235 Water St,
St. John’s, NL A1C 1B6

We thank all candidates for their interest in Cox & Palmer; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Cox & Palmer is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an Employer Partner with the Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion, Pride at Work Canada and the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN).