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Human Resource Assistant - (Corporate HR and Talent Management) - 12 month contract

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs, Human Resources Jobs
Admin/Clerical Jobs, HR (Human Resources) Jobs, Recruitment/Talent Management/Reward Jobs
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

To act as an administrative assistant to two senior HR leaders, and to carry out general administrative duties in support of the associated HR teams.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Act as an Administrative Assistant.
  • Manages calendars, including booking and accepting meetings, along with managing associated meeting room bookings, conference call, video conference and / or webex details.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements for local and international trips, including visas and other immigration matters.
  • Processes invoices and expenses in accordance with company policy.
  • Coordinates transfer pricing.
  1. Provides administrative services
  • Handles routine and straightforward administrative duties such as: data entry, filing and preparing employee communication.  Assist in benefits administration, as directed
  • Prepares presentations, spreadsheets and other materials to be used within the department, or shared with senior management. Prepares meeting agendas, follows up on action items and coordinates communication material within the department
  • Assists with non-routine administrative projects as needed such as organizing special events, coordinating documents or preparing mailers, desk drops and packages
  • Maintains HR filing systems including generating labels, archiving and retrieving files
  • Administers employee engagement pulse surveys.
  • LOVA administration, including:
    • Nominations organization
    • Prep of nominations package
    • Petty cash reconciliation and forms
    • WUFOO administrator (online nomination system)
    • General assistance re. LOVA logistics
  • Assists with OLT Action Items delineation and organization (summaries, etc.).
  • Assists with non-routine administrative projects as needed such as organizing special events, coordinating documents or preparing mailers, desk drops and packages.
  • Oversees storage, delivery, printing, translations for TM and Leadership collateral.
  1. Provides basic level customer support
  • Acts as an ambassador for the HR team, including greeting guests and handling basic inquiries
  • Demonstrates exceptional organizational skills and able to respond to multiple and often competing priorities.
  • Other duties as required

Works under general direction to provide a well-defined end-result or service. Work is assigned with specific goals or end-results in mind. Work outcomes are reviewed against goals, timelines, and adherence to Kinross practices. Requires initiative and independent judgement in completing work. Problem resolution requires the application of standard procedures or the adaptation of established methods and procedures, or the search for and application of precedent.

Education and Experience

  • High-school graduation with related post-secondary training and / or advanced business and management courses / completion of specialized training
  • 2 – 5 years of related experience
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good number / math skills and confidence working with numerical data
  • Able to serve as a high value/high impact member of the HR team

Able to work under pressure


  • Ability to learn
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments at one time
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments

Pleasant and courteous in interpersonal interactions


Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

Job Segment: HR, Manager, HR Manager, Compensation, Procurement, Human Resources, Management, Operations

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