People & Culture Coordinator (Maternity Leave Coverage - 17 Month Fixed Term Contract), Policy Reporter

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
This position is to cover a Maternity Leave from April 22, 2024 - Sept 30, 2025 for a period of 17.25 months.
Position Status Full-Time Fixed-Term Contract
Location Vancouver BC.
Salary Range $62,500 - $66,000
*While this is a remote position, there is a requirement to attend in-office meetings/events when requested.(1-3 times per quarter). Applicants must be located within the Metro Vancouver area or within Communiting distance*
Company Overview
Policy Reporter offers a suite of insights products and consulting services to enhance market access strategies and patient support initiatives. By tracking payer policies in near real time, we ensure that the largest pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics manufacturers, leading academic institutions and organized provider groups have the most up-to-date data and evidence-based guidance to help patients access the therapies they need. For more information, please visit https//
About the role
The People & Culture Coordinator supports the People & Culture (P&C) team by managing full-cycle recruitment, on/off-boarding, benefits administration, employee management, and basic office administration. The position reports directly to the Director, People & Culture and will function in an environment where a high level of attention to detail and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information are required. The People & Culture Coordinator is expected to exhibit a high degree of diplomacy and discretion.
  • Manage the full-cycle recruitment and selection process including collaborating with hiring managers on creating and updating job descriptions, posting positions, screening applications, conducting initial phone interviews, scheduling/coordinating interviews, conducting reference checks and background checks, drafting and extending offers, updating candidates on their application status and providing interview feedback when necessary and appropriate.
  • Support the Director, P&C in identifying and implementing creative sourcing strategies and methods based on market knowledge to source and attract talent.
  • Coordinate new hire set-up and conduct onboarding and orientation to ensure a positive new hire experience
  • Coordinate off-boarding process for departing employees, ensuring company policies and processes are followed.
  • Maintain employee information and files in HRIS and conduct audits to ensure it is up-to-date. Collaborate with the Mercalis HR team as needed.
  • Provide administrative support in areas of Benefits, Reward & Recognition, Culture, and DE&I (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion).
  • Coordinate company initiatives and events as required (e.g., Town Halls, Company-wide meetings, social events (virtual or in-person - as appropriate), etc)
  • Provide office administration support such as acting as the first point of contact for the Vancouver office building and the liaison between our 3rd party I.T vendor and Policy Reporter.
  • Perform ad-hoc People & Culture duties as required.
  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree in Human Resources Management
  • 1-3 years’ related work experience in a Human Resources Administrative role
  • 1- 2 years of recruitment experience, preferably in the healthcare and/or technology space
  • Experience recruiting both in Canada and in the U.S. is considered a strong asset
  • Passion for creating positive employee culture and experience is a must
  • Understanding of Canadian employment and labour laws; basic understanding of U.S employment and labour laws is an asset
  • Highly sensitive, strong sense of work ethic, confidentiality and integrity
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate policies and procedures effectively
  • Ability to present knowledge and address questions in a professional manner
  • Self motivated with exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Proficient in both Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Google Suite products (Google Sheet, Google Docs, Google Drive, etc)
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and activities in a face-paced environment
What We Offer...
Competitive compensation package including extended health benefits, paid-time off, volunteer leave, employer-matching retirement savings, etc and company paid Employee Assistance Program
Excellent opportunities for personal and career development.
Collaborative and supportive Company culture
Policy Reporter’s Core Values
Value & Respect
Continuous Learning
Ownership & Accountability
Policy Reporter is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Mercalis is an integrated life sciences commercialization partner that provides comprehensive solutions that span the entire healthcare value chain. The company partners closely with its clients to deliver an end-to-end spectrum of commercial capabilities that work together seamlessly and flexibly. Backed by proven industry expertise and results-driven technology, Mercalis provides the data and strategic insights, patient support services, and healthcare provider engagement tools to help life sciences companies successfully commercialize new products. Above all, Mercalis helps navigate the complex life sciences marketplace to accelerate value and enhance patient lives. Founded in 2000, Mercalis provides commercialization solutions to more than 500 life sciences customers and has provided access and affordability support to millions of patients. The company is headquartered in Morrisville, North Carolina. For more information about Mercalis, please visit
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