Senior Employment Policy & Compliance Specialist (Contract)

Ort: Canada

Bundesland/Region/Stadt: British Columbia

Stadt: Vancouver

Geschäftsbereich: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Beschreibung & Anforderungen

Who we are 

lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.

About this role:                                                                               

Supports People & Culture policy management, ensuring policies foster a respectful, positive, and inclusive working environment where employees are treated fairly, consistently, and in line with lululemon's culture and values. Facilitates the review and documentation of employment compliance initiatives to support proactive planning and stakeholder engagement. Collaborates with stakeholders to lead initiatives to support compliance with federal, state/ provincial, and local legislation, including implementation and ongoing compliance sustainment. Serves as employment compliance subject matter expert to support business initiatives. Supports the global scaling of lululemon's employment compliance program through partnerships with cross-functional leaders and partners.

A day in the life:

  • Remain informed on employee policy, trends, and updates to legislation.
  • Recognize the impact to our current policies and procedures, taking the appropriate partners to remain compliant and/ or get ahead of any trends in legislation.
  • Lead the development and revision of People & Culture policies, frameworks, governance processes, and supporting materials and consult on these policies where necessary.
  • Respond to escalated policy and compliance inquiries and consult on escalated policy and compliance-related ER matters.
  • Review, communicate, and action opportunities identified from compliance reporting, monitoring, and assessments.
  • Makes recommendations for policy and compliance process changes within areas of responsibility. Makes recommendations for resolution following investigations.


  • Partnership and collaboration with People & Culture (P&C), cross-functional and operational leaders across the globe
  • Consulting with legal
  • Source for education on industry trends and employment law updates
  • Partnership with other cross-functional partners such as Asset Protection, People & Safety, P&C CoEs, Legal, etc.


  • Policies, practices, tools and resources to support the employee experience and compliance with federal, state/ provincial and local legislations pertaining to employment matters.
  • Education, coaching, consulting, and guidance on compliance, employment law, policies, and trends.
  • Proactive support to mitigate risk and support a safe, healthy, and respectful working environment.


  • 5+ years of Human Resources experience with a focus on compliance and policy development
  • A post-secondary diploma, degree or certificate in human resource management
  • Knowledge of employment/labor standards and human rights legislation and industry trends
  • Strong communication skills both written & verbal.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and abilities, detail-oriented and committed to high accuracy.
  • Capable of effectively managing multiple demands from a variety of sources.
  • Builds relationships quickly; must be an effective team player.
  • Strong analytical skills

Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life. Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.