Area Human Resources Manager

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: March 24, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 450141
  • Consultant: Eric Floyd
  • Industry: Human Resources
MacDonald Search Group is proud to partner with the Canadian division of one of the world's largest companies in its niche manufacturing space in its search for a Human Resources Manager to lead the HR function in the BC Region. Providing HR advisory expertise to senior management and salaried employees at the Vancouver head office and throughout BC, and day to day support to the 800 employees (union/non union) in the province, this is an opportunity for an experienced manager to put their skillset to work in a complex and dynamic environment. With a reputation as a great place to work and build a career, our client will provide a compensation package designed to attract top tier HR professionals to their team.

What you will be doing:
  • Aligning the BC division with the national HR strategy ensuring the attraction and retention of top management and front line employees
  • Leading employee relations initiatives ensuring a safe and desirable work environment is maintained and that employee concerns are heard
  • Acting as business partner to senior management ensuring employee management is delivered according to company policies, federal and provincial employment standards, and the CBA.
  • Collaborating with management to determine effective total reward strategies
  • Leading change management
  • Driving training and development initiatives
  • Providing leadership to the small local HR team and collaborating and sharing best practices with the larger team across the country.
Who you are:
  • You have a relevant post secondary education and ideally have your CPHR certification.
  • You have a minimum of five years as an HR Manager - ideally having lead a team
  • Extra points for experience in a manufacturing or similar environment and experience in a unionized environment is preferred
  • You are a great communicator, a strategic, critical thinker, and always seeking to improve the status quo.
  • Willing to travel throughout BC with occasional overnight travel required.
This is a great opportunity to join a top tier organization that can provide long term growth and security. Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes ASAP!