Human Resources Manager

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, OR Ontario
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Venor is proud to partner with our client, an established engineering firm, in their search for a Human Resources Manager. The role will lead and deliver ongoing people and culture initiatives within the organization. 

As a leading provider of engineering services, our client has focused on providing exceptional quality and service for their customers. Recognized throughout North America, they are regarded as the best-in-class provider of creative and adaptable solutions for engineering needs.

As a member of the Leadership team, the Human Resources Manager will lead all HR functions within the business including employee engagement, talent & performance management, onboarding/orientation, benefits & incentive compensation, training and development, recruitment administration, and HR policies and programs. With HR viewed as a strategic business partner, this is an opportunity to make an impact by championing new people & culture initiatives in a forward-thinking organization.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ongoing delivery and continuous improvement of all human resources programs including compensation, benefits & leave, employee relations/recognition, performance management, recruitment administration
  • Cultivating strong employee relations by providing support, addressing concerns, and fostering a culture of respect and collaboration
  • Developing and facilitating engaging training and development programs that enhance employee skills and contribute to their professional growth
  • Ensuring compliance with labour laws and company policies, fostering a fair and equitable workplace for all employees
  • Working with the leadership team to identify new initiatives in support of the business and leading their implementation
  • Handling ongoing HR administration including maintaining employee records and HR software (currently ADP but open to evaluation)
  • Staying up-to-date on trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Conducting or acquiring background checks and employment eligibility verifications

What’s in it for you:

Opportunity for Impact: Lead meaningful work that enhances the employee experience and supports the ongoing operations of the organization.

Enablement: Join a supportive environment and champion new projects working directly with the leadership team.

Flexibility: Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work environment, with the option of working from their offices in multiple provinces.

Continuous Learning: Collaborate with a talented team, building relationships with engineering leaders and contributing to exciting projects spanning across North America.

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Human Resources Manager or similar role
  • Positive and proactive attitude, with a desire to make a significant impact on the company’s HR function 
  • Resilience and a growth mindset with a hands-on approach to their work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to build relationships across the business
  • Ability and confidence to lead new initiatives and be the advocate for HR best practices in the organization
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HR systems and software 
  • Professional Services experience is considered an asset
  • CPHR designation is considered an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree or certificate program in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field is considered an asset

At Venor, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know.

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please reach out to Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca

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