Human Resources Director
Job Description

Employment :Permanent

# of Openings :1

Classification :Human Resources Industry:Human Resources

Talentcor is looking for a Human Resources Director in London, ON. This role reports to the Chief Financial Officer. As a key member of the leadership team, the HR Director will provide transformational leadership and strategy for all HR activities, including but not limited to: labour relations, compensation, recruitment and selection, HRIS, health and safety, learning and development, performance management, employee engagement and organizational structure for businesses in both Canada and the Netherlands.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to plan, develop and deliver HR functions that will form a portion of our foundation that will promote continued growth and improved financial performance of the business.
  • In cooperation with the leadership team, develop both long term and short-term plans, goals and objectives for Human Resources including, but not limited to, strategic plans, business plans and financial plans; ensuring that the Human Resources elements of the strategic plan are met and empowering the HR Team to take the lead in their own areas of responsibility.
  • Support the management team with people management from recruitment and selection strategies to on-boarding, performance management and progressive discipline.
  • Work with leadership team to plan and manage the HR activities related to mergers and acquisitions (integration of compensation, payroll, HRIS, roles and responsibilities, etc.)
  • Build and champion an organizational culture that promotes business best practices.
  • Assess, develop and coordinate workplace policies and programs for Canadian Operations in accordance with applicable legislation; communicating and enforcing business values.
  • Work with leadership team to develop talent development strategies which build business capabilities.
  • Support the Health and Safety function of the business, ensuring line managers and supervisors adhere to all OH&S programs, policies and practices and that employees are following pre-determined training schedules to encourage a safe work environment.
  • Coach, challenge and assist line managers in HR functions such as employment law, and the implementation of policies such as performance management, attendance management and employee participation
  • Assist in the completion of workplace investigations as required (incident investigation, MOL, human rights, etc.)
  • Work with the Human Resources team to oversee the Canadian benefits programs interfacing with both the program supplier and employees.
  • Work with Human Resources team to develop and deliver a Human Resources Information System (HRIS) to maintain record keeping and increase efficiencies.
  • Analyse and develop opportunities to increase efficiency, productivity and positive change
  • Ensure compliance with employment law.
  • Prepare reports and make presentations as necessary.
  • Attend Executive Team meetings, staff meetings and other meetings and seminars as required.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities.
  • Occasional on-call support and after-hours work may be required.
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • 10 years of experience of working in a similar role, ideally in the waste management industry or public sector
  • Must be CHRL or CHRE qualified
  • Must have experience with company mergers and acquisitions or experience integrating an acquired company's policies and people
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex employee relation issues
  • Strong track record in delivering company-level change management initiatives including restricting and senior management recruitment
  • Preferable demonstrable experience of managing employee engagement programs
  • Excellent IT literacy with high proficiency in Microsoft Office, Payroll Software, HRIS, etc.
  • Strong communication skills and Team player
  • Can demonstrate good attention to detail
  • Has personal credibility and gravitas to provide an incisive contribution and be an active mentor and coach to the leadership team
  • Work on own initiative with ability to prioritize and work to tight deadlines
  • High levels of drive and flexibility
  • Ability to travel up to 15% within Canada (primarily to BC and Ottawa)
  • If you feel you meet the above qualifications and have relevant experiences, please forward your resume to Lucas Professional Search Group to the attention of Zahra Sherzay.


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    About Talentcor

    Talentcor provides recruitment services for Administrative Professionals, Light Industrial, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Legal, Skilled Trades and Procurement positions across all industries in Canada. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

    Talentcor is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

    For more information about Talentcor, please visit talentcor.com