22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
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The Senior HR Manager will work with leaders and their teams directly to define and implement people strategies that are aligned with business plans. This role maintains and enhances the organization’s human resources by providing human resources expertise across the functional areas of HR, including colleague engagement, talent management, compliance, employee relations, total rewards, leadership development, etc., to enable business results and growth.
Support the delivery and deployment of HR and cross-functional programs and processes by fostering and maintaining strong internal relationships with key business leaders and stakeholders
As a strategic and experienced HR Partner, uses sound judgment supported by human resource acumen and practical experience to lead the development and implementation of strategic change initiatives for the client group, including organizational design, operating model, assessment and gap identification, communications and change management deliverables.
Establishes annual goals and priorities by leading the analysis and diagnosis of client needs, influences the direction for new or revised services, programs, processes, standards, or operational plans, based upon the department’s or function’s longer-term strategies.
Align the business strategies with HR strategic objectives to add value to the client, leading through issues which are complex and arise from broad internal or external issues
Partner with recruiters and the client to develop proactive strategies to attract key talent, as well as retain and develop high potential and high performing colleagues, ensuring the right people are in the right job for succession planning, current and future business needs
Play a leadership role to recognize barriers to success and facilitate proactive solutions that support a performance driven culture with a focus on talent management, coaching and mentoring clients on talent reviews, performance management, succession and building a talent pipeline for high potential talent.
Contribute to the development and growth of the broader HR team through effective training, coaching and team building.
Operate as a key enabler to the business as it drives engagement, Blue Culture and our b3 initiatives by counseling, guiding, facilitating, and allowing the business to own colleague engagement and the sustainment of culture.
Ensures that the interests of colleagues and company are considered in accordance with HR policies and applicable government laws and regulations – i.e.: ESA, Human Rights Code
Serve as a coach and confidante to leaders around people and organizational issues, leadership development, and act as an advocate for colleagues
Other duties as required and assigned.
Post-secondary education in business, HR or related discipline, preferably with a CHRL or CHRM designation.
7+ years progressive HR experience with demonstrated knowledge in the area of client relationship management
Strong leadership ability, relationship development, influencing and persuasion skills.
Comfort presenting complex business issues to leaders and executives in a clear and compelling manner and an excellent facilitator of action plans
Ability to interpret conceptual business or project objectives and assess impact on HR in order to define and articulate an inspiring future vision / state clearly, without having all the details
Demonstrated ability in planning and strategic support to translate complex business initiatives projects with moderate to high degree of impact to the organization into clear, consistent and systematic HR Strategy.
A detail oriented, collaborative, proactive and results oriented style with demonstrated success in leading and working on projects and project teams as a team player
Proven influencing, judgment, decision making and cooperative problem-solving skills.
Strong integrity with ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information.
Solid computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
Strong analytic skills and superior ability to problem-solve complex issues
Exceptional commitment to customer service with strong sense of urgency
Models our values and Blue Culture principles and is authentic, builds trust, and makes connections
Highly motivated, self-starter, requiring little direction
Sound knowledge of relevant employment and workplace legislation
George Weston Limited recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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