Senior Manager Corporate HR Operations
Irving Oil
Saint John, NB
Who are we?

Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.

Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.

What you can expect in a typical day:
As the Senior Manager Corporate Human Resources, you would lead day-to-day HR operations and provide advice and critical thinking to all opportunities impacting our human resources. In this role, you will be responsible to lead a group of HR Professionals who provide strategic HR support to our Corporate teams through collaboration and consistent HR practices and services that align with Irving’s vision, mission, objectives and business goals.

What you’ll need to succeed:
Senior level experience in understanding and applying a Human Resources strategy, executing and supporting HR plans including Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance Management, Learning & Development, Succession Planning, Compensation and Benefits, Work Environment
Ability to lead a team of HR professionals, including the creation and execution of development plans, performance management, goal setting and on-going coaching.
Lead the workforce forecasting process to develop and implement a recruitment plan including identifying resources to deliver against it.
Ensure the strategic alignment of talent management practices with your strong business acumen, operations, and HR expertise.
Act as a thinking partner and coach to designated management teams focused on Employee Relations, People Development Process, Recruitment, Retention,

Professional skills

Lead an integrated team of professionals responsible for Human Resource programs and policies
Assess risks, progress, and outcomes to influence desired results
Strong ability to influence without authority
Build credibility and relationships quickly with key stakeholders
Work effectively in a fast paced team environment
Ability to adapt and change communication style


Some travel may be required for this position.

Education and experience

Post-secondary education in Human Resources, business or in a related field, or equivalent experience.
Minimum 8 to 10 years’ progressive experience in Human Resources
Minimum 5 years’ experience as a leader of people
Demonstrated experience with Talent Management Programs
CPHR (Certified Professional in Human Resources) or other professional HR designation an asset
Strong facilitation skills

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.

Job Requirements - Work Experience

Job Requirements - Education

Bachelors: Human Resources Management (Required)


Saint John, NB