Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

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Halifax, NS

Human Resources




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Location: Halifax, NS, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 8/15/2022

Job ID: 9P690678815

Category: Human Resources

Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Halifax, Nova Scotia-based company to hire a Human Resources Manager for a hybrid position.
You will be joining a highly collaborative HR team that fosters People and Culture values and is successful in maintaining a very highly engaged employee population.
Position Purpose:
The HR Manager is responsible for the development, coordination, facilitation, and implementation of Human Resources initiatives and solutions with respect to labor relations, employee relations, HR programs, and processes, while leading a team of 3 HR Business Partners.

Perks & Benefits: 
  • Compensation: 110K base + bonus

  • Works in a collaborative partnership with the leaders of the client group, influences, guides, and champions the creation and foundation of a highly productive and engaged workplace which enables and enhances customer satisfaction and shareholder value
  • Provides coaching and guidance to assist leaders to develop and maintaining proactive employee and labor relations through identification and analysis of issues, challenges, opportunities, risks, and options to support business needs/challenges and broader corporate initiatives
  • Participates as a key contributor to a labor relations strategy that cultivates trust, accountability, individual participation, and commitment
  • Provides program and process support for labor relations, performance management, talent management, learning/development, employee engagement, and other HR initiatives
  • Provides input, advice, and planning on resourcing requirements, candidate selection, hiring practices, and onboarding of new employees and ensures appropriate bench strength and competencies to support continued business growth and success
  • Participates in or leads project teams involving programs/processes that are integral to the organization’s business and people strategies; provides technical expertise in the planning, design, and implementation of projects and key initiatives
  • Identifies opportunities to streamline or automate processes to continuously improve service delivery
  • Ensures compliance with legislative, regulatory, and Health & Safety policies, procedures, and standards

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or related discipline
  • CHRP/CHRL Designation preferred
Job Requirements
  • 5-7 years of progressive HR experience as a Business Partner/Manager with experience leading a team in a unionized environment
  • Comprehensive consulting experience and influencing skills, capable of functioning with confidence and credibility at every level of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially in areas of objectivity, mediation, and managing relationships (including with senior management and bargaining agents) 
  • Strong communication skills, including business writing and presentation skills, sufficient to convey information in a clear and compelling manner, verbally and in writing 
  • Solid problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to apply sound judgment in complex, potentially emotionally charged, and sometimes ambiguous situations 
  • Solid organizational, planning, and time management skills and proven ability to manage pressure and multiple priorities, as required 
  • Proven relationship building with a strong client service orientation 
  • Good research and analytical skills and ability to make sound recommendations 
  • Team player and willing to provide guidance and coaching to other team members 
  • Strong leadership, coaching, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills 
  • A high degree of tact, diplomacy, and discretion in dealing with confidential, sensitive information 
  • Capability to think strategically, with an ability to effectively manage the details 
  • Strong business acumen and ability to understand and effectively anticipate business needs  

Job ID: 9P690678815

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today or send your resume in confidence directly to Trish O’Quinn, Senior Consultant.  We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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