Chief People Officer

Montréal-Ouest Permanent CA$180,000 - CA$220,000 per year
  • Growing company
  • International exposure

About Our Client

Our client is a fast growing manufacturing company with multiple international locations. To sustain its growth and develop a strong corporate culture, we are looking for their future Chief People Officer.

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO of the Group and being a key partner within the leadership board, you will be fully responsible for designing, building and putting in place the best HR practices.

  • Building the HR function of the organisation.
  • Playing a role in the strategic deliberations of the executive team.
  • Drive and oversee workforce planning and leading organizational development projects that align with the business strategy and globally corporate strateg
  • Drive change management processes by working with executive management team creating a positive mentality and can-do attitude within corporate and plant environment
  • Lead, mentor, guide and develop regional HR leadership to deliver key business objective
  • Establish and drive a culture based on success in line with the company's corporate values
  • Coaching others leaders in communicating with their teams to be in line with the corporate values.
  • Supervising and leading the HR team in creating an inviting and cohesive employee experience.
  • Implement and manage compliance efforts with all the employment laws and regulations that govern the private companies relating to all aspects of the employee life cycle
  • Act as an employee champion and change agent by anticipating HR-related needs and delivering value added services for the benefit of the employees.
  • Maintain an effective level of business literacy including company goals, mission, financial position, strategy, competition, technology and culture.
  • Investigate claims of misconduct and escalates to legal and security team as required.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation to ensure regulatory compliance. Identifies trends that could impact the organisation objectives
  • Ensuring that the organisation's values are reflected in people-oriented decisions.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for the department and perform periodic cost and productivity analyses
  • Building talent and capability across the business.
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive talent retention plans for the organisation.
  • Designing appropriate employee recognition and incentive programmes.
  • Designing and managing an organisation's health and well-being programmes

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Human Resources, Business or related, MBA preferred
  • 15 plus years of HR experience within a manufacturing environment with a combination of corporate and plant experience with a multinational organization
  • Minimum of 5 years of HR leadership experience
  • International experience is a must
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment with competing and changing priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong background in employee relations and legal compliance, recruitment and selections, performance management, compensation and change management.
  • HR Project Management skills
  • Strong communication skills verbal and written with open and direct communication style
  • Ability to influence and coach management and leadership team
  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information.
  • Ability to travel internationally

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary and bonus plan
  • RRSP program
  • Full insurance package
  • Opportunity for growth
Johann Vannieuwenhuyse
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