Position Summary :
Reporting to the Director, People & Culture (P&C) Canada, the Sr. Manager - HR will work as a key HR business partner to the Industrial Operations.
As part of the Operating Committee and Leadership Team they will partner with the business to support its aggressive growth plan.
The position will lead the P&C Development Committee focusing on employee engagement, organizational capability, employee and leadership development, succession planning, talent management and high-
potential strategy and diversity and inclusion. The Business Partner, in partnership with Corporate P&C, will facilitate the delivery of P&C programs to support the Industrial Operations.
In addition, they will oversee the labour relations strategy for the Operations
Key Responsibilities :
Partner with Operational leadership to develop ideas and design solutions to meet business strategy - including employee engagement & development, organizational capability, succession planning, talent management, total rewards and inclusion and diversity.
Works in partnership with Corporate P&C to design and deliver P&C programs across all of the areas indicated above.
Serves as a member of the Operating Committee Management Team. Participates in major decisions, business planning, mission and vision planning;
and helps guide the overall direction of the Operations.
Demonstrates critical business partnership capabilities in building the right relationships with business leaders : listening, supporting, questioning, challenging, contributing, influencing.
Takes a leadership role and actively participates and supports safety initiatives within the business.
Links safety & employee engagement and drives initiatives to support safety culture within the organization.
Chairs the People & Culture Development Committee monthly leadership team meeting focusing on P&C initiatives and decisions to support the Industrial Operations business.
In conjunction with the Labour Relations Specialist, leads the labour relations strategy working in partnership with Unifor and Teamsters.
Formulates and guides bargaining strategy, leads bargaining team, may act as spokesperson during bargaining.
Provides strategic guidance for grievance and arbitration handling / preparation looking at labour law and arbitration developments.
Focus on grievance and arbitration resolution and mediation.
Qualifications and Skills :
Qualifications and Skills
Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in an operating industrial setting, with at least 5 years in progressive supervisory roles
Experience leading a unionized workforce and managing resolving of grievances, employee relations, and leading collective bargaining.
University degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management or a similar field is considered an asset.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to work with employees, leaders, unions and external industry contacts.
Proven track record in design and application of HR People and Culture programs.
Experience in the oil & gas industry is considered an asset.
Experience leading people and influencing culture to embrace ownership and leadership values.