Human Resources Manager


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Kelowna

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 7 January 2022

About this role: Human Resources Manager

About this role: Human Resources Manager


We are hiring a Human Resources Manager for our client – a top performer in the cannabis industry. This is a full-time permanent opportunity in Kelowna, BC.

The Human Resources Manager is also responsible for supporting the day-to-day Human Resources services. Reporting into the Director, Human Resources, this role will work within a team to support employees in all Human Resources disciplines, including policy and program development and implementation, employee relations and performance management, succession planning, and training and development. The ideal candidate will have sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge, and experience in employment legislation, and thrives in a fast-paced and growing business.


  • Provide guidance and management coaching to build leadership capabilities to address and resolve employee issues, build morale, and increase productivity and top talent retention
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues, and conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Support and coach employees on HR policies, procedures, and performance management
  • Partner with key stakeholders to drive strategies, bring solutions, guide, facilitate and be an effective change agent during all transformational initiatives, ensuring a positive employee experience and alignment with the strategic vision
  • Partner with leaders on workforce planning, succession planning, training, learning and development and skills assessment
  • Monitor employment legislative initiatives, anticipate the effects of impending legislation on the organization, and develop action plans and necessary policy updates to ensure timely compliance
  • Co-ordinate and support People Managers throughout the employee performance appraisals process – probationary and annual
  • Collaborate with Hiring Managers and Talent Acquisition to support the internal and external recruitment processes, with a continuous improvement approach
  • Contribute to the Human Resources strategic planning, implementation, execution and roll-out of HR programs and processes
    • Support and engagement on the internal communication strategy for employees
    • Partner with Payroll to proactively address payroll issues, train/coach leadership on best practices for Ceridian Dayforce
    • General maintenance of employee records via the HRIS system
    • Participate in committees, analytical reporting and other ad hoc projects and initiatives as required




    • Certificate, diploma or degree in Human Resource Management or related field
    • Having CHRP designation is an asset
    • Minimum of 6 years Human Resources experience with at least 3 years in a manufacturing environment
    • Experience with Canadian Employment Standards legislation
    • Proficiency with MS suite
    • Strong business and HR acumen. Effective verbal and written communication skills; should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences
    • Demonstrated ability to coach and influence various levels of management
    • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy in written language, data and analysis
    • Possess an exceptional ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
    • Ability to identify roadblocks, and provide insightful data with proactive solutions
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast-growth environment where the business is constantly evolving
    • Independently driven, initiator, and the willingness to roll up the sleeves and lean-in to get things done
    • Exercise discretion and sound judgement with the ability to handle sensitive information reliably and professionally
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10%
    • All successful candidates are required to pass background checks



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    How to apply

    How to apply

    If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter (optional)
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    Do you have questions?

    If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Quynh Vo via the details below, quoting publication number:

    Account manager

    Quynh Vo
    Brunel Canada - Calgary

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