Regional Human Resources Manager – Eastern Canada

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Regional Human Resources Manager – Eastern Canada
Salary Range
DOE – salary + bonus
Medical/dental, RRSP matching, other
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Ottawa - ON
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Our client is a retail focused organization with a light manufacturing component. We are looking for a Regional People Services Manager to join their team.

This person works with direct impact to the success of the region by optimizing profitable sales opportunities within the stores through organizational capability and active engagement. He or she will achieve results in partnership with the Regional Director, District Managers, Regional Resource Partners, and Recruiters. The position’s primary responsibility is to strengthen the work environment, grow organizational capability, and build the leadership bench in Eastern Canada. This is achieved through recruiting and selection, talent and performance management, as well as training and team member engagement. The position adds value by providing his/her unique and powerful perspective related to people, their capabilities and business operations.


· Lead the development of strategic road maps leading to bench building and attainment of financial results

· Drive results in building a strategic internal pipeline of store management candidates.

· Guide & challenge management’s continuous, effective assessment of leadership talent

· Optimize the organization’s use of performance & talent management planning, processes & tools

· Monitor & report status, success & opportunity of talent & performance management plans & results.

· Utilize data from talent planners, new store reports, and other sources to identify talent pools & project talent needs.

· Drive results in organizational performance by expanding critical individual and team capabilities

· Ensure field leaders are capable of developing next level talent

· Help the organization create new assignment success for all field positions

· Guide the field leadership team in the effective implementation of training programs

· Conduct training using effective training techniques and materials

· Monitor & report training plans, execution, status, success & opportunity

· Drive results in staffing stability & active engagement

· Serve as a resource to directors and managers to connect results to workplace behaviors & conditions

· Partner with HR colleagues to investigate, document and resolve workplace behaviors & conditions

· Guide & challenge effectiveness of field leaders’ behaviors to create & maintain active engagement

· Monitor, report and troubleshoot team member engagement levels & workplace conditions

· Create an ongoing external pipeline of field leadership candidates

· Guide & challenge effective, timely acquisition, assessment & placement of the people with the right capabilities and culture fit for all position levels

· Help the organization build a diverse, inclusive team of people w/different race, gender, ethnicity, work styles, thinking, skills, etc.

· Actively engage in recruitment and interviewing activity, primarily at the store “management” level

· Monitor & report staffing plans, execution, status, success, opportunity and cost effectiveness


· A minimum of 5 years of experience as a HR generalist in a retail, hospitality, or food service environment

· Field based HR experience – working with both hourly and management staff

· Able to travel 25-40% of the time across the region (Toronto – East)

· Experience influencing others in a high impact HR role

· Bilingual

· High energy

· A track of success in partnering with managers to deliver recruiting, training, and development measures

· Exceptional communication skills

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Jessica Miles


Jessica Miles is one of our very successful Senior Recruiters here at Goldbeck. She specializes in recruiting professionals for sales, operations, and senior management in Production & Operations, Mining, Oil, & Gas, Forestry & Agriculture, Industrial Sales, Life Sciences & Biotech. Jessica has successfully filled very difficult searches for demanding clients across Canada, the USA, Europe and Asia. Jessica takes great pride in the time and effort she takes to understand her client’s requirements. She then methodically and thoroughly scours all passive and active candidates in the relevant labour markets. Like all of our recruiters at Goldbeck Recruiting, Jessica uses the most up-to-date digital candidate sourcing tools and methodology. This is combined with candidate evaluation techniques using precise matrix systems and thorough face-to-face interviews.

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