Human Resources Manager

Align Technology   •  

Toronto, ON

5 - 7 years

Posted 237 days ago

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  • Provide HR leadership, skill and proficiency in working closely with business leaders and employees to formulate goals and practices that support business unit strategies.
  • Diagnose individual, team and organization issues and recommend appropriate interventions.
  • Coach and develop all levels of management through performance feedback and effective management processes.
  • Provide HR expertise and/or partner with functional HR Specialist teams in various areas such as succession planning, talent management, talent acquisition, organization development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and training and development.
  • Guide business leaders through transformation efforts, and drive organization towards high performance and engagement by facilitating and influencing strategic and functional change.
  • Initiate, support and/or lead organizational development strategies including change management, conflict resolution, teambuilding, coaching, intervention, engagement surveys, and/or other necessary strategies.
  • Partner with business leaders to identify key capabilities aligned with business goals/workforce plans, conduct gap analysis, and develop and implement buy/build strategies.
  • Provide guidance to leaders on a wide variety of people related matters, including employee relations, HR processes and/or company guidelines and/or programs.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the full spectrum of HR services to support the entire employee life cycle.
  • Understand the HR risk environment, identify and mitigate potential HR risks and support managers to create a positive employee environment.
  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date in line with current employment law.
  • Ensure line managers are up to date with changes to any policies.
  • Act as the Canada lead for the implementation of assigned global/regional Talent Management initiatives.
  • Work closely with the global team to set up the L&D framework for the country. 


To be successful in the role, the incumbent is likely to enjoy a dynamic, fast paced mid-size international business and to be able to cut through ambiguity to find an actionable plan.  

Equipped with a strong HR technical background, the individual must be able to work at all levels of the organization.

The individual needs to possess the flexibility and agility to enjoy a fast paced and dynamic business and be capable of managing multiple demands and priorities.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or other related field
  • 6 years of progressive HR experience in a fast-paced work environment, of which at least 3 years are spent in employee relations/business partnership.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills plus the ability to work in partnership across HR on special projects or initiatives·Solution oriented, looking beyond challenges, with a good eye for detail.
  • Effective collaboration and influencing skills with a track record of establishing a positive reputation for working effectively across different levels of an organization.
  • Knowledge of local employment law across all provinces of Canada
  • Willingness to travel 25%.  Some international travel is required.
  • Experience working with a US Company preferred
  • Experience in a matrixed organization preferred
  • CHRL designation