Director, Human Resources

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Just HR is conducting a search for a Director, Human Resources in partnership with the CHRO of one of Canada’s preeminent hospitality organizations. The Director, Human Resources is a critical member of our client’s leadership team with the mandate for the strategic oversight of people programs and practices. This will include sourcing, recruitment, performance, retention and engagement, and other aspects of the employee experience. The successful candidate will lead the employee experience team and champion best people practices aligned with our clients needs. The role is best suited to an experienced HR professional, looking for career progression and the opportunity to both inform, operationalize and report on best people practices in a fast-paced environment with a highly seasonal workforce. Given the unique environment, this role brings with it the opportunity to be part of a team located in the interior of British Columbia.



  • Inform and oversee sourcing, recruitment and selection, onboarding processes and recruitment marketing strategy to attract the right people to our organization
  • Lead the Experience team, with a focus on continuous improvement, development, coaching and mentoring
  • Represent and champion employee experience at leadership meetings, providing updates on key initiatives and external trends as well as bringing thought leadership to discussions impacting employees/company culture
  • Research and share best practices, trends and developments as they relate to industry and target talent segments, including, but not limited to, competitor landscape and market mapping; and enable annual compensation review cycle by conducting external and internal benchmarking exercise
  • Support HR Partners in providing counsel and coaching to people leaders in more complex employee relations matters, with an emphasis on performance management and grievance facilitation and follow up, identifying opportunities for best practices and training and resources to support
  • Create a data-informed culture by identifying, tracking and reporting on key insights and metrics across the talent cycle, including recruitment and retention metrics that enable effective decision-making
  • Remain up to date on employment law as well as immigration practices and visa requirements, and work collaboratively with the OH &S leadership to ensure compliance with Worksafe BC employer obligations as they relate to all aspects of safety (physical and psychological) and duty to accommodate
  • Prepare and own annual HR budget, aligned with annual budget cycle, and track spending to ensure adherence throughout the year
  • Identify opportunities for exploring new tools and technology, making recommendations and taking on project management responsibilities for new tool adoption, as well as hiring manager and providing team training
  • Support Chief People & Culture Officer in talent and culture-related initiatives, as well as wider HR team in other employee experience initiatives as required, particularly new hire seasonal staff onboarding/orientation and staff appreciation weeks


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related area
  • Minimum 12 years of progressive HR/business experience, with a focus on generalist support, performance management, organizational effectiveness and program management, of which at least 5 years in a leadership position as a strategic partner with team oversight
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing learning and development programs, aligned with organizational goals and leadership development, with a thorough understanding of adult learning principles
  • In-depth knowledge of workforce planning, compensation strategies and pay practices
  • Results focused with highly tuned analytical skills, and a proven track record in delivering successful people programs from an ROI perspective
  • Demonstrated experience in project management related to HR programs, tools and systems builds and implementation/rollout plans
  • First class written communication skills with an emphasis on policy and proposal development
  • Strong research capability and report writing skills with the ability to distil insights and trends from multiple data sources
  • Excellent working knowledge of federal and provincial laws and regulations governing employment policies and practices, including different international talent programs and workstreams including LMIA and LMIA-exempt pathways
  • Relationship-focused with the ability to influence and work collaboratively across teams and departments internally as well as build strong partnerships in the community and across the industry
  • Strong-working knowledge of HRIS, Applicant Tracking and Learning Management systems, and a proficiency across the MS-Office suite


  • $110,000–$120,000 per annum
  • Eligibility for our ‘Pay for Performance’ incentive bonus program (after qualifying period), awarded to top performers

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Just HR is a specialized Human Resources recruitment and search firm with seven practice areas: General HR, Compensation & Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Organizational Development, Labour & Employee Relations, HRIS, Health & Safety.