Are you a strong people manager that knows how to make things happen? Do you have the expertise and experience across HR functions to advise and develop a team of HR professionals? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced and highly collaborative work environment? Are you organized, detail focused with strong project management and problem solving skills? Do you have passion for growing yourself and others and supporting the success of your team and the organization?
Dillon's Human Resources department is undergoing an exciting transformation and our team is growing. We are looking for a Manager, Human Resources to join our team. The successful candidate can be based from any Dillon office across Canada. You will have the opportunity to lead and contribute to a fast-paced, dynamic, and agile HR team and lead or support various HR functions and special projects. The nature of the role is dynamic and the scope of responsibilities may change from time to time to support evolving business needs. This role will report to the Senior Manager, Human Resources.
What your day will look like
People management (35%)
Team management: manage a dedicated team of human resource professionals, and work with and support a team of human resources managers across all human resources functions including performance management, learning and development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, employment law, employee relations, information technology and governance.
HR management (30%)
Business planning: develop, execute and assess HR business plans aligned with business operational and strategic objectives.
HR reporting: contribute to various HR reports and presentations that include the review and analysis of HR data used to inform business decisions.
HR compliance: support legislative compliance and recommend best practices, reviews and updates to policies and processes to maintain compliance.
HR projects (17%)
Project management: apply HR subject matter expertise and project management capabilities to lead end to end project management on a variety of assigned projects, policies and processes across HR functions.
Project support: provide senior review and subject matter expertise to guide a variety of HR projects assigned to other team members.
Stakeholder management (15%)
Relationship development: partner with a variety of business leaders, internal stakeholders and clients to build trusted relationships and assess and address business needs.
Professional development (3%)
A commitment to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development.
Input to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring.
Contribute to Dillon's corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees.
What you will need to succeed
Post –secondary degree in a human resources program, or related field
CHRL designation (completed or in progress) is highly preferred
10 or more years of related HR work experience in a corporate setting with a minimum of seven years in a Human Resources Business Partner role and at least three years as an HR manager
Experience working in professional services consulting preferred; applicants from other industries will be considered
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Extensive HR knowledge across multiple HR functions
Proven experience developing a team of HR professionals
Ability to develop, review, modify a variety of HR presentations and reports
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to drive results and effectively manage a variety of HR projects
Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Why choose Dillon
Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.
We live our core values :
Reliability: words result in actions that build trust;
Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it's hard;
Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.
In addition, we offer:
Employee share purchase plan Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employees.
A competitive compensation package Comprehensive health benefitsGenerous retirement savings plan
Flexible work hours and remote working options
We offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
Learning and Development opportunities
As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization.
We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal, learning opportunities.
Focus on Innovation The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today's problems and tomorrow's opportunities.
Employee and Family Assistance program A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.
Goodlife Fitness Corporate Membership Our employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees.
Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.
Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the past 14 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.
Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:
Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.
Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.
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