Sr. Human Resources Manager

Location: Richmond, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 07-31-2018
Our client, a leading global provider of airline catering and provisioning services, is looking for a Senior Human Resources Manager for their office in Richmond, British Columbia. This person will be responsible for managing union negotiations, disagreements and arbitrations, and managing business leaders human resources needs. This position reports into the Head of Human Resources. 
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Partners with General Manager to understand business objectives and identify corresponding human resource needs; develops and implements human resource strategy to support business objectives,
  • Partners with Operations and other key functions to develop programs that support employee retention,
  • Helps drive division-wide human resource strategies, programs, and processes into units,
  • Supervises, coaches, and provides direction to Unit's human resources personnel.
  • Partners with operations and training functions to identify training needs, develop, and implement programs,
  • Partners with operations and recruiting functions to identify and understand workforce needs; actively participates in implementing recruiting strategy and process; supervises applicant intake process for union hourly positions,
  • Provides policy interpretation and ensures accurate and consistent application of all company policies and procedures, and related local, state and federal laws, and applicable collective bargaining agreement(s),
  • Plans and conducts all labour relations including negotiations of local addenda to National Master Agreement, 3rd. step grievances and arbitrations as needed to comply with collective bargaining agreements,
  • Mediates and resolves employee relations disputes as necessary,
  • Receives and responds to employment-related claims from various government or public agencies; recommends settlement or defense based on actual investigation of facts,
  • Provides counselling/training for unit management in the areas of labour / employee relations, EEO, affirmative action, and discrimination,
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal employment law,
  • Accomplishes human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university or similar work experience required,
  • At least 7 years of experience in progressively responsible human resource roles, with at least 4 years of experience in Labour Relations and Employee Relations; and at least 4 years in a supervisory role,
  • Experience working in transportation, hospitality, manufacturing or food service environment highly desirable,
  • Multi-lingual skills highly desirable,
  • Excellent oral, active listening and written communication skills,
  • PHR/SPHR preferred.

If you feel that you are up for this challenge to please click APPLY below or contact Melissa Palleschi at melissa.palleschi@thetalent.co. We are always grateful for referrals.
 
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