Director of Human Resources - Bilingual

Ottawa (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2062681
PermanentFrom: $121,000.00 To: $137,920.00
Broader Public SectorHuman Resources
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English 100%, French 90%Criminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Job Description

We are currently hiring for a Director of Human Resources. This full time permanent position is a great opportunity to join our client's team, a forward thinking National organization. The role is primarily remote presently, however will require you to touch base on-site in the Ottawa office.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Workforce planning and organizational development
  • Strategic planning in relation to programs in HR
  • Ensure systems are in place to monitor and report on the deployment of staff (in relation to the HR budget)
  • Develop and implement policies & programs
  • Develop the HR strategy and programs in various HR functions (ie: recruitment, benefits, negotiations, labour relations, training, succession planning, classification, etc)
  • Lead labour and employee relations functions (with respect to the collective agreement), conduct investigations, resolve complaints, and implement corrective action plans
  • Coach managers on the implementation of policies, Labour Relations, Employee Relations, Performance Management, etc
  • Participate in union-management committees
  • Ensure employees are provided with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, career development and benefits
  • Maintain relationships with external business contacts/ suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Verify legal documents, contracts and financial information
  • Participate in joint management committees, strategy sessions, union negotiations and arbitration or court proceedings
  • Monitor policies to ensure that they comply with the overall direction of the organization

Qualifications and Experience
Must have:

  • 10+ years of human resources experience
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English; oral and written
  • Previous experience with equity and/or social justice
  • MUST have unionized experience
  • Demonstrated management, negotiation and leadership skills to develop and implement strategic organizational policies and to represent the employer at joint union-management committees and internal bargaining sessions
  • Experience in the following: staff relations, labour relations, negotiations, collective bargaining, compensation, performance management, HR systems, recruitment & selection, organizational development, job evaluation, payroll, benefits, training, and succession planning
  • Knowledge of financial management practices, methods for financial analysis, forecasting, monitoring, cost-benefit analysis, pensions, benefit plans and investments
  • Knowledge of employment and labour legislations, occupational health and safety legislation and regulations, pension and benefits legislation, and other legislations and regulations pertinent to the responsibilities of the position
  • Ability to lead consultation processes and coordinate the delivery of large scale operational programs and projects

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree


We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2062681

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