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Human Resources Manager

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Human Resources Manager Opportunity

CGIS (CG Industrial Specialties Ltd.) is looking for a skilled strategic business partner to join their team, in the position of Human Resources Manager.

With HQ based in South Vancouver, this dynamic, entrepreneurial, sales & distribution company, specializing in severe service values and automated controls, has an immediate need and opportunity for a senior generalist; someone who wants to contribute best practice HR, be part of a great team of people and have a positive impact on the culture of the organization.

The Human Resources Manager develops and manages the delivery of organizational human resources programs and initiatives related to HR policy & practice, benefits, employee relations, human resource planning, recruitment, on-boarding, employee engagement & retention, performance management, and maintenance of employee records, information and metrics. This role also has responsibilities in the areas of compensation, communication and culture. All initiatives are executed to reflect the strategy, direction and culture of the organization.

Our ideal candidate will present with the following:

  • A senior HR generalist with 7-10 years experience; a degree or diploma in HR Management and a holder of the CPHR designation;

  • Strong business acumen and good working knowledge of Federal & Provincial Employment Standards, Human Rights, Occupational Health & Worksafe, PIPA and Labour Law;

  • An individual who thrives in balancing and executing on all facets of operational and strategic HR; this will initially be a sole practitioner role, someone not afraid to roll up their sleeves and do what needs to be done;

  • Experience in delivering on thoughtful best practice that reflect the strategy, direction and culture of an organization;

  • Evidence of success working in a medium sized family owned business an asset;

  • Adaptable, organized and an excellent time manager with the ability to prioritize one’s

    self, the work of others as applicable and plan in advance for significant tasks;

  • Proven experience to positively contribute to a senior leadership team;

  • A keen interest in employee engagement and the work of creating “best employee


  • Resilient, confident in knowledge, skills and self; effectively holds a space of neutrality

    and confidentiality;

  • Strong proactive interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, understand and provide

    clarification; in addition, have the confidence and ability to say “no” with diplomacy and


  • Strong ability to coach and mentor staff at all levels to achieve desired results;

  • Good experience working effectively in multiple provinces and offices.

CGIS is passionate about their work and who they are as an organization and they strive to live their values of integrity, excellence, initiative, humor & fun, teamwork and continual learning everyday. If this sounds like an environment you’d like to work in and you have the credentials and experience for this job, we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume (in a one Word document). 

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Full disclosure of any restrictions must be disclosed at the time of expressing interest and supporting evidence provided prior to any potential offer of employment.

We appreciate your interest and thank you for taking the time to consider this opportunity. We will be in touch with individuals whose profiles most closely match what’s needed to be successful in this role.

No phone calls or agencies please.

Posted: December 8, 2018
Closes: February 6, 2019