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Advantage Solutions Manager Human Resources Canada in Toronto, Ontario

Summary

Manager Human Resources

At Advantage Solutions, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We're currently seeking a Manager Human Resources Canada to provide consultative support and work closely with management in the implementation of corporate policies related to human resources, organizational design and talent management strategies and initiatives at the business unit or division level. Consults with employees and managers to address root causes of human resources issues, attempting to resolve employee relations issues with a systematic approach. Participates in company-wide programs and initiatives (e.g., salary review, stock renewal, strategic and workforce planning, organizational change, change management). Assists senior management in the development of solutions through organizational development and cultural and process-oriented perspectives.

This role requires a Human Resources professional with English and French communication skills.

What We Offer:

  • Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Short and Long-Term Disability

  • Generous paid time off

  • Paid training and ongoing career development certifications and courses

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Advantage Canada business in conjunction with HRBPs in the coordination, preparation and results compilation of all talent reviews, talent assessment administration, including validation of actions taken

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to coordinate and participate in interview panels to help bring closure to the hiring process

  • Train and counsel associates and managers on the use of tools and resources for effective performance management and development.

  • Lead the coordination and facilitation of the performance review calibration process

  • Support HRBP with organizational change efforts, including talent matching, Oracle movement and auditing and reductions in force

  • Liaise with Total Rewards and business leaders to facilitate job reviews and job description validation

  • Partner with Legal & Compliance on HR related requests

  • Support the integration of newly acquired companies and assists leadership with orientation to HR programs, policies and procedures

  • Work with the Associate Relations Team and HR Service Center to respond to assigned cases

  • Develop and maintain reports using reporting, analytics, and dashboard tools; reports include but not limited to TA reports, compliance training reports, salary history reports, and exit interview results

  • Work with HRBP to provide insightful analysis of critical HR Data assisting with the recommendation and implementation of appropriate solutions

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in French and English (verbal and written) mandatory

  • Must have 5-8 years of human resources experience with progressively increasing responsibility in employee relations, recruitment or in a generalist role

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or a related field

  • CHRP or CHRL Designation is a plus

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and Access)

  • Exceptional business acumen

  • Exceptional ability to work independently, be decisive and deal with ambiguity in a dynamic environment

  • Strong functional Human Resources generalist skills (HR strategic planning, Compensation, Performance Management, Recruiting, Project Management, Organizational Design and others)

  • Ability to solve moderate to complex problems pertaining to employee questions, complaints, disciplinary action and any other issues that arise

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Talent Management:

• Support the business in conjunction with HRBPs in the coordination, preparation and results compilation of all talent reviews, talent assessment administration, including validation of actions taken.

• Develop and maintain talent database.

• Partner with Talent Acquisition to coordinate and participate in interview panels to help bring closure to the hiring process.

Learning & Development:

• Train and counsel associates and managers on the use of tools and resources for effective performance management and development

• Lead the coordination and facilitation of the performance review calibration process.

• Support HRBP with organizational change efforts, including talent matching, Oracle movement and auditing and reductions in force

Collaborating with COEs:

• Liaise with Total Rewards and business leaders to facilitate job reviews and job description validation

• Partner with Legal on non-solicitation requests

• Support the integration of newly acquired companies and assists leadership with orientation to HR programs, policies and procedures

• Work with the Associate Relations Team and HR Service Center to respond to assigned cases

Data & Analytics:

• Develop and maintain reports using reporting, analytics, and dashboard tools; reports include but not limited to TA reports, compliance training reports, salary history reports, and exit interview results

• Work with HRBP to provide insightful analysis of critical HR Data assisting with the recommendation and implementation of appropriate solutions

• Audit DIV/DEPT list and partner with EBS and Finance to make corrections

• Partner with EBS on ad hoc report and enhancement requests from the business

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position may have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position may provide guidance or mentoring for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level:

(Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Masters Degree

Field of Study/Area of Experience:Human Resources, Business or related area

Requires a minimum of 5+years of experience in an Human Resources generalist role (minimum of 3 core functions)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

• Exceptional business acumen

• Exceptional ability to work independently, be decisive and deal with ambiguity in a dynamic environment

• Knowledge and experience with Human Resources best practices and models

• Knowledge of nation-wide labor laws, regulations and statutes

• Strong functional Human Resources generalist skills (HR strategic planning, Compensation, Performance Management, Recruiting, Project Management, Organizational Design and others)

• Must possess active listening skills

• Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

• Ability to influence leadership to ensure results have a positive outcome

• Strong facilitation skills

• Team building Skills

• Conflict management skills

• Comfortable presenting information and data to a group of colleagues or leaders

• Strong communication skills, both oral and written

• Ability to solve moderate to complex problems pertaining to employee questions, complaints, disciplinary action and any other issues that arise

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 5 kilograms.

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto

Position Type Full Time

Postal Code M5G 2C3

Requisition ID 2021-308624

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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