Manager, Human Resources

November 21, 2023
Closing Date
Closing Date: December 31, 2023

Position summary

To develop and implement human resources best practices that provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, high standards, goal attainment, effective delivery of services such as payroll and benefits administration, recruitment, and ongoing development of a superior workforce of Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC).


  • Compensation, payroll and benefits administration
    • Establish and oversee wage and salary structure and pay policies including merit increases
    • Based on market data, recommend pay practices and bands that help to recruit and retain superior staff
    • Lead the development of group benefit orientations and other group benefits training or meetings
    • Recommend changes in group benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention
    • Ensure delivery of effective payroll services and group benefits administration
    • Assist in developing of the annual payroll budget
  • Human resources policy development, documentation, and maintenance
    • Develop and recommend Human Resources policies and objectives necessary to establish a positive workplace that promotes a high-level of employee morale
    • Assist in developing of the annual payroll budget
  • Recruitment and staffing
    • Establish a recruiting, testing and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection, conducting and analyzing exit interview, recommending changes
    • Ensure recruitment practices are compliant with applicable laws
    • Assist and advise managers on hiring issues
  • Employee orientation, development and training
    • Guide an in-house employee training program that includes new employee orientation, management development, cross-training and the measurement of training impact
    • Assists managers with the selection and contracting of external training programs and consultants
    • Assists with the development of and monitoring of the annual corporate training budget
  • Maintenance of Human Resources Information
    • Ensure maintenance of employee records
    • Research and recommend appropriate HRIS
  • Performance management and improvement system
    • Lead the implementation of annual performance evaluation system and practices that include performance development plans and employee development programs
    • Ensure planning, monitoring and appraisal of employee performance by training managers to coach and discipline employees, hearing and resolving employee relation issue counseling employees and managers
  • Organizational development
    • Assist with organizational development that addresses issues such as succession planning, workforce development, key employee retention, organization structure and change management
    • Work with managers with staff forecasting
  • Employee relations
    • Communicate Human Resources policies and procedures to employees
    • Manage employee communication and feedback through meetings, internal communications, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys and focus groups
    • Conduct investigations when employee complaints or concerns arise
    • Advise managers in the progressive discipline process
    • Develop and monitor the implementation of a performance improvement process
    • Review management recommendation for employment terminations
  • Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
    • Ensure compliance with the Employment Standards Act, Health and Safety Act, Human Rights, and other applicable statutory law
    • Ensure all source deductions from payroll are remitted to appropriate tax authorities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary in Human Resources Management
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience at managerial level, experience with talent management an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentations skills
  • CHRP designation and be in good standing with HRPA
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential issues
  • Knowledge of and experience in using HRIS (Info:HR)
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.).

We respectfully thank all applicants for their interest in working at OMVIC. However, we will only contact those meeting the qualifications for an interview.

OMVIC fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby working to ensure diversity, equality and inclusion and has been committed to and will continue advocating for an environment where all persons are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect. OMVIC is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), ensuring that all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. Should you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources department.

How to apply

Applicants will need to submit a CV to Benjamin Umpleby at [email protected]. This is an exclusive search with Red Branch Executive Search.