Drive HR Excellence in a Family-Owned Retail Equipment Superstore
About the Company
Our client is a thriving family-owned and operated retail equipment superstore based in Toronto. With a dedicated workforce of over 70 people in a non-unionized environment, the company prides itself on its commitment to excellence and the continuous growth of its business.
Who you are:
We are seeking an experienced and versatile HR professional with a strong passion for building and growing an HR function. Your career exposure to an entrepreneurial environment and best practices in a non-unionized setting make you an ideal fit for this role. With a proven track record of strategically aligning a company’s vision with innovative talent management programs, you bring creativity and a positive outlook to the table.
As a seasoned HR leader, you possess the unique ability to provide both strategic and functional leadership, actively shaping the company’s evolving culture and fostering the acquisition and development of the next generation of leadership. Your genuine passion for putting people first and driving growth in a dynamic business environment sets you apart. If you have a track record of building best-in-class HR functions that have propelled companies to success, we would love to hear from you.
Preference will be given to candidates with prior exposure to a family business environment, as your understanding of the dynamics in such settings will be invaluable.
The impact you will have:
As the head of Human Resources for this company, you will embark on a mission to build an HR function that is not just a support unit but a strategic partner integral to the company’s growth. Your mandate includes taking charge of all facets of Human Resources, leading significant change initiatives to drive organizational growth, implementing effective strategies, and fostering cultural transformation.
Collaborating closely with business units and the senior leadership team, you will play a crucial role in achieving our client’s goals while taking ownership of all areas of HR, including operations, talent acquisition, engagement, management, training and development, rewards, retention, and culture.
What are we looking for?
Candidates must have the following experience to be considered:
- 7+ years of progressive experience in Human Resources.
- 4+ years leading an HR function.
- Experience in an entrepreneurial environment.
- Experience in building an HR Function.
- Experience with a manufacturing/industrial workforce.
- A bachelor’s degree and the completion of a professional designation program (CHRP or equivalent).
- Employees: 70+
- Revenues: $50-$100M
- Ownership: Private
- 5 yr. Growth Rate: 20%
- Reports into: General Manager
- Direct Reports: 0 (openness to grow)
- Work Location: In office.
Join us in shaping the future of our family-owned retail equipment superstore through HR excellence. As the Director of Human Resources, your leadership and strategic vision will be instrumental in enhancing our client’s workforce’s capabilities, driving success, and solidifying the company’s position as a leading retail superstore in Toronto. If you are an HR professional with a flair for building impactful HR functions and fostering growth, we invite you to apply and become an indispensable force in our client’s journey of continuous success and development.
Egility is committed to creating and fostering culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizations. We recognize the value of a wide range of ideas, perspectives, experiences, and skill sets in our client’s workplaces. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019, and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Egility and our client throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
Due to the high volume, we will only be contacting applicants who meet all of the minimum requirements listed in the job description. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. The Recruiting team at Egility will retain your application materials and may contact you regarding future opportunities.