HR Manager, Canada

Old Montreal, QUEBEC | 7 months
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Old Montreal

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HR Manager, Canada 18WD29145 Americas-Canada-Quebec-Montréal

HR Manager, Canada
Location: Montreal, QC- Canada
Job ID: 18WD29145

Position Overview
We are seeking an energetic and innovative HR Manager to help Autodesk Canada achieve the company’s goals and strategic objectives. You will be a member of a diverse and vibrant global team of HR Partners whose mission is to help our managers perform at their best, and to provide a quality and consistent employee experience across the organization.  
Working collaboratively with corporate Centers of Excellence and HR Business Partners, our HR Managers are labor and legal subject matter experts in the countries they support. They drive company-wide HR programs and initiatives, they are performance and development coaches, they provide training and facilitation support to clients in their region, and they work closely with site leadership teams on culture and engagement.   
The ideal candidate will have a passion for building relationships, the ability to balance corporate and client needs, be an experienced HR professional, with experience in high growth, high tech, and global environments. A global orientation, attention to detail and process, and business savvy are critical for success in the role. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are also needed, along with the ability to work well and collaborate within a matrixed and cross-geo team environment.
This individual will be supporting close to 700 employees who are split between the Montreal and Toronto offices., and will report to the director HR for the Americas. 

  • Lead HR initiatives or projects across a division, GEO or group, such as compliance/regulatory changes, efforts regionally or country specific, branding (Best Places to Work), salary reviews, equity grants, workforce planning, performance management, benefits programs and/or organizational changes. Be a change agent and coordinate with key stakeholders for implementation and effective assessment, leveraging appropriate consulting and HR planning and development. Where goals conflict, provide arbitration and guidance to the various groups to facilitate an outcome in the overall best interest of the company
  • HR policies, practices and processes: Monitor HR policies, practices and processes to determine efficiency and effectiveness. Recommend improvements to achieve and deliver improved business results
  • Employee Relations: Act as a key point of contact for managers and employees on all employee relations issues, including coaching on performance management issues.  May conduct workplace investigations
  • Business Team Dynamics: Create positive team dynamics throughout the division by facilitating team-building activities or engaging other resources
  • Conduct manager and employee development efforts throughout division/geo or assigned team, including, leading skills development workshops, encouraging participation in training and development, and working with managers to create development plans and train on customized trainings
  • Coach managers and employees at all levels across the division on a variety of HR topics including, but not limited to, management skills, professionalism, conflict management, performance management, calibration sessions, mandatory training assessment, employee engagement and communications
  • Regulatory & Legal Compliance: Provide guidance to the business regarding current regulatory changes impacting the human resources. Address and escalate improper actions immediately to reduce company risk and exposure. Serve as point of contact for external stakeholders such as Labor Offices or HR Service Providers
  • Site Management: May serve on the site management team focusing on driving local engagement plans and other activities that increase engagement and reduce company risk and exposure
  • Data/Trend Analysis: Provide analysis of data/trends to management/HRBP/COEs (such as Compensation and Benefits) on a variety of human resource-related programs (i.e. Car Policy and benefits frameworks). Measure and contribute to recommendations to management to improve business results (i.e. HR programs, Employee survey actions–planning and/or feedback loop, etc.) 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources or a relevant field
  • 7+ years HR related experience in a multinational company 
  • Strong HR generalist background (organization development, employee relations, staffing, compensation, M&A, management development and coaching), with demonstrated progressive HR experience
  • Coaching experience informing, guiding and advising managers and employees on HR related matters
  • Experience with HR matters and employment regulations in Ontario and Quebec in particular
  • Must be fluent in English and French    
  • Proven ability to establish and build healthy working relations and partnerships with clients, vendors, and peers in a matrix organization
  • Experience providing support to clients in multiple locations and the ability to work a flexible schedule when needed to work across time zones
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated technical savvy, including Microsoft Office and remote communications tools
  • Strong hands-on and operational skills, as this role will require attention to detail
  • Strong project and process management skills
  • Strong influencing and communication skills; the ability to navigate formal and informal communication and decision-making channels and assert an “unpopular” opinion when necessary
  • Ability to travel

About Autodesk
As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In addition to designers, architects, engineers, and media and entertainment professionals, Autodesk helps students, educators, and casual creators unlock their creative ideas through user-friendly applications. The company is public, with revenue of $2.03B, and about 8,900 employees worldwide. It is consistently voted as One the Best Places to Work. 
Human Resources

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

To all recruitment agencies: Autodesk does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Autodesk will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Autodesk, Inc.

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