Position:  Human Resources Manager
Location:  Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job Id:  1327
# of Openings:  1

Human Resources Manager -  Manitoba Harvest - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tilray is a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution. We aspire to lead, legitimize and define the future of our industry by building the world’s most trusted cannabis company. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry.
In 2019, Tilray acquired Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods, the worlds largest manufacturer and marketer of hemp foods since 1998. By leveraging Manitoba Harvest’s established distribution network, Tilray plans to accelerate its expansion into the U.S. for CBD products while accelerating the growth of Manitoba Harvest in the dynamic, natural foods’ category around the world.
We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates. Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
We are searching for a dynamic and energetic HR Manager to support the Manitoba Harvest/Tilray manufacturing locations in Manitoba (Winnipeg and Ste. Agathe). The successful candidate will will be responsible for oversight of general Human Resources including but not limited to, employee relations, organizational development, compensation and benefits, policy development, selection and recruitment, and reward and recognition. The incumbent works as a member of the Operations management team and provides the organization guidance on all Human Resources matters ensuring compliance with all applicable legislation and best business practices are in place.  The incumbent is also responsible for payroll and for the development of the Human Resources operating budget and Occupational Health & Safety pertaining to ability/disability management.
Roles and Responsibilities
Employee Engagement & Culture
  • Understand local levers of employee engagement and partner with leaders to create a great workplace culture across our operations facilities.
  • Coordinate policy development, reviews, analysis and implementation. Standardize across operations. Advise and assist departmental managers on interpretation and administration. Engage employees employees on policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion
  • Identify and create solutions to continuously improve the overall health of the organization across key dimensions such as morale, effectiveness, retention, absenteeism and productivity.
  • Develop and execute local Human Resource programs such employee recognition, activities and recreational programs in a way supporting internal equity and organization's competitiveness.
  • Analyze, recommend and implement benefit programs and serve as primary contact with service providers and implement and manage different compensation plans.
Employee Relations
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues to maintain our positive work environment.
  • Remain current with best practices, legislative changes and industry standards, advising managers on organizational matters such as discrimination, discipline, harassment, etc.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.
  • Supports hiring managers with the recruitment process and talent selection, partnering with the central talent acquisition team on recruitment and selection.
  • Responsible for local, new hire orientation, embedding performance management and launching new HR programs.
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs.
  • Partner with operations leaders to identify critical roles, assess local talent and create succession plans.
  • Proactively, plan and provide organizational development strategy, direction, advice and counsel to the operations management team.
Organizational Development/Effectiveness:
  • Provide counsel in promotions, transfers, employment agreements, job classification, performance evaluation, and employee relations according to policies and principals. 
  • Provide guidance for change management initiatives.
  • Provide reports to operations management and decision support through HR metrics: benefit costs, staffing levels/deployment, turnover, absenteeism, recruitment, applicant tracking, compensation, promotions and employee productivity. 
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and Best HR Practices
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 7+ years’ experience in HR or a combination of education and experience; manufacturing sector an asset
  • Ability to work well under pressure, individually and as part of a team
  • Proven project management skills required with demonstrated ability to manage human resources core processes such as performance and talent management, succession planning and employee relations
  • Well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills with sound leadership, staff management, and team building skills
  • Able to make sound business decisions and data-based recommendations to senior management and demonstrated ability to have a positive impact on business results.
  • Highly adept at Microsoft Office Applications, HRIS, and other applicable human resources applications.
  • Must have the ability to obtain A/RPIC status as per Health Canada Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.
Tilray/Manitoba Harvest welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.
Please note that Tilray/Manitoba Harvest does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). Tilray/Manitoba Harvest does not charge any application, processing or onboarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process. 
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