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Director of People & Culture

Vancouver, BC

Posted: 07/08/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Human Resources Job Number: 31253

Job Description

Recruiting in Motion is a successful and dynamic professional employment agency that has become an integral part of Metro Vancouver’s business sector as the go-to agency for the recruitment and placement of outstanding employees. Proudly BC-owned and operated, we ensure that all our candidates — temporary, contract, permanent, or executive — are provided with exciting and impressive employment opportunities. In fact, we are ranked as one of Growth 500 Canada's fastest-growing companies and we represent BC's TOP Employers!

Our Client

Our Client is an amazing non-profit organization that provides assistance to women in need, strives to empower them in their day-to-day lives, and helps them overcome the challenges they face. They are searching for a Director of People & Culture to join the team. This position will oversee and lead all key aspects of HR, seek ways to engage all staff in improving the way we do HR, foster a positive work environment, develop a strong organizational culture, and align HR practices. This is an amazing opportunity! Apply now.
Salary ranges from $97,000 to $113,00 per annum, with full benefits and a pension


  • Provide leadership and mentoring to HR staff fostering a culture of continuous learning and development
  • Oversee the implementation of programs for organization-wide capacity building around anti-racism, anti-oppression, and equity
  • Support to create learning and development programs that are person-centered, value-driven, and ensure equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Develop and implement annual engagement plans and retention strategies
  • Develop and implement recruitment and onboarding practices
  • Work with supervisors/managers to assist with designing a consistent and effective supervisory and coaching practice across the organization.
  • Manage staff development opportunities and processes for the organization and staff
  • Manage and conduct offboarding, including exit interviews; analyze data and make recommendations to the Executive Director and the Board
  • Acts as a trusted advisor for employees and management on people-related issues
  • Develop, implement, and communicate policies and procedures and ensure that HR practices are fair and consistent and comply with relevant legislation
  • Annually review and make recommendations to ED and the board for improvement of the organization’s policies, procedures, and practices based on best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or the equivalent years of experience in human resources or related field
  • A minimum of 7 years of HR generalist experience preferably within a not-for-profit, unionized environment
  • Professional designation (CPHR) is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and applicable regulations
  • Ability to provide thoughtful, progressive, and strategic guidance
  • Expertise in analysis, critical decision-making, project management, and process improvement
  • Excellent communication skills, including proficiency in developing and delivering presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate and solve practical problems
  • Ability to identify, influence, and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve desired organizational outcomes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS preferably ADP
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and work in a respectful, collaborative, and cooperative manner with co-workers, staff, and centre members
  • Must have a strong working knowledge and analysis of the issues impacting women in the DTES, including gender-based violence, mental health, substance use, and housing
  • Candidate must work from strong feminist analysis and within an anti-oppression framework

How to Apply

All applicants must be legally permitted to work in Canada and have a current Work Permit and Social Insurance Number.

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