Vice President, Employee Experience (HR)

Vista Vu
Full time Full day
Calgary, AB

Since 1996 our people have been our number one priority: our staff and our customers. We are an award winning, employee owned company that has experienced substantial_ growth in the last 5 years. Our customer base is expanding and so is our team. We deliver Business Solutions to mid-market companies in a broad range of industries in Canada and the United States. We are a Gold level partner with SAP for ERP software solutions (B1 & Business ByDesign), Amazon Web Services (AWS) and a Boomi partner for Integration solutions (IPaaS), additionally we have our own developed products (IoT & FieldVu)._

VistaVu Solutions is recruiting for a Vice President, Employee Experience (HR) to be based out of our Corporate Head Office located in Calgary, Alberta.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the executive team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a Human Resources (HR) strategy that enhances employee engagement, creates a high-performance culture, and supports VistaVu’s business objectives. In this role, you will provide leadership, coaching and support to a team of HR professionals to ensure the effective day-to-day delivery of HR programs and services to operations across Canada and the US. Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, recruitment, onboarding, leadership and employee development, performance management, succession planning, business partnering, learning and development and total rewards (compensation and benefits).

What You Will Be Doing

  • Participate as a member of the executive team to develop corporate-wide objectives and processes to drive business performance
  • Refine and execute the HR strategy and plans which supports the Company’s vision and evolution of the desired culture
  • Provide day-to-day leadership, coaching and support to a team of HR professionals in the delivery of HR services across Canada and the US
  • Partner with the Business Unit Leaders to deliver HR solutions that fit the current and future needs of the business
  • Oversee the design and administration of the compensation and benefits programs that ensures consistency and competitiveness in the market, that employees appreciate and value and supports the achievement of business objectives
  • Identify workforce planning requirements and implement talent sourcing strategies to support the Company’s growth
  • Establish an effective performance management system to provide employee feedback, drive business results and align with Company objectives
  • Oversee succession planning programs and activities to ensure a strong talent pipeline
  • Reinforce the Company’s employee value proposition and employer brand to facilitate the attraction and retention of employees
  • Provide HR due diligence on acquisitions and other growth initiatives; develop plans which enable people to quick integrate into VistaVu as their new home
  • Oversee the change management and communication of key HR initiatives
  • Develop and provide analysis on key HR metrics
  • Review and update, as necessary, existing polices, programs and processes to ensure competitiveness and align with the Company’s overall growth plans
  • Ensure compliance with HR-related legislation

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in business or a related discipline with 15 or more years of progressive HR experience
  • Practical, hands-on approach with the ability to build and inspire a team
  • Experience as both an HR architect and builder – you’ve created a vision for HR and turned that vision into reality
  • You know what it takes to build trust and a great culture. You role model the leadership characteristics and values expected of VistaVu leaders and employees
  • You have a strong executive presence with excellent decision-making skills and the ability to influence, engage and inspire others
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing innovative people programs to support organizational growth
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to understand the key financial and HR drivers that impact business results
  • Strong consultative style with experience coaching and supporting business leaders
  • Advanced working knowledge of HR-related legislation
  • Experience in a multi-jurisdictional work environment, including previous support of Canadian and US operations, is preferred
  • CPHR or SHRM designation is preferred

Those selected for an interview will be asked to provide their past Manager/Supervisor's names. Prior to a final job offer, you will be asked to arrange reference calls with these individuals. If you are currently employed, you will not be asked to schedule a reference call with your current manager unless agreed.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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