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Position: Director of People & Culture
Organization: Greenhouse Juice Co.
Location: Mississauga, GTA ON, L4V 1R1 

Greenhouse is a plant-based beverage company. Headquartered in Toronto, our mission is to offer widespread, sustainable access to plant-based nutrition of the highest quality. Our goal is to make it simple to savour the present while looking out for a healthy future—ours, and that of our planet.

Greenhouse is hiring for a Director of People and Culture to lead the human resources function for the company. Our ideal candidate will be a trusted advisor able to exercise good judgment, a critical thinker, highly adaptable, a problem solver and relationship builder. This role will provide the chance to build and help continuously engage a high performing team in a rapidly growing entrepreneurial environment.

We are a small but mighty team and as such, we are looking for someone with extensive generalist experience in human resources with a focus on talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management and workplace accommodation. The candidate will be required to act as a business partner to our senior leaders in the organization, but also roll up their sleeves to execute on daily tasks.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Align strategy and build organizational structure to support people and culture objectives
  • Full cycle recruitment for all management level positions
  • Act as a business partner and coach to senior leaders in the organization
  • Advocate for the employee experience
  • Identify high performers and coach managers on suitable career development practices
  • Coach, advise and manage employees on the people and culture team
  • Conduct action planning related to survey result outcomes with senior leaders
  • Select, calculate and update team on metrics
  • Manage the people and culture budget, the organizational training and engagement budgets
  • Represent the people and culture function in leadership meetings
  • Manage the return to work and accommodation processes
  • Train employees on use and goals of performance management tools
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and conduct risk analysis
  • Coach managers on effective performance management processes
  • Act as a mediator to resolve employee relations issues as required
  • Conduct workplace investigations as needed
  • Conduct exit interviews and focus groups as needed

Desired skills & experience:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in human resources in a generalist capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Ability to travel across the Toronto and Mississauga area as needed
  • CHRL designation considered an asset
  • Preference given to those with experience in the food and beverage industry
  • Solid knowledge of Ontario employment law with preference given to those with knowledge of British Columbia, Alberta and Nova Scotia law.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can apply on our job board at the following link.

More about Greenhouse:

Greenhouse is a vertically integrated company seeking to make plant-based, healthy, and sustainable beverages the new normal. Headquartered in Toronto, our mission is to offer widespread, sustainable access to plant-based nutrition and wellness of the highest quality. Our goal is to make it simple to savour the present while looking out for a healthy future—ours, and that of our planet.

We launched in January 2014 with a single location on Toronto's Macpherson Avenue that doubled as our production facility (by night) and our sole retail store (by day). Five years in, we are a founder-led multi-channel business (9 corporate retail stores in Toronto, direct-to-consumer delivery in the GTA, and CPG/wholesale across Ontario and Quebec) operating from a state-of-the-art, 35,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the GTA and a small head office in downtown Toronto.

We are committed to ensuring that all people-related actions such as recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, etc. are administered without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, or age. For individuals with disabilities, accommodations are available.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Greenhouse Team

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 30 2019    ID: 54635