Director, People and Growth

This is an opportunity for a Human Resources leader who is ready for the next step, to be the voice of talent across all levels of a growing organization in a fast paced and complex business model. You are seeking an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that has all of the pieces in place but is in need of someone to take ownership, define and drive the growth of the business.

Toronto, ON

Project X Ltd.

<div>Project X Ltd. is a data and analytics boutique, systems integration and support firm.</div> <p>By focusing on our clients&rsquo; objectives and best interests we are able to work collaboratively to drive business value.&nbsp;Our team of experienced professionals works along side our customers using an integrated delivery model which allows us to tailor our approach to the individual needs of an engagement. From strategy through execution to delivery we work with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost effective manner.</p> <p><strong>Our Difference is our Approach.</strong></p> Creative, innovative and adaptive approach to solutions to meet client objectives<br />Single focus on delivering value<br />Act with a sense of urgency<br />Maintain collegial approach<br />Work in the best interests of client<br />Generate great results<br />Develop trusted relationships<br /> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.pxltd.ca

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Experienced

Overview: <p><strong>Data is our core DNA</strong></p> <p><strong>What we do</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Project X, we take on cutting-edge data integration and analytics projects, utilizing business intelligence solutions such as Big Data, MicroStrategy, Teradata and more to customize solutions for our clients.</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">What makes Project X different is our custom methodology and approach that delivers results rapidly and allows for our team&rsquo;s creativity to solve the problems we&rsquo;re trusted to work on. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Data runs deep in our veins and is the foundation that translates into a common understanding, a way of being and a culture that is unique and rewarding. </span></p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Project X Ltd offers a rewarding alternative - a genuine chance to shape our world and the ways we do things. Our size, our services and our people make us who we are. Joining Project X now is an opportunity to have a direct impact on the company, our people and our clients. From outcomes to operations; from internal dynamics to BI and big data Project X occupies a significant space at the forefront of all of these interesting challenges. We are the differentiator in how companies go to market.</span></p> <p><strong>Why you want to be here - and what&rsquo;s in it for you.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As Project X continues to grow, we are ready for a Leader, People and Growth to lead us through all aspects of talent management during our next phase and beyond. We need someone who wants to : </span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Step into this new role and quickly gain a broad and deep understanding of our culture, people and operations. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build their strategy around three words: Think. Everyone. Curiosity. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Focus on supporting our people throughout the full employee lifecycle. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Empower, coach and consult with our leadership team.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Promote a culture of lifelong learning. </span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our new Director, People and Growth is passionate about people and teams and wants to be part of the growth strategy and people management of our company. You are an experienced Business Leader with a broad range of expertise in company-wide people management, employee relations, professional training and development, and alignment of HR procedures and policies. You have the experience to anticipate talent needs, the collaborative skills to work with Managers and Directors; the organizational skills to manage multiple requests at a time; and the strategy experience to build and roll out a dynamic plan that is aligned with our growth strategy. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are ready for the next step, to be the voice of Human Resources across all levels of a growing organization in a fast paced and complex business model. You are seeking an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that has all of the pieces in place but is in need of someone to take ownership, define and drive the growth of the business.</span></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As a Project X Director, People and Growth, you will:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Research. Develop an understanding of the business including our services, culture, leadership and unique aspects of our industry. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Influence. Stay on top of current trends and best practices. Be the voice of HR at the decision-making table. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build a company-wide talent management strategy. Design, develop and roll-out a full employee lifecycle strategy. This includes:</span></li> </ul> <ul> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Workforce planning and onboarding</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ongoing training and professional development</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Employee performance plans</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Employee support programs</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Coaching and mentoring leadership</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Reward and recognition programs</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Branding of the full employee experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Driving improvements to our net promoter score</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Budget. Project yearly expenditures for budgetary consideration and control. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Advise. Deliver guidance around compensation, remuneration and employee value proposition. Act as a trusted advisor for employees.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Implement company-wide organizational change. Design and implement a scalable organizational change that will take into account where we are and where we are going.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leverage third-party vendors. Source partners for training and development as well as manage relationships and service level agreements. </span></li> </ul> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Review and update our Employee Policies. Ensure all of the policies, procedures and codes are up-to-date, relevant, scalable and compliant without restricting or stifling creativity and growth. Advise and educate managers and employees on policies and procedures.</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>And, how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The education. A University Degree or College diploma in Human Resources, Business or related field is required.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The experience. A minimum of 7+ years of HR experience, ideally a balanced mix of policy development and people/talent management with a professional services organization. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The knowledge and trust. Strengths in building and rolling out processes and policies for company-wide adoption. You are strategic but equally process oriented. &nbsp;People trust you.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The relationship-building finesse. Proven ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with stakeholders, key business partners, employees and vendor partners. Viewed as a trusted advisor and source of information.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The communication skills. Expertise working with internal and external people of any level. Exceptional conflict resolution, negotiation and objection handling skills. The ability to ask deep-dive questions to obtain results.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The drive. Ability to thrive in a high-pressure, dynamic environment and respond to changes in priorities quickly.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join Project X?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Project X, we work hard for our clients but we also work hard to continue to be an employer of choice. We reward hard work and forward-thinking with recognition, a fun company culture, opportunity to advance your career and a competitive salary. We offer other employment benefits including:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Health and dental benefits package</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gym membership discount</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Casual dress code and working environment</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Holiday parties and BBQs</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Getting together for team socials and sporting events</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">While we often work onsite with our clients, we make sure we spend lots of time together to ensure everyone feels connected to the mission, company culture and is a valued member of the team.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you believe in working collectively to raise the bar, we want to meet you. Express your interest here and follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Project X welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</span></p>