• 17-Oct-2022 to 16-Dec-2022 (PST)
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

The Human Resources team at Northland is expanding, and we are looking for an HR leader to join our team as Human Resources Manager for the Northland Restaurant Group. This role is based out of our Vancouver office and supports multiple restaurant brands, including Moxies, Chop, Shark Club, and Denny's.

The successful candidate will assist in creating, implementing, organizing and executing HR initiatives and programs to support our company's overall business strategy and objectives. You will be directly involved in all facets of the HR department, including employer of choice programs, recruiting, policies and procedures, HRIS, conflict management and the employee hotline.

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and the agility to adapt to changing conditions are essential to success in this role. If you are an organized, detail-orientated, autonomous, engaging leader who loves working in a fast-paced environment with the opportunity to learn more, let's talk!!

Your Responsibilities

  • Oversee HR initiatives, systems and tactics
  • Develop and implement HR programs and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Support the senior leadership and the restaurant operations teams by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions
  • Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing our organizational values
  • Oversee employee hotline complaints and employee conduct and behaviour investigations
  • Monitor adherence to internal policies and legal standards
  • Participate in company meetings
  • Execute employee engagement surveys, analyzing the results and working with the senior leadership team to create action plans based on the results
  • Lead employee focus groups, summarizing and analyzing the information gathered and then working with senior operations leaders to create action plans to address any concerns
  • Provide advice and counsel to department leads on all recruitment processes
  • Continually research emerging HR trends in our industry and the overall HR industry, making recommendations to senior leadership as applicable

Skills and Experience

  • Proven leadership experience within HR, people and culture, or similar; leadership experience in restaurants or the hospitality industry is considered a bonus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field; CPHR designation would be a plus
  • A sharp business acumen partnered with high ethical standards
  • Excellent leadership capabilities with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in MS Office; experience with Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) is beneficial
  • Exceptional ability to build rapport with employees, senior leadership and vendors
  • Some travel required

Benefits & Perks

  • Flexible hours - Based in head office/home office
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (counseling, wellness services, etc.)
  • Medical insurance for full-time employees
  • Dental insurance for full-time employees
  • Life insurance for full-time employees
  • Employee discounts with Sandman Hotel Group, Moxies, Chop Steakhouse & Bar, Shark Club, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, TELUS, Dell, KalTire, SoftMoc, Park n Fly, Serta Mattresses, and more!
  • Competitive wages
  • Competitive bonus program for managers
  • RRSP matching for salary managers
  • Opportunity to learn about and educate others on a wide range of HR topics


Submission of resume does not guarantee an interview or an actual transfer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the minimal requirements of the applicable skills required. You must be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply as the employer does not have a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) that would support a foreign worker. Applications will not be accepted via email or in person. We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities with The Sandman Hotel Group, however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**


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