Assistant Director, Talent & Culture

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Fairmont Pacific Rim

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Assistant Director, Talent & Culture
 
Hotel Overview:  At the ocean's edge- a modern oasis, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is the most remarkable address in the city with its breathtaking harbour views, luxurious accommodation, rave-worthy cuisine and warm hospitality.  Discover Fairmont Pacific Rim - and discover Vancouver as part of our rockstar team.  
 
Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Talent & Culture, the Assistant Director will provide assistance to the Director of Talent & Culture and support all Talent & Culture related activities and services including employee relations, colleague events, health & safety, workers compensation, compliance with policies/procedures/laws, compensation, training and recruitment.
 
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Support the Director, Talent & Culture in implementing hotel strategy, including coaching, counseling, hiring and retaining the best colleagues.
  • Lead the day-to-day operation of the Talent & Culture Department, focusing on maximizing the capabilities of the team and ensuring all Talent & Culture Core Standards are being adhered to. 
  • Assist the Director of Talent & Culture in assessing organizational needs, developing aligned human resource solutions and implement strategies in the areas of employee relations, compensation and benefits, recognition, administration and colleague wellness
  • Assist Departmental Leaders with the development of specific action plans to address issues and concerns identified in colleague feedback
  • Ensure that the Talent & Culture department delivers a high standard of service for both our internal guests and external clients
  • Ensure Talent & Culture colleagues are trained, informed and supported in carrying out their daily responsibilities
  • Act as an internal consultant to provide expert coaching and direction on HR policy, programs, employee relations, legislation, employment standards, human rights and compensation
  • Engage in processes which assist in finding talent inside and outside the organization, specifically for leadership roles within the hotel
  • Ensure the Talent & Culture department complies with all corporate, regional and hotel policies and procedures; and governmental regulations pertaining to all colleagues
  • Counsel and coach all colleagues on job related issues, career development and performance management
  • Ensure all processes and policies are followed and adhered to, including recognition, training, selection, communication, health & safety, benefits, and administration
  • Be a role model within the hotel and demonstrate professional leadership skills that are fully aligned and in support of our culture
  • Lead the organization of staff events such as Summer Party, Kids Halloween Party, Kids Christmas Party, Winter Gala.
  • Oversee the administration of the health & safety and return to work program for the hotel
  • Foster and promote positive Colleague relations through an environment that encourages open communication, trust and mutual respect
  • Perform duties of the Director, Talent & Culture in their absence
  • Assist with all general office administration and reception and other duties as required
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned
 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Human Resources roles, with experience in a  Leadership level position
  • University/College degree or diploma, preferably with a formal education in Human Resources Management
  • Hotel operation experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of local labour laws and employment law requirements;
  • A proven manager with excellent decision making skills, who's passionate about quality and guest service
  • Results oriented, analytical and proactive with proven organizational skills
  • Successful track record in professionally addressing & resolving difficult and challenging issues at all levels
  • Ability to develop and encourage an open, stimulating and trusting environment that reflects our Company Values
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills, complimented by professional maturity, strong leadership skills and business acumen
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and dynamic
  • Self-confident, creative and proactive, able to prioritize and make effective decisions
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • Previous experience with HR Manager & TAS would be a benefit

 

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

 

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Central, Vancouver, Canada
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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