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Senior Manager, Human Resources

LocationBurnaby, British Columbia
Job ID R0004352 Date posted 06/17/2022

Job Description Summary

Are you a passionate Senior Manager, Human Resources who aims to join a growing global HR Service Delivery Team? Do you also thrive as a front-line lead in providing exceptional support to business groups by understanding their current and future business needs with a global perspective? Then this role might be a great fit for you.This is a senior level managerial role based in Vancouver, BC for someone who aims to impact organizations with HR process and program improvements and proactively responds to the growing workforce at the largest biotech company in Canada.
Come join our team as we currently have two openings for the following business groups: Senior Manager, Human Resources to support the Research and Development Department and Business Development Department and also Senior Manager, Human Resources to support the Quality Department.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the global department in the form of workforce planning, employee training and leadership development, performance and talent management, compensation and benefits, disability management, recruitment and talent acquisition, conflict resolution and employee relations and organizational development

  • Collaborate effectively with HR functional area partners (HR Business Partners, HR Operations, Talent Acquisitions, Learning and Development) and across regional and functional leaders and teams within the organization

  • Effectively manage the assigned HR Service Delivery team to ensure that all HR transactional activities for the business group(s) are achieved with a high level of quality and accuracy

  • Identify internal and external employment issues, skills gaps, and market trends that may impact the business group(s) by recommending opportunities for improvement of the identified areas, and leading the change management activities

  • Conduct a needs/gap assessment as the business group(s) continue to grow or evolve by analyzing and reporting on HR metrics through data retrieval from the HRIS system and measuring results of the HR programs and initiatives including retention and engagement

  • Consults in the area of change management strategy considering the goals, resources required including communications with the business to influence leaders and others to be change agents; adjusts HR strategies to respond to changing business needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Admin, Human Resource Management or related field

  • CPHR designation is required

  • 10+ years' of relevant HR experience as a senior level HR Business Partner, Senior HR advisor or HR Manager

  • 3+ years' of management experience in a global company, matrix model an asset

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.

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STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply. 

Create an account by selecting the create account button.  You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number.Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!


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