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Human Resource Manager
Title:Human Resource Manager
Subsidiary:Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
Department:Human Resources & Total Rewards
Location:Oakville, ON
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1


Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


The job of HR Manager is important to business success. People are our most important asset and you’ll be the one to ensure we have an engaged and productive workplace where everyone works to realize our established mission and objectives. Promoting corporate values and shaping a positive culture is a vital aspect of your role.

You thrive when facing challenges and working in a fast paced, dynamic work environment where the ability to adapt effectively to change is key. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, confident, has exceptional judgment and decision making abilities and takes the initiative to provide excellent service to our stakeholders.  You will become a member of a collaborative and energetic HR & TA team who is committed to add value to the organization. You will be part of a corporate center of excellence, driving best practices, policies and procedures with a North American lens.


  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy in partnership with leaders
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, conflict or other issues
  • Support in partnership with Talent Acquisition and leader, the recruitment and selection process
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • Understand, communicate and apply pay plans and benefits programs
  • Promote corporate programs and update your client groups to continue to drive a high performing workplace
  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management                                                         

Education & Experience

  • Proven working experience as HR Manager or other HR Executive
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases – SAP/Success factors an asset
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, coaching, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices
  • Broad understanding of all HR disciplines and HR programs and practices.
  • Change management skills and experience.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Confidence interacting with senior management.
  • Ability to manage across geographies (Canada & USA)
  • Excellent facilitation skills.
  • Superior collaborative working abilities and experience.
  • To have an ability to present powerful presentations that drive stakeholders to action and be thoughtful in overcoming objections and secure stakeholder agreement to HR recommendations.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.


What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Free refreshments

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team. #LI-CS1

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