HR Manager - Recruiting & Training - Montreal in Montreal, QC at Securitas Canada

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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Job Description

Job Code: 92335067853

Category: CAN Manager-Professional


Reporting directly to the Area Vice-President the HR Manager – Recruiting & Training provides guidance and support to all Branch level management staff.  The incumbent of this position is also responsible for overseeing and managing several key programs, and must be able to display effective leadership skills when dealing with all levels of management, staff and customers.


  1. The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed.  Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  2. All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  3. Employees are held accountable for successful job performance.  Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  4. In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  5. All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.


  • Direct oversight and management of the Recruiting and Training Department.
  • Support the recruitment team in building platforms that incorporate both traditional (media, job fairs, etc.) and non-traditional methods (social networking, networking events, etc.) to build a candidate pipeline matching the customer mix in his area.
  • Participate in meetings to provide regular updates to Area Vice-President and management team with regard to the status of all current openings and any issues filling vacancies.
  • Speak confidently on Securitas’ mission, vision, values, operating principles and job opportunities to potential customers, prospects, partners and candidates.
  • Leading and Developing Talent: Manages departmental structure, development and training of staff. Actively networks and sources for position to be filled.
  • Provides guidance to Branch for recruiting and personnel development initiatives as part of a comprehensive recruitment strategy.
  • Monitors inactive list.
  • Provides management oversight/interpretation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Keeps branch management and staff advised of new Provincial Legislation/Regulations and Company policies related to HR; monitors and reports on progress towards the Federal Contractors Employment Equity goals and related requirements.
  • Serves as a liaison on HR initiatives and issues between Corporate, Area Office, Branches, and Shared Services HR functions, including Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits, and Recruiting & Retention efforts.
  • Produces spreadsheets/reports pertaining to recruitment and training.
  • Ensures compliance with Provincial applicable legislation.
  • Manages the respective Branch Return to Work Program.
  • Administers employee benefit plans on the local level.
  • Participates in payroll administration, including the production of ROE’s.
  • Tracks and manages the disability programs (Short and Long Term).
  • Manages the Employee Recognition/Anniversary Program.
  • Responds to government requested as required.
  • Prepares and posts HR meeting minutes at branch.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Understanding of security operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of recruiting practices, techniques and sources.
  • Excellent recruiting and interviewing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of effective HR practices and legal/regulatory framework in a service industry environment.
  • Presentation and group facilitation skills including adaptation to various audiences such as first line employees, management and customers.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop innovative solutions.
  • Knowledge of the various Provincial Legislation and Regulations.
  • Thorough understanding of standard office procedures and practices.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
  • Proficient in use of computers and various software applications including MS Word, Excel, Email, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to conduct counseling in routine disciplinary matters.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret various internal and external documents and reports. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, and display leadership skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with emotional or confrontational circumstances.
  • Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Ability to be an effective team member and handle projects responsibly.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization.
  • Courteous telephone manner.
  • Strong internal/external customer service skills and results oriented.


  • First cycle university degree in Human resource management and five (5) or more year’s progressively responsible Human experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.  Additional relevant experience can be substituted for the required education. 
  • Bilingual (French / English)

WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands):

With or without reasonable accommodation, required the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, senior executives, clients, and staff, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, and behavioural selection survey.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular use of vehicle required in the performance of duties.
  • Occasional travel to other locations may be required.
  • Directing, motivating, training and coaching staff in a positive manner.
  • Reading and analyzing reports and data, including computer usage.