Valtech is a digital consulting and delivery group building solutions for the economy of experience with 2,400+ employees across 35 offices worldwide. In North America, we have offices in New York, Dallas, Chicago, Toronto and Montreal. Were looking ahead. We are driven by a visionary mindset, and that means there is plenty of room for initiative and for talented people to shape who we are tomorrow. Valtech helps clients orchestrate experiences, integrate them into your existing ecosystem and then evolve them, adapting to rapidly changing digital landscapes. Making it intuitive for users to consume products and services in whatever way they want. We are a new breed of digital agency uniquely designed to help business leaders succeed in this new digital economy.. Job Description. JOB SUMMARY. Reporting to the Executive VP, North America, and being a member of the North America Senior Leadership Team, the VP, People & Engagement has responsibility for all Human Resources (HR) activities for Valtech across our offices in Canada and the U.S. In this role, you will lead the implementation of a people strategy and people programs for Valtech in line with our company mission, values and culture. You will establish programs to ensure effective talent acquisition and retention, support the development of capabilities and create an environment that fosters an engaged workforce in a performance culture, where we do great and innovative work for our clients.. As an ideal candidate you likely have a broad scope of Human Resources experience and the ability to define, develop and drive strategic change, and youre ready to take the next step in your career as an HR leader. You are energized by challenging the status quo to create a better business environment, passionate about championing and safeguarding a healthy positive corporate culture, and driven to deliver significant and measurable value-adding contributions through Human Resources. Were a fast-growing and ambitious digital agency that work with some of the most known brands, and we expect you to be equally ambitious.. Build the credibility of the HR function by providing valued input on business issues facing the organization, particularly those that impact the culture, employee engagement and retention.. In collaboration with the senior leadership team, help to evolve the organization in support of Valtechs continued growth.. Maintain a high level of communication with all levels of the organization and contribute to the decision-making process of structuring the organization for success.. Manage day-to-day/front line HR administration and employee relations, as well as strategic planning and development of scalable HR programs to support anticipated growth.. Examine and lead the organizations employee retention program to support successful integration of talent into the organization; and establish effective practices and metrics to track progress.. Lead the performance planning & review process which includes all requisite training & development, performance coaching and career development; and in partnership with People & Engagement local leaders, ensure it drives the achievement of business goals through objective and development plan setting and employee development.. Maintain an effective workforce planning and talent acquisition process that meets the fluctuating needs of the organization; manage all elements of the recruitment process fostering the development of sound recruitment practices.. Support local leadership team through training, coaching and the alignment of their goals with the organizations.. Be a champion of Valtechs culture and a brand ambassador in articulating the Companys employer value proposition to prospective and current employees.. Build out a plan to grow and equip Human Resources to support growing Valtech Human Capital needs.. Contribution to mergers & acquisition activities.. Qualifications. 15+ years of HR experience with at least 5+ of years as a strategic regional Human Resources leader inside a fast-paced high growth agency or technology firm.. Demonstrated experience in leading the development of strategic HR programs, including those in the areas of retention, performance management, talent development, recruitment, compensation, benefits succession planning.. University degree with a business discipline, or equivalent.. Experienced and comfortable advising and coaching senior executives within an organization, and contributing to influencing strategy at the leadership level.. Experience with developing and facilitating employee training.. Good understanding of applicable employment and human rights legislation, health & safety, diversity legislation and an ability to find answers to technical HR questions in these areas.. Ability to establish credibility quickly and build trust with all stakeholders.. Demonstrated conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills.. Excellent and proven interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.. Excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities.. Must possess tact, diplomacy and the ability to maintain confidentiality.. Excellent customer service focus and a true team player.. Additional Information. Heres what its like to work for us:. Were advisors, visionaries, creative and techieswith an agency mindset. We believe in working together, and that the best results come when we pool our knowledge and brainstorm the right solution for our customers.. Our ambition is to become global leader in the digital space. No more, no less. Our customers look to us to help them succeed in the digital landscape. We deliver work that makes them the leaders in their industries, based on a thorough understanding of their business and a close collaboration with their employees.. We talk to each other.. We work in an open environment, with business developers, web technologists, strategists and creatives sitting side-by-side, pooling their collective wisdom in order to come up with the best solution for our clients.. We have fun.. We dont believe in boredom. We do work hard, and we put in the hours we need to get the job done, but we also have a vibrant, dynamic atmosphere with passionate colleagues who enjoy what they do.. We love our clients.. Seriously! They are the reason why we are here. And why wouldnt we? We are working with some of the biggest and most interesting brands in the world, along with a lot of other companies that all have great ambition to succeed in the digital space.. Were global.. Valtech has over 2,400+ employees across 35 offices worldwide. In North America, we have offices in New York, Dallas, Chicago, Toronto and Montreal.. Were looking ahead.. We are driven by a visionary mindset, and that means there is plenty of room for initiative and for talented people to shape who we are tomorrow.. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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