Anaergia - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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Anaergia is a global leader in offering sustainable solutions for the production of clean energy and the conversion of waste streams to resources. Through a proven portfolio of proprietary technological solutions, Anaergia maximizes the generation of renewable energy, diversion of waste from landfill and reduction of greenhouse gases for customers across the municipal, industrial, commercial and agricultural sectors. Headquartered in Burlington, ON, and through its multiple subsidiaries across North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, Anaergia is trusted at more than 1,600 installations globally (

Acting as a key member of the Human Resources Department, the Global Human Resource Manager will have broad oversight of all essential HR-related tasks and responsibilities of the company’s numerous locations across the globe, specifically in the United States. This position will be responsible for supporting global HR needs by working with local management and seeking global HR solutions that honor regional requirements and local culture and are aligned with corporate policies. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, responsibilities for the successful incumbent will include, but are not limited to;

Administration and Maintenance of performance management programs across all locations including training sessions, as required
Summarize and present results to Management and Executives
Recommend improvements

RECRUITMENT including;
Provide guidance, support and expertise to local Office Managers for all recruitment-related needs and queries
Create a template for executive hires
Create global employment contract templates
Liaise with local recruitment firms

Provide guidance, support and expertise to local Office Managers for all employee relations needs and queries, including dealing with difficult employee situations, high-risk terminations, performance improvement plans and workplace investigations.

Ensure corporate and local employee handbooks, policies and procedures are up-to-date and effectively communicated across all global locations
Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, violence and harassment in the workplace
Provide recommendations and suggestions for improvement to policies and procedures
Establish a travel policy and ensure it is applied appropriately

Administer global compensation and bonus programs
Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies and processes to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal local requirements
Maintain pay equity plan in Ontario and ensure compliance with pay equity legislations globally
Act as back-up for payroll for the Burlington Office, when necessary

Analyze training needs to design employee development, training and health and safety programs
Set up and administer training policies and work with local managers to ensure it is implemented
Coordinate training initiatives globally

COMPLIANCE – Legal / Health & Safety including;
Maintain a good understanding of local laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, and government regulations
Maintaining policies to ensure local legal compliance
Carry out regular follow-ups and compliance checks with the Joint Health & Safety Committee
Coordinate the application process for immigration work visas, travel letters and work with immigration lawyers
Oversee Health and Safety compliance globally, liaise with external Health and Safety experts when needed

Create and administer global employee database
Maintain records and compile reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates
Centralize and maintain personnel files
Work with local managers to maintain clear records of headcount including additions, departures and prepare reports on a monthly basis
Regular updates of information spreadsheets such as employee contract details, HR file contents
Create and maintain Organizational Structure Charts
Report to local Managers on various HR metrics including turnover and selection rate


Required Qualifications:
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources, including experience with USA Human Resource Practices
Minimum CHRP designation

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
Results oriented; demonstrated success in overcoming obstacles, maintaining timelines and budgets
Accomplished communicator; able to produce expert technical papers, publications and design reports
Self-starter; able to seize opportunities with minimal direction; Team player and quick to deliver
Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Able to work in a fast-paced, growth oriented organization
Demonstrated dedication towards the safety and well-being of others
Able to handle sensitive and/or confidential information with tact and discretion
Effective problem-solving skills

Experience with general Human Resource in the United States
Experience with administration of HR policies and Procedures in the United States
General knowledge of US Employment Laws and regulations
PHR, SPHR designation


The salary range for this position is between $70,000 – $80,000 commensurate with experience. Anaergia offers a competitive compensation package, including an employee benefits plan, a company-wide bonus plan and a group RRSP Plan


To apply for this position, indicate: ‘Human Resources Manager’ in the subject line. Submit your resume by e-mail in electronic format (.pdf or .doc) to