Find HR & Talent Acquisition Jobs In Vancouver

At SWIM we love helping people find the job they love, and perhaps this is never more important than for the HR and TA professionals who are culture ambassadors for their company.

In the 14 years since our founding, we’ve helped place hundreds of candidates in HR and  and Talent Acquisition roles with some of Vancouver’s best employers- the kinds of companies that show up on all sorts of “great place to work” lists. We specialize in understanding the nuances and uniqueness of each HR and TA team, and how to make a great match. See below for a listing of all our currently active HR and Talent Acquisition searches. If you see one that you think may be a fit for you, we invite you to send us a resume. If we also think you’re a match, then we’ll be reaching out shortly to further discuss your search for your dream job.  Thank you!

Compensation Analyst

HR & Talent Aquisition
Permanent
Remote, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 18, 2022
Our client is a large, successful, values-based, and well-established company with a global brand.  They have a consulting opportunity for a talented compensation analyst who loves to build, create, clean-up, and improve compensation structures. WORK REMOTELY FROM ANYWHERE in CANADA.   Read Full Description

Our client is a large, successful, values-based, and well-established company with a global brand.  They have a consulting opportunity for a talented compensation analyst who loves to build, create, clean-up, and improve compensation structures. WORK REMOTELY FROM ANYWHERE in CANADA.  

Who- the Company:

Our client is one of the largest in their niche industry and has operations and customers in almost every country in the world, with major offices in large cities in North America, Europe, and Asia. They have a household name and are in a fascinating business that almost anyone can appreciate and relate to. 

What- the Role:

The Senior Director of Global Total Rewards is looking for a Compensation Analyst for a contract with an initial term of 2.5 months and opportunity to extend based on work need and performance. Full-time hours are preferred, although a consultant who wants to work on a reduced schedule may also be considered.  The Compensation Analyst will be benchmarking using Willis Towers Watson and Radford compensation surveys, levelling roles, running data, creating ranges, revamping sales compensation structures, etc. The employee population is globally diverse and mostly salaried. Most of the analysis will be done in Excel, and the company also has a top-tier HRIS (Workday) and other tools and resources. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a self-motivated and autonomous Compensation Analyst with at least 2 years’ relevant and recent experience and strong Excel-based analytical skills. Hands-on experience using a sophisticated HRIS is preferred- especially HRIS! Experience conducting compensation analysis for a diverse employee population of 1000+ is preferred. Ideally candidates will have undertaken analysis of compensation for entry-level employees right on up to executives, in all corporate functions. Experience with commission compensation is an asset.  In addition to excellent technical and analytical skills, we are seeking individuals who are down-to-earth, humble, assertive, knowledgeable, helpful, reliable, and curious. Great communication skills are crucial (French language skills are a plus!), as is a self-motivated work style and a team-player attitude. Our client is a very values-based company that seeks out employees who embody their principles of honesty, inclusivity, compassion, collaboration, commitment, and customer service.  

How Much:

Competitive hourly consulting rate commensurate with the hired consultant’s experience, skills, and qualifications. Please discuss further with SWIM— we know you’ll be happy to talk about compensation! 

Where:

Working Monday to Friday remotely from anywhere across Canada. For the right person, there may be opportunity for a part-time/reduced work schedule. 

When & How to Apply:

If you are qualified for, and interested in, this Compensation Analyst opportunity, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you! 

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Human Resources Manager

HR & Talent Aquisition
Permanent
Hybrid - Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 18, 2022
A fantastic, reputable, and empowering NPO (not for profit) organization is seeking a talented Human Resources Manager to join their team. This is a dynamic role that will be responsible for managing all aspects of HR matters.  Read Full Description

A fantastic, reputable, and empowering NPO (not for profit) organization is seeking a talented Human Resources Manager to join their team. This is a dynamic role that will be responsible for managing all aspects of HR matters. 

Who- the company: 

Our client is a well-known and respected local NPO that has been serving the downtown community for many years. They provide basic need services, programs and specialized supports. 

What- the role: 

Our client is looking for a full-time, permanent Human Resources Manager who will be reporting directly to the Executive Director of the organization. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of HR matters including wages and benefits, employee recruitment and retention, and ensuring effective models and management. Key responsibilities are listed below:

  • Supports and supervises HR personnel ensuring established financial, policy, and collective agreement requirements are met. 
  • Keeps up to date with collective bargaining, employment standards, and other relevant acts and regulations ensuring organizations compliance. 
  • Monitoring committees, implementing recommendations as needed. 
  • Oversees the life cycle of all recruitment efforts, including developing or updating job descriptions ensuring review and classification where appropriate. 
  • Conducting and reviewing results of employee exit interviews and record findings. Keep updated on sector wage and benefit offerings. 
  • Maintain and update HR manual, staff memos, and personnel practices which are in line with the collective agreement and other relevant policies and legislation.

Who- the candidate: 

We are looking for an empathetic, professional, and diligent Human Resources Manager. Qualifications listed below:

  • 2+ years relevant HR experience, preferably in a non-profit and/or unionized environment
  • Knowledge of employment standards, employment related systems, and acts and regulations. 
  • Conflict resolution skills and practice as well as crises intervention training and experience 
  • First Aid certificate required

Where- the location:  

Our client is located in downtown Vancouver. This is a fully in-office position. This will be on a fortnight (reduced schedule). Every other week, this person will work 4 days a week (with Fridays off).

How Much- the pay: 

Commensurate with experience, please discuss further with SWIM. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly! There will be one interview for the role and it will be scheduled right away. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit ‘APPLY NOW’ and send us your resume in Word format. 

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Change Delivery Lead

HR & Talent Aquisition
Contract
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on October 26, 2022
Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing international Vancouver based company and one of Vancouver’s finest! They are a people-centric organization and known for their collaborative team culture. Read Full Description
  • Remote working conditions and open to candidates across Canada.
  • This is a 6-month contract.

Who- the Company:

Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing international Vancouver based company and one of Vancouver’s finest! They are a people-centric organization and known for their collaborative team culture.

What- the Role:  

The Change Delivery Lead will support the delivery of a multi-year transformational program to provide an elevated and truly global employee experience that is powered by digital. Using our client’s change methodology, you will create and execute strategies to identify change impacts, assess readiness and develop change and learning activations to support global adoption. 
Our client is really looking for HR experience and/or experience with compliance-related projects. This position is going to support a governance project within our client’s compliance framework, so specific experience around that is ideal.
In addition, you will:

  • Educate stakeholders on Change activities and expectations
  • Partner with communications over initiative branding and messaging
  • Understand the design of the end-to-end current and future state journeys for all persona groups impacted by change
  • identify and capture all change impacts
  • Produce and deliver change & engagement, communication, and training plans
  • Partner with training to support the transition of project training materials into evergreen materials/programs
  • Identify any change-related project risks, and raise these to the Project Manager with recommended mitigation steps
  • Support the Project Manager, Program Manager, and Portfolio Manager in reporting
  • Partner with global business stakeholders throughout the project to understand needs, drive decision-making and ensure clarity of responsibilities and adherence to project timelines as it related to change management

Who – the Candidate:

  • 5-7 years of project management experience, ideally including global implementations of processes/systems
  • 5-7 years experience creating and delivering against change, communications and training plans
  • Fluency with ADKAR or PROSCI methodologies
  • Experience with persona development/design thinking
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and operating under tight time constraints with a strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, negotiation and presentation
  • Must be able to communicate technical and project management concepts in business- oriented terms

How Much:

Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience

Where: 

Hybrid working conditions if located in Vancouver, BC. If you reside outside of Vancouver, this role can be fully remote. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, and interviews start immediately! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon.

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People Data Analyst

HR & Talent Aquisition
Contract
Remote - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on October 7, 2022
Remote working conditions and open to candidates across Canada Are you curious and inquisitive? Do you have strong critical thinking and analytical skills, and thrive managing concurrent projects while working with a global team to drive outcomes? Do you enjoy informing and influencing stakeholders with data and insights? If so, we would like to hear from you. This is a 6-month contract to start with chance for perm. Read Full Description

Remote working conditions and open to candidates across Canada
Are you curious and inquisitive? Do you have strong critical thinking and analytical skills, and thrive managing concurrent projects while working with a global team to drive outcomes? Do you enjoy informing and influencing stakeholders with data and insights? If so, we would like to hear from you.
This is a 6-month contract to start with chance for perm.

Who- the Company:

Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing international Vancouver based company and one of Vancouver’s finest! They are a people-centric organization and known for their collaborative team culture.

What- the Role:  

Our client’s People Analytics team operates as a shared service and this role will play a key part in ensuring stakeholders are provided with timely and accurate data, reports and analytical insights to enable data-driven strategic decision making.  The role will be supported by two other People Data Analysts and act as the data steward to various cross functional partners.
The People Data Analyst will receive data requests and will need to ask appropriate questions to understand hypotheses and requests. They will then source data from the relevant tool/data warehouse, effectively organize and distill data, checking for accuracy, optimal visualization and present back to the stakeholder.  

Who – the Candidate:

  • 4-6 years of experience as a data analyst - experience working with HR/organizational people data preferred (e.g. headcount, turnover, recruiting metrics, and other people analytics)
  • Advanced MS Office skills e.g. Excel (incl. Power Query), SharePoint, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated experience with judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data and business issues
  • Experience with data management, specifically with validating and auditing data and reports from multiple systems
  • Experience manipulating large data sets through statistical software or other methods
  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Experience having effective conversations with clients about their support needs and requirements, managing the intake process, and asking the right questions to scope and solve the requests
  • Effectively communicate with cross-functional partners and internal teams to deliver solutions in a timely fashion.
  • Proactively manage stakeholder expectations, manage escalations and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Respond to data and dashboarding requests related to people data with minimal guidance.
  • Handle ad hoc reporting and analytics requests, while addressing stakeholder long-term needs and driving insights for HR Partners and Executives using existing dashboard, HRIS data, and leveraging our people data ecosystem.
  • Intake on business needs and apply contextual knowledge in order to scope data requests, synthesize insights, and recommend solutions to key business partners in collaboration with others.

 
Nice To Have Experience 

  • Experience with SQL for querying relational databases
  • Comfortable building dashboards/visualizations through PowerBI 
  • Experience utilizing ServiceNow for intake process
  • Stack includes Workday, Avature and Docebo; 

MUST have WORKDAY experience

How Much:

Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience

Where: 

Vancouver BC 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, and interviews start immediately! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon.

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Team Lead, L&D Program Management

HR & Talent Aquisition
Permanent
Hybrid - Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on September 26, 2022
Fantastic opportunity for a passionate Learning and Development professional who is seeking to join a large, fast-paced, complex, and very successful company with a friendly and laid-back corporate culture. Great opportunity for long-term career growth. Impressive leadership. Headquartered in Vancouver with operations across North America.  Read Full Description

Fantastic opportunity for a passionate Learning and Development professional who is seeking to join a large, fast-paced, complex, and very successful company with a friendly and laid-back corporate culture. Great opportunity for long-term career growth. Impressive leadership. Headquartered in Vancouver with operations across North America. 

Who- the Company:

Our Client is a well-established, diverse, reputable, and high-growth company with operations across Canada and the US. They hire people who embody their values and who believe in their mandate to be a place where excellence meets opportunity. This company has featured on various “Top Employer” lists. The company has been around for many decades, and has been growing organically and through acquisitions.  

What- the Role:

Swim Recruiting has been engaged by our Client to find them a new Learning & Development Program Manager. This is a newly-created role due to ongoing corporate growth. Reporting to the Manager of Learning & Development, you will be leading a team of Program Managers who are supporting the design, development and delivery of programs and initiatives to support organizational learning and development. SWIM will share a detailed and thorough job description with interested candidates.    

Who- the Candidate:

We are looking for an experienced and passionate L&D professional who is eager to learn new skills and grow their career over the years with a complex organization. 

  • Candidates will have at least 5 years of relevant Learning & Development work experience, preferably within a manufacturing environment and/or with a company with operations across Canada and the US
  • Strong mentorship and coaching abilities, with experience leading direct reports 
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Experience developing engaging eLearning
  • Some form of relevant education, ideally in adult education, instructional systems design, leadership coaching, or training. 
  • We are looking for problem-solvers with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Bilingualism in French (spoken and written) is a significant asset as this company has operations in Quebec. 

What- the Culture:

The new L&D Program Manager will become part of an exciting and people-focused work environment that is social, fast-paced, and dynamic, with plenty of opportunity for long-term career growth. 

Where:

Burnaby. just a few minutes’ walk from a SkyTrain station. Employees are mostly working on a hybrid work schedule- initially full time in-office during training. One they are trained and settled in, the L&D PM will have the opportunity to work from home 1-2 days a week. Very occasional business travel to operations across Canada and the US. 

How Much:

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. The L&D Program Manager will be eligible for a performance-based bonus, great health & dental benefits, an RRSP matching program, and other perks. Please discuss further with SWIM! 

When & How to Apply:

If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity with a large and well-established Vancouver-based company, please do not hesitate to apply as this search is moving quickly! SWIM is presenting the profiles of shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. Thank you!

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Human Resources Manager

HR & Talent Aquisition
Permanent
Hybrid - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on September 14, 2022
We are looking for a fluid HR Manager with a strong ability to continue to build the HR function for this growing company. Managing an HR Generalist that is strong in her role, we are looking for someone that can be a partner to her, strong HR leader, coach but still hands in recruitment and partnering with the senior leadership team in HR programs, HR Metrics, benchmarking and HR Strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a successful multi-location award winning company where you can make your mark!  Read Full Description

We are looking for a fluid HR Manager with a strong ability to continue to build the HR function for this growing company. Managing an HR Generalist that is strong in her role, we are looking for someone that can be a partner to her, strong HR leader, coach but still hands in recruitment and partnering with the senior leadership team in HR programs, HR Metrics, benchmarking and HR Strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a successful multi-location award winning company where you can make your mark! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is an innovative award-winning company with operations in Canada and the US and global operations. This company is growing and has a great culture that values employees, with regular events and team building. 

What- the Position: 

As the Human Resource Manager, you are responsible for managing the HR departments initiatives, budgets, and workload. This position will ensure we have a happy and productive workplace where everyone works to realize our established mission and objectives. Promoting company values, Company Vision, shaping a positive, and productive culture. Managing an HR Generalist, this role will be working alongside her in continuing to build the HR function for their growing company. This position will offer variety strong business partnership in employee relations, coaching, in building HR programs and best practices for the organization in working with the leadership team. This position is hands on in recruitment to support growth and looking to build HR Metrics, benchmarking and HR Strategy. Swim can provide a more detailed job description to interested candidates. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking candidates with at least 5-7 years relevant and progressive experience in human resources, including 2+ years in management capacities. 
Other key qualifications include: 

  • Degree or Certificate in Business, Operations Management, Human Resources, or similar work experience.
  • Experience in management, operations, and Human Resources.
  • Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and forecasting.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to be fluid and manage change.
  • Proven leadership skills including a demonstrated ability to build HR programs that align with company strategy and vision.
  • Outstanding organizations skills and meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Employment Law, supporting diversity, compensation, sexual harassment law, and wage structure.
  • Benefits Administration, Experience in building compensation plans including classifying Employees and in Performance Management is ideal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Share Point, Outlook, ERP and HRMS systems

Where: 

Vancouver offering a Hybrid work schedule. 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience, plus bonus and RRSP. Please discuss with Swim Recruiting. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this great HR Leadership role working for a fascinating company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you! 

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P&C Functional Analyst – remote across Canada

HR & Talent Aquisition
Contract
Remote - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on August 18, 2022
Remote working conditions and open to candidates across Canada. This is a 6 month -1 year contract. Have you previously operated as a HR Analyst or Business Analyst with hands on experience and thorough understanding in the back-end design/functionality of HR Technology systems? Are you curious and inquisitive? If so, we would like to hear from you. Read Full Description

Remote working conditions and open to candidates across Canada. This is a 6 month -1 year contract.
Have you previously operated as a HR Analyst or Business Analyst with hands on experience and thorough understanding in the back-end design/functionality of HR Technology systems?
Are you curious and inquisitive? If so, we would like to hear from you.

Who- the Company:

Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing international Vancouver based company and one of Vancouver’s finest! They are a people-centric organization and known for their collaborative team culture.

What- the Role:  

This role supports and partners with P&C Product Managers and P&C Functional Analysts to manage an optimized experience for our client’s people through the delivery of recurring program work, projects, system/process enhancements, data/reporting and maintaining data quality. Primarily the P&C Functional Analyst would be responsible to support in answering Onboarding related Service Desk tickets through prescribed, repeatable processes as well as troubleshooting when issues don’t fit a specific mold. Our client is seeking someone with Workday experience.

Who – the Candidate:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working in HR Ops as a HR Analyst (or similar) with a focus on system and process optimization, data integrity and the enablement of people programs 
  • Experience with HRIS processes (headcount management/HR core data preferred) 
  • Strong working knowledge of HRIS (Workday preferred), ATS (Avature preferred), ServiceNow and Jira (to support Agile/SCRUM methodology)
  • Strong requirements management skills incl. elicitation, scoping, prioritization, risks/issues management
  • Experience identifying, analyzing and resolving issues identified through audits and testing activities 
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent steams of work with a drive to get things done within tight deadlines 
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills – both with internal stakeholders across all levels and external vendors 
  • Very organized, detail oriented, analytical thinker 
  • Confident creating and delivering training and communications 
  • Enjoys identifying and executing on process improvement strategies 
  • Expert knowledge in PowerPoint & Microsoft Excel to produce accurate presentations & reports
  • Must have Workday

How Much:

Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience

Where: 

Remote across Canada, if you reside in the Vancouver area, expect a hybrid model of 2 days’ in-office

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, and interviews start immediately! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon.

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People & Culture Business Partner

HR & Talent Aquisition
Permanent
Hybrid - Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on August 17, 2022
Very large and complex multi-national company headquartered in Vancouver. Fantastic opportunity for someone who is seeking a friendly corporate culture, job stability, inspiring leadership, and the opportunity to develop in their HR career over the years.  Reporting into a fantastic leader. High-growth successful company. Very diverse HR responsibilities.  Read Full Description

Very large and complex multi-national company headquartered in Vancouver. Fantastic opportunity for someone who is seeking a friendly corporate culture, job stability, inspiring leadership, and the opportunity to develop in their HR career over the years.  Reporting into a fantastic leader. High-growth successful company. Very diverse HR responsibilities. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a very well-established and highly successful company with operations across North America and approximately 2000 employees. They have a great reputation among their happy customers and partners. The People has a culture that is collaborative, innovative, and friendly. Based in Downtown Vancouver.  

What- the Role: 

Our client seeking a new People & Culture Business Partner (i.e. HRBP) who will be based in the corporate headquarters in Vancouver. The P&C BP will report into a Director of P&C and will work alongside many HR colleagues. This role is open due to an internal promotion of the incumbent to another area of the business. 
The new Business Partner will support a diverse employee population including people working in the following corporate shared services departments: accounting & finance, IT, people & culture, business development, and supply chain. This is a well-rounded role involving many areas of HR such as leadership coaching, talent acquisition, HR analytics, HR systems, employee relations, performance management, HR policy implementation and enforcement, succession planning, organizational development, onboarding, learning & development, retention strategies, culture & engagement, change management, internal communications, etc. 
This is a fantastic opportunity for an HR professional who enjoys a diverse portfolio of responsibilities and constantly learning new skills!  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking a dynamic and proactive HR professional with great communication and interpersonal skills.  The selected candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably within a large and complex business with operations across multiple provinces. 

What- the Qualifications:

  • 5 to 8 years relevant experience in various areas of human resources.  
  • Relevant post-secondary education. CPHR is an asset but not required. 
  • Working knowledge of relevant of Provincial, State, and Federal regulations and laws related to HR policies and practices (US and Canadian experience is highly desirable).
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment 
  • Previous direct experience in a talent acquisition, learning and development, and/or organizational change management role is a strong asset.
  • Exposure to post-acquisition integration from an HR perspective is an asset. 
  • High degree of computer literacy, including intermediate to advanced skill in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work and a strong results orientation.  Proven track-record of responsiveness and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to travel 15% may be required.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with all corporate departments in the business and to influence senior leaders

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new P&C Business Partner with a solid overall compensation package, including a generous profit-sharing/bonus program, an RSRP match, PD support, and excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.  Please feel free to discuss further with SWIM. 

Where:  

HYBRID or IN-OFFICE. This company is headquartered in the heart of Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. The People & Culture Business Partner can choose to work primarily from office or can work from home 1 or 2 days a week. Some business travel is anticipated in this role, within Canada and the US, no more than 10% to 15%. 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring Director of P&C for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you! 

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