Administrative and Office Personnel

Human Resources Manager


Richardson Executive Search

Human Resources Manager Edmonton, Alberta



We have an excellent opportunity for a Human Resources Manager to join one of the leading real estate companies based in Edmonton that is also one of the largest hospitality and lodging providers in Canada’s North. The nature of this business requires that the HR Manager be exceptional at developing strong working relationships and cultivating a great culture that attracts talent. The HR Manager should be hands-on with operations and add value through their insight and creativity, and also be a self-starter that can anticipate and solve issues before they arise.


Nunastar Properties Inc. is a privately held Canadian corporation focused on real estate development and management. For over 50 years, Nunastar has built its business operating the best-in-market assets in Iqaluit and Yellowknife, two of the most unique destinations in Canada.

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  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Personnel management, Business Administration, or similar field.
  • 5+ years’ experience as HR Manager.
  • CPHR designation would be an asset.
  • Dayforce/Ceridian experience would be an asset.
  • Prior experience in Real Estate would be an asset.


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Understanding of the products or services the business provides and their industry overall.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment laws.
  • Ability to keep track of a variety of details.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret employee surveys.
  • Ability to travel.


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