Human Resources Manager


Richardson Executive Search

Human Resources Manager Edmonton, Alberta


We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Manager to join Nordic Holding Ltd, an Alberta based organization comprised of two furniture brands – Konto Furtniture and Sofa Land.

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of Human Resources operations including full cycle recruitment and onboarding, benefits administration, and performance review coordination. This position will be based out of Southwest Edmonton, AB.

THE CLIENT        

Founded in 1976, Nordic Holdings owns and operates a combined total of nine Konto Furniture and Sofa Land stores throughout Alberta with 120 team members on board. Both brands offer a unique blend of imported and domestic value-added home furnishings. If you’re looking to join a young, energetic, and successful team, this could be the opportunity for you.

For more information, please visit their website at


  • Coordinate and participate in recruitment activities (resume review, pre-screening, interviewing, job offer).
  • Ensure employees are properly on-boarded and feel welcome as a new team member.
  • Facilitate effective employee communications within the organization.
  • Work with management team to facilitate any personnel issues.
  • Responsible for communicating any HR or employee related activities.
  • Responsible for coordinating an effective three month and annual review process.
  • Job description maintenance for managers and all employees.
  • Responsible for overall benefit program administration (including health benefits), ensuring it meets the needs of the company and is cost effective.
  • Organize and manage social activities throughout the year including the summer BBQ and Christmas party.
  • Assist with the execution of company-wide community initiatives.
  • Responsible for employee information maintenance in payroll system.
  • This person will be responsible for more than just the maintenance, they will also be assisting in running payroll twice a month.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining employee records, including paper filing.


  • Diploma or Degree in Human Resources field.
  • 5+ years of experience in an HR capacity.
  • 2+ years of experience in a Generalist or Managerial role.


  • Supports, promotes, and ensures alignment with the organization’s vision and values.
  • Ability to write clearly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
  • Listens to others and communicates articulately, fostering open communication.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo.
  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Can make decisions quickly, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines.
  • Values and respects confidentiality.


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