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Human Resource Manager

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
April 13, 2018

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A passionate Human Resource/Organizational Development professional with experiences in public, private and non-profit organizations in Canada, United States and Australia utilizing a data based approach to deliver on people priorities. Demonstrated excellence in core and progressive HR: recruitment, employee relations, compensation, performance, leadership, talent management, engagement, analytics, change management, health and safety, pension and benefits. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ELECTROLUX CANADA May 2016 – April 2018

Human Resource Partner - Canada Mississauga • ON

HR Country Manager focusing on excellence in HR operations, talent management, employee relations, performance, health & safety, benefits, pension, compensation, payroll, and office management

Partnered with senior leadership to create new revenue channels, inside sales and call centre sales resulting in revenue growth

Launched global HRIS system with focus on performance and compensation with facilitated leader/employee sessions

Developed and launched a pivotal role identification tool to support organizational design

Negotiated benefits renewal and decrease annual spend by 7%, while ensuring continuation of benefits Notable: The Canadian call center integration team was nominated for a global Teamship award for collaboration across North America CANADIAN TIRE June 2013 - March 2016

Manager HR Solutions Toronto • ON

HR Business Partner supporting various business units including technology, dealer relations, store support and petroleum. Creating people solutions through talent acquisition, leadership development, employee relations, performance management, organizational design, change management and compensation

Partnered with senior leadership to define, design and deliver the new digital solutions team, with a focus on rapid app development using agile project methodology, at the Tech centre in Waterloo

Launched a cross banner internal mobility program to support top talent development focus

Managed the leadership development program for the Technology group Notable: Canadian Tire contacted me regarding a manager of reporting role they were recruiting for, while speaking with the interview panel, they mentioned the business partner role as an option for me to join the company MANULIFE FINANCIAL May 2011 - May 2013

Global HR Reporting Consultant Toronto • ON

Managed global talent management and Canadian division HR reporting and analytics including reporting templates, scorecards and dashboards. Developed relationships with the global and divisional leaders to understand business strategy, reporting requirements and success measures to produce meaningful reporting

Created and presented meaningful workforce stories for executive talent and succession planning

Recipient of the ‘2011 special achievement award’ for exceeding performance expectations

Speaker at the Global Talent Management year end conference Notable: The VP of HR from Grand & Toy accepted a position with Manulife and connected me with the AVP Global HR Reporting where I was selected to join the organization following completion of my contract with Grand & Toy. GRAND & TOY March 2010 - April 2011

Manager, Human Resource Toronto • ON

HR Business Partner working with a mixed portfolio of union and non-unionized employees across multiple business units. Working with senior leaders for effective recruitment, retention, performance management, learning, compensation, diversity and HR metrics.

Partnered with senior leadership to develop and implement a national sales coaching program resulting in revenue growth

Partnered with North American HR to design and implement a variable compensation program

Partnered with senior leadership for annual headcount forecasting and budgeting Notable: During my time with HRPA I was the staff support for the volunteer committee which was chaired by the VP of HR for Grand & Toy, I was offered a maternity leave contract as Manager HR to gain practical experience in the field. JUSTIN RAMESAR, MA

230 Vellwood Common ●Oakville ON ● 416-***-**** ● HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION (HRPA) September 2008 - February 2010 Project Manager Toronto • ON

Managed an exploratory research project funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada in partnership with HRPA including project proposal, literature review, survey analysis, focus group facilitation, publication and presentation.

Co-Authored, “Accelerating the Integration of Internationally Educated Human Resource Professionals”, January 2010.

Presented research results at the 2010 HRPA Annual Conference and a speaker at the Ministry of Citizenship & Immigration, Integration Programs Seminar in Toronto

Chapter Relations Specialist

Developed executive relationships with chapter leaders across Ontario to help improve the services provided to membership.

Implemented an executive web portal, events management system and E-orientation programs for chapter leadership.

HRPA representative to the Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Notable: HRPA was hosting a change management workshop, as a volunteer at the event I met a Director of HRPA, following the workshop we met and then the Association created a full time role for me to join as staff. ROUGE VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM March 2008 – August 2008 Volunteer Services Consultant (Contract) Toronto • ON Facilitated a service delivery needs analysis for the volunteer services function at the Rouge Valley Health System

Completed a service needs analysis and presented recommendations to the senior leadership team to improve volunteer service delivery

Launched a youth champion program, in the region, and to spur interest in the medical profession Notable: I met the Director of HR for Rouge Valley at a networking event in early 2008, shortly after she contacted me regarding this opportunity with the hospital.


Human Resources Consultant (Contract) Melbourne, Australia Human Resource representative on an academic consulting team, for a state level government agency including union and non-union segments, tasked with recommending improvements to the performance management program and diversity strategy. Developed a graduate leadership program focusing on women in government and presented program to senior management. UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE - DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT June 2006 – August 2007 Teaching Assistant (Contract) Melbourne, Australia Delivered weekly student seminars for undergraduate courses including Organizational Behaviour and Managing People and Organizations. Responsible for course delivery, student evaluations and examinations. Participated in the Faculty of Economics and Commerce teacher training course including case study teaching, conflict resolutions, evaluation and e-learning strategies. UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO - DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMERCIAL STUDIES October 2003 - December 2004 Research Assistant (Contract) London • ON

Responsible for completing a literature review with a focus on succession planning. Complete literature summaries for professor review and worked with academic team to support focus group discussions. EDUCATION

MA, Human Resource Management

University of Melbourne • Australia • 2007

BA, Organizational Development

University of Western Ontario • Canada • 2005

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