HR Manager

  • Do you have a track record of creating highly effective and engaged workplaces?
  • Are you an imaginative, supportive leader with a people-first mindset?
  • Are you passionate about helping others reach their full potential?
  • Do you have a talent for bringing the best out in people and getting everyone involved?
  • Do you believe the best results come from honesty, teamwork, and collaboration?
  • Do you love the process of making and executing a great strategy?​​
  • Are you excited about designing new policies and processes from scratch?
  • Do you stand by your values no matter what?

About Breakthrough Academy

Breakthrough Academy specializes in helping innovative entrepreneurs in the contracting industry grow their businesses by implementing excellent operational systems into their companies. We believe in the unlimited potential of entrepreneurship and help our Members (clients) break through barriers and take their businesses to the next level.

Our proprietary training program brings systemization to a company’s operations, develops an entrepreneur’s core business skills, and holds accountability to goals along with a clear business plan.

Breakthrough Academy is now nine years old and continuing to grow rapidly, with over 900 business owners developing in the program and an awesome team of 50 running the show.

We’ve built a great team over the past few years, and are at a stage where we’re assembling a solid Human Resources Department. Because of this, we are looking for an exceptional HR Manager who has a unique skill set for strategic planning prowess, a love for process design, and extraordinary people skills.

This is where you come in.



  • You are enthusiastic about contributing to a positive workplace culture
  • People trust and respect you because you live the company values and walk the walk
  • Building engagement is your power skill, and you have the results to prove it
  • You have a track record of successful workforce planning and recruitment strategies
  • You want to see others succeed and enjoy helping people grow to their full potential
  • You genuinely care about the well-being of those around you
  • You cultivate relationships and trust through candid, honest conversations
  • You know how to strike the right balance between organizational and employee needs
  • You demonstrate a high level of integrity and discretion in handling sensitive information
  • You have experience and a passion for designing and implementing competitive compensation and benefits programs
  • You are an expert listener who can pulse-check a dynamic business for continual improvement
  • You are digitally savvy with HR systems
  • You are detail-oriented with solid business acumen and budgeting know-how
  • You appreciate and relish the challenge of analytical problem-solving
  • You are sociable, friendly, and outgoing; virtual team gatherings are the highlight of your day
  • You consider yourself an agile manager, and continuous growth is more important to you than pure perfection

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  • Managing employee relations and engaging with the management team on important topics
  • Creating an internal employee communication strategy for company news and updates
  • Collaborating with managers to ensure employees have the tools and support they need to thrive
  • Handling end-to-end onboarding, including impactful, engaging in-person sessions in Vancouver
  • Conducting an annual employee engagement survey
  • Managing and communicating the employee benefits programs, such as group health plans, RRSP matching, and facilitating enrollment
  • Implementing monetary and non-monetary reward and recognition programs
  • Identifying and assessing training needs and developing workshops, online courses, and on-the-job training programs
  • Identifying skill-building opportunities and creating individualized development plans and career paths to support employee growth
  • Implementing performance management systems and designing evaluation criteria to link compensation to performance, ensuring fairness, transparency, and alignment with organizational objectives
  • Training managers and employees on constructive and developmental feedback, promoting a high-performance culture of continuous improvement
  • Identifying high-potential employees, creating development plans to track progress, and providing mentoring and coaching
  • Fostering an inclusive environment and ensuring an attractive, accessible brand
  • Conducting a workforce planning strategy to meet staffing needs and coordinating recruitment efforts with department leaders
  • Overseeing an internal recruitment team of two, and liaising with external agencies as needed
  • Managing the HR budget and forecasting for hiring, salaries, benefits, talent management, training, succession planning, workforce engagement, and employee wellness planning
  • Establishing and communicating relevant policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with provincial laws and regulations
  • Sourcing HRIS systems and leading the implementation and training for employees

Experience Required

  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in a Human Resources leadership role
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business; Human Resource Management concentration is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience and success with full-cycle recruitment
  • Up-to-date on modern HR practices, management philosophies, techniques, and tools
  • Tech savvy with hands-on experience using Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Outstanding oral and written communication capabilities
  • Ability and eagerness to travel to team events and quarterly team get-togethers
  • Proven track record of setting and maintaining high company standards in a creative, innovative, flexible environment

The Nice to Haves:

  • Experience collaborating with employees and contractors across North America
  • Knowledge of legislation across all provinces
  • CPHR Designation
  • Experience in payroll, compensation, and benefits administration

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The Benefits

  • Enjoy a sense of purpose, bringing new energy to a happy, well-balanced culture
  • Advance your career as a key decision-maker in a fast-growing company
  • Opportunity to truly build the HR world at Breakthrough Academy, with a dynamic team of contributors
  • Make a lasting impression by motivating greatness
  • Endless opportunities to do good for employees, and the company which inspires hundreds of entrepreneurs around North America
  • Gain invaluable insights into the operations of successful entrepreneurs’ companies
  • Collaborate with a dynamic team of high-performing individuals who thrive on teamwork
  • Create a massive impact in an organization with an already strong foundation
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working within a team that embraces remote work opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our team early on and ride the wave of one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada
  • A competitive salary and great benefits
  • Enjoy some cool travel perks in fun locations

If this sounds like you and you feel ready to take on an awesome new adventure, use the application form below and let us know why you’d be a great fit for our team!

We thank you for your time and interest. We will reach out directly to shortlisted applicants.

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