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Senior HR Manager HYBRID

North York, ON

Company Information

One of Canada's oldest and most respected debt solution providers. We help people and businesses get out of debt and start rebuilding their lives and businesses again. We also provide tax dispute resolution, through our team of tax lawyers and ex-CRA advisors.  Established in 1979, Farber has over 250 employees in over 100+ offices across Canada and has helped over 100,000 Canadians get out of debt and solve their tax disputes.

And now we’re embarking on our next stage of significant growth. To do that, we need to be experienced, energized, and agile team members to play critical roles in helping us reach our ambitious goals so we can better serve Canadians in need. 

Position Description

We are looking for a Senior Human Resources Manager (internally known as the Senior Manager, People & Culture) to join our team at Farber. The position will be based out of the Sheppard office and reports to the VP, People & Culture. The Senior Human Resources Manager will be supporting various business units and teams across Eastern and Western Canada. The Senior HR Manager will build strong partnerships with business leaders by providing guidance on HR-related matters. This is a hybrid role and weekly attendance at the office will be required.

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring the Senior Generalist, P&C in employment relations matters and providing learning opportunities.
  • Chairs the Joint Health & Safety Committee and ensures related obligations are met provincially
  • Management of a full range of human resources functions, including performance management and compensation design, ensuring alignment with company culture, employee value proposition and strategic direction
  • Leadership in the ongoing monitoring, measurement and innovation of HR programs, processes and procedures and implementing changes to maximize effectiveness and efficiency
  • Management of employee relations issues through processes and procedures that reflect best practices in dealing with confidential HR investigations, employee issues, concerns and conflicts
  • Accountable for performance management system ensuring continuous improvement of employee performance and the development of goals align with the organizational strategy
  • Management and successful execution of compensation strategy through market analysis, pay surveys and our annual salary review process
  • Ensuring all employment practices are in compliance with employment regulations at the federal and provincial level
  • Support development and implementation of forward looking key human resources performance indicators
  • Contribution to internal communication from talent management


  • An understanding and experience dealing with multiple acts and statutes, including but not limited to the Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Human Rights Code, and Pay Equity Act
  • Experience and knowledge supporting other provinces throughout Canada regarding employment law
  • Minimum of 7 years of previous HR Manager experience required
  • Experience handling complex employment relations matters
  • Ability to secure, protect, and maintain confidentiality at all times 
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Have impact on business and be able to establish great working relationships with business units
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong comfort with technology with excellent knowledge of MS Office Applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SharePoint etc.) 
  • Ability to manage a team of 3 to 4

  • Post-secondary degree in a human resources program, or business management preferred 
  • CHRL preferred

Compensation, Benefits, and Perks

To ensure we attract and retain top talent, we offer competitive compensation and benefits which we continually review and update to meet the evolving needs of our people.

As a part of our team, you will receive:
  • hybrid work arrangements 
  • vacation days based on experience and years of service
  • wellness days 
  • extended health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • employee contributed retirement savings plan option 
  • financial support for professional development
  • employee Assistance Program and mental health resources
  • exclusive access to perks and discounts

Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

At Farber, we’re in the business of helping people—and this ethos extends not only to our clients, but to our employees, partners, and the communities in which we work. Behind IDEA is our commitment to take action and to deliver an inclusive, diverse, and equitable experience for everyone. Our commitment also shapes our corporate culture and hiring practices. 
Farber encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the diversity of Canada. 
  • if you require any accommodations throughout the recruitment process—including alternate interview formats, accessible materials, or any other accommodations—we encourage you to contact us at

We thank all candidates for submitting their resume, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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