Senior Manager, Human Resources (Remote) – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Manager, Human Resources (Remote)

Our people are foundational to our strategy– they are not ‘resources’ that we leverage! Our People team (formerly Human Resources) partners with leaders to engage and attract high performing, diverse, entrepreneurial talent. We continuously challenge ourselves to be BOLD in our thinking, design and delivery of people solutions that enable our people to be the best that they can be and drive exceptional ResMed success.

About You:

  • You are intensely curious and driven to proactively identify opportunities for improvement and work collaboratively to build high-impact solutions that instill confidence in team members across the organization.
  • You are a systems-thinker, constantly seeking to understand the connections between tasks, processes, individuals and teams, and can scale the team and processes through growth over the next few years.
  • One of your many talents is leading change through connection and influence. In addition to your key leadership role within the People Experience team, you will have the opportunity to represent the
  • People team on key cross-functional initiatives including site-leadership, M&A, and organization-wide continuous improvement efforts.
  • You have a talent for analyzing complex data and telling the business story as well as solving problems through the data.
  • You are able to navigate a variety of regional employment law contexts, advise on complex and/or sensitive compliance, performance management and employee relations issues.
  • You have been a trusted People Business Partner and have a clear understanding of the complexities of the role and find excitement in the possibilities to unlock additional value by working closely with the Business Partner team
  • You are passionate about creating conditions where your team can deliver the best work of their career and committed to enabling the on-going growth and development of each team member.

About the Role:

  • Partner with subject matter experts in core HR disciplines and the Business Partnering team to develop people solutions by collecting, analyzing, and aligning information – integrating them into a coherent transformation and operational plan.
  • Map existing policies, processes and common practices across ResMed locations, and design and implement global people solutions informed by best practice, governance requirements and ResMed business context and culture.
  • Identify opportunities to align work with the right skill level and experience. Become a champion to transition operational and administrative work from Business Partners into Shared Services through partnership with the regional Shared Services leaders and team.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders throughout the business to enable systemic change management and appropriately manage risk.
    Advise on escalated, complex and/or sensitive compliance, performance management and employee relations issues.
  • Act as a peer leader as a member of the Global People Experience team and site-leadership teams, respected by senior leaders across the ResMed business. Engage, motivate and develop a team of People Advisors to be valued counselors and creative problem solvers to business leaders and managers.
  • Work with People Systems and Analytics team to inform the infrastructure and capabilities required to optimize technology to improve the ResMed employee experience and enable efficient and effective process implementation.
  • Partner with cross-functional merger and acquisition team to ensure successful delivery of People integration activities.
  • Create a team culture that taps into the individual strengths of each team member and not only embraces, but accelerates, continued growth and improvement.

Let’s talk about Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree a plus
  • Must have strong HR experience supporting Canada/US employees, experience supporting California employees a plus
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive HR experience, 2 or more years managing a team
  • People Operations experience in setting up and leading transformation
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Workday experience preferred
  • Business Partnering experience preferred

Position Specific Capabilities:

  • Able to manage through and thrive in ambiguity and complexity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to present, train/facilitate
  • Exceptional partnering and influencing skills, using a transparent, consultative approach with business leaders, peers, and partners even without direct-line authority
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, excellent judgment, attention to detail, discretion
  • In-depth knowledge of HR practices and principles is required
  • Adept at translating Corporate strategy and manage effective implementation
  • Comfortable working cross-boundary and geographies with knowledge and understanding of differing cultural perspectives
  • Proven leadership executing high quality service standards
  • Excellent project management skills and agility and resourcefulness to drive company-wide initiatives
  • Ability to create and deploy holistic, simplified and integrated people-related systems.
  • Skilled at growing team members for high performance, engagement, and the HR talent pipeline
  • High-level of personal integrity and confidentiality


Joining us is more than saying “yes” to making the world a healthier place. It’s discovering a career that’s challenging, supportive and inspiring. Where a culture driven by excellence helps you not only meet your goals, but also create new ones. We focus on creating a diverse and inclusive culture, encouraging individual expression in the workplace and thrive on the innovative ideas this generates. If this sounds like the workplace for you, apply now!