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Manager, Human Resources

Saskatoon, Canada

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Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, the Manager, Human Resources will ensure the successful delivery of core HR functions, including recruitment and retention, performance management, people development, HR policies and procedures, and compensation and benefits. This role will be based in Saskatoon and will be working closely with the NexGen team. The Manager's role is to facilitate and ensure the integration and adoption of all people’s practices in alignment with the Company's values and objectives.

(including but not limited to):

  • Partner and provide human resources guidance and support to all employees.
  • Support strategic human resources initiatives through collaboration, development, implementation, and maintenance of these initiatives.
  • Champion company processes by implementing and advising on company policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Manage all aspects of the employment life cycle and facilitate employment changes from onboarding to offboarding.
  • Lead processes for performance reviews, development planning, identifying high-potential talent, and succession planning.
  • Advise and coach leaders on employment legislation, government regulations, retention, engagement, and employee relation concerns.
  • Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Manage the employee intranet - NXE Connect.
  • Communicate a strong employer brand that fosters the attraction and retention of qualified employees.
  • Partner and collaborate with the Director, Training and Employment Readiness and Manager, Regional Development and Employment Readiness.
  • Create and analyze reports and metrics to identify trends prior to developing and recommending solutions to support the business.
  • Oversee the HR systems and ensure overall effectiveness and alignment with Company development.
  • Advise on compensation and incentive decisions by analyzing role, performance, market, and internal structure. Support the compensation review process.
  • Develop department budget, track expenditures, and explain variances.
  • Other related duties as required.


  • University Degree in Human Resources or related field as required.
  • 10+ years of HR generalist experience with at least 3 years in a leadership role, preferably in the mining industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in a greenfield/start-up HR role.
  • Experience within the energy, mining, engineering, or heavy industry sectors would be desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present ideas clearly and with credibility.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing policies and programs to support organizational growth.
  • A highly collaborative, credible, and communicative style that fosters the development of strong relationships and trust at all levels of the organization.
  • A practical, hands-on manager.
  • Ability to engage effectively with and influence key stakeholders, offering effective HR solutions to the business.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
  • Proficient computer skills, with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Teams, Visio) and the ability to learn new software.



  • Communicates in an open candid and consistent manner with impact to inform, enroll, coach, and inspire.
  • Effectively builds rapport and appropriately delivers information (oral and written) in a timely, well-organized, thoughtful and engaging manner.

Team Effectiveness

  • Works collaboratively across functional teams, embracing unique talents and diverse perspectives, to achieve common goals.
  • Takes a proactive approach to building relationships by actively participating as a prepared team member, demonstrating flexibility and respect for different work styles.

Work Management

  • Plans, manages, and follows through to ensure the flow and timely completion of activities to deliver successful work results.
  • Maintains quality and safety standards to ensure NexGen's Elite Standards are met across all work streams.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability.

Personal Accountability

  • Takes responsibility for own actions and outcomes.
  • Maintains effective and professional approach, demonstrating resilience and accountability in a fluid fast paced work environment.

Analytical/Critical Thinking

  • Able to identify, articulate and problem solve for complex situations with consideration for outcomes.
  • Provides clear and informative explanations to support effective decisions in line with company objectives.
  • Uses creative, conceptual, and/or inductive reasoning.

Functional & Technical Skills

  • Applies specialized knowledge in own area of expertise and openly shares information and knowledge with others.


The position will initially be based out of NexGen’s Saskatoon project office.


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume by email to

Please include Manager, Human Resources in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer.