Sector Director of HR*

Company Name: Cascades Canada ULC

Location: St-Bruno, QC, CA

Job Duration: 2021-10-14 to 2021-11-13


Your challenge!

Reporting to the HR Vice-President, the HR Director of Sector’s mission is to deploy the HR strategic plan by coaching his or her business unit’s HR directors in the achievement of business objectives and the application of operational skills. You act as a human resources and management expert and collaborate with centers of expertise and shared human resources services to target your sector’s needs and implement innovative operational changes to improve existing HR processes. You thus implement best practices in talent management, succession management and occupational health and safety, and mobilize your team to promote them within your plants. As a result, you contribute to the creation of a committed, high-performance workforce that is aligned with Cascades’ business strategy, values and culture.

Individual responsibilities


Apply company policies and business processes.

Guide the members of your business sector’s management team and positively influence them.


Participate in implementing the HR operational strategies in the plants.

Work with the plants’ management to support operational transformation and change management.

Help determine your business unit’s human resources needs, establish and propose priority actions and ensure they are implemented.

Drive employee engagement in your units based on Cascades’ values and business strategy.

Support the succession and talent development strategy.

Foster a safe, healthy workplace for all mill employees.

Promote sound health management.

Foster and promote ethical conduct and Cascades’ culture and values.

Innovate based on best practices in human resources management.

Experiences and strengths

Superior operational abilities and extensive knowledge of the various aspects of human resources: compensation and benefits management, health management, talent management, etc.

Intellectual curiosity that stimulates an interest in Cascades’ value chain.

Understanding of Cascades’ customers and partners and your units’ role.

Constant concern with improving performance and efficiency.

Strong ability to manage large-scale change and its impact at all levels of the company and on all stakeholders.

Ability to support and advise business partners in analyzing their needs and finding solutions.

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions.

Strong listening skills necessary to quickly understand needs and issues.

Strong analytical skills to guide the choice of strategies and establish priority actions for human resources.

Excellent ability to build and support a customer-focused culture based on a people-centred approach.

Knowledge and experience needed to anticipate the possibilities and risks within the company’s overall context.

Ability to communicate effectively

Sound judgment to make appropriate decisions.

Agility needed to work with various technological tools.

Proficiency in French and English.

Knowledge of Spanish (an asset).


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