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Best 50 Employer in Canada

Purdys Chocolatier is delighted to have been voted by our employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th time this year. This esteemed award is a testament to the rich texture of our history and our more than 100 years of dedication to quality, trust, tradition, and innovation.

The Purdys difference is that we truly recognize the value of our people. We reward you with competitive compensation, recognition for your achievements, opportunities for ongoing training to grow professionally and personally, delicious perks, and much, much more.

Best 50 Employer in Canada

What To Expect

Here's a brief overview of the typical hiring process at Purdys. This should be helpful in showing you what you can expect when you apply with us!

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Reviewing your Application and Prescreening
Once you submit your information, it is reviewed within two weeks. Due to the substantial amount of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to everyone personally. If you are a shortlisted candidate, you will receive a phone call for a Telephone Prescreen Interview. At the end of the call, you will be given a timeline in which you will receive an update.

Interviewing
If you’re chosen as one of the best qualified candidates after the Telephone Prescreen Interview, we will contact you again in order to schedule further interviews.

Job Offer
Upon completion of the interviewing process and if you are chosen for the role, specifics such as starting salary will be discussed in further detail. From there an offer will be made and if accepted, a job offer letter will be sent to you.

We will also conduct professional reference checks and you will then be on your way to a SWEET career!

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Accounting Generalist
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Accounting Generalist
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a passion for working with numbers, problem solving, and providing top notch service while following Accounting Standards? Do you have at least 4 years of accounting experience?

If so, Purdys might be looking for someone like you! We are looking for an Accounting Generalist to join our Head Office team in Vancouver, BC.

The Accounting Generalist’s main goal is to perform a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions in accordance to standard policies and procedures. This includes day-to-day operations as well as managing books for holding companies.

In this role, responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Reconciling e-bank accounts daily and weekly

• Updating cash position daily

• Preparing, processing and posting sales activities weekly

• Following up with the shop balance sheet and tracking deposits

•  Preparing the AR aging report periodically and following up with the departments

• Checking and posting the shops sales building activities weekly

• Preparing fixed assets report periodically and year end

• Preparing journal entries for gift card activation/redemption and reconciling gift cards liabilities periodically

• Reconciling the program reward points

• Preparing reports for internal and external use periodically

• Preparing accrual journal entries for quarterly financial statements

• Reconciling inventory and generate inventory level report

• Reviewing electronic billing statements and preparing journal entries

• Preparing sales reports to the landlords monthly

• Preparing tax returns periodically (GST/HST/RITC/PST)

• Preparing PST recovery monthly

• Preparing journal entries for allocation of expenses to various departments

• Preparing journal entries for Visa statement transactions

• Handling ad hoc projects for reconciliation

The Successful Candidate Must Have:

• Excellent communication skills (in person, via telephone, via email)

• Expert multi-tasking, organizational, and project management abilities

• Advanced knowledge with Microsoft Excel

• Minimum 4 years of accounting experience

• Strong knowledge of accounting standards and computerized accounting systems

• Ability to work independently and in a team environment

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

• Via fax, 604 301-4401

• Or drop your resume off directly at one of our shops!


Please have “Accounting Generalist” in the Subject line of your application.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.



Benefits & Payroll Specialist
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Benefits & Payroll Specialist
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a passion for benefits administration and chocolate? Are you a detail oriented individual who enjoys working in a fast paced team environment? If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for!


Voted by its employees as one of Canada's Best Employers a total of seven times, Purdys Chocolatier is proud to announce that it has now been recognized as a Best Employer at the Platinum level. Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.


We are excited about this offer for a new team member to join our fantastic organization as a Benefits & Payroll Administrator at our Head Office in Vancouver, BC !


Purdys Chocolatier currently has over 70 retail locations in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, as well as an e-commerce platform. Overall, the Benefits & Payroll Administrator will provide support to the Human Resources department, as well as administration support for the payroll department. This individual will be responsible for administering the employee Group Benefit Plan and act as a primary contact to all employees with respect to any benefits inquiries. The Benefits & Payroll Administrator must be able to work efficiently and independently, while maintaining strict confidentiality.


As the Benefits & Payroll Administrator, primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Enter data for new hires, departures, conversions, and internal changes (Sun Life, MSP and Sun Life RRSP) into the HRIS system

• Ensure accuracy for payroll records by entering and/or monitoring changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, job title and department/division transfers

• Process information changes for employees and update the benefits provides of the changes

• Process and manage all WCB, STD & LTD claims, and coordinate with the OHS committee

• Liaise with benefit providers, acting as a central point of contact to resolve issues, launch new policy information and other related materials

• Produce ongoing reports to analyze data integrity and complete monthly audits for accuracy

• Keep current on all legislative changes to ensure compliance

• Review and maintain benefit policies; participate in benefits surveys and analyze results

• Process all hiring and termination related documentation, including preparation of ROEs

• Calculate any payment of bonuses, benefits, vacation, terminations, and leave payments as need

• Monitor employee’s vacation usage, sick hours and attendance

• Trouble shoot and assist the management team and employees with time cards exceptions and any issues that arise

• Assist Payroll Supervisor with biweekly payroll for salary and hourly employees, and ensure a timely and accurate payroll reconciliation

• Reconciliation of benefits summaries with benefit providers and payroll system

• Administrate the RRSP policy

• Attend regularly scheduled HR and Payroll meetings

• Contribute to continuous improvement on payroll processes and procedures



All successful candidates must possess the following:

• Minimum 2 years of experience with multi-provincial payroll administration, including full cycle payroll processing

• Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation preferred

• Previous HRIS experience, Ceridian Dayforce preferred

• Experience working with a variety of benefits providers

• Thorough understanding of federal and provincial payroll and employment legislation

• Experience with time and attendance sheets

• Ability to receive and communicate feedback effectively

• Proficient with the MS Office suite of products

• Strong attention to detail and organization skills

• Results oriented and process driven



How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad



Please have “ Benefits & Payroll Administrator ” in the Subject line of your application.



Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment. Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview. No phone calls please.




Casual Chocolate Connoisseur, Mayfair
Retail
Mayfair Shopping Centre , BC

Job Title :
Casual Chocolate Connoisseur, Mayfair
Salary : $11.60/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Mayfair Shopping Centre
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Contract Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop in Mayfair Shopping Centre!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a contract, part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (days, evenings, weekdays, weekends).  Weekly hours are estimated to be 8-12 hours per week. 

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of mall shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Richmond Centre
Retail
Richmond Centre, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Richmond Centre
Salary : $11.60/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Richmond - Richmond Centre
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Richmond Centre!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be 12-16 hours per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!



PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Manager on the Bench, Metropolis
Retail
Metropolis, BC

Job Title :
Manager on the Bench, Metropolis
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Metropolis
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for! 

We have an opening for a Manager on the Bench for our shop in Metropolis at Metrotown

The Manager on the Bench is set up to become the next Shop Manager through Purdy’s Succession Planning.  While utilizing existing management experience and knowledge, this individual is partnered with other Managers in retail.  Flexibility will be needed with regards to which specific shop the successful candidate may be placed in, dependent on business needs.

This individual undergoes an “On the Job” training period, with the goal of further developing their experience along with our high standard of proficiency as Store Manager.  Reporting to the District Manager and with assistance from other members of the Retail Team, the Manager on the Bench is further trained in specific skills and competencies to enable him/her to develop into a top Store Manager.

In this role, duties include but are not limited to:



• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals.



• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others.



• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring.



• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:



o Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews



o Participating and assisting in leading meetings



o Providing and participating in opportunities for self development.



• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements



• Promoting Purdy’s Special Service options

All Applicants MUST Have:



• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a fast paced retail or hospitality environment



• Flexibility to work all mall hours

Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as an employee:



• Educational Sponsorship



• Career Development



• Recognition Programs



• Computer Purchase Program



• Registered Retirement Savings Plan



• Product Discounts



• Employer-matched Charitable Donations

Apply now!



• Via our website, www.purdys.com



• Via this ad




Please have “Manager on the Bench, Metropolis” as the Subject, and direct all resumes to the HR Recruiter.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.




Senior Network Administrator
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Senior Network Administrator
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Are you an expert with operating systems, network protocols, applications and hardware? If so, Purdys Chocolatier might be just what you are looking for!


Since 1907, Purdys Chocolatier has been delighting chocolate lovers near and far with hand crafted, premium chocolates. Family-owned and operated since 1963, Purdy’s chocolates are still made in its famous Vancouver factory kitchen using only the finest ingredients from around the world – chocolate from Belgium, ginger from Australia, cashews from India and dairy products delivered fresh daily from farms across Western Canada.


We are excited to announce that we are looking for a Senior Network Administrator to join our fantastic organization at our Head Office in Vancouver, BC!


The Senior Network Administrator will be responsible for the design, implementation and support services for the network infrastructure and Windows Server. This individual will be responsible for developing complex scripts to automate tasks, monitoring services and gathering service metrics.


The position is comprised of mixture of both project related tasks and operational duties. In 2016, there are several exciting projects this individual will be working on, including a project with our storage system and storage server.


As the Senior Network Administrator, primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Assist with the design of the corporate network and systems infrastructure

• Tier 3 network and systems related support

• Maintain network and systems infrastructure at the head office, production factory and retail shops

• Configuration and deployment of network infrastructure at new retail locations

• Assist the software developers and POS engineers with diagnosing and troubleshooting complex network and system related issues

• Maintain and update all network diagrams and infrastructure documentation

• Network traffic and bandwidth utilization analysis

• Evaluating support tools and products

• Adhere to change and incident management policies and procedures

• Managing logging, file and system integrity monitoring tools (SIEM/FIM)


All successful candidates must possess the following:

• 10 years of networking and systems architecture experience in an enterprise environment

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent combination of technical training and experience

• Advanced technical expertise in Windows system administration and IP networking

• Advanced knowledge of firewalls, QoS, IDS/IPS and VPN technologies, as well as VMWARE and storage infrastructure

• Experience with Windows OS configuration and provisioning

• Demonstrated ability with writing scripts to automate tasks

• Experience configuring and securing operating systems and troubleshooting complex operating system problems

• Ability to advise and recommend technical approaches and solutions

• Familiarity with PCI Compliancy requirements and framework


Voted by its employees as one of Canada's Best Employers a total of seven times, Purdys Chocolatier is proud to announce that it has now been recognized as a Platinum level Best Employer.  Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.

How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

Please have “Senior Network Administrator” in the subject line of your application.

Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.



Shop Manager, Metropolis
Retail
Metropolis, BC

Job Title :
Shop Manager, Metropolis
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Metropolis
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdy’s might be just what you are looking for!



We are looking for a Shop Manager to lead our team at Metropolis!  The Shop Manager is responsible for achieving overall profitability, maintaining efficient shop operations, and providing effective leadership and management to the retail staff. This position serves as a liaison between the shop and the Purdy’s Support Office and positively supports its policies, programs and initiatives. Your success in this role will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products, nuts and premium ice creams!



 



In this role, duties include but are not limited to:

• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals



• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others



• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring



• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:



- Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews



- Participating and assisting in leading meetings



- Providing and participating in opportunities for self development



• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements



• Promoting Purdy’s Special Service options


All Applicants MUST Have:

• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a retail or hospitality environment



• Flexibility to work all mall hours


Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as an employee:

• Educational Sponsorship



• Career Development



• Recognition Programs



• Computer Purchase Program



• Registered Retirement Savings Plan



• Product Discounts



• Employer-matched Charitable Donations


How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com



• Via this ad




Please have “Shop Manager, Metropolis” as the Subject, and direct all resumes to the HR Recruiter.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.



Shop Manager, Victoria
Retail
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Shop Manager, Victoria
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdy’s might be just what you are looking for!

We are looking for a Shop Manager to lead our team at one of our shops in Victoria, BC!  The Shop Manager is responsible for achieving overall profitability, maintaining efficient shop operations, and providing effective leadership and management to the retail staff. This position serves as a liaison between the shop and the Purdy’s Support Office and positively supports its policies, programs and initiatives. Your success in this role will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products, nuts and premium ice creams!

 

In this role, duties include but are not limited to:

• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals

• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others

• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring

• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:

- Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews

- Participating and assisting in leading meetings

- Providing and participating in opportunities for self development

• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements

• Promoting Purdy’s Special Service options


All Applicants MUST Have:

• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a retail or hospitality environment

• Flexibility to work all mall hours


How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad


Please have “Manager, Victoria” as the Subject of your application.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Team Lead, Park Royal
Retail
Park Royal, BC

Job Title :
Team Lead, Park Royal
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, West Vancouver - Park Royal
Job Details :

Do you love chocolates, have a passion for selling, and are looking to further expand your career in retail?

Our shop at Park Royal Shopping Centre is looking for a Team Lead to assist with leading them towards success!

This leadership position reports to the Management of the shop.  This position works with the Management team to ensure all functions relating to merchandising, customer service, and general shop operations are performed efficiently and to the policies and guidelines of Purdys Chocolatier.  This role may encompass providing day-to-day direction to staff, however, will not be responsible for hiring or discipline of staff.

Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

We are looking for a Team Lead who is:

• Positive, willing to learn, able to embrace new challenges

• Self-motivated, driven for results

• Passionate about chocolate

• Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

• Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

• Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

• Excited about working in a team setting and growing within Purdy’s

All candidates must have flexibility to work all types of shifts during mall hours.  Weekly hours are estimated to be 24 hours per week.

Leadership experience in a fast-paced retail/hospitality industry is necessary for success in this role.


Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

Please have “Team Lead, Park Royal” in the Subject line of your application.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.



Vice President, Human Resources
Administration
Other - Head Office - Store is not Available, BC

Job Title :
Vice President, Human Resources
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Purdys Chocolatier is currently looking for a Vice President, Human Resources to join our Head Office in Vancouver, BC.

Since 1907, Purdys Chocolatier has been delighting chocolate lovers near and far with hand crafted, premium chocolates. Family-owned and operated since 1963, Purdy’s chocolates are still made in its famous Vancouver factory kitchen using only the finest ingredients from around the world – chocolate from Belgium, ginger from Australia, cashews from India and dairy products delivered fresh daily from farms across Western Canada.

Voted by its employees as one of Canada's Best Employers a total of seven times, Purdys Chocolatier is proud to announce that the company was a recipient of Aon’s Best Employers in Canada Platinum Award for 2016. Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.

The Vice President, Human Resources is responsible for providing strategic and operational support to the HR team on employee relations, training and development, succession planning, staffing, compensation and benefits, performance management, labour relations (including collective bargaining) and legal compliance. Additionally, this individual serves as a business partner to the senior leadership team to ensure their teams are best equipped to meet our strategic and operational goals.

As a key member of the Executive Team, this person will provide creative and innovative solutions to support the needs of the business as we continue to grow. This leader embodies the values of Purdys on a daily basis and is instrumental in maintaining a strong, healthy corporate culture to ensure the company remains an Employer of Choice.

The key accountabilities in this position include:

• Build and facilitate strong internal relationships with all levels of the organization and maintain visibility with all staff

• Understand all parts of the business to enable sound decision making for both our people and our business

• Oversee the development and implementation of HR policies and strategies

• Build positive relationships and connections with external stakeholders

• Maintain a competitive compensation system within the reality of a retail business

• Facilitate and provide guidance at all levels of the company on HR matters

• Be a supporter and cheerleader of the company’s mission, vision and values

• Assist the leadership team to determine and develop future leaders within the Purdys environment

• Lead union/management committee issues and meetings, as well as collective bargaining initiatives

• Identify and assess business needs, ensuring the design, development, delivery, evaluation and measurement of the right strategic solutions and programs

Requirements

• Minimum five years of senior human resources management experience, plus an HR or Business Diploma

• CHRP designation would be an asset

• Strong business acumen and the ability to prepare business and strategic plans

• Ability to adapt to changing priorities and initiate/lead change

• Experience with labour relations practices

• Ability to prepare business and strategic plans

How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

Please have “Vice President, Human Resources” in the subject line of your application.

Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.