Talent Manager
Operations - Toronto, Ontario
Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first two satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!

We are looking for a Talent Manager. The primary function of this role will be to drive strategic and proactive areas of People & Culture (HR) delivery organization wide.
You can expect your primary responsibilities in this role to be:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Strategic People & Culture:
  • Maintain a pulse on the culture of the organization and proactively address culture building opportunities
  • Support leaders with all areas of people management including manager coaching & development, team performance management and goal setting
  • Support the Talent Coordinator with the implementation of engaging culture events and internal team building activities
  • Support team members across all areas with implementing improvement initiatives related to process, tools, culture etc.
  • Manage the e-NPS bi-annual survey process and coordinate follow-up actions such as prioritizing culture improvement initiatives, communicating survey results etc.
  • Support internal communications such as coordinating monthly company-wide townhalls and the implementation of other communication mechanisms

  • Recruitment/Onboarding:
  • Lead the annual/quarterly staffing forecasting planning process
  • Lead and support the Talent Coordinator with strategic and creative sourcing support, advising on end to end recruitment strategies, offer negotiations etc.
  • Continuously improve recruitment and selection processes, procedures and practices  
  • Create an EVP and lead a talent branding initiative to position Kepler as an employer of choice in the Toronto tech market
  • Create and implement a community STEM outreach program
  • Develop and manage an employee onboarding program for new employees

  • Diversity & Inclusion:
  • Create an overarching D&I strategy for Kepler
  • Implement D&I programs and initiatives to attract and retain diverse talent
  • Implement D&I programs and initiatives to support a diverse and inclusive culture and an employee experience focused on inclusion and belonging
  • Create and implement relevant D&I metrics & reporting mechanisms

  • Learning & Development
  • Manage the Kepler Employee Development Program
  • Support employees and managers with identifying skill gaps and learning & development opportunities to supporting closing skills gaps and to support individual professional development goals
  • Manage the bi-annual performance assessment and quarterly goal setting activities
  • Develop and implement internal learning activities for individual teams and all Kepler employees

  • Health & Safety:
  • Lead the JHSC members through providing H&S expertise and general committee guidance
  • Ensure a healthy and safe workplace environment for employees
  • Maintain compliance initiatives related to workplace H&S such as training requirements, adherence to policies, WHMIS program maintenance etc.
  • Support H&S continuous improvement initiatives such as workplace hazard analysis, implementation of new programs (example: Wellness program) etc. 
  • Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, or another relevant field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a HR position, with experience in all of the above areas of responsibility for the Talent Manager position
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in a high growth startup
  • Demonstrated ability to support strategic recruitment sourcing efforts as well as the development of new recruitment initiatives/programs for both tech and non-tech roles
  • Experience managing a HRIS and ATS 
  • Bonus Points:

  • Certificate or Post-Graduate degree (or equivalent) in Human Resources
  • Experience in the telecommunications industry
  • Experience in international recruiting
  • Demonstrated extra-curricular or volunteer experience
  • Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

    As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team by phone at: +1 (437) 637-0047 to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

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