Executive Vice President & Head of Human Resources

dcbel Montréal

Type d'emploi

Full time


Montreal, QC

Années d'expérience

+7 years

Niveau de scolarité

Bachelor's degree

La description

dcbel was founded on the principle that everyone should have the freedom to benefit from a better source of energy, that fueling our lives should not be complex, and that taking ownership over our energy supply should not affect the lives of future generations.
Our mission is delivering energy on your own terms, so you can live a life without compromise.
As part of our continued growth, we are seeking an exceptionally talented seasoned individual who can step into and take a lead role in growing the business on a global scale.
Reporting to the CFO, as the Executive VP & Head of Human Resources, you will be acting as a strategic partner and being part of the higher management team, aiding senior management on HR related matters. The Executive VP & Head of Human Resources will be one of the major contributors to our global hyper growth. The expertise of this contributor is required to drive our organizational development. This key role will contribute to the development of business strategies and ensure alignment with employees, while coaching the managers throughout deployment of organizational changes and performance management.
As a strong human resources leader, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and directing all human resources related activities across multiple countries, as well as managing the compensation and benefits, employee relations, talent acquisition, performance management and administration functions. Within the role you will have the opportunity to analyse and evaluate current processes and procedures and advise as appropriate on actions to be taken.

The Executive VP & Head of Human Resources is an individual who possesses strong leadership skills and the ability to understand a growing organization and provide the vision and leadership to ensure the people side of the business is well organized. He or she is proactive in his or her approach to human resources. The candidate will demonstrate highly effective decision making, judgment, communication, and modeling of the company's values.
As our Executive VP & Head of Human Resources, you are an inspirational leader who has a clear vision and an operational sense of how to turn vision into action. you understand our culture and the importance of our values.
You will step in and lead the HR function. You will assume full accountability in the shaping of culture & teams and building a strong performance team in a fast-growing company.


  • Play an advisory role with the higher management team with regard to HR matters in order to help achieve our ambitious global hyper growth;
  • Work with the higher management team to establish strategies including but not limited to recruitment, performance management, compensation & benefits, talent development, employee engagement & retention, and internal communications;
  • Commit and work towards the mission and growth of the business;
  • Implement and oversee the talent acquisition processes for the next growth phase including talent review process, succession planning, salary reviews, management training coordinating growth and other learning opportunities, as well as manage effective onboarding and offboarding;
  • Contribute to strengthening the organizational culture focused on growth and team performance;
  • Drive effective performance management system through key performance indicators, key positions and high performance; consolidate and analyze them in order to direct HR actions accordingly;
  • Improve organizational, team and individual performance through effective delivery of human resources services;
  • Implement best practices around staffing to ensure the business hiring requirements are being met in a timely manner, by helping to source, assessing and selecting high potential talent;
  • Own dcbel total rewards and compensation structure, perform regular benchmarking and ensure competitiveness in a particularly competitive environment;
  • Providing expert HR input into senior level decision making, day to day management and strategic and operational initiatives of the organisation;
  • Help build, motivate, and mentor a team to create a high-performing culture and develop related programs to meet the ambitious and aggressive hiring plans;
  • Oversee the talent pipeline and supporting leadership development plans;
  • Help build and apply HR policies, procedures and SOPs;
  • Provide coaching/guidance on people management skills, including career pathing and leveling, management and organizational designs;
  • Create and manage budgets for the related groups;
  • Analyze trends & use data to develop people programs and influence change;
  • Help to create retention strategies for the organization;
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting contracts and helping resolve work-related concerns through effective performance coaching.


  • 7 + years of experience in a senior HR role preferably within a fast-paced, high-growth environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field;
  • Professional level of knowledge in relevant subjects of HR operations including data management, talent acquisition, performance management, employee engagement, retention, succession planning compensation and benefits, and organizational development;
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment and capable of balancing the need of the business and the needs of the people;
  • Tech savvy, with strong knowledge and experience in modern HR tools;
  • Resourceful, self-motivated with a collaborative team mindset;
  • Related experience within the emerging or fast-growing industry;
  • Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences;
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions;
  • Strong problem identification and resolution skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to clearly and simply articulate complex ideas to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset that enjoys being involved in tactical execution;
  • Highly energetic personality with a motivating attitude;
  • Hands-on, “roll-up your sleeves” mindset, with an inspirational personality and ability to be a driver and a change agent;
  • Self-starter with the ability to execute and implement change within an organization;
  • Critical thinker; strategic and highly analytical;
  • Demonstrated strong business judgment and decision-making skills; ability to identify, prioritize, and articulate the highest impact initiatives;
  • Results-oriented;
  • Inspirational thought leader, with excellent verbal communication skills to build a narrative around strategy & align objective-driven recommendations across a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Strong team management and outstanding leadership skills. Has built and led accomplished teams of multiple back-office functions;
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both team leader and team player roles;
  • Track record of success and achievement in fast paced and high-performing environments;
  • Detail-oriented with outstanding analytical skills that thrives in a result-oriented environment;
  • Has relentlessly high standards;
  • High level of integrity, values and discretion;
  • Accessible and comfortable in a scale-up and evolving culture;
  • Confident with the intellect to be challenged by the smartest people (i.e. leave the ego at the door!).


Our client has created a very innovative and motivated working environment that attracts the best talents. The company also offers exciting opportunities to grow, learn, develop your professional career and reach new heights!

Avantages sociaux et plus

  • competitive benefits provided for dcbel employees