Work History

Work History
Oct 2006 - Present

Senior Human Resources Manager

The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall

¨Successfully revised and updated the company Policies and Procedures Manual for The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall

¨Successfully completed a salary administration project for all employees

¨Successfully negotiated and implemented a benefits package with a new carrier

¨Provide expert advice to all management levels of the Corporation on Employee Relations, Performance Management, Training and Development, WSIB, Leadership, Best Practices Management, Legislation, Human Rights, Immigration, and Compensation

¨Update and implement orientation of full-time and part-time employees at all levels

¨Participate in monthly inspections of both halls as the Certified Management Representative of the Health and Safety Committee

2004 - Present

Senior Human Resources Advisor - Contract

Logisti-Solve Inc

¨Successfully led recruitment drive for first-line operations, conducted exit interviewsCreated and customized job descriptions

¨Oversaw the company benefits and payroll system and ensure correct payments are made to first-line employees

¨Saved the company over $50,000 in temporary agency premiums

¨Member of the Health and Safety Committee, investigate accidents and manage WSIB cases

Aug 2005 - Sep 2006

Ontario Human Resources Manager

Essilor Group of Companies

¨Successfully managed writing and implementing the company policies and procedures for Essilor Group of Companies

¨Provided professional advice Senior Executive Management on Employee Relations, Performance Management, Training and Development

¨Participated in meetings in Montreal Head Office with Senior Management reporting on Target Recruitment and Selection and retention of talent at all levels of corporate structure

¨Traveled across Ontario monthly for maintaining Human Resources business partnership with Essilor private Laboratories

2004 - 2005

Human Resources Supervisor

Bell Technical Solutions

¨Successfully assisted in leading implementation of mass recruitment of Bell Technicians across Ontario, ensured Orientation of newly hired employees

¨Administered and advised on all Benefits, to all Ontario employees of Entourage Technology Solutions / Bell Canada

¨Ensured special payments, i.e. bonuses, acting assignments, to all Ontario employees through SAP

¨Consulted on interpretation of collective agreements and employee relations

1998 - 2003

Human Resources/Pension Supervisor

¨Advised Senior Management on human relations issues

¨As Team Leader of Compensation / Recruitment, recruited external employees and oversaw human resources activities for the department and recovered 6 million dollars in outstanding pension contributions nationally

¨Supervised and provided direction and guidance to the team of 8 pension administrators

¨As HR Representative for Corporate University, provided expert support to Director as it related to human resources activities and collated and analyzed Level 1 evaluations

Education

Education
1998 - Present

Post-Graduate CHRM

Seneca College

Post-Graduate Canadian Human Resources Management Program 

1991 - 1995

Bachelor of Arts

University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts 

Skills

Skills

Additional Training Courses

Health and Safety Certification Management Representative One-Minute Leadership Manager Human Rights Investigations, Conflict and Dispute Resolution  Termination of Employment, Hours of Work, Emergency Leave and Audits First Aid and CPR Certified

Languages

English, Russian, Italian, Ukrainian French - Beginner with ability to refresh quickly

Computer Skills

SAP, MS Office, Windows 2000 / XP, HRIS, HRMBA, Lotus Suite

Profile

This Senior Human Resources Professional has expertise in the areas of performance management, recruitment and selection, compensation and Health and Safety.  As an insightful and sound consultant, this business partner provides high value, innovative HR solutions that contribute to the corporate bottom line.

Custom

OTHER EMPLOYMENT

Teacher / Human Resources Consultantfor Music Institute

1994 – 1998

Court Interpreter for the Ministry of Attorney General and Immigration     

1993-PresentVolunteer in Administration for Consulate of Italy     

1991-1995

Summary

¨Senior Human Resources Manager who successfully and single-handedly manages employee relations, performance management and employee training for The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall.

¨Regional Human Resources Manager who successfully managed the Essilor Group of Companies in the province of Ontario in all aspects of Employee Relations, Performance Management, Recruitment and Target Selection, Exit Interviews, WSIB, Disability and Training and Development of Supervisors

¨Experienced recruiter with proven track record who has customized job descriptions, and competency profiles to hire top performers saving over $3,000 per week to Logisti-Solve Inc and assisted with mass recruitment for Entourage Technology Solutions / Bell Canada

¨Successfully led the team of 8 employees in Pension Department at Canada Post Corporation to exceed the forecasted plan of transferring employee compensation information through pension evaluation tests. Successfully recovered 6 million dollars in outstanding pension contributions

Interest

Professional Piano player, Dog walking, Reading, Exercising, Travelling, Learning languages

Certifications

Certifications

First Aid

First Response
1993 - Present

Court Interpreter

Ministry of Attorney General
2008 - Present

Health and Safety Management Rep

WSIB
2007 - Present

WHMIS

First Response

Secret