Human Resources Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

    Saskatoon, SK


    Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding challenge? Lock search Group is proud to be partnering with Vital Metals and assisting them in the hiring professionals in the Saskatoon Marketplace. Vital Metals is a rapidly growing mining company that operates Canada’s first rare earth mine. This company is built on integrity, respect of self and others, community and thinking differently. As an organization they aim to be safety proactive, the largest independent supplier of clean mixed rare earth feedstock outside China, support clean technologies and industries such as electric vehicles, renewable energy and the green economy. Lock Search Group is tasked with finding find their next Human Resources Manager.




    Main Activities            

    • Setting up and executing the recruitment processes 
    • Onboarding employees for the Saskatoon Rare Earth concentration plant, in accordance with Vital Metals code of conduct 
    • Responsible for developing and implementing the HR policies and processes  
    • Setting up a human resources system covering payroll, benefits, training, sickness, vacation management and succession planning commensurate with the need of the Saskatoon Operation and Vital Metals Corporate HR framework 
    • Managing and developing direct reports 
    • Assist in developing an effective team culture for the plant 
    • Support the Cheetah’s HR team 
    • Foster synergies with other departments and opportunities for continuous improvement 
    • Any other duty as assigned 



    Key Skills                   

    • 5 to 10 years’ experience in an HR management role 
    • Post-secondary education and CHRP designation 
    • Excellent vision, engagement and communication skills with a lead by example attitude 
    • Strong leadership and safety culture 
    • Ability to work independently and efficiently 
    • Experience in dealing with a union environment is an asset 
    • Industrial Crisis management experience is an asset 

    Why Work for Vital Metals 


    At Vital, they understand people are fundamental to their success.  They aspire to provide opportunities for the people and businesses in the communities in which we operate. Being focused on creating an inclusive workplace with the right people in the right roles who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded. Vital Metals offers a competitive salary, benefits, and vacation package with opportunities to grow and advance. 



    If you’re an experienced HR Professional who checks all the boxes, apply today in confidence by directly emailing your resume to Jay Pinniger (Recruitment Consultant), 

    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship. 


    Lock Search Group is a National Executive Recruitment firm with a dozen offices in Canada, a staff of more than 50 Consultants and Associates, and expertise in 11 major disciplines. Our mission is to provide exceptional Recruitment and Consulting Services to clients and candidates. We apply our experience and expertise to deliver solutions with a personalized approach that focuses on clients’ needs and candidates’ goals. 


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