Human Resources Director

AdminFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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Responsible for planning and directing all human resources activities, Implements and coordinates policies and programs encompassing all aspects of company’s human resources strategy, such as: labor relations, safety, compensation programs, performance management, recruitment, training, benefits, workforce planning, and employment equity programs.


  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation


  • Develops, recommends, and implements systems, strategies and procedures for the delivery of human resource functions
  • Leads the development of organization-wide human resources policies and procedures; creates and maintains company policy manuals and awareness; ensures consistency of practices and service delivery within the company
  • Analyzes and advises on trends and human resources issues and provides advice and guidance to management on human resources issues
  • Manages day-to-day employee relations and maintains confidential staff records
  • Prepares and administers department budget
  • Maintains, updates, deploys, and oversees performance management and review processes for all employees
  • Manages compensation and total rewards programs; ensures fair and equitable compensation practices
  • Evaluates, maintains, and administers benefit programs
  • Manages terminations and resignations; oversees offboarding of all staff
  • Facilitates company change initiatives, and continues to build on remote work best practices
  • Oversees and administers employee engagement and recognition programs; develops and implements new strategies on an ongoing basis
  • Oversees the recruitment process from sourcing to onboarding; cultivates and maintains external relationships with service providers, educational institutions and industry partners; manages recruitment branding
  • Performs onboarding functions and related administrative functions; leads new hire set up
  • Oversees leadership development; trains supervisory and management staff, and provides ongoing support as needed
  • Provides for and continues to develop company’s internal L&D programs
  • Creates, manages, and maintains Occupational Health & Safety programs and Emergency Response Plans
  • Oversees the organization’s payroll; manages records of employee leave, personal time and vacation entitlement; resolves enquiries from employees
  • Performs year end payroll reconciliations; prepares and issues tax forms to all staff
  • Facilitates and maintains vendor relationships; negotiates contracts, creates vendor standards and assists in new vendor selection
  • Continues to develop and expand on company’s EDIB policies and programs; evaluates participation in external data collection initiatives; develops strategic approaches to cultivate belonging in a remote workplace; continually reassesses for inequity at every level of the organization
  • Provides communications and social media support, travel management, event planning, and other ad hoc assistance to all departments as required


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources or a related field, plus and 7-10 years' related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated strong, ethical, and authentic leadership, with a people-centered leadership practice
  • Knowledge of internal and external business/trends, provincial Employment Standards and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Proven strategic mindset, equally able to focus on tactical and operational issues; comfortable moving between the strategic and the tactical as needed
  • Strong knowledge of HR best practices
  • Excellent understanding of Canadian immigration programs and the ability to independently manage open files on an ongoing basis
  • Strong understanding of contract language. Able to review service provider and partner documentation, draft service level agreements and amendments as required
  • Experience with DEI learning programs
  • Excellent attention to detail, administrative skills and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in English


  • Experience in the Game Development or High-tech sectors an asset

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information please visit

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

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We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.