Location: Toronto

What's the opportunity?

Borealis AI’s mission is to be an AI pioneer for financial services. World-class talent is at the heart of this vision and we are hiring a Head, People Operations to own team success at Borealis AI. In partnership with key RBC & Borealis AI stakeholders and team members, your responsibilities span from employee engagement, to recruiting strategy, growth and retention, and beyond.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Collaborates with people leaders and RBC Human Resources to develop employee career paths and support employee development accordingly (e.g. crafting promotion processes, designing education & training programs, coaching services);

  • Partners closely with people leaders and RBC Human Resources to build and deliver an employee retention and engagement strategy. Conduct and analyze employee survey results. Develop strategies to address opportunities for development;

  • Leverage RBC content, programs and partners (HRBP, Employee Relations, Recruitment, Compensation, etc.) to deliver Borealis AI specific solutions;

  • Responsible for Borealis AI overall recruitment and hiring team success and strategy.  Leads recruiting team and works collaboratively to develop targeted recruiting approaches that enable growth;

  • Partners closely with functional leads to perform staffing needs assessment and skills gap analyses to determine team needs;

  • Partners with marketing and communications team, as well as functional Borealis AI leads to execute talent strategy;

  • Owns the employee experience from the early stages of their interaction with the organization. 

You're our ideal candidate if you:

  • Work experience in talent management or similar role in small or mid-size tech companies. Ideal candidate will experience in hyper-growth start-up environments;

  • Hands-on experience developing career paths and personal growth strategies for technology groups;

  • Understand the business rationale and impact of programs;

  • Experience with performance management procedures and reporting.;

  • Collaborative leadership and excellent communication skills;

  • Detailed and process oriented. Demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet goals;

  • A provable commitment to diversity and inclusion.

What's in it for you?

  • Become part of a team that thinks progressively and works collaboratively. We care about seeing each other reach full potential;

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock options where applicable;

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities;

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact from a local-to-global scale.

How to apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to mi.research@borealisai.com and include where you heard about this opportunity.

About Borealis AI

Borealis AI, a RBC Institute for Research, is a curiosity-driven research centre dedicated to achieving state-of-the-art in machine learning. Established in 2016, and with labs in Toronto, Montreal, Waterloo and Vancouver, we support academic collaborations and partner with world-class research centres in artificial intelligence. With a focus on ethical AI that will help communities thrive, our machine learning scientists perform fundamental and applied research in areas such as reinforcement learning, natural language processing, deep learning, and unsupervised learning to solve ground-breaking problems in diverse fields.

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.