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People Analytics and Data Insights Manager

Mississauga - Financial Dr., ON

 The Opportunity:

Are you ready to be the driving force behind our People Analytics department? As the Manager of People Analytics and Data Insights, you'll lead the charge in building our data strategy from the ground up. Your expertise in analytics and data insights will be instrumental in crafting impactful human capital strategies. Get ready to dive deep into data, connect the dots, and unleash the power of amazing visuals to drive HR excellence.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by April 23. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

Strategic Planning:
  • Develop a strategic roadmap for the People Analytics department, setting clear objectives and aligning them with our organizational goals.
  • Collaborate closely with senior leadership to translate business needs into actionable analytics initiatives.
  • Assess current resources and data sources while anticipating future requirements to ensure seamless execution of our plan.
Data Analytics & Insights:
  • Develop and manage a robust people analytics framework to inform HR and business decision-making, incorporating industry benchmarks and KPIs.
  • Create and implement data models, dashboards, and reports that provide meaningful insights into key HR metrics and trends.
  • Unravel the story behind the data, drawing connections and insights that illuminate achievements and areas for improvement at all levels.
  • Harness the power of data visualizations to narrate the complex story of our employees.
Compliance and Governance:
  • Ensure full compliance with data protection regulations in all people analytics activities.
  • Establish governance and security measures to safeguard sensitive HR data and uphold data integrity.
Stakeholder Collaboration:
  • Collaborate closely with HR business partners and other departments to seamlessly integrate people analytics initiatives.
  • Partner with IT to leverage analytics tools effectively and ensure alignment with our IT infrastructure and security protocols.
  • Maintain open communication with stakeholders to adapt analytics strategies to evolving business needs.
Team Leadership:
  • Foster a team culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Champion continuous learning and development, empowering your team to excel and innovate.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Data Science, Analytics, or another related field.
  • Proven experience in people analytics, with a focus on building programs from the ground up.
  • Demonstrated expertise in crafting captivating data visualizations coupled with the capability to extract key data insights for effective storytelling.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, statistical methods, and visualization tools, including MS Excel, Python, Power BI, Tableau, and SAP.
  • Thorough understanding of data protection regulations and HR compliance requirements.
  • Strong leadership skills with a talent for driving innovation and collaboration.
  • Change management experience and the ability to influence stakeholders effectively.
  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
If you're a strategic thinker, a hands-on leader, and passionate about leveraging data to drive HR excellence, we want you to join us in shaping the future of our People Analytics and Data Insights team. Apply now and let's make an impact together!

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance—combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, ‘speaker series’ events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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