Our Ability Jobs

Jobs Ability | Work with 'Abi'

Job Information

Element Fleet Management Director People Services/HR Operations in Toronto, Ontario

Get started on an exciting career at Element!

Element employees make a difference in the lives of others every day. We are re-defining the fleet management industry to be people first, then business – delivering on our promise of a superior client experience. This takes hard work and innovation, and we need more like-minded people on our team.

What We Need

We are looking for a Director, People Services who will play a critical role establishing and driving a stellar employee experience through our HR operations team. You will lead our People Services organization (HR operations) ensuring systems, technology and vendor partners are providing optimal services and support that establishes Element as an employer of choice.

Are you:

  • Someone who looks at HR systems from the an employee experience lens?

  • Skilled at leading organizational change related to employee benefits and payroll?

  • Passionate about collaborating across an organization and capitalizing on team members' strengths?

As the Director, People Services , you will do all of this and more as you lead the HRIS, payroll and benefits delivery teams at Element.

A Day in the Life

  • Strategic leadership and tactical oversight for the People Services team ensuring standards, objectives, and best practices are achieved

  • Partners with the HR Leadership Team (HRLT) to resolve any staffing and/or HR operations delivery matters and provides feedback and counsel in relation to HR operations (systems, technologies, best practices, etc.)

  • Manages strategic service provider relationships and optimize costs of services

  • Manages team leads and various vendors ensuring objectives are set/achieved consistent with long term goals

  • Drives cultural change and process improvements ensuring the organization remains agile and responsive to business needs

  • Creates alignment of business objectives, programs, and risk management to enterprise objectives

  • Defines and adjust HR operations standards and technologies while incorporating governance with business processes

  • Creates, develops, and delivers projects that will create competitive advantage for the enterprise

  • Leads and manages cross-functional teams to achieve goals and results


  • BA/BS degree and/or the equivalent combination of education/experience/training including appropriate industry certification

  • 10+ years in HR service delivery/shared services model, preferably in information technology or enterprise project delivery and implementation

  • 5+ year leading and managing teams to achieve deliverables

  • Demonstrated experience negotiating service provider contracts and managing vendors to service levels and deliverables

What’s in it for You

• A culture of innovation, empowerment, decision-making, and accountability

• Comprehensive health and welfare benefits that serve the needs of you and your family and foster a culture of wellness

• Additional benefits and amenities, including paid time-off programs (vacation, sick leave, and holidays)

• Flexible work environments

Applicants will be required to undergo a background check only if and after a conditional offer of employment has been extended.

Element Fleet Management and its wholly owned subsidiaries are 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, gender identity, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, Aboriginal/Native American status, protected veterans’ status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application and interview process are available upon request. Should you require an accommodation with our hiring process please send an email to talentacquisition@elementcorp.com or call (800) 665-9744.

Read more about our Culture (https://www.elementfleet.com/about-us/careers/our-culture) .

Learn about the Technology (https://www.elementfleet.com/fleet-services/fleet-management-technology) and Fleet Services (https://www.elementfleet.com/fleet-services) we offer our clients.

Element Fleet Management is the global leader in the fleet management industry, providing a full suite of customized services and consulting for our clients with commercial vehicle fleets. We offer our clients everything from streamlined vehicle purchasing and technology solutions to personalized driver safety resources. We simplify fleet management so that our clients are free to achieve their business goals, knowing that their vehicles are in good hands.