Careers at Velsoft

HR Manager

New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

About Us: Velsoft is an innovative Educational Technologies company dedicated to transforming education through cutting-edge digital solutions. Our team of 25 passionate employees is committed to creating impactful educational tools and resources that make learning more engaging and accessible. We are based in the heart of New Glasgow, NS, where we foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment. 

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced HR Manager to join our team. The HR Manager will play a critical role in shaping our company’s culture, managing employee relations, and ensuring that our HR policies and procedures align with our business goals. This role requires a hands-on approach and a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities of working in a small, innovative company. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. 
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, or other issues. 
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process to ensure we attract and retain top talent. 
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital.
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance. 
  • Maintain pay plan and benefits program. 
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs. 
  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics. 
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management. 


  • Proven working experience as HR Manager or other HR Executive. 
  • Demonstrable experience with human resources metrics. 
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases. 
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills. 
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills. 
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company. 
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices. 
  • Degree in Human Resources or related field. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in a technology or education-related industry. 
  • Familiarity with small business HR practices and challenges. 
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. 

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive salary ($55k – $60k to start) and benefits package. 
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth. 
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment. 
  • The chance to make a significant impact on education through technology. 

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are a great fit for this role to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and early applications are encouraged. 

Velsoft is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 


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