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Manager, Corporate Systems
Posting ID:     7021
Position Type:   Full Time Salaried 
City:   Vancouver, BC, Canada 
Location:   Vancouver H/O - Canfor/CWPM_1000 (BC13) 

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity:

The Manager, Corporate Systems is responsible for optimizing business performance by enhancing the alignment between business processes and information technology, building and sustaining a customer focused, process-managed IT services team. The Corporate Systems team plans, delivers and supports Human Resources, Payroll, Safety, and Intranet/Document Management systems for the all divisions of the Company. 


The Manager focuses on the human, organizational and value stream aspects of business processes, their transformation and operation. Gains consensus on new concepts and builds coalitions to move improvement plans forward.  Acts as a change agent to implement and manage best practices across the enterprise.  Identifies business performance and incentive metrics to ensure that continuous, sustained improvement takes place across the enterprise.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead internal customer-facing planning and demand management for the functional groups the team supports.
  • Manage application development, and support
  • Accountable for operational requirements gathering, design, and delivery for HR, Payroll, Safety, and Intranet/Document Management platforms.
  • Manages release and deployment management in conjunction with the IT Operations team to ensure high quality services and service transition for customers.
  • Manages all application related support requests escalated from the Service Delivery team. 


Key Contacts:

  • Line reporting relationship: General Manager, Information Technology
  • Functional reporting relationship:
  • Supervises a tean if 4 full time employees, including Business Systems Analysts an Developers
  • Internal relationships with: Human Resources, Payroll, Safety teams, Public Affairs, Legal and other intranet/document management stakeholders.
  • External relationships with: Software vendors and consulting firms



  1. Project delivery for assigned projects
  2. Staff performance management and development
  3. Solution delivery and sustainment according to service level objectives
  4. Client/customer satisfaction for areas served
  5. System integrity and performance
  6. Operating expenditures for the service area


Required Skills:


  • Degree (or Diploma) in Information Technology or equivalent
  • Project management certification an asset (PMP, Prince2, or similar)



  • Experience effectively leading and managing a technology team
  • Progressive experience in technology positions, preferably application support, development and project delivery
  • Demonstrated experience managing delivery of enterprise-wide multi-stakeholder projects
  • Supporting human resources, payroll, safety, intranet and corporate document management systems
  • Preferably technical experience with an enterprise HRIS and payroll system, preferably SAP Successfactors and payroll
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team skills



Hiring for this position is ongoing and wll be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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