Vice President, Human Resources

Job Locations Calgary, AB, Canada + Tucson, AZ, United States
Job ID
Human Resources
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
NovAtel Inc.


Hexagon's Autonomous Solutions division is looking for a highly adaptable, strategic and collaborative Vice President of Human Resources. Reporting to the CFO and Executive Vice President of Corporate Services and part of the Executive team, you will be a key business partner responsible for providing leadership to our division’s HR strategy and operations.

This is an ideal role for an exceptional leader and change agent to join our growing and profitable division and be an integral part of transforming our organization.

Location:  Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. Our preferred location for this role is in either our Tuscon, AZ, USA or Calgary, AB, Canada office. We are open to relocation for the right candidate.

Hexagon's Autonomous Solutions division: This division was established in 2022 by combining the Autonomy & Positioning (A&P), Mining and Agriculture divisions of Hexagon.  With over 2000 global employees, the division offers perception, positioning, vehicle autonomy and site orchestration technologies to enable the full autonomous solution for agriculture, mining, automotive, marine and other industries. 


  • Develop and implement HR strategies aligned with the overall business strategy that drives growth, enhances organizational effectiveness and employee engagement, and fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.
  • Lead the global HR operations to deliver the best employee experience and achieve operational excellence.
  • Provide leadership, direction and support to the global HR team to ensure the achievement of objectives and support their continued growth and development.
  • Advise the Executive team on people and organizational matters.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the global HR leadership team objectives across all divisions within Hexagon.
  • Participate in M&A by providing HR expertise from due diligence to integration.


Must Have

  • At least 15+ years of progressive HR experience managing multiple HR disciplines; at least 5 years of experience in an executive management role.
  • International HR experience with a solid understanding of employment law and best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience leading large projects and change initiatives.
  • Strong consulting and coaching skills.
  • A bachelor’s degree in business or a related field.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 20 – 30% of the time.

 Key Success Factors

  • Has a long-term, broad perspective of the HR function and how that translates into adding value to the business.
  • Known for your integrity and securing the trust of management and employees.
  • Ability to effectively communicate clear and inspiring messages.
  • An effective change champion and agent with the proven ability to lead people through change.
  • Skilled at developing relationships within all levels and functions of the organization as well as with industry and professional associations to gain a broad and diverse perspective.
  • Proven ability to influence and drive results in a matrix organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze data and make data-driven decisions.


  • Experience working in a high-tech organization.
  • HR and coaching certification or accreditation.

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply. For any questions about the role or our company, please email our team at and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 24,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field. 


Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.  


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