Human Resources Business Partner

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Position Summary

The Human Resources Business Partner will function collaboratively as a member of the Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness team by providing the full range of HR services to an assigned client group. The incumbent will be a strategic partner to the organization by embedding HR strategy into day-to-day work and providing professional HR guidance and support to relevant internal client groups with the objective of adding value to the business. As the first point of contact for employee and labour relations, strategic workforce planning, performance management and talent strategies implementation, this position requires the incumbent to take an active leadership role in assisting managers in arears such as job descriptions and evaluations, recruitment and selection, absence management and return to work.
The incumbent will provide sound advice and proactive guidance to their assigned client groups; this includes the participation in and implementation of various HR processes and initiatives. The individual will work with departmental stakeholders and senior leaders to devise strategies and tools that leverage reporting to foster growth, process and performance improvement, increase the ease and efficiencies of work and enhance employee engagement.
The ideal candidate will have thorough understanding and a broad range of experiences that can provide guidance and counsel on various issues both directly and as part of a broader HR strategic discussion. Furthermore, the incumbent will provide expertise on HR initiatives that may include: identified employee/labour relations; policy; practice; response to new legislation; implementation of new Collective Agreement requirements; or any other department initiative.


The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related discipline and a CHRP/CHRL designation or postgraduate College Diploma in Human Resources Management. A minimum of 4 years’ progressive HR Generalist experience with extensive labour relations is required. Well-developed consulting and relationship management skills to discover, understand and anticipate the assigned clients’ business needs and manage clients’ and stakeholder expectations is required.
Additional qualifications and experience include superior verbal and written communication skills, ability to navigate through uncertainty and lead change, an analytical approach to problem solving including data analysis, superior facilitation and negotiation skills and a strong understanding of HR best practices with respect to service delivery. The ability to excel in a team-based environment is essential. The successful candidate must be able to approach work with a focus on equity, diversity and inclusion. Experience working in higher education will be considered an asset.

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Manager, HR Business Partner Services

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Duration of Need: 12 months with the possibility of extension


Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness


Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus


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Hours of Work:

37.5 hours per week
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