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HR Business Partner

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, HR Client Services and Support Staff Relations, the HR Business Partner will function collaboratively as a member of the Human Resources team by providing the full range of HR services to an assigned client group. While the HR Business Partner will be the first point of contact for clients on employee and labour relations, strategic workforce planning and performance management, the position also requires the incumbent to take an active leadership role in assisting managers with job descriptions and evaluations, recruitment and selection, absence management and return to work. In addition, the HR Business Partner will lead or contribute to HR Client Services projects which may include implementing employee and labour relations best practices, policy and practice development, or other initiatives from an integrated equity, diversity and inclusion lens/framework from within the Human Resources department


The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and possess a CHRL designation (or in progress). A minimum of 5 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’ expectations is a must. Additional qualifications and experience include superior verbal and written communication skills; working in a unionized environment; an analytical approach to problem solving including data analysis; superior facilitation, negotiation and organization skills and a strong understanding of HR best practices with respect to service delivery. An ability to excel in a team-based environment, where achievement of deliverables requires effective communication and follow-through; and a proven ability to work with sensitive/confidential information. The successful candidate must have the ability to approach their work with a focus on equity, diversity and inclusion. Experience working in higher education will be considered an asset.

Reports To:

Manager, HR Client Services & Support Staff

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Full Time

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HR Services


Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus


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