Human Resources Business Partners work closely with management to increase the organizational health of the business. They provide leadership in the implementation and execution of human resources related policies and guidelines;
organizational design; company culture and employee development. They successfully influence and partner with other groups around the company (legal, finance, recruiting, etc.
to advocate for business needs. They consult with employees and managers to address root causes of human resources issues and address employee relations issues with a systematic approach.
HRBPs participate in company-wide initiatives and programs while meeting the needs of their businesses. Key skills and abilities of a HRBP include coaching, consulting, facilitation, influencing, communication, process development, analysis and problem solving.
Understands key business goals, and business priorities, able to apply to core areas of HR responsibilities in order to prioritize work and set goals
Provides input into org design discussions (i.e. information about talent for succession planning, attrition risks)
Implements communication plan for org changes
Conducts diagnostics to identify trends & environmental ER or workplace issues, communicates findings
Implements components of strategy and action plans that addresses workplace environment, employee engagement or retention issues
Conducts investigations of employee relations issues in consultation with management
Supports rollout of compliance initiatives; understands and independently counsels the business regarding local employment law and legislation changes
Partners with Recruiting to coach managers around recruiting process
Interprets hiring data and provides recommendations to recruiting and business leaders for sourcing strategies
Understands local market for staffing needs
Participates in interview loops and debriefs
Approves offers, transfers, and compensation exceptions within client org
Engages with managers to ensure launch plans are created, participates in launch plans as needed
Facilitates or assists multiple department or group level PCRs
Drives identification and management of forward looking promotions for Managers
Manages exceptions for compensation related to individuals
Identifies participants for programs, and manages internal communications related to training and development
Partners with leaders on talent development
Partners with managers on individual employee performance improvement plans
Analyzes data and shares with leaders
Trains and / or consults with managers on employee lifecycle issues
Identifies gaps in policy and services, makes recommendations for system process improvement and may draft and maintain policies for site
Rolls out new policy changes / services and ensures business adoption and / or understanding of changes
May recommend exceptions to policies with input from Sr. Leaders or HR Management
3 years' experience in an HR generalist, management or business partner role
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent post-secondary degree
Proven change management and team development experience
Full English proficiency
Proven experience in successfully partnering with business stakeholders
Previous experience using labor law to consult with businesses
High proficiency on written communication
Ability to diagnose problems and drive appropriate solutions.
Influencing skills and interfacing with senior members of the business.
Ability to function in a fast paced and innovative environment.
Master’s degree or MBA in a Human Resources discipline preferred