The Human Resources Partner is the first point of contact for a designated group of people managers, who manage both unionized and non-unionized groups. The incumbent supports departments and faculties in the day-to-day delivery, coordination and administration of HR activities and programs. This includes people and performance management; labour and employee relations; the application of policies and procedures; support for employee engagement and organization effectiveness, with a goal of establishing empowered environments that are able to meet employee and operational objectives.
Role accountability extends to analyzing practices and programs, recommending solutions and working with department and faculty leaders to effect change. The ability to build strong relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, mediate between conflicting stakeholders and serves as a liaison between faculties, departments and related stakeholders is a fundamental role requirement.
The Human Resources Partner, builds meaningful relationships with all leaders and is seen as a trusted advisor.
The Ideal Candidate
You love a challenge, a multi-faceted position and environment where no two days are alike. The relationship building aspect of the position appeals to your collaborative spirit and personal passions. As a confident coach and mediator, you excel at neutralizing conflictual or emotionally charged situations and are passionate about advising and developing others. You are a take-charge person who digs in and gets things done, while keeping stakeholders in the loop. You have exceptional listening, reasoning and verbal communication skills and a willingness to embrace change.