Human Resources Business Partner

December 4 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Generalist,
Toronto, ON • offers.employment-type.fulltime

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

An overview of your future role at BBA

Join BBA and make the most of your experience by leading the Human resources aspect for the Canadian central region by providing an advisory role with employees, VP, Directors and Managers to significantly help them achieve their business objectives.
You will also provide practical and strategic support such as organizational development, employee relations, total rewards, performance management and the creation and implementation of HR initiatives and programs. You will also work closely with other professionals on the team.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Understand the goals and challenges of assigned clients (disciplines) to play a key role in fulfilling their operational plans and to participate in developing HR initiatives to support their strategic plan.
  • Responsible for translating the business challenges of assigned disciplines into concrete, measurable HR interventions; help develop a structured process and implement activities for talent attraction, retention, engagement and development as well as succession planning.
  • Support HR programs and processes and promote HR best practices for the firm.
  • Support assigned clients, identify business challenges requiring HR action and present innovative business solutions.
  • Implement various HR initiatives in assigned disciplines in collaboration with managers.
  • Train, coach and advise clients in areas such as HR challenges and best practices, employee relations, succession planning, employee engagement, integration and retention, compensation and mobility.
  • Support managers in managing personnel and foster the development of personnel management skills.
  • Participate in the talent attraction strategies.
  • Support, collaborate and play an advisory role with internal clients who are responsible for recruiting.
  • Coordinate pre-employment assessments in collaboration with our service providers.
  • Propose and finalize salary analyses in collaboration with other HRBPs and hiring managers in anticipation of job offers.
  • Present and negotiate job offers with candidates.

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Results-driven
  • Caring mindset that puts people first
  • Sense of equity and inclusion
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Eco-mindful
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Inspirational leadership
  • Constantly seeking sustainable and agile solutions.

Your key skills and certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations, HR Management or Business Administration (with a specialization in
  • HR Management) and designation as certified human resources professional (CRHA or CHRP)
  • At least 10 years of experience as an HRBP or HR advisor
  • Knowledge of various work-related legislation
  • Intermediate computer skills, particularly with MS Office
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately in both English and French, spoken and written
  • Ability to establish a quality-oriented partnership and work as a team member
  • Available to travel to each of BBA's Greater Montréal offices
  • Experience designing, developing and implementing HR business solutions for a wide range of clients and ability to achieve business goals by proposing new approaches, policies and procedures to foster continuous improvement and HR development
  • Ability to evolve in a dynamic results-based matrix environment
  • Ability to adopt a client-based approach and to tactfully manage sensitive situations.

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Long-term hiring (not just project-based)
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Access to a profit-sharing program for all regular employees
  • Committees involved in important causes: diversity, social commitment, etc.
  • Growing business with many opportunities
  • Generous pension and insurance plan
  • A collaborative culture among various departments and with our operations clients
  • Valuing complementary expertise
  • Agility and listening: your ideas are transformed into concrete initiatives.




BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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