Department Manager, Human Resources Business Partners

May 15 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Generalist,
Montreal, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC • Full time

Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

Join BBA and make the most of your experience as Department Manager, Human Resources Business Partners (HRBP). You'll lead the HRBP team across Canada as well as internationally (Chile & USA) to maintain high quality business partnerships and contribute to the success of the firm. Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, and supported by a dedicated and committed team of HR business partners, you'll be responsible for implementing, maintaining, and continuously improving HR programs, policies, working conditions, performance management program, procedures, HR technology, effective work tools and best practices. You will act as a leader and coach for the HRBP team to provide an exceptional employee experience throughout the employee life cycle.

You'll also play a key role as a partner to the senior leaders regarding any matters about managing human resources and change management, in accordance with our corporate values, mission, vision and strategy.

An overview of your mandates and responsibilities

  • Turn the global HR strategic plan and vision into a tactical plan within the HRBP team.
  • Build and maintain strong and positive relationships with internal clients (Operations, Shared Services and Business lines) to ensure fluid and open communication.
  • Be a key leader in partnering with internal clients and HR specialists to aim for best-in-class practices to attract and retain talent.
  • Partner and work closely with HR specialists to express operational challenges and ensure continuous improvement and successful deployment of HR programs.
  • Facilitate any HR program deployment or the annual people process cycle within the business through the HRBP team while mastering change management.
  • Encourage ingenuity, seeking creative solutions and innovation to ensure a high-quality employee experience.
  • Serve as a leader and coach for HRBPs, overseeing their professional development and team engagement.
  • Foster and maintain strong collaboration within the HRBP team and across the HR speciality teams.
  • Use HR data and business intelligence and seek market trends to create a robust retention and engagement action plan.

To be successful in your role you must understand and master the following areas

  • Performance management
  • Employee engagement in reaching business objectives
  • Professional and leadership development
  • Training
  • HR programs and projects
  • Compensation, benefits and HRIS
  • Mobility and assignment conditions
  • Working conditions.

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Inspirational leadership
  • Caring mindset that puts people first
  • Sense of equity and inclusion
  • Results-driven
  • Managerial courage
  • Constantly seek sustainable and agile solutions
  • Desire to motivate and develop the next generation
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Thirst to learn and excelWillingness to work together while having fun.

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Hold a university degree in human resource management, business administration or industrial relations combined with
  • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience
  • Certified human resources professional (CRHA or CHRP)
  • Work experience in the following areas: engineering, technical or consulting in a professional setting
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both spoken and written, in both English and French
  • Be recognized for your leadership based on employee engagement
  • Hold a proven coaching approach and the ability to influence and persuade while being flexible
  • Be a dependable and upstanding individual with an irreproachable sense of ethics
  • Be available to travel occasionally to our other offices across Canada
  • Asset: Work experience in a private company or partnership
  • Asset: Experience working in a fast-growing, cross-Canada company.

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • A caring environment where everyone's ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy
  • An inclusive culture that values diversity, respect and openness
  • On site and at the office:Health, safety and the environment are a priority
  • A collaborative culture among various departments and with our operations clients
  • Valuing complementary expertise
  • Agility and listening: Your ideas are transformed into concrete initiatives
  • Participation in our firm's major projects up to 2030:
    - Our Toward Net Zero plan and our ESG promise
    - 35% of women on our team
    - and much more!
  • Opportunity to mentor our next generation: We invest in our people and help them develop
  • Long-term hiring, not just project-based
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • Access to a leadership program
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and working from home
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Retirement savings and insurance plans
  • Access to an annual premium program for all regular employees
  • Committees involved in important causes: diversity, social commitment, etc.




About BBA
For over 40 years, we've been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada's leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow's industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people's passion and excellence make BBA a Canada's Best Employer and one of Canada's Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we're committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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