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Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)

  • Waterloo, Ontario

Job description

Our team has an immediate permanent opening for an Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP).


  • Drive the design and execution of HR initiatives, including talent management (Orientation, Performance Management, training, new hire onboarding), employee engagement, and organizational development
  • Provide support to managers on a wide range of HR topics, including employee relations, HR regulations and policies, and performance issues
  • Oversee the management and progress of local recruitment initiatives and Recruiters
  • Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures and guidelines to support Corporate HR and Business priorities
  • Administers HR policies procedures and programs in service of the HR team
  • Conducts data analysis for the business to support the implementation of human resource programs processes and services aligned to talent, performance and compensation, organization design, assessments and talent planning
  • Provides advice and counsel to managers and employees on all performance related issues, including identifying key talent, organizational planning, recognition and rewards, attendance/performance issues, performance improvement and terminations, employee relations issues, and corporate people movement

Job requirements

What you'll bring to the team:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management or Business. Master's Degree and/or CHRL / CPHR Certified HR Professional designation is an asset
  • 3+ years of HR Business Partner experience, specifically in: HR solutions, guidelines and policies
  • Strong HR knowledge and experience in Ontario employment law & practices
  • Employment/labor law and policy acumen to problem solve, influence and coach employees and managers to drive higher engagement and performance
  • Understanding of recruitment fundamentals, including talent mapping, sourcing, screening, interviewing and the selection processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels