Human Resources Business Partner - 6 Month Contract

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 09-10-2018
Our client, a North American leader in financial services located in North York has selected The Talent Company to help search for a Human Resources Business Partner. Reporting to the AVP, Human Resources, the Human Resources Business Partner provides advice to business leaders, managers, and employees on all human resources related matters such as employee relations, rewards and recognition, talent management, change management and organization design, and team effectiveness.  The HRPB will also leverage their understanding of the business to translate these needs into innovative and creative HR solutions.
 
Responsibilities
  • Act as the primary human resources contact for specified internal clients. Build a strong partnership with your clients by developing an in-depth understanding of their business needs.
  • Provide advice and consulting services to managers and/or employees on employment related issues, policies and procedures, human rights and employment legislation to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees and to ensure that common and consistent practices are followed throughout the organization.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement company policies and procedures and appropriate training in all areas of employment, including employee relations, performance management, recruitment and selection, and compensation and benefits
  • Work with outside employment legal counsel on employment litigation matters, recommending an appropriate course of action on legal matters within their level of authority, and potentially representing the organization at mediations, discoveries, and trials
  • Maintain practices that ensure compliance with company, regulatory, legal and ethical policies and requirements.
  • Protect the health and safety of self and others by reporting unsafe conditions, working in compliance with the law and adhering to the safe work practices and procedures established and required by the organization.


Requirements
  • Post-secondary degree in human resources or equivalent certificate in human resources
  • At least 8 years of progressive HR experience supporting a wide range of client groups
  • Proven experience as a trusted and collaborative business partner to the business
  • Hands-on and current experience in Talent Management and Employee Relations is considered an asset
  • Proven ability to lead complex programs and projects supporting multiple senior level leaders across various locations and functions
  • Effectively able to manage and balance tactical and administrative elements of the role with the strategic and more client, value-driven aspects in an efficient manner
  • A true team player that works to support an inclusive and collaborative environment
  • Experience with the successful handling of employee relations files including matter related to employment legislation, performance management, and issues
  • Demonstrated past experience in conducting investigations to resolution
 
This is a career opportunity, not just another job. To express interest in this opportunity, please select APPLY below. As always, referrals are gratefully received.
 
About The Talent Company
The Talent Company is a HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
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