The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is a member of the Human Resources Consulting & Program Delivery Team and supports the delivery of Seaspan's strategic HR objectives. The HRBP partners with their assigned business units to provide in-depth expertise and guidance on complex HR issues, organizational effectiveness, leadership, performance, change management and employee relations. Duties/Accountabilities
Education and Experience
- Partner with assigned business units through regular check-ins to understand business priorities and to define workforce planning activities.
- Act as a liaison with Talent Management, Total Rewards, Employee Relations and Ability Management Teams to ensure that the HR needs of assigned business units are managed in a timely manner.
- Assess emerging business, organization or people trends and identify appropriate HR solutions.
- Conduct effective workplace investigations to ensure equity in all matters pertaining to a respectful workplace.
- Prepare contracts for promotions, transfers, and new hires in collaboration with HR colleagues.
- Assist the HR colleagues with onboarding, applicant tracking system (Taleo) entries, document preparation, process and procedures.
- Co-facilitate new hire orientation and corporate orientation sessions.
- Support regulatory reporting requirements, such as Employment Equity or Federal Contractors Program, and develop initiatives to improve Seaspan's diversity and representation of designated group members.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies
- A degree in Human Resources or Business Administration is required.
- CPHR designation is preferred.
- A minimum of 4 years of HRBP experience as a client-focused HR Generalist.
- Previous experience working as an HRBP preferred.
- Experience working in a fast paced, heavy industry environment is preferred.
- Union experience is also preferred (Collective Agreement interpretation, workplace investigations, etc.)
- Labour relations experience an asset..
- Effectively demonstrate the principles of partnership and team play, sharing a respect for and value of diversity and varied skills, a can-do attitude, and loyalty to business partners.
- Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with high growth, ambiguous and changing circumstances, direction, and strategy.
- Be honest and sincere in actions and follow through on commitments.
- Knowledge of HR best practices in recruitment, compensation, performance management, succession planning, orientation and workforce planning.
- Excellent knowledge of federal and provincial legislation including the Canadian Human Rights Act, Employment Equity Act, Canada Labour Code, and Employment Standards.
- Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with multiple stakeholders and confidential/sensitive information.
- Strong business acumen, evidencing the use of insights in the business environment to improve talent and business outcomes.
- Ability to work collaboratively and independently, as required.
Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Note: Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted
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