You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

People & Culture Partner

Richmond, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

Are you an intermediate or senior human resources generalist who is a proven relationship builder committed to a high level of customer service? Do you have experience in labour relations, disability management, job design, change management, and workforce planning?

We have a 1-year temporary opportunity for a People & Culture Business Partner to join a team of seasoned human resources professionals. In this role, you'll provide consulting and advisory services to a client group and support an organization that is passionate about the health and safety of workplaces across the province. The environment is fast-paced, challenging, and equally rewarding.

If you're interested in joining a growing People and Culture team in a role that will expose you to a variety of areas and provide excellent opportunities for professional growth and development, then we want to hear from you.

How you'll make a difference: You'll build and empower teams that serve workers and employers across B.C.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and occasionally in our Richmond office.

What you'll do

As a People & Culture Business Partner you'll be providing expertise advice, support, and services in a variety of human resources areas including:
  • Labour relations
  • Performance development and coaching
  • Leadership development and succession planning
  • Disability health management
  • HR policies
  • Programs/initiatives
  • Job design
  • Change and transition management

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Thrive in a challenging and dynamic setting, build and maintain strong working relationships across the organization as part of the management team
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of their clients' business needs and proactively apply people and culture leadership and practices in the delivery of HR programs and initiatives
  • Apply strong problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Use strong facilitation to coach and guide managers in resolving workplace issues to create a positive and respectful employee experience
  • Provide expert guidance in performance development, workforce planning and change management
  • Be proficient with computer systems, HRIS and/or PeopleSoft, and use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to develop, analyze and present information to clients and management

You also possess strong capabilities in:
  • Results management: You are well equipped to set goals and objectives, devise plans for achievement of goals, monitor progress, solve problems, and make effective decisions.
  • Creative thinking: You can see new possibilities, find connections between disparate ideas, and reframe thinking about an issue; you are innovative and can use new ideas or perspectives to solve difficult problems.
  • Change management: You know how to establish the need for change, initiate effective plans for required changes, influence others to participate in change, and integrate new ways of working.
  • Customer service focus: You have a strong customer service orientation founded on understanding the business needs and pressures of our clients, and the ability to proactively identify needs and take action to resolve issues.
  • Influencing: You are persuasive and know when to be appropriately persistent in influencing clients and stakeholders; you can help managers align their actions and decisions with WorkSafeBC's organizational goals and experience framework.
  • Organizational awareness: You understand the value of building and maintaining positive relationships; you know who the key stakeholders are, and how and when to involve them; and instinctually know when to use diplomacy or assertiveness

Your background and experience:
  • A bachelor's degree with a concentration in human resources or a related discipline
  • A minimum of five years of experience as an HR generalist
  • Experience in a unionized setting is preferred
  • Operational experience is a requirement
  • CPHR designation (or working towards completion) is an asset
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

We'll consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Consent to a criminal record check
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $90,211 - $109,607/annually

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately, however must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.
Human Resources