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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Senior HR Business Partner

Richmond, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

NB 50880705 - NC 50880968

BCH-T-0705-190711E1Employment Posting ID:

Senior HR Business Partner Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Dunsmuir 10Job Location: Temporary Lower MainlandRegion:

We're BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We're investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We're upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities.

We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We've been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


* Provides expert consulting and advisory support to managers on managing people and teams and creating a positive work environment; * As a member of the client's management team, consult with leaders to understand and identify broad issues impacting workplace effectiveness and plan and develop HR strategies and solutions to meet the unique business requirements of the client area while maintaining consistency and alignment with overall Business Group and BC Hydro strategies and HR programs; * Implement and incorporate HR programs into the business such as employee engagement, career development, talent management, and succession planning; * Provide HR leadership in the development of business strategies and bring a human resources perspective to the client's business activities and decision-making * Coach and influence all levels of managers on addressing a broad and diverse range of HR issues spanning unionized and exempt staff, including performance management, employee relations, workforce planning, organizational design and resourcing, employee and organizational development, talent management, succession planning, attraction and retention strategies, job evaluation; * Collaborate with senior leaders to drive change leadership, including planning, implementing, and sustaining change within their client areas while ensuring alignment with other teams across the business group; * Participates or leads in development, implementation and communication of company-wide HR projects, initiatives, policies; * Builds and maintains strongly influential working relationships with client areas, including senior leadership, to enable effective service delivery with high trust, credibility and influence * Builds and maintains effective partnerships with HR colleagues including subject matter experts and HR specialists; * Builds and maintains good relationships with Union representatives and other external parties; * Facilitates teamwork and constructive working relationships within client areas, including use of

BCH-T-0705-190711E1 - Senior HR Business Partner

NB 50880705 - NC 50880968

conflict resolution techniques where appropriate.


* A university degree or college diploma in a related Human Resource field with a minimum 8 years HR generalist experience, including extensive experience in managing employee misconduct investigations, respectful workplace investigations, human rights and accommodation issues, performance management, as well as supporting strategic business changes and implementation of HR programs in both the unionized and exempt staff context; * Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to develop comprehensive and strategic solutions to complex cases; * Strong interpersonal skills with knowledge and experience in consulting and facilitation, with the ability to assess leadership team capabilities and influence leaders to align with strategic HR goals; * Experience in administration of collective agreements and labour relations in a complex unionized environment; * Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; * A Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is preferred. * Experience working with or in Call Centre operations would be an asset

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION This is a temporary position for 15 to 18 months.

Please note that applicants with lesser qualifications may be considered for a role at a lower level depending on the knowledge, skills and experience of the applicant.

This position is located primarily at the downtown office. Occasional travel to other sites may be required.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

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BCH-T-0705-190711E1 - Senior HR Business Partner

NB 50880705 - NC 50880968

Date Posted: 2019-07-11 Closing Date: 2019-07-25
Human Resources