HR Business Partner

We need a change agent, a trusted advisor, and a partner to the leadership — someone to focus on recruitment and retention; training; performance management; human resources policy development and rollout; employee relations; employee engagement, and strategic organizational effectiveness for a transforming foundation.

Montreal, QC

Heart and Stroke Foundation

For more than 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others. You’ll probably run into someone today who is alive and well thanks to the countless Canadians who have supported our cause with their time and donations.

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Overview: <p>Heart and Stroke is a special type of company. We&rsquo;re a foundation, a place that values championing health and has a bias for action as we tackle heart disease and stroke. Our mission is to promote health, save lives and enhance recovery.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Reporting to Sue Ward, our Regional Human Resources Manager, we have a newly created opportunity for a Bilingual HR Business Partner. Based out of our Montreal office, this is an opportunity to provide input into and drive the employee engagement strategy, implement employee solutions and act as the first point of contact for a number of provincial offices. It&rsquo;s an opportunity to connect at the local level to ensure people are able to access the support they need while prioritizing and aligning with national standards.</p> <p>We need a change agent, a trusted advisor, and a partner to the leadership &mdash; someone to focus on recruitment and retention; training; performance management; human resources policy development and rollout; employee relations; employee engagement, and strategic organizational effectiveness for a transforming foundation.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you? Heart.</strong></p> <p><strong>H</strong>uman Resources. This is your passion and your career. You want to make a difference at the ground level, and you are searching for a place with transformative momentum. This is a hands-on role with a blend of administrative, operational and strategic HR.</p> <p><strong>E</strong>volution. You will work closely with a number of leaders across the provinces supporting teams such as community fundraising philanthropy, mission, and communications.</p> <p><strong>A</strong>mazement. You will be part of a foundation that worked to reduce trans fats in the food supply, place AEDs in communities across the country and control the marketing of tobacco.</p> <p><strong>R</strong>elationships. You will foster positive employee relationships with teams across a number of provinces.</p> <p><strong>T</strong>ake your career to the next level. Now is the time to make a career move into a foundation to do meaningful work every day. You will be mentored and given the opportunity to work on special projects. You will grow into an HR Manager role and beyond.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You are an HR Generalist or Recruiter looking to return to a Generalist position. You want to grow your career at a national foundation where you can gain exposure to working across multiple provinces, supporting employees in numerous locations. You want a strategic role that blends face-to-face employee interactions with evolving business processes to help define culture.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>How you will make an impact every day. You will focus on:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Recruitment and resourcing. You will support hiring managers and oversee the end-to-end process including developing job descriptions, assessing and planning for recruitment needs, interviewing, reference checking, preparing offer letters and onboarding.</li> <li>Employee relations. You will provide advice and counsel on a range of employee relations issues including coaching managers on performance improvement discussions, ensuring compliance with internal policies and employment standards, facilitating all terminations to ensure Foundation standards and best practices are followed.</li> <li>Performance and compensation management. You will support the annual performance appraisal and compensation program roll out and work with leaders to help identify and assess HR issues that may be affecting the business performance of the team.</li> <li>Disability management. You will proactively work with managers to provide advice and counsel on absence management cases, including Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability. You will coordinate documentation follow-up, ensure compliance with standards and policies and facilitate return to work/accommodation requirements.</li> <li>HR policies and procedures. You will educate and ensure managers know their accountabilities and obligations in relation to employee management and employee data administration.</li> <li>Special Projects. You will assist in special projects supporting National initiatives.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. You have a diploma or degree in a relevant field combined with CHRP Certification.</li> <li>The language. You are fluent in English and French.</li> <li>The experience. You have 5 years of progressive experience in all facets of human resources from recruiting to policy drafting, from process implementation to employee relations and more.</li> <li>The planning capability. You are strategic with proven critical thinking. You can assess and create plans to mitigate risk.</li> <li>The exposure. You possess strong integrity and credibility with the ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information. You have a broad range of exposure in HR from implementing strategy and effectively managing HR programs to dealing with employee relations issues and investigations.</li> <li>The knowledge. You are up-to-date on Canadian HR Legislation and employment laws. You can convey and interpret human resources policies and procedures, as well as related legislation and regulations. You can provide confident consultative advice to management and employees on all aspects of professional development, organizational change and performance with business partners across multiple locations.</li> <li>The relationship building skills. You are relatable and can gain the trust of all levels of the organization.</li> <li>The adaptability. You are proactive, goal-oriented and creatively resourceful. You are comfortable working independently as an onsite and remote resource for management and employees.</li> <li>The technical skills. You are comfortable with MS Office; (this is not in place yet) and learning new software quickly. You can leverage technology to build capacity.</li> <li>The communication abilities. You have excellent leadership, organizational, multi-tasking and presentation skills. You are well spoken and confident while open to feedback and learning at every opportunity. You are politically savvy. You have exceptional business writing abilities. You have an exceptional commitment to customer service with a strong sense of urgency. You are passionate about working in partnership with leadership on special projects or initiatives.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Apply now</strong></p> <p>If you want to join the fight against heart disease and stroke while building an engaged and giving community, apply here.</p> <p>To learn more about our mission, our values and the difference our foundation makes in the lives of Canadians at every age, visit our website or check out our latest posts on&nbsp;<a href="">Twitter</a>.</p> <p>Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. If you have been contacted for an interview and require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise, and we will work with you to meet your needs.</p>