Sr. HR Business Partner

Website BC Hydro

Job Description:

Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that’s where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Builds and maintains good relationships with Union representatives and other external parties
  • Builds and maintains strongly influential working relationships with client areas, including senior leadership, to enable effective service delivery with high trust, credibility and influence
  • Facilitates teamwork and constructive working relationships within client areas, including use of conflict resolution techniques where appropriate.
  • Provides expert consulting and advisory support to managers on managing people and teams and creating a positive work environment;
  • Builds and maintains effective partnerships with HR colleagues including subject matter experts and HR specialists
  • 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
  • Provide HR leadership in the development of business strategies and bring a human resources perspective to the client’s business activities and decision-making
  • Participates or leads in development, implementation and communication of company-wide HR projects, initiatives, policies
  • Implement and incorporate HR programs into the business such as employee engagement, career development, talent management, and succession planning;
  • 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
  • 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;

Job Requirements:

  • A Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is an asset.
  • 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
  • Ability to adapt to quickly shifting priorities and changing contexts
  • Experience in administration of collective agreements and labor relations in a complex unionized environment
  • 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
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to develop comprehensive and strategic solutions to complex cases
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Job Details:

Company: BC Hydro

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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