Human Resources Business Partner

Website Canadian National Railway

Job Description:

The role has standard working conditions and will currently be eligible to participate in our flexible work from home policy. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent must be able to meet tight deadlines, handle pressure and manage stress.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support leaders in building and executing on their function’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) plans
  • Support leaders on performance management activities including preparing performance improvement plans and coaching managers
  • Provide guidance to leaders on application of HR policies, practices and programs
  • Partner effectively with HR Centres of Excellence teams (CoEs) to successfully deliver programs and policies
  • Develop responses and act as a company representative in third party complaints process
  • Act as a strategic advisor to leaders on all Human Resources (HR) matters related to their function
  • Partner with recruitment team to support talent acquisition initiatives and recruitment strategy
  • Lead succession planning, talent management initiatives, including identifying skills gaps, and recommending development initiatives to support succession plans
  • Support leaders with compensation-related matters including job analyses and design, job evaluation and salary recommendations

Job Requirements:

  • Builds and maintains an internal network to support a better overall work experience
  • Time Management
  • Human Resources Professional Certification
  • Inspires others with impactful communications and adapts to the audience
  • 7+ years Human Resources generalist experience
  • Bilingual both written and verbal (English, French)
  • Ability to travel to the US and locations within Canada
  • Collaborates with key internal stakeholders to enable higher productivity
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or relevant discipline
  • Railway or Heavy Industry Experience
  • Shares timely information within and across functions to get things done effectively
  • Deals with pressure and change by staying calm to quickly adapt to changes
  • Influences by translating expertise into practical business outcomes
  • Knowledge of HR policies and processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and exposure in the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) field
  • Working knowledge of DE&I, employment and labour laws (Federal – Canada and US) and data analytics, including knowledge and application of Canadian Human
  • Rughts legislation and EEOC guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to build talent development plans

Job Details:

Company: Canadian National Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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