Our client is a growing development company in downtown Vancouver. They are looking for a business partner to support the development team of this large diverse family business. Reporting to the President and working closely with the Group HR Manager you will ensure alignment to the company’s policies and procedures.
You will develop and implement training and employment programs for Indigenous communities who they have partnerships with. The role is a well-rounded position involving many facets of HR such as leadership coaching, talent acquisition, analytics, HR systems, employee relations, performance management, policy implementation and enforcement, organizational development, onboarding, learning and development, retention, and change management.
The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience. High preference for people who have worked with Indigenous communities and have some learning and development experience.
This is a 100% in-office position.
- Serve as a strategic HRBP for leaders, provide consultation, coaching and guidance on all HR-related matters and initiatives;
- Establish effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and a partnership based on trust, experience, and credibility;
- Understand the business needs to provide strategic support and services aligned to the business needs and strategic plans;
- Provide coaching on key areas such as employee relations, performance management, recruitment, equity, diversity and inclusion, compensation, learning and development, employment equity, change management, and overall team effectiveness;
- Ensure all employee relation cases are investigated and closed out;
- Lead full cycle recruitment from job posting, shortlisting, interviewing, coordinating meetings, reference checking, and job offers;
- Coordinate and deliver new hire onboarding and ensure a positive and successful new hire experience;
- Work on employee engagement initiatives to enable the culture and retention of key talent and cohesive, high-performance teams;
- Collaborate with HR leaders of the company, engaging in collaborative information sharing, problem-solving, and decision-making in the context of a seamless service delivery model;
- Help build and deliver HR programs and support HR administration in tandem with company’s policies, procedures, and practices;
- Assist Corporate Health & Safety Manager on WorkSafe and sick leave claims and proactively work with employees on successful return-to-work scenarios;
- Organize and coordinate events (i.e. townhall, holiday party, summer social, etc.);
- Perform other special projects as required.
- Indigenous Training & Employment
- Collaborate with leadership to create and phase the delivery of Indigenous training and employment programs in relation to our partnerships and in tandem with development phases;
- Prioritize offering recruitment, employment, and training opportunities for Indigenous partners in positions within the development, construction, civil, marketing, accounting, and property management;
- Create a Training and Employment Protocol to ensure that there is an emphasis on sourcing employment from our partners’ communities;
- Ensure Indigenous youth from our partners’ communities are made aware of training and employment opportunities across the company and assist to identify gaps and opportunities in training and employment structures to tailor a system that meets the unique needs of our partners’ communities and assist in creating and facilitating opportunities for training and employment;
- Act as the HR Liaison to ensure consultants, contractors and sub-contractors engaged in the construction and operation of the development projects commit to employment and procurement objectives;
- Create a summer internship program for students who are members of our Indigenous partners to gain exposure to the diversity of the industries and positions within the company to help them inform their educational direction;
- Create job-specific programs detailing the provision of training opportunities for members of our Indigenous partners designed to allow them to develop their skills and enable them to take on more responsibility including moving into supervisory and management roles;
- Annually evaluate the effectiveness of programs being implemented and whether they are accomplishing their objectives in consultation with our partners and EJPP Committee.
- 3-5 years of relevant experience in various areas of human resources;
- Experience in learning and development program creation and delivery is highly preferred;
- Experience working with Indigenous communities is highly preferred;
- Postsecondary education in human resources, business administration, or related studies;
- Working knowledge of relevant of BC regulations and laws related to HR policies and practices;
- Strong organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment;
- High degree of computer literacy, including intermediate to advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
- Attention to detail in all areas of work and a strong results orientation; proven track record of responsiveness and meeting deadlines;
- Proven ability to collaborate with all departments in the business and to influence senior leaders;
- A thoughtful and collaborative problem solver, with a problem-solving approach that is practical and client-centered;
- Ability to exercise independent judgment possesses excellent verbal and written communication; and interpersonal skills, and has strong drafting skills;
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity, objectivity, confidentiality, good judgment and professionalism when handling all HR-related issues;
- Superior organizational and administrative skills with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
- Self-motivated, team-oriented, and strong time management skills to prioritize deadlines;
- Independent worker with a team player attitude.