BUSINESS PARTNER, HUMAN RESOURCES

LINE MANAGER :Senior Human Resources Business Partners

Lieu : Montréal, QC

THE COMPANY

Our client is the leader in passenger rail transportation in Canada. The company operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking over 400 communities across Canada, and about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports approximately 4.4 million passengers annually.

POST SUMMARY

As part of a transformation of the Human Resources function, our client is seeking for an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to support the rollout of HR initiatives while coaching the managers on policies and practices. Reporting to the Senior Human Resources Business Partners, you will perform all HR related activities either within VIA Rail’s Mechanical and Maintenance Group.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in HRM or industrial relations;
  • Over 5-8 years of experience as an HR generalist in a unionized industrial setting.
  • Ability to analyze business issues and recommend effective solutions.
  • Good understanding of change management;
  • Ability to influence management teams and union representatives;
  • Excellent skills in French and English communication, both oral and written;
  • High degree of professionalism and autonomy;
  • The position requires travel 40% of the time.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Understand the context, issues and challenges of your business sector;
  • Support the culture change and evolution of the sector;
  • Develop and orchestrate the implementation of HR solutions to address issues, including union relations and grievance management;
  • Interact with and influence managers at various levels;
  • Roll out HR practices in the sector’s divisions;
  • Monitor the organizational climate;
  • Support the partners in HRM activities such as talent acquisition; performance and compensation management; employee relations; talent and leadership development and change management.

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