Halifax Regional Municipality Human Resource Business Partner(s) Search # EM-0006
An energetic, caring community that embraces creativity and innovation, Halifax is the business, financial, educational, social, and cultural centre for the Atlantic region. It is a place that offers the unique balance of great quality of life, accessibility, natural beauty and a small-town feel with all the amenities, culture and opportunities of a modern urban centre. Taking pride in making Halifax the best it can be, the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) employs over 4,000 people annually providing exceptional service to over 400,000 residents in the Halifax region. The City’s dedicated team of public servants have a direct impact on the region, the communities, and the people that they serve. Driving the proper culture for success of HRM’s front-line people, the municipal HR team provides advanced strategic support in addressing business needs and promoting service excellence.
On behalf of HRM, we are recruiting for a Human Resource Business Partner(s) to join their accomplished HR team.
Reporting to the Manager, HR Client Services, the Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) is the primary point of contact within their business unit responsible for delivering effective HR solutions and services to meet operational needs. Focused on innovation, modernization and best practice, the Human Resources Business Partner will work collaboratively with the HR Centres of Expertise to ensure efficiency and consistency in the delivery of service as well as the integration of human resource principles and leading edge practices across the organization. The HRBP will develop broader policies and strategic programs that support organizational effectiveness and ensure that employee actions are directly aligned with organizational goals. Strategic in focus, the HRBP will analyze and leverage enhanced people analytics to support business unit leaders in developing proactive solutions. Building trusted partnerships, the HRBP will provide expertise and hands-on support in a broad range of human resource functions including performance management, training and development, employee relations, talent management, and workforce planning. The HRBP will champion innovative and forward thinking people strategies that build internal capacity and drive continuous improvement to ensure the organization is able to meet changing business needs and deliver on the Municipal priorities.
As an experienced and hands-on leader, you possess 5-10 years of HR generalist or management experience having worked previously within large, complex environments. Your comprehensive knowledge of leading HR processes, systems, and programs, particularly around talent, employee relations, and performance management is complimented by an ability to clearly articulate the organization’s mission and values to all levels of the organization. You are a natural partnership builder and have demonstrated experience developing and executing on people strategies that lead to improved employee engagement and operational performance. As the ideal candidate, you are a change champion who has successfully navigated the transformation and growth of a complex organization. Nimble and resourceful, you possess a practical business sense allowing you to effectively navigate complex decision making and foresee future operational needs. You are seen as a trusted and skilled advisor having the ability to coach, influence and communicate effectively al all level of the organization. A university degree or diploma in business with a focus in HR or a related field is required and a CPHR designation is considered an asset. Those possessing a passion to public service and who are seeking an opportunity to give back to the community through their work are encourage to apply. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.
Meridia, a Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette company, is Atlantic Canada’s leading contingency recruitment firm that is focused on providing high quality, fast turnaround recruitment for professional and technical positions.
For more information on opportunities at Meridia, visit: www.meridiarecruitment.ca. For information on opportunities with our parent company, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, visit www.kbrs.ca.
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