Seeking a Human Resources Business Partner in Kelowna, British Columbia

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For this week’s Job of the Week, Cannabis At Work is recruiting for a Human Resources Business Partner in Kelowna, British Columbia.

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for supporting the day-to-day Human Resources services and providing guidance and support to our line managers. Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, this role will support the Company’s employees in all Human Resources disciplines. The successful candidate will assist with various HR-related functions and initiatives including, but not limited to, interpretation and adherence to Canadian employment legislation, policy updates & implementation, administration of HRIS, performance management assistance, drafting of employment & HR-related documentation, and driving process improvement.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide guidance and coaching to People Managers and Employees on HR policies, procedures, and employee relations matters, including performance and attendance management, conflict resolution, formal/informal investigations, and follow-up action items. 
  • Partner with key stakeholders to guide, facilitate and be an effective change agent during all transformational initiatives, ensuring a positive employee experience and alignment with strategic vision.
  • Partner with leaders on workforce planning, succession planning, and skills assessment.
  • Monitor employment legislative initiatives, anticipate the effects of impending legislation on the organization, and develop action plans and necessary policy updates to ensure timely compliance.
  • Partner with Payroll to proactively address payroll issues, train/coach leadership on best practices for Ceridian Dayforce.
  • Coordinate and support People Managers throughout the employee performance appraisals process – probationary and annual.
  • Collaborate with Hiring Managers and Talent Acquisition to support the internal and external recruitment processes, including testing, interviewing, and coaching managers on candidate selection based on predefined criteria.
  • Contribute to the Human Resources strategic planning, implementation, execution, and roll-out of HR programs and processes.
  • Support and engagement on the internal communication strategy for employees
  • General maintenance of employee records via the HRIS system
  • Participate in committees, analytical reporting, and other ad hoc projects and initiatives as required

Qualifications:

  • Certificate, diploma, or degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Canadian Employment Standards legislation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy in written language, data, and analysis.
  • Ability to identify roadblocks and provide insightful data with proactive solutions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast-growth environment where the business is constantly evolving.
  • Independently driven, initiator, and the willingness to roll up the sleeves and lean in to get things done.
  • Exercise discretion and sound judgment with the ability to reliably and professionally handle sensitive information.
  • All successful candidates are required to pass background checks. 

See the full listing and connect with the Cannabis At Work team about this position.


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