Junior HR Partner - Internship (Markham, ON)

IBM - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Your Role and Responsibilities
This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 12 (internship) month work term commencing September 2020. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

Junior HR Partner Intern Job Description:
The Human Resources Partner Internship will support those who fill the role of maintaining client focus by working with and supporting business line management to deliver HR solutions in support of their business objectives and HR Canada strategies. As an intern you will be part of our North America Manager Solutions Center (NA MSC) performing the role of an HR Partner. You will support and work alongside an experienced HR Partner within the NA MSC to support First Line Managers. Essentially the HR Partner is the one face of HR to their management clients and engages HR experts and process owners as needed to support their client.

Key Responsibilities:
Applies conceptual knowledge of basic professional HR processes to execute HR programs and respond to First Line Manager inquiries.
Demonstrates appropriate HR skills and competencies for this position.
Works with team members or assists others in advising HR professionals and management on underlying principles of HR programs and HR Policy.
Engages in decisions and problem analysis with other professionals to clarify their HR needs and translates them into alternative courses of action.
Recognizes challenges and opportunity for improvement relative to the execution of HR programs and provides feedback to program owners for resolution.
Performs root cause analysis of recurring problems related to HR programs administered on day to day basis and offers alternatives for resolution.
Works on projects requiring theoretical understanding of HR issues; projects are reviewed by more senior members of team for increased program understanding and ability to articulate programs and rationale to HR management.
May directly influence people in own team to effect process improvements.
Accountable for accuracy of information and data provided to other HR professionals and management on standard HR programs.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
Strong MS Windows Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Strong Analytical skills
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
Strong organization skills and ability to work with high volumes

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

French Language would be an asset

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Location Statement
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