Human Resources Business Partner

David Aplin Group - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, an Engineering Firm, to recruit an HR Business Partner based in Mississauga, Ontario.

Compensation: 65-75k plus bonus.

Contributes to the overall success of Business Human Resources activities ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed/delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. The HR Business Partner is responsible for supporting the Director, Human Resources and business lines on strategic talent needs and delivery of HR strategic plans and initiatives. The HRBP provides HR advice and counsel to leaders in the areas of talent and HR strategy to help meet their business needs for overall strategies and guidelines.

The Ideal Candidate:
Minimum of 3 years of relevant HR experience.
Undergraduate degree, preferably with a focus on business/human resources or work-related experience.
CHRP, CHRL or other HR designation, or in progress is an asset.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to deal effectively with all levels of the organization.
Able to collaborate with HR stakeholders and business partners and coach managers.
Strong ability to strategically influence and persuade senior leaders.
Identifies solutions through effective questioning.
Strong problem solving, conflict management, negotiation skills.
Strong ability to effectively perform in a complex, high change environment while being a positive steward.
Results-oriented and able to effectively execute in a fast-paced environment.
Strong strategic capabilities to assess issues and their potential impact on the organization’s image and reputation.
Excellent project management skills to oversee the execution of complex communications strategies.
Ability to build strong cross-cultural and cross-divisional team relationships.
Strong business acumen and understanding to allow appropriate partnerships with client groups.
Understands how the data relates to actions and results for an individual person or team.
Team member engagement.
Recruitment and selection.

The Role:
Champions a customer-focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader client relationships, systems and knowledge.
Participates and represents HR in strategic business plan development and on-going business meetings/decisions with business line leaders.
Identifies the right HR strategy and solutions to meet business objectives, provide strategic direction for the business.
Owns the talent strategy for the business and provides strategic insights and solutions to leaders on talent priorities and needs.
Delivers input and feedback on program/policy design to the leadership team and provide recommendations on program execution.
Facilitates local HR compliance needs (e.g. reporting) with HR Services.
Collaborates with the HR team to deploy services that are required to be executed in the areas of development & training, recruitment & onboarding, performance and compensation reviews.
Proactively utilize a wide range of HR data to identify themes/trends and recommend effective HR strategies to meet the business' needs.
Advocates and champions the HR operating model within the business.
Proactively contributes to the transformation of the HR operating model, with the aim of creating an integrated function that is scalable, flexible, and efficient.
Understands how the organization’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk.
Champions a high-performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Janet Chappell, Senior Partner, Human Resources. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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