Human Resources Business Partner

Goodfood Market Corp. - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Goodfood ( is one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Launched in 2014, the company went public in 2017 on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:FOOD), with a market capitalization (valuation) of over $200 million realized in under four years. This growth and success has been driven by a dedicated group of passionate team members that want to see Goodfood in every Canadian kitchen, every day. Our team of ~2000 passionate employees is changing the way people eat on a daily basis, delivering recipes (and their ingredients) to more than 230,000 weekly subscribers across Canada, for a total of more than two million meals a month. Goodfood has grown to a home meal solutions platform, expanding from its base of “Ready-to-Cook” home meal solutions into the new “Ready-to-Eat”, Breakfast, Desserts and Private Label categories.

Goodfood is currently looking for a Human Resources Business Partner to lead the strategic execution and day-to-day operations of Goodfood’s HR function in Calgary and Western Canada. We are seeking driven, experienced, high-performing individuals with a passion for HR, food, and cooking to make their mark in the dynamic world of startups and Canada’s culinary revolution.

Areas of Responsibility

The Human Resources Business Partner is the preferred point of contact between the business and the Human Resources function. The incumbent will advise on various HR subjects in order to support the achievement of the growth objectives of the company while respecting corporate values.

Talent Management

Advise managers on the proper management of individual and team performance with respect to certain labor relations-related decisions (e.g. performance management, disciplinary actions, labor laws and employment standards, promotions, remuneration, etc.)
Support the organization in the optimal management and development of talent
Develop and implement skill development tools, recommend workforce planning approaches and solutions, succession planning and retention strategies
Manage complaints, inform employees and act as an internal point of contact


Advise managers on the application of best compensation practices by recommending approaches that strengthen compensation’s link with actual performance
Participate in compensation improvement projects

Training & Development

Evaluate training needs for partner groups; set up training content and disseminate this content within the business as needed
Implement, coordinate and lead employee on-boarding sessions
Support the production of training plans and post-probation follow-ups


Support organizational change initiatives by advising managers on what constitutes the communication plan, change stages and help to manage resistance to change
Advise managers on best practices in terms of team and organizational structure, taking into account management priorities and decision-making processes
Implement best practices for managing diversity and inclusion
Recommend and implement best regulatory practices such as pay equity, employment equity and continually stay up to date on Alberta Employment Standards
Responsible for related HR administrative tasks
Any other relevant tasks, as the position and organization are constantly evolving
Evening and weekend availability and meetings are a possibility


The Ideal Candidate

Completed Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour/Dynamics, and/or Industrial Relations
3-5 years of experience in a Generalist, Advisor or Business Partner capacity
Strong adaptability, flexibility, and comfortable in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
Self-driven and self-motivated personality with a strong sense of initiative and the ability to autonomously under minimal supervision
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with phenomenal time management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to tailor communication style to different audiences
Continuous improvement mentality and a logical problem-solving approach
Willingness and ability to learn new software, processes and concepts quickly
A passion for all things HR, organizational culture, food and cooking


Why Goodfood?

E-commerce/Startup work environment
Competitive Group Benefits
Personal - No questions asked - days
Ability to directly contribute to and impact company results
Fully stocked fridges with a variety of cold beverages for employees
Limitless opportunities for growth

Goodfood would like to thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to proceed in the process will be contacted shortly.