Sherritt International is one of the world’s largest producers of nickel from lateritic sources with operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. We pride ourselves on being a leading low-cost producer that generates sustainable prosperity for our employees, investors and the communities in which we operate. We are also the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Across all of Sherritt’s operations, safety is our top priority and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture.
An exciting 18-month contract opportunity exists in our Metals division in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, for a Senior HR Business Partner. Reporting to the Director, HRBP, this position delivers a wide range of human resource services to a defined client group, and partners with HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) in the development and implementation of strategic programs and initiatives.
Deliver human resource services and support to designated client groups in areas of talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, total rewards, etc.
Build, maintain and leverage business relationships with stakeholders to ensure their HR needs are being met in a proactive and strategic manner.
Ensure that leaders throughout the organization are provided with the right tools to handle employee issues that are governed by the collective agreement, Human Rights legislation, Employment Standards, and Sherritt policies.
Serve as a key resource in the investigation and resolution of grievances and lead the processing of all grievances or arbitration cases per the collective bargaining agreement. Recommend settlements as appropriate.
Provide advice to client group regarding effective leadership, HR policies, practices, and employee and labour relations.
Under the direction of the Director, HRBP, partner with COEs to develop and implement programs and initiatives that align to strategic goals and business priorities.
Provide advice regarding changes in the legal framework with respect to employment and identify potential impacts to the business.
Identify and accelerate the development of the organizational capability through succession planning.
Champion change management practices to role model effective leadership behaviours.
Manage conflict resolution processes within client groups.
Manage emergent human resource issues including the development of recommended changes to policies, procedures, standards or practices.
Monitor compliance with HR policies, procedures, and standards.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
University Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or related field, or 5+ years of related experience and/or training equivalent combination of education and experience.
5+ years of HR experience in a unionized environment; previous LR experience within a heavy industrial environment.
Knowledge of employment legislation.
Strong financial and business acumen, and conflict resolution skills.
HR designation (CPHR).
Training in root cause investigation an asset.
Q.Med and PMP designation an asset.
Sherritt offers a competitive compensation package, and provides the opportunity for personal growth and development.
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