• Human Resources Business Partner

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/9/2018 9:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Etobicoke
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • Job Description

    Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for using a strategic approach to partner with assigned client groups to implement people strategies that drive organizational results in support of the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).  The successful incumbent will provide support, coaching, guidance and resources to assigned leaders and employee groups in regards to organizational restructuring, performance management, attendance management, job evaluation/job analysis, occupational/non-occupational-disability leave management, interpretation and implementation of policies, procedures and collective agreements.   The Human Resources Business Partner will ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations and act as an investigator regarding complaints including making recommendations for resolution. In addition, the HR Business Partner is a member of project teams as needed, providing strategic support and advice on organizational initiatives.


    Competition Number:   FY1819-031

    Portfolio:   Quality and People

    Team:   People Planning and Services

    Reports To:   Manager, Human Resources

    Category:   Permanent Full Time

    Primary Assigned Location:   401 West Mall, Etobicoke




    Employee & Labour Relations

    • Provides expert-level knowledge and experience providing specialized and strategic advice/consultation to all levels of management and employees regarding all employee and labor relations issues; including developing recommendations, implementing solutions and ensuring quality in service delivery
    • Interprets, administers, develops and implements recommendations regarding compliance with legislated areas, including, but not limited to collective agreements, employment law, compensation, employee benefits and pensions, union and management practices, and other contractual stipulations as required
    • Create and implement approved strategies, policies, procedures, leadership training to organization to ensure consistent, fair, and equitable practices
    • Coaches management regarding staff complaints and grievances as well as assist managers to investigate complaints/grievances
    • Proven negotiator and mediator to resolve employee disputes
    • Conductsexit interviews and reports trends to management
    • Leads first stage grievance process through research, grievance preparation, drafts grievance responses and minutes of settlement including mediation, arbitration and legal consultation
    • Participates, contributes information and acts as a resource for employee & labour relations issues and disciplinary matters, including letter writing, discipline determination in consultation with the Manager, Human Resources
    • Supports and participates in collective bargaining process as needed during negotiations
    • Builds and sustains positive long-term relationships with unions
    • Supports, attends and is the back-up Co-Chair for the Manager, Human Resources for the Union Management Committee meetings as needed
    • Provides the Manager, Human Resources ongoing risk analysis of employee relations activities


    • Provides analytical, technical and administrative support, including implementation and maintenance of total compensation policies, programs and systems for unionized and non-unionized employee groups
    • Researches, develops and maintains job descriptions and core competency models to ensure roles and responsibilities are clearly defined
    • Conducts job evaluation for positions, and manages the documentation integrity of job descriptions
    • Supports pay equity with respect to legislative obligations

    Employee Health, Safety & Wellness

    • Identify and provide key metrics that support health workplace initiatives such as turnover, absenteeism, employee and family assistance utilization
    • In alignment with their value proposition, advises and recommends best practice, evidence based strategies and programs that support the ongoing evolution of a healthy workplace;
    • Monitors progress and outcomes of health and wellness initiatives and the impact that they have on key organizational measures
    • In collaboration with managers, manages the process for any injury or illness that occurs within the workplace, including completing Workplace Safety and Insurance board (WSIB) forms and/or correspondence, as needed

    Disability Management

    • Manages the coordination of Disability Management Programs (Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability) for both union and non-union employees
    • Maintains an effective disability claims/case management system including Early & Safe Return to Work accommodation practices and processes for non-occupational illness and injury
    • Adjudicates sick leave benefits and organizes Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Functional Capacity Assessments (FCA), and diagnostic testing as needed




    Education, Training & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an Industrial Relations or Human Resources focus is preferred or a degree in a related field with a post graduate diploma/certificate in Human Resources Management (or equivalent combination of education and experience satisfactory to Mississauga Halton LHIN)
    • Certified Human Resources Professional designation and/or CEBS/CCP certification considered an asset
    • Four (4) to six (6) years of recent related experience in HR, with at least two (2) years recent and related experience in a unionized environment
    • Experience conducting research and qualitative analysis to support total compensation programs and other HR program/policy development; and a minimum of two (2) years job evaluation experience, including writing job descriptions; maintenance of pay equity plans an asset
    • Full understanding and demonstrated working knowledge of relevant legislation, (e.g. Employment Standards Act, Ontario Labour Relations Act, The Ontario Human Rights Code)
    • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change
    • Excellent analytical and interpretation skills with good facilitation and presentation skills
    • Highly effective interpersonal skills, pro-active approach to customer service, and proven ability to build trust at all levels of the organization
    • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
    • Well organized with excellent prioritization skills
    • Ability to communicate in French or another language an asset


    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1819-031 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca.  Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

    To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.



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