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Human Resources Business Partner

Company: Canadian National Railway
Location: Homewood
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for collaborating with the assigned client group and providing advice and Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on all matters relating to Human Resources (HR) and Labour Relations (LR). The position is accountable for implementing HR and LR initiatives, including a leading-edge talent management program. The incumbent acts as a change agent for the client's LR approach and how they lead others. In addition, the role ensures superior coaching and influencing skills to counsel managers at all levels, fostering positive working relationships with both clients and the Union employees and Officials working under the Collective Bargaining Agreements associated with the assigned client.Main ResponsibilitiesHuman Resources* Advise and counsel front line leaders on all aspects of human resources and labour relations including acting as a point of contact for interpretations of Collective Bargaining Agreements and Company Policies* Administer collective agreements for Engineering client groups, including grievance management* Lead human resources and labour relations coaching for both front line supervisors and Managers* Represent the Company in Joint Conferences, labour-management meetings, Mediations and Labour Arbitration with union representatives* Participate in workforce planning and Talent Acquisition initiatives in conjunction with the recruitment team* Take part in performance management activities including preparing performance improvement plans and coaching managers* Participate in talent management initiatives, including identifying skills gaps, and recommending development initiatives to support succession plans* Coach people managers in leadership development and company policies* Act as a point of contact for employees on all HR related matters including the understanding of HR policies* Lead the annual compensation review and promotion requests* Lead succession planning discussions and Talent management initiatives* Participate in manager onboarding activities* Drive employee engagement and recognition initiatives* Review exit interviews with departing employees* Participate in policies, program definition, and ensure adherence* Act as a counselor for managers regarding HR policiesWorking ConditionsThe role has standard working conditions in an office environment with a regular workweek from Monday to Friday. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent must be able to meet tight deadlines, handle pressure and manage stress. The role requires minimal monthly travel (10%).RequirementsExperienceHuman Resources* Minimum 5 years of generalist experience in human resources, supporting multi-level clients within a heavy industrial setting (field or multi-plant setting)* Minimum 3 years labour relations experience directly managing a collective agreement* Experience in response writing to a third party (Tribunal, Human Rights Commission, Labour Arbitration, Industrial Relations Board)Education/Certification/Designation* Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Labour or Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology or equivalent* Professional in Human Resources (CPHR designation), or actively working toward the certificationCompetencies* Continuously displays a customer centric attitude in order to improve the customer's journey* Collaborates with key internal stakeholders to enable higher productivity* Inspires others with impactful communications and adapts to the audience* Makes informed and timely decisions to get things done* Influences by translating expertise into practical business outcomes* Applies analytical thinking to make recommendations that pursue sustainable performance* Is agile in responding to the rapid evolution of the industry and of technology* Deals with pressure and change by staying calm to quickly adapt to changes* Leverages feedback and coaching to improve performance* Fosters diverse representation, and diversity of thought and experience as a strategic advantage* Initiates and drives organizational changes to enable business transformation* Ability to develop arguments with supporting jurisprudence* Ability to represent Company in official capacity* Ability to influence senior management, establish and maintain collaborative partnershipsTechnical Skills/Knowledge* Knowledge of Microsoft Office* Mediation skillsAbout CNCN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada's Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

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