Human Resources Business Partner

by Northern Co.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2021
Northern Co.

Job Description

 

Human Resources Business Partner

About Northern

Northern is North America’s leading digital experience agency. We unite creativity, technology and performance marketing to create immersive digital experiences for leading brands in their pursuit of digital transformation. We have strategically assembled a group of innovators, who have a passion for technology, design and improving online experiences.

Our team is made up of individuals who are dedicated to making a difference in the digital landscape. Our experts have specialized knowledge and expertise in building websites that stand out from the rest, both in look and in functionality. Our full-service solutions means we are committed to a project from the beginning stages of planning and development to the stages of strategic promotion and marketing.

Our employees are challenged to uphold the highest standards and together we strive to exceed all expectations. We are currently seeking a Human Resources Business Partner who will complement our passion for advertising, technology and performance-based results.

What We’re Looking For

We are currently seeking a Human Resources Business Partner to join our team!

The HR Business Partner will be responsible for acting as the frontline consultant to the business, working with managers in creating a positive employee experience and offering the best HR advice on people matters. They will operate and be seen as a subject matter expert, having deep knowledge in company and local programs, processes and policies; while offering strong, credible and compelling advice to business leaders on how to manage their team. The HR Business Partner will be dedicated to collaboration.

In exchange for your talent and expertise, Northern is committed to providing competitive compensation, health benefits, flexible work schedules, delicious meals, company retreats, opportunities for growth and professional development, and a fun, supportive environment that will allow you to be your best!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as an influential partner in helping managers with the talent management processes, people development and implementation of organizational changes
  • Spot trends and identify emerging needs, addressing them in partnership with the appropriate business or HR stakeholders
  • Analyze data and trends in order to provide input to the business strategy to prevent the recurrence of known issues
  • Coach, train and guide managers throughout performance appraisal and compensation planning processes
  • Support managers and employees in identifying training opportunities to further develop functional and managerial skills
  • Support people managers with career conversations, development plans and other development initiatives
  • Oversee and guide day-to-day employee relations & support
  • Consult managers on people matters that require in depth knowledge of policies, procedures and local legislation
  • Manage employee relations cases, in coordination with the Director of HR
  • Manage the exit process, including conducting ad-hoc exit interviews
  • Act as a representative of the employee experience and Northern’s culture

Knowledge, Education & Experience Required

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, in Human Resources or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant Human Resources experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in the technology sector or within an agency setting
  • Project management and execution skills
  • Coaching and consulting skills
  • Strong business and HR acumen, including strong problem solving skills, critical thinking and analysis
  • Possess conviction and tenacity, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrives in a dynamic environment and able to manage multiple simultaneous priorities
  • Possesses intellectual curiosity; brings insight into the team & business
  • Take the lead when faced with new and challenging opportunities

At Northern, we recognize that experience comes in many different forms. If your experience is similar to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. We know that the best problem-solving and creative thinkers are those with thought diversity; that’s why we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to our team.

Benefits

In exchange for your talent and expertise, Northern is committed to providing competitive compensation, health benefits, flexible work schedules, delicious meals, company retreats, opportunities for growth and professional development, and a fun, supportive environment that will allow you to be your best!

Equity and Diversity

Northern invites applications from all qualified individuals. Northern is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all individuals, including but not limited to members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations please let us know when you apply.

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