Human Resources Business Partner - #104703
Aecon Group Inc.
Come Build Your Career at Aecon! As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive!
We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities. At Aecon, you can count on: Safety First.
Our number one core value. If we cant do it safely, we dont do it at all. Integrity.
We lead by example, with humility and courage. Accountability. Were passionate about delivering on our commitments.
Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone. We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do.
So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! At Aecon we: Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people.
Were always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community! What Is
The Opportunity? Reporting to the Human Resources Director, the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will be responsible for day-to-day decision making and prioritizing; with a focus on providing consultation to the business on strategic planning and employment related issues, while developing and managing human resources programs and procedures for departmental development with our Joint Venture projects. The HRBP will be skilled in communicating to inform, influence, and explain across a wide range of levels and audiences within the organization, and at times may facilitate difficult conversations.
What You Will
Do Here: Overall Perform workforce planning activities including creating project mobilization/ demobilization plans, employee rotation, and succession planning, all while leveraging data and analytics to inform decisions. Build strong relationships with HR counterparts on JVs to ensure ongoing collaboration and effective support of Aecons seconded employees.
Actively monitor and engage with seconded employees on JVs to ensure a strong pulse on movement, retention, and engagement of Aecons talent. Maintain a pulse on workforce concerns or developments and provide pragmatic and timely solutions to address issues that impact the attainment of business objectives. Compensation & Benefits Complete compensation analysis for workforce transitions and present recommendations to the business leaders (ex. new hires, promotions, transfers).
Participate in year-end compensation review exercise for applicable client groups, including base pay review and STIP (Short Term Incentive Plan) administration, and distribution of employee letters. Provide STIP level change recommendations to management team where applicable. Work with business leadership team in constructing business cases when submitting specials for salary increase as applicable.
Support compensation survey participation for the line of business (i.e. summarizing data, reviewing submissions for relevance, etc.). Disability Management Educate the employee on the process, benefit entitlements and maintain regular communication. Educate the business leaders on the disability program and policies.
Update the business leaders on open cases and provide recommendations on potential next steps. Coordinate the employees return to work plan, including any accommodations that must be met. Employee Relations Effective situation/conflict management, working closely with managers and Project HR to ensure employee relations issues are handled professionally and timely and to minimize risks to the business.
Proactive outreach on HR communications (ex. supporting town halls, leadership/operational team meetings, etc.) to improve the employer-employee relationship. Conduct investigations and deal with grievances when appropriate. Provide advice, council, support and coach managers and employees as required.
Coach managers and employees on performance management, including company performance reviews and Individual Development Plans (IDP). Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) support and preparation, applying progressive discipline principles as appropriate. Provide guidance, direction and advice to the Management team and employees regarding employment related issues including, but not limited to, the interpretation of company policies & procedures, recruitment & selection strategy, performance management, terminations, strategic planning, training & development and benefits administration.
Work closely with applicable client groups to facilitate promotions, demotions, transfers, relocations, retirements, and terminations in a professional manner. Ensuring balance between organizational and employee needs. Conduct layoffs/terminations as required, work with terminated employees during negotiations if applicable.
Talent Management Support managers and employees with performance management and objective setting throughout the year. Provide advice, council and feedback on performance management strategy, ensuring business needs and individual objectives are linked. Facilitate training or in-house learning sessions for managers and employees as required.
Facilitate Talent Reviews (9-box) / Capability Reviews and ensure appropriate follow up on actions. Ensure training needs for the business are evaluated and appropriate training selected & rolled out. Support succession management initiatives.
Corporate Programs Support the roll-out of various corporate initiatives as required. Take part in new/developing HR initiatives as required (ex. Performance Management Team). Oversee Employee Recognition programs Service Awards, Aecon Awards.
Support the taxable benefit program. HR Team Support Support and oversee the daily direction of the HR Administrator (play key mentorship role to less experienced team members). Work with administrators to ensure they can address employee inquiries regarding company benefit programs and services, payroll inquiries, etc.
HR Metrics & System Utilization Oversee audits to ensure the accuracy of employment information submitted to payroll and processed in the system. Navigate through SAP effectively to provide timely support to managers/employees. Complete ad hoc reports as requested.
Train others / aid others as required on how to navigate through systems (ex. SAP, ESS, MSS). Training & Development Collect feedback on training needs and provide feedback to the training & development team for coordination. Promote the various internal training resources available to managers and employees.
Conduct talent assessments and identify next leaders and high performers (HIPOs) for nomination-based training such as Aecon's Next Generations. What
You Bring To The Team: A minimum of 5 years of experience in a progressive Human Resources role.
Post-secondary school education in Human Resources Management or Business Administration. Experience with working in a matrixed environment and engaging/obtaining buy-in from various stakeholders. Working towards the CHRL designation or completed CHRL designation is an asset.
Excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). Previous ERP experience, in particular working experience with SAP considered an asset. Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and professionalism.
Ability to solve problems moderately complex in nature and make routine recommendations. Ability to work proactively and positively as part of a team acting with a sense of urgency. Great customer service focus.
Solid working knowledge of the major elements of Human Resources and its systems and processes. Ability to liaise and form positive relationships with all levels of employees and management. Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization.
We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.