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Human Resources Business Partner

University of Ottawa

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted January 8, 2021.

Salary (Grade: NM1) Hiring salary range $81069$111,470

Position Purpose

Responsible for collaborating with all levels of management, as an HR expert consultant, to provide relevant and added value advice to meet faculty, services and the research community’s objectives.. Champions long-term integrated solutions for optimizing productivity and for positive work climates towards the attainment of objectives in designated client portfolios. Maintains an ongoing working and in-depth knowledge of the faculties, services and research community’s operations including literacy about its short, medium and long-term plans, its culture and its future talent needs while playing an integral role in promoting continuous improvement and service excellence. Collaborates with the HR Managers in faculties and services to develop consistent approaches on common University priorities and joint problem-solving, and seeks expertise from subject matter experts across various human resources disciplines to offer value-added holistic solutions to clients.

Essential Qualifications

Sound theoretical and procedural knowledge of Human Resources, normally acquired through a university degree in Human Resources Management or a related field.
Human Resources designation or near completion (e.g. CHRP, CRHA)
Minimum of 10 years of experience in different Human Resources disciplines in a large and complex unionized organization, with at least 5 years in a progressive leadership capacity
Deep knowledge of the labour relations and organizational development field
Sound knowledge of current provincial legislation, best practices and employment standards in Ontario and Canada
Ability to contribute to the team through a result-oriented approach and building and maintaining productive and trusting relationships
Knowledge and expertise in process improvement frameworks (e.g. Six Sigma)
Knowledge and expertise in organizational design and change management frameworks (e.g. Prosci)
Ability to influence, to be recognized and accepted by upper management for human resources expertise
Strong communications, interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to propose creative solutions to complex human resources challenges
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)

Key Competencies

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section ”Useful links” on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. This posting may appear simultaneously on external websites. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Requirements related to skills and experience are determined by the University of Ottawa, and all positions are subject to relevant laws, collective agreements, and regulations. Please note that we will only communicate with candidates who are chosen for a preselection test or for an interview. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document). #LI-EC1