Senior Human Resources Business Partner (People and Culture) - TOR07708

Toronto (City), Ontario
To be discussed
February 3, 2021
April 4, 2021
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred


Senior Human Resources Business Partner (People and Culture) - TOR07708

Job Family: Human Resources

Primary Location: Toronto

Status of Employment: Permanent, Full-time


What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on-air, online, or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your role

We are currently seeking a Senior Human Resources Business Partner to join the People & Culture, English Services team. Reporting to the Human Resources Director, you will provide strategic HR partnership to Digital Strategy & Product and Communications, Marketing, Brand and Research.

You will be part of a team of passionate professionals that are dedicated to helping our people to be the best that they can be while nurturing a culture of excellence, respect, engagement, and inclusivity. You play a critical role in the overall success of the business, ensuring all policies and procedures are followed while providing counsel on complex HR and IR issues with Senior Leadership.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring productive union-management relations by maintaining effective working relationships with union representatives locally and nationally.
  • Providing partnership to line management in managing complex conflict resolution issues.
  • Providing organizational development partnership to your clients in areas such as talent management (succession planning and career planning), departmental restructuring, team facilitation, change management, etc.
  • Providing advice and guidance on complex compensation and benefits matters.
  • Working closely with line management with respect to employee performance management, absenteeism, and disability management.
  • Providing recommendations to streamline and find efficiencies with existing processes and procedures.
  • Participating in a wide range of both Human Resources and management/departmental projects.
  • Living and promoting the values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • You possess a post-secondary degree or certificate in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, or a related field.
  • A professional designation, CHRP or CHRL, is required (or in progress).
  • Minimum 3-5 years of HR and IR experience (preferably working in a unionized environment).
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and decision making skills when solving difficult HR issues, with the ability to implement action plans effectively.
  • Experience with organizational development work including team building and group facilitation.
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex IR issues.
  • Experience developing and executing inclusion and diversity strategies.
  • Experience working with a talent management tool. Knowledge and/or experience working with Workday or SAP is an asset.
  • Excellent skills in all Microsoft Office and Google Workspace and up-to-speed on industry trends and social media use as a business tool.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including listening and interpretative skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills and a demonstrated ability to develop relationships and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Openness to diverse perspectives and ideas and differing points of view is critical.
  • An understanding of the broadcasting industry including multimedia platforms is an asset.
  • Fluency in both official languages (French/English) is an asset.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the  Talent and Diversity  section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

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