People Partner, Canada

  • Location

    Montréal, Quebec

  • Sector:

    Media & Entertainment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$85000 - US$90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Faith Swain

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


*CAD $ 105,000 - CAD $ 114,000 *

The Role
Our Client is seeking an effective and collaborative individual to join the Global People Team as a People Partner with a focus in Canada and the Americas as needed.

What You're Good At

  • In this role you will be the main contact for employees and people managers, supporting as needed in the US, and liaising with the global people partner team.
  • You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the wider Global People Team members to execute programs, processes and standardization that allows for a seamless employee experience to include onboarding/full employee life cycle, wellbeing, talent mapping, performance reviews, succession planning, and employee engagement.
  • Advise on US policy and employee relations issues including proactively escalating and/or resolving, successfully leading/closing investigations, following legal compliance, best practices and liaising with HRBPs.
  • Oversee Occupational Health & Safety/WorkSafe guidelines, understand local mandatory reporting requirements, ensure they are scheduled/completed timely.
  • Provide local benefits administration/insights and management in collaboration with the HR/Benefits Team. e.g., benefit brokers, etc. as needed.
  • Administer and understand the complexities/differences across the US as it pertains to annual leave entitlement, maternity & family leave requirements.
  • Utilizing metrics to drive key insights and decisions that support growth and retention to drive strategic growth of the business.
  • Partner with the payroll team to maintain payroll administration, understanding payroll cutoff dates, escalating inquiries, processing employee status changes, as needed.
  • Manage the offboarding process, notifying key stakeholders, conducting exit interviews and conducting trend analysis.
  • Work in collaboration with L&D to facilitate training, organizing diaries, booking venues, sending out key communications as required.
  • Support and champion local ERG teams and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Manage and maintain trackers and documentation - to ensure contract renewals are productively executed.
  • Run reports and maintain employment records.


  • 5+ years' experience in Human Resources preferred.
  • Human Resources related Diploma, Degree, and/or Certification preferred.
  • Fluent in English and French - verbal and written
  • Proven HR Generalist experience within a complex, commercially driven matrixed organization; tech sector is preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR processes and practices within countries of support.
  • Strong client relationship management and consulting skills with the ability to quickly foster strong, effective and trusted relationships and networks.
  • Capable of flexing solutions to changing demands: anticipating the local, regional, global impact.
  • Confident and pragmatic approach and be able to escalate and support as appropriate.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, act with discretion and diplomacy.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy or as part of a team.
  • Ability to think critically, logically and analytically.
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems e.g. Workday, basic HR measurement, and process improvement techniques.
  • Proficient in MS Office e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Google Workspace e.g., Sheets, Doc, Presentation.
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada and located in travel proximity to our Montreal office.

If you're interested in this opportunity, please apply and reference ID# FSPR/206811. If you're already acquainted with our firm and working with one of our recruiting consultants, please contact that individual directly to discuss this opportunity referencing job # FSPR/206811. Otherwise, we look forward to receiving your application. Please note that our client will not provide visa sponsorship nor relocation for this role.

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