Strategic HR Business Partner

  • William Osler Health System
  • Jan 25, 2019
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

Strategic Human Resource Business Partner – Full Time                   

DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS: Human Resources, Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health & Wellness   (Travel between sites is required)

 HOURS: Typically Days, Monday to Friday                       


The Strategic Human Resources Business Partner (SHRBP) supports an assigned portfolio and provides guidance and counsel to managers bringing a strategic perspective on all functional areas of HR (engagement, staffing, talent and performance management, compliance, employee & labour relations, total rewards, health and safety, leadership coaching and development, etc.).  As the SHRBP, you work in collaboration with stakeholders to drive organization effectiveness, capacity and engagement.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the client portfolio in order to serve as an HR subject matter expert to client leadership team
  • Collaborate and partner with clinical and non-clinical directors/managers in developing and implementation of staffing strategies
  • Partner with and serve as a resource to employees, management to promote and maintain positive employee and labour relations to strengthen and optimize talent, in their performance and engagement
  • Proactively identify, facilitate, and advise on the equitable resolution of job-related complaints, grievances and concerns; balancing employee and Osler interests to mitigate and manage risks creating an environment that promotes engagement and inclusivity
  • Prepare/present and represent position statements and evidence on behalf of Osler
  • Provide support, guidance to assist in the facilitation of the responsibilities of the workplace parties as it related to the duty to accommodate
  • Provide advice, guidance and consultation on best practices, employment law and keeping abreast of current trends /changes in legislation providing practical advice to clients based on the interpretation of policies and procedures and employment law (ESA, OHRC, OHSA, WSIA), and Collective Agreements, as applicable
  • Advise on progressive discipline process including appropriate communication, documentation and support at meetings
  • In consultation, with the Director, conduct workplace investigations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field, CHRP an asset.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ progressive experience with demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the management of all aspects of HR functions, including Ontario’s workplace legislation (ESA, OHRC, OHSA, WSIA, LRA) in a multi union environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of human resource policies, practices and processes, particularly in the areas of employment law, and labour relations
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels with comprehensive consultative, partnering, facilitating, and influencing/negotiating skills to energize and motivate managers and staff to deliver their best
  • Highly effective and persuasive personality, setting priorities with excellent organization skills to work effectively under pressure of high volume work
  • Forward-thinker who possess’ solid leadership, strategic vision, good professional presence, and possess excellent communication skills: elicit accurate information, respond to inquiries; ability to prepare and deliver clear, concise documentation
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, requiring little direction
  • Strong analytical, ability to problem-solve
  • Conflict resolution, mediation or negotiation skills training preferred
  • Knowledge of budget and financial processes preferred
  • Experience in health care environments is considered a strong asset
  • MS Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint); and internet

 Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.  We encourage applicants from diverse background.  We are committed to proving accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility Ontario Disability Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

 While we thank all applicant, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

In order to be considered for this position, you must include a current resume or detailed qualification summary with your online application.  Please submit your application at  Posting #OSLER06026

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted*

Job Category

Advisor, Human Resources