HR Business Partner


Recruiting in Motion

HR Business Partner Ottawa / Gatineau ON / QC

Ref: JOB2096

Our client is one of the largest renewable owners, operators and developers in the U.S., delivering innovative, renewable power solutions that accelerate the world towards a sustainable, low-carbon future. They provide an unparalleled opportunity to lead and manage one of the largest renewable energy businesses with decades of history while contributing to the global need for sustainable energy. With current U.S. assets under management valued at $20 billion, our client offers many career opportunities. Our client is looking to restructure and expand the HR team. As a result, we have an immediate opening for 1-2 HR Business Partners to help drive the employee experience.

We have an immediate need for a Bilingual HR Business Partner who can support the Manager – HR and TA to bring the team to new heights. Working within a larger team, the HR Business Partner will be relied upon to provide guidance and advise to the employees and managers across the organization. You will bring your expertise to a complex HR function and focus on helping to create an outstanding employee experience through the delivery of targeted HR programs, such as DEI engagement, compensation & total rewards and talent management. You will help support the management team by guiding them through performance management issues and helping with employee relations. The HR Business Partner will provide guidance throughout the employee life cycle, starting with onboarding and ending with offboarding, and all talent management in between. You will collaborate with the talent acquisition team to ensure requirements are understood and talent evaluated for the internal client groups. Working with the HR Analyst, you will be part of the compensation management and evaluation programs and provide insight into performance for compensation reviews. The HR Business Partner will play a key role in the annual HR budget process and work in step with the finance team to ensure salaries are appropriately budgeted and be a key player in ensuring HR documentation is properly in place. Promotions, transfer letters, performance plans, compensation adjustments, organizational chart design and HR communications will all be generated through the HR business partnership channels. This role will require someone savvy with HRIS systems and understands the importance of supporting the talent acquisition team to ensure our client has constant access and retention plans for top talent.


The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education in business or human resources and combine it with a minimum of 5 years of HR experience, showing progression from an HR Coordinator to an HR Generalist role. You will be looking forward to and ready to elevate your career to the HR Business Partner role. Your understanding and proficiency with HRIS systems will be required and strong Excel skills will be leveraged. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. You pride yourself on rolling up your sleeves to get into the weeds but maintain an eye on the big picture. You are solutions oriented and results driven and know how to meet tight deadlines. This role will require someone who can adapt to various personalities to deal with different client groups and knows how to build and nurture trust & relationships with their business groups by using sound judgement and demonstrating exceptional and timely communication. A high level of professional discretion will be required and preservation of confidential information imperative. The successful candidate will demonstrate how they have developed and implemented HR programs and policies successfully and can show they have expertise to support the HR planning, recruitment, performance management and the professional development / training requirements. An HR professional who has a financial mind to be able to support the HR Analyst with compensation or total rewards and help with the preparation and reconciliation of the annual HR budget would be highly desirable. Communication in English & French would be considered an asset. We are looking for someone who can bring the qualitative side to HR. You are the people person behind the corporate culture, and we are looking for someone who wants to be on site in a hybrid environment to help build and maintain an amazing environment for all employees. Bilingualism in English & French required

What will make you stand out:

  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience within a complex environment
  • Strong HRIS experience
  • Exceptional communication skills in English & French
  • Experience working within a publicly traded or large HR environment
  • Proven expertise at building and nurturing relationships across the organization
  • A financial mindset to marry HR experience.


If you are looking for a new home for 2024 and want to bring your bilingualism and HR competencies to a challenging and progressive organization, please contact us at [email protected] for more information.

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