HR Business Partner in Calgary at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

This position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in the gaming business unit in coordination with Sr. HR Leadership.  This position serves as a consultant to management on human resources-related issues in addition to acting as an employee champion and change agent.  


• Managing human resource related activities which may include: employee relations, fielding employee questions or concerns, complaint investigation and response, workforce planning, performance management, goal setting and the interpretation of policies and procedures.
• Responsibility for providing advice and consultation to managers, supervisors and employees in the area of labor relations, including matters related to: performance management; corrective action and or discipline; policy interpretation and compliance; compliance with provincial and federal employment and labor laws; principles of sound personnel management; and the complaint resolution procedures.
• Develop and build professional HR credibility through integrity and initiative by proactively resolving management/employee concerns
• Provides counsel to employees and management to maintain a productive and positive work environment, including employee development, coaching, recognition, dispute resolution, etc.
• Address employee relations issues through effective, thorough and objective investigations in coordination with Sr. Leadership.
• Assist managers in coaching/ counseling/ discipline/ performance improvement plans with employees, as appropriate.
• Partners with Centers of Excellence (COE), managers, and other parties to effectively plan and manage employee leaves of absence, short-term disability, workers compensation issues, employee accommodations/light duty coordination with management,  CCHOS requirements, employee transfers, PTO issues, payroll issues, unemployment claims, and other employee matters .
• Coordinate and assist the Compensation team on an as needed basis with updates to compensation program, including compensation recommendations, benchmarking/salary surveys, and updating job descriptions.
• Assists with both basic and comprehensive workplace investigations, ensuring timely, responsible resolutions, consulting with HR/executive management, compliance and legal counsel as needed.
• Conducts new employee orientation both locally and remotely.
• Works with management to determine recruitment needs and staffing objectives and assist Talent Acquisition with interviewing as needed.
• Collaborates within HR team to maintain accurate personal records and data requests including audit reviews. Work closely with management teams, legal and compliance as needed for terminations.
• Performs other assignments as deemed necessary by the Human Resources Manager.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.  
• at least five (5) years of recent increasing responsibility in positive and constructive labor relations in a multi facility
• CPHR certification strongly desired
• Reporting and Analysis experience a plus
• Experience supporting remote workforce a plus
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal and influence skills in dealing with all levels of employees and management and is effective at developing strong credibility and working relationships.
• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within all functional areas of Human Resources (benefits, compensation, job evaluation, recruitment, employee relations, employment law, legal compliance, training and development, HRIS: ORACLE preferred, etc.)
• Travel as needed:  10%


• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Strong problem resolution skills and the ability to effectively respond to questions, concerns and complaints from department leaders, internal customers and coworkers
• Ability to balance multiple priorities, work under pressure within established time constraints, meet deadlines and objectives, and proactively take a customer service approach to activities
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
• Independent Self-Starter/Team Player
• Ability to navigate through complex organizational structures