(X-002) HR Business Partner

(X-002) HR Business Partner

01 Jul
Loblaw Companies Ltd - Head Office

01 Jul

Loblaw Companies Ltd - Head Office


Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.


350 Marine Dr SE, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5X 2S5

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

HRBP for Marine Drive Distribution Centre and Pitt Meadows Distribution Centre

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

C’est toute une décision que de se joindre à une entreprise. Nous offrons des perspectives d’emploi à des personnes qui, comme vous,

sont travaillantes, dynamiques et fiables.

HR Business Partner - Vancouver, BC

The HR Business Partner works with the Marine Drive Distribution Centre, the Pitt Meadows Distribution Centre and Transport leaders and their teams directly to define and implement people strategies that are aligned with business plans and company culture and values. This role maintains and enhances the organization’s human resources by providing generalist expertise across the functional areas of Labour Relations and HR (colleague engagement, staffing, talent management, compliance, employee/labour relations, total rewards, leadership development, etc) to enable business results.

What You'll Do:

- Support Loblaw Distribution Centre and Transport Operations in all areas of Labour Relations and Human Resource Management

- Support the delivery and deployment of HR programs and processes and participate in coaching and guiding in functional and cross-functional initiatives (Performance Management, Compensation, Succession Planning, Engagement Survey and the Performance Review Cycle)

- Provide guidance, direction and advice to the client (DC and Transportation management at all levels) regarding employment related issues including but not limited to the interpretation of company policies & procedures, recruitment & selection strategy, performance management, terminations, strategic planning, training & development and benefits administration; collective agreement administration and labour relations

- Partner with the recruitment team and the business to develop proactive strategies to address the staffing needs of the client and to ensure the client group is fully staffed with a diverse workforce

- Recognize barriers to success and facilitate proactive dispute resolution that supports a performance driven culture. Uses judgment supported by human resource acumen and practical experience to escalate matters as required

- Contribute to continuous improvement & best practices to influence human resources strategies

- Ensure that the interests of colleagues and company are considered in accordance with HR policies and applicable government laws and regulations - i.e.: ESA, Human Rights Code

- Provide coaching & support management on leadership development, talent and performance management, change and people management issues & communication

- Build and maintain strong working relationships with our union partners, both at the local bargaining unit level and with the union local office and support staff

- Prepare for arbitrations, negotiations, HR hearings to ensure LR and business are aware of trends and issues

- Participate and help lead larger project teams throughout the Supply Chains Operations network

What You'll Need:

- Equivalent combination of education and human resources experience; achievement of CHRP designation or post graduate degree preferred

- 5 to 7 years of progressive HR experience with demonstrated knowledge in the area of client relation management

- Highly effective and persuasive personality, be a team player and leader and an excellent facilitator of action planning

- Must be strategic, have a good professional presence, and possess strong planning and organizational skills and experience leading projects.

- Ability to interact with all levels with comprehensive consultative, partnering, facilitating, and influencing/negotiating skills

- Strong integrity with ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information.

- Superior written and verbal communication skills

- Solid computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint required

- Strong analytic skills and superior ability to problem-solve

- Highly motivated, self-starter, requiring little direction

- Travel Required

How You’ll Succeed: 

At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture.  We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections. 

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing.  Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct - it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:


Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

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