Bilingual Human Resources Business Partner

Posting Date: Apr 25, 2024

Location: CA Montréal, Quebec, CA, H3A 3A7

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. As a not-for-profit organization, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Life & Health Insurer of the Year for 2021 and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. 
Our 2,400 professionals work across six provinces, united by our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture focused on ensuring health, wellness, and personal and professional growth through a variety of programs and support across our organization.
Together with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health solutions partner with over 7,700 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.


Job Title: Bilingual Human Resources Business Partner
Department: Talent and Communications
Competition: 86905
Internal/External: Both
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Remote
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation 
Reports To: Director of Human Resources Business Partnerships 


The opportunity
Human Resources (HR) plays an integral role in Medavie’s mission to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) team is comprising of dedicated HR professionals who provide hands on support while being strategic partners and trusted advisors to all levels of management across assigned client groups. Through building trusting advisor relationships, the HRBP understands and translates business needs into HR solutions in areas like organizational design, role definition and evaluation, talent development and compensation strategies, employee engagement, retention, and Labor relations. HRBP are supporting Leaders in creating the desire organizational culture, coaching them on talent development and differentiation.

You are the right candidate if:

  • You are passionate about coaching and supporting leaders on our journey to Excellence and your care about creating an environment where our values and our results are central to our execution.
  • You strive in a fast pace and growing environment where you show a clear interest in understanding our business and you are responsive when there are challenges.
  • You are autonomous, and innovative when suggesting specific Talent solutions for your client groups.
  • You are accountable and detailed oriented when it comes to ensuring compliance with our guidelines, legislations and collective agreement.
  • You are community minded and you see the added value of working with a team of professionals who bring diverse point of views 


As a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) :

  • You’ll increase impact and effectiveness of our business growth by developing stronger partnerships with leaders, using your business acumen to understand their world and support them in developing people strategies. 
  • Leaders will seek to your advice on HR challenges related to behavior, performance and attendance management, talent differentiation and retention, collective agreement, legislation, and policy interpretation.
  • You will provide consulting support to business partners by developing a solid understanding of all HR programs, policies, practices and collective agreement.

To best partner, you need: 

  • An undergraduate degree in Labor relations, Human Resources Management or related field.
  • 7 years’ experience in a human resources generalist role in a corporate environment including 3 to 5 years’ experience dealing with a union.
  • A Certified Professional Human Resources (CPHR) designation 
  • To be bilingual (English and French) to meet the needs of our internal customers located in different regions, 
  • Experience with Workday would be considered an asset.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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