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HR Business Partner

Posting Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 3C6 Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9C 5P1 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1C 8L3 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 7,200 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.


Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner 
Department: Human Resources Business Partnerships 
Competition: 84329
Internal/External: Internal/External 
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Location: Dartmouth/Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Toronto
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation 
Reports To: Director of Human Resources Business Partnerships 

 The Opportunity

Human Resources plays an integral role in Medavie’s mission to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. We’re a team of dedicated professionals who offer hands on support while being strategic partners to our business and trusted advisors to our employees. Our team is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner who will translate business needs into HR solutions in areas like organizational design, employee engagement and retention, program development and policy creation.
Where you’ll make a difference:

  • Business Partnerships: 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. 
  • Employee Relationships: Leaders will seek your advice on subjects like performance, attendance, policy interpretation and legislation. You’ll be a trusted advisor to staff and proactive in identifying trends that can impact the larger Human Resources team
  • Performance Management: Listen to and coach leaders on talent differentiation using all the tools in your toolkit. 
  • Compensation: Provide consulting support to business partners by developing a solid understanding of all compensation programs, benefits and pension plans. Partner with leaders to facilitate the disability claim and return to work/accommodation process.
  • Talent management: Partner with client group(s) and recruitment team with respect to hiring decisions, crafting realistic and comprehensive job descriptions and participating in the interview and onboarding processes for leaders.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: Undergraduate degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
  • Work Experience: 10 years’ experience in a human resources generalist role in a corporate environment.
  • Other Qualifications: Certified Professional Human Resources (CPHR) designation considered a strong asset
  • Computer Skills: Work with SAP SuccessFactors would be considered an asset, but all equivalent HRIS experience is considered. 
  • Language Skills: English; French 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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