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Human Resources Strategic Partner

Date: Feb 4, 2019

LOCATION: Fort Hills Wood Buffalo, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you passionate about a dynamic, multi-faceted and fast-paced role? Do you have experience and skills in providing strategic advice and influence? We want to talk to you! In this role, you will serve as a trusted advisor to the Fort Hills business unit and will provide advice and apply critical thinking to opportunities impacting Human Resources (HR) disciplines. Day-to-day, a main focus of this role will be to provide HR strategic support to our front line employees and supervisors at the operating level.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Diagnose organizational effectiveness and identify gaps and opportunities that impact business results
  • Work across multiple operations, as well as with the HR Centres of Expertise (COE’s) to support the implementation of the Fort Hills people strategy
  • Focus on strategic issues and activities that flow from the people strategy
  • Lead and steward front line employee procedures and processes (issue resolution, discipline investigations, absenteeism management, etc.)
  • Support culture and talent outcomes in support of strategic objectives
  • Lead HR cycles such as performance management, compensation, career development, workforce planning and succession planning
  • Coach leadership to enable team effectiveness and leadership alignment sessions
  • Facilitate talent pipeline conversations
  • Design and quickly implement solutions that cut across multiple disciplines; even those beyond people and organizational solutions
  • Serve as the HR lead on projects within the business

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of experience as a hands-on Human Resources Business Partner, managing complex labour/employee relations issues in an operating environment
  • Experience leading complex projects and initiatives, including workforce planning, talent management and change management
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in providing leadership with employee and labour relations education, advice and coaching
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources management or another related field (a focus on organizational effectiveness, change management or labour relations would be considered an asset)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation
  • Strong functional knowledge of HR policies, programs and processes
  • Positive relationship management and advising skills to build strong partnerships with client groups and key partners
  • The proven ability to think and act strategically
  • The willingness to take action and you are a highly organized problem solver
  • Adaptability to change and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of  complex processes, and motivation to create and implement continuous improvement and creative process enhancements

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our camp-based Fort Hills mining site, located in Alberta’s Athabasca region, 90 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The shift schedule is a 4 days on / 3 days off rotation

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Pipeline, HR, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Employee Relations, Energy, Human Resources

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