Human Resources Business Partner

  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA is Canada’s fastest-growing major airport over the past 10 years, the fifth-busiest airport by passenger traffic and the largest major Canadian airport by land area. EIA offers non-stop connections to more than 60 destinations across Canada, the US, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. At EIA you become part of a tightly knit team, working in a supportive environment, dedicated to fulfilling our vision of more flights to more places.

Job Description


The HR Business Partner is a strategic, senior level consultative position, responsible for a range of duties enabling the HR department to deliver best practices and focused solutions that support the business. The Business Partner is responsible for proactively supporting the delivery of HR strategy and programs to the client and ensuring effectiveness of the day to day functions of the HR department, including talent acquisition, development, engagement, ER/LR, change and transition, compensation and benefits, and employee change and transition.


  • Provide input to HR plans and directions, and assist in development and delivery of HR initiatives and programs

  • Partner directly with SBU leadership in the implementation and execution of the HR strategy and business plan

  • Work closely with management and employees to improve relationships and build morale

  • Ensure alignment between HR and SBU strategies, identify opportunities and areas of concern

  • Assist in the development of SBU short and long-term staffing plans

  • Providing subject matter expertise in designing org structures and systems to fit the current business realities/goals, and develops plans to implement the new changes

  • Provide subject matter expertise and support leadership in the development of all people plans, including recruitment, development, succession, change and transition, etc.

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of employee and labour relations, strengthening established relationships

  • Support continual enhancement of employee experience through research and implementation of HR best practices in areas of accountability



  • Post-secondary education specializing in Human Resources, or equivalent

  • CPHR designation required

  • Senior level experience in employee and labour relations

  • Senior level experience in organizational design and change management

  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written

  • Ability to partner with and provide counselling to senior leadership

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and solve inquiries and issues expeditiously and efficiently

  • Ability to work within a complex innovative HR environment

  • Proficient with Human Resources Information and Performance Management systems

  • Experience developing and analyzing HR data and trends

  • Must secure and maintain appropriate airport security clearance and acceptable criminal records check

    Applicants from this competition may be utilized to fill future vacancies of a similar nature

Additional Information

1 Full-Time, Permanent Position; Poster # 2018-51

REPORTS TO:      Director, Human Resources

BAND:                Excluded

SALARY:             Commensurate with experience

POSTING DATE:   September 13, 2018 (Internal/External)

CLOSING DATE:  September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm (Internal), or until a suitable candidate is found (External)