Senior People & Culture Business Partner

Full Time


Senior People & Culture Business Partner page is loaded Senior People & Culture Business Partner Apply locations Calgary time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R-2023307 The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) is responsible for the safe, reliable, and economic planning and operation of the Alberta Interconnected Electric System. We provide open and non-discriminatory access to Alberta’s interconnected power grid and also facilitate Alberta’s competitive wholesale electricity market. The AESO strives to foster an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace where people feel respected and welcomed for who they are, together we deliver high performance and innovative results. Job Description The Senior People & Culture Business Partner (Senior Business Partner) is focused on building strategic alignment across the organization and ensuring alignment in our people practices.

In this position, you will focus on delivering people programs and practices that further the AESO’s strategy and create meaningful employee experiences that align with our AESO cultural traits. To be successful in this position, you must understand AESO’s business priorities in relation to strategy and translate these into actionable high impact work. As a trusted partner, you understand the business strategy and can collaborate and influence leaders and provide insight into organizational needs and talent priorities. Reporting to the Manager, Talent & Inclusion, you develop strategies focused on talent management (performance management, succession planning, compensation, workforce planning, engagement) and organizational effectiveness.

This position is integral in delivering and implementing our people initiatives, by providing value as a strategic advisor and engaging in cross-functional team collaborations. This full-time opportunity offers a competitive salary, and a variable pay program. We also have paid vacation and flex time, health and dental benefits, mental health support, a defined contribution pension plan, and learning and development opportunities as part of your overall compensation package. We support a hybrid work environment, where the team is in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Mondays and Fridays are flexible for where you work best. Signs you will enjoy working in this team: You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to embark on transformative industry change. You enjoy working in a team of bright professionals and participating in lively debates. You like working in a diverse atmosphere – our team celebrates our colleagues’ varied backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

You embrace change and pivot and adapt with ease. You have a curious mind and appreciate opportunities to broaden your skill set. Accountabilities include: Act as the primary point of contact for business leaders and employees for all People & Culture related needs. Drive strategic alignment through collaborating with business leaders to understand their objectives and aligning people and culture strategies to support their objectives.

Provide expertise and coach leaders in managing highly sensitive employee relations to facilitate leader competency and self-sufficiency. Proactively investigate and recommend resolutions to key issues and concerns affecting our business and its people. Participate in business leadership meetings to offer thought leadership in strategic planning on talent, delivery of objectives, and culture transformation. Partner with business leaders to evolve organization structure and talent strategies in response to changing business needs.

Interpret people data to discuss insights and trends with leadership to enable data-informed decisions. Be instrumental in delivering people and culture programs and ensure they are adopted by the organization. Lead annual people programs (e.g., talent reviews, compensation planning). Consult with employees and leaders on People & Culture policies, standards, practices, and tools.

Partner with the Talent Acquisition Partner to implement effective talent strategies that will enable business and workforce strategies. Be an AESO brand ambassador and promote the employee experience both internally and externally. Collaborate cross-functionally within the People & Culture teams to accelerate high performance and value-added outcomes. You have: 10 years of experience in a strategic business partner role.

Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or a related field. CPHR or working towards designation is preferred. An active listener that can build and sustain authentic relationships. Demonstrates initiative, critical thinking, problem solving and strong judgement.

Able to work independently, is open and approachable, and has a growth mindset. Thrives in an accelerated environment, able to work independently and collaboratively within a team. Able to demonstrate flexibility, agility in day-to-day work, high levels of integrity and confidentiality. Capable implementing scalable solutions that consider employee experience and change considerations.

Communicates with impact and credibility, including clear and succinct writing to various audiences. Knowledge and application of provincial and federal employment legislation. Experience with Workday system preferred. Application deadline: September 14, 2023 If you are contacted for a pre-screening and/or interview, please advise of any accommodation measures required to enable you to fully participate.

Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. LI-Hybrid The Alberta Electric System Operator is unable to accept unsolicited agency resumes. The Alberta Electric System Operator, and its members, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “AESO”) is committed to protecting personal information provided to it. By submitting your personal information to the AESO for the purpose of pursuing employment with the AESO, you hereby consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by the AESO, in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Alberta , as amended from time to time.

About Us A ESO is embarking on a transformation journey and it will take a collective team of curious, innovative and brilliant minds. Our continued success depends on it Please visit this site to look for opportunities that spark your interest and track your application progress for any postings you apply for. Thank you for your interest in joining our team