Human Ressources Partner

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Ubisoft Montreal, a preeminent developer of video games located in Montreal’s dynamic Mile-End neighbourhood since 1997, we offer a work environment unique in the industry for allowing you to build and cultivate games that are part of critically acclaimed, iconic AAA franchises of international repute.

When you join Ubi Montreal, you enter a community of passionate, extraordinary developers connected by their need to innovate, to be creative and to work with the latest technology. You’ll discover a world where employees enjoy constant career advancement, a supportive learning environment, and competitive compensation packages.

 

Job Description

Summary

The human resources (HR) partner plays an advisory role for Ubisoft’s managers and employees to foster optimal human resources management and maintain a work environment that supports team development and goal attainment. The HR Partner also acts as a development advisor for IT teams.

Mission

Contribute to the development and continuation of the IT teams’ strategic vision

  • Support managers in the application of HR strategies;
  • Work with managers to create an innovative and participative work environment;
  • Analyze available HR data with an understanding of business issues and help managers translate them into action plans;
  • Act as a facilitator in change management;
  • Through managers, ensure cascading communication for teams on the information received from executives.

Manage daily HR operations

  • Coach and support managers on different aspects of daily team management related to HR management (e.g. performance management, work relation, etc.);
  • Ensure compliance of HR practices with regard to labour laws;
  • Take action and guide managers through conflictual situations (individuals and/or teams);
  • Implement, communicate and apply overall compensation practices within teams (bonuses, promotions, etc.);
  • Advise and represent the team in the annual salary review process;
  • Coordinate annual team performance assessment with managers.

Support the identified IT teams

  • Take part in some hiring interviews for management positions;
  • Whenever required, clarify the roles and responsibilities of the positions and define new positions;
  • Contribute to complex problem solving and put forward proactive approaches and solutions that are in line with management issues;
  • Identify emerging employees for the teams and contribute to development plan;
  • Working with the development team in order to coordinate the professional development of members of the IT teams.

Ensure team balance

  • Facilitate the integration of new employees within teams;
  • Facilitate the employee experience;
  • Coordinate and facilitate ongoing development and career progress for team members;
  • Ensure teams’ positive work environment, make diagnosis and propose solutions for teams to grow and work efficiently;
  • Facilitate the cohesion of teams’ members and participate, along with managers, to develop the employees’ sense of belonging.

Training component

  • Take part in planning, setting out and implementing strategies and assess the training programs and activities to ensure they meet employee needs;
  • Insure the communication of the training offer to the concerned communities;
  • Assess needs by facilitating the determination of best training strategies for each program section/activity;
  • Support and guide content and material design and development;
  • Coach internal instructors and ensure their development;
  • Direct the external instructors to ensure that the content of their training meets the needs of the corporation;
  • Oversee the processes to deliver project strategies;
  • Implement mechanisms to measure knowledge transfer and participant satisfaction;
  • Promote, supervise and host knowledge sharing activities;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.

 

Qualifications

Skills

  • Client focus;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Solid conflict management skills;
  • Problem solving skills and ability to make decisions quickly;
  • Ability to adapt to new situations;
  • Ability to work with several stakeholders at the same time;
  • Creativity, initiative and innovation in proposed solutions;
  • Known to work efficiently in an environment that is constantly changing.

Relevant experience and training

  • University degree in industrial relations or human resources;
  • Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience in human resources as a generalist, or any other related experience;
  • Experience in a company with an international scope;
  • Member of ORHRI (an asset);
  • Bilingualism (French-English, spoken and written).

 

Additional Information

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

 We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

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