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Human Resources Business Partner

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External 

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: May 23, 2023

Closing Date: June 9, 2023

Profession: Human Resources 

Experience Level(s): Mid-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Term opportunity for up to 18 months 

Job ID: 1409 

We are looking for an experienced professional to come on board as our newest Human Resources Business Partner. Your in-depth understanding of human resource practices will allow you to consistently support strategic objectives while developing creative solutions to organizational challenges. This role has the opportunity to significantly influence, and impact assigned client groups within the organization. 

How you will be spending your time:

  • Building strong relationships with managers and employees to have a positive impact on work relationships, building morale, increasing employee commitment, engagement, productivity and retention.
  • Providing support for employee/labour relations issues, including internal dispute resolution, policy/procedure interpretation, Collective Agreement interpretation, counselling and actively participating in the handling of complaints, grievances, investigations etc. 
  • Providing day-to-day performance management guidance to managers (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Responsible for providing advice and guidance to the hiring manager in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS), on assisting with special work arrangements (e.g., job sharing, modified work arrangements, etc.)
  • Leveraging employee data (e.g. exit interviews, survey results, turnover analytics) to improve employee engagement, performance and retention.
  • Acting as a change agent in efforts to create positive workplace culture, employee empowerment, accountability, continuous improvement, and ongoing learning.
  • Proactively managing the identification and resolution of team-related issues.
  • Influencing and guiding managers on the HR implications of business decisions and on all aspects of people-management and leadership. Driving programs and processes that facilitate change and optimize the contributions and engagement level of employees.
  • Facilitating soft skills training and refining corporate programs to meet the needs of the operation, including conducting training sessions for managers and individual departments on various topics to enhance team performance.
  • Partnering with HR Centres of Expertise to manage job descriptions, evaluations, and reclassifications
  • Advising and guiding managers on issues regarding pay practices and policies.
  • Partnering with HR Centres of Expertise to meet the goals of the department and support the organization.

The way people describe you:

  • You are personable with strong communication and relationship building capabilities across all levels of the organization
  • You are a strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Someone who can view issues objectively
  • You are empathetic and caring
  • You can sense rising conflicts and take initiative to manage them effectively
  • In addition, you are a valuable collaborator, ethical and trusted coach  

To be successful in this role:

  • A university degree in a related field such as Business Administration or Commerce
  • 5-years’ experience influencing business outcomes in a Human Resources role
  • Specialist level knowledge in employee/labour relations
  • Experience in organizational effectiveness and HR program design and delivery would be considered an asset
  • Business data acumen is an asset 
  • CPHR designation is considered an asset
  • We will consider applicants with equivalent education and experience

Working/other conditions:

  • There can be a requirement to attend to multiple off-site locations depending on client portfolio being supported

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Schedule Days Off (SDOs) 12 paid days per year prorated
  • Robust benefit package that consists of a defined benefit pension, healthcare/flex spending account, long-term disability benefits, health, dental and life insurance, annual vacation, sick and lieu days
  • Supported educational programs as a means of enhancing employee knowledge and skills by our Educational Assistance Program. Options for Long-term learning programs to provide opportunities for employees to work towards a designation, degree, etc.,
  • Receive 50% off admission to City leisure facilities (Swimming, etc.),
  • An inclusive and diverse work culture 

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: Out of Scope 

Division: Office of the City Manager 

Department: People & Organizational Culture - Client Services & Labour Relations

Annual Salary: $87,097.00 - $116,128.00 


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at