PEOPLE BUSINESS PARTNER

Demand for lithium is growing exponentially, fueled by the growing electric vehicle market. Summit Nanotech is an award-winning technology company on the cusp of becoming the global leader in the lithium production space.  Our technology is designed to be efficient, low energy, cost effective, and set the new benchmark for environmental performance. As we transition to a new energy future, the world needs our technology, and we need amazing people to add to our growing, dynamic, and innovative team.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated People Business Partner to join the People & Workplace team. In this role, the successful candidate will effectively coach and consult business leaders by supporting the delivery of multiple HR programs. This opportunity will appeal to those who have a wide breadth of HR experience, thrive working in a dynamic work environment and come with a solutions focused mindset.

Summit Nanotech takes pride in our inclusive corporate culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. If you feel passionate about this opportunity and believe that you have the skills to excel in this role, please apply to recruiting@summitnanotech.com using the job title as the subject line. 

Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.  But keep checking back as we are growing! 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver HR service and consultation across a spectrum of areas including: Employment Legislation, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Succession & Workforce Planning, Total Rewards, Disability Management, Benefits, Leadership Development, Employee Onboarding, Organization Design

  • Accountable to ensure that People processes are compliant with company policies and current employment legislation

  • Understanding business goals to recommend and implement People solutions that are in line with Summit Nanotech’s culture and business strategy

  • Provides coaching to leaders to assist them in effectively applying company policies, guidelines and regulations to employee issues and concerns (e.g., performance, behavior, conflict resolution, termination)

  • Provide coaching, advice, and feedback to the Summit leaders with data-driven recommendations that help them improve team performance, retention, and the overall employee experience

  • Assess and recommend practical solutions to often ambiguous and complex people situations;

  • Mediate and facilitate conflict resolution

  • Partner with hiring managers to ensure a workforce plan and budget is in place to meet ongoing recruitment needs, in alignment with Summit’s strategy

  • Manage job evaluations, and compensation adjustments to ensure consistency and internal equity

  • Responsible to support short-term and long-term disability case management

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of HR Business Partner/HR Generalist experience

  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Federal and Provincial employment law

  • Experience with Compensation/Total Rewards would be an strong asset

  • A strong consulting orientation and client focus with the ability to build strong, positive relationships with client groups

  • Critical thinker who can combine multiple sources of information to drive to practical solutions;

  • Strong track record in demonstrating Human Resources principles within a service delivery model

  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload in a solutions focused environment which demands strong deliverables

  • A positive, “roll up your sleeve” team-player attitude and customer focused approach to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy, and humility

  • Experience with Humi HR or other HR Systems is a plus; proficiency with MS Office 365 programs including Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required

  • Post-secondary education is required, with a preference for a Human Resource-related discipline

  • CPHR Designation is an asset

Location: Hybrid model of remote work from home and in-office - balance depending on business need.

Interested candidates may apply through recruiting@summitnanotech.com. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.  But keep checking back as we are growing!