Human Resources Business Partner

Subsidiary: Miller Paving Limited  

Location: West Vancouver




Reporting to the President, the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) provides broad HR support to the business. Partnering with business leaders and managers, the HRBP will develop people solutions that help support the achievement of the business unit strategy, while ensuring alignment to corporate objectives. They will work with all levels of management to pro-actively facilitate favourable business outcomes through effective HR strategies.

As a Human Resources Business Partner, you will:

Workforce Planning

  • Partner with division leaders on strategic plans and annual plans at the Business unit level
  • Translate business needs into short (1-2), medium (2-3) and long range (3-5) workforce plans
  • Develop and update job profiles and develop recruitment strategy for upcoming roles

Talent Attraction, Recruitment & Selection

  • Evaluate the alignment of recruitment needs with workforce plans
  • Develop competency – based interviewing and scoring framework, schedule and hold interviews, negotiate and roll out offers


  • Prepare a role specific onboarding plan for each individual salaried hire and hourly hires in key roles in collaboration with Managers
  • Design programs to enable faster integration of new/diverse talent
  • Assist with mass orientations of winter and summer recalls/ new hires

Employee Development

  • Analyze talent evaluation and performance reviews to identify high potentials and high performers, strengths, development needs and gaps at individual and business level
  • Support and coach managers through performance management and talent evaluation cycles (systems and process)
  • Develop individual development plans (IDPs) and Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) and ensure completion of action items through regular check ins with all stakeholders

Retention & Engagement

  • Participate as management representative with Employee Committees, develop action plans from feedback that will optimize strengths and alleviate deficiencies to strengthen Capilano/Miller Capilano's position as an employer of choice
  • Monitor action items and ensure they are closed within the allocated time


Employee Relations

  • Support Operations as a resource with best practices and interpretation of policies and contracts in collaboration with external and internal support groups like HSE, Finance
  • Complete ownership of all employee investigations to manage legal liability through due process

Change Management

  • Anticipate business challenges and proactively adapt HR delivery to support the change in collaboration with Business
  • Identify best practices across business units and ensure consistent application across all groups

Corporate Governance

  • Mitigate legal liability by ensuring compliance legislated and contractual obligations. Design mitigating measures by rallying all stakeholders
  • Monitor compliance with company policies, code of ethics and compensation philosophy
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of data related to employee transactions like leaves of absence, layoffs, recalls, new hires and rehires
  • Present annual HR Dashboard for the business to BU head and VP, highlighting HR metrics and trends

You will bring:

  • A degree or diploma in Business Administration and/or a Human Resources related discipline. HR designation is preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant HR work experience within a Human Resources department with at least 5 years in an HR Generalist capacity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and experience with HRIS
  • Ability to influence, establish rapport and work with a diverse group of senior management and staff within a variety of businesses
  • Proven experience working with both structured and unstructured organizations and matrixed environments
  • High energy, a strong work ethic, resilience, and versatility with a results orientation
  • Knowledge and experience with Labor relations, employment standards and human rights legislation
  • Ability to travel. Valid drivers’ license and car to effectively support the travel requirements of the job

Miller is proud to provide this unique career opportunity, we offer continuous learning, opportunity for growth, and a competitive compensation package. At our core; we are our people. We succeed because we respect our people and invest in their development, safety and well-being. Miller is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key attributes to building greatness. Miller’s core values of Integrity and Community welcomes everyone, at work and in the community, and our value of Accountability, means that we own our actions, our decisions and our results. As a Miller employee, this will ultimately be your commitment to our inclusive culture.

We will contact candidates selected for an interview. Accommodation for applications with disabilities will be made during the recruitment process when requested.