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Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner


The Onni Group is a leading real estate firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles and Chicago. This diverse company is vertically integrated with in-house departments responsible for execution of the company’s activities including property development, construction and management as well as leasing, sales and marketing.


We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Business Partner who sits at the intersection of Human Resources and our Business Leaders. This role will be responsible for shaping the employee experience, ensuring the company’s talent grows in meaningful ways and makes business leaders and HR as successful as possible. He or she will serve business leaders and advise on talent matters, including organizational effectiveness, leader effectiveness, organizational design, learning needs/opportunities, safety, and conflict resolution.


The business partner is a strategic partner in the people management of our business. The partner leads the change management projects and manages the HR related internal and external communication. The business partner does not act as the HR Consultant; the partner shares the responsibility for the goals and targets delivery.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The business partner identifies and prepares development plans for the key employees and high potential employees. The partner identifies employees ready for the promotion and rotates best talents across different functions in the organization.


The business partner is a member of the management team of the internal client. The partner actively supports discussions and transfers best practices from different functions in the organization. The partner takes over the leadership in the people management area and acts as the facilitator for the management team.


Main Responsibilities of HR Business Partner

  • Acts as a single point of the contact for the employees and managers in the business unit
  • Proactively supports the delivery of HR Processes at the client’s side
  • Manages complex and difficult HR Projects cross-functionally
  • Builds a strong business relationship with the internal client
  • Actively identifies gaps, proposes and implement changes necessary to cover risks
  • Recruits personally the key talents for the internal client
  • Facilitates the management team to bring best solutions for employees
  • Acts as the performance improvement driver and provokes positive changes in the people management
  • Designs and maintain organization vitality charts as the performance of the business unit improves
  • Designs succession plans for key talents and key job positions
  • Challenges the organizational structure of the internal client and proposes changes
  • Acts as the member of the HR Management Team 

Key Required Skills

  • Previous experience in Human Resources Management
  • Team Player
  • Communication Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Project Management and Change Management Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Strong Time Management and Priorities Management Skills
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Labor Law Knowledge Skills


  • 3-5 years Human Resources Generalist experience, including strategy development, organizational design, talent management and change management
  • “SHRM-CP” or “PHR” Certified is a strong asset
  • Experience with employee relations, staffing, performance management & organizational development processes/activities, safety, compensation and benefits  
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Management, Human Resources Management or related discipline


We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit package and programs to continuously develop and recognize employees.  

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

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