Human Resources Partner

May 21, 2022
Toronto, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

On being a Human Resources Partner at Ubisoft Toronto 

The HR Partner will provide HR expertise and a variety of day-to-day HR support activities to production and support teams within Ubisoft Toronto.  Reporting to the HR Manager with a dotted line into the Director of HR, the HR Partner will provide advice and counsel in all areas of HR including on-going employee relations, new manager coaching, employee development, interpretation of HR policies, creating and implementing new programs and initiatives.

The daily life of a Human Resources Partner at Ubisoft Toronto

  • Support Producers and Directors in implementing human resource strategies depending on the organizational vision;
  • Act as an advisor to Managers on issues relating to policy interpretation and employee relations; providing coaching techniques and developing performance improvement plans;
  • Act as a point of contact to respond to the production teams general HR-related inquiries;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of programs, activities and Human Resources Systems (performance evaluation, compensation plan, training and development, promotion management, succession planning, organizational development and recognition);
  • Working closely with HR Manager and HR team members to develop and implement HR strategic programs that will drive increased employee satisfaction and commitment levels;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Employee Relations

  • Effectively engage employees and communicate with all levels of the organization providing advice, assistance and follow up on studio policies and programs;
  • Effectively resolve employee issues and concerns for support teams;
  • Work with managers to create employee development plans and Performance Improvement Plans when necessary for support teams.

Health & Safety 

  • Act as a certified member of the joint Health & Safety committee;


  • Collaborate with HR Manager to implement the yearly performance review process;
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining the online performance review tool; maintaining and updating competencies and answering questions;
  • Assist the Director of Human Resources & HR Manager with special projects such as (but not limited to): compensation analysis, headquarters annual salary review report and presentation, studio presentations, town hall meetings and service awards.

What it takes to make it

  • Completed either an undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Human Resources Management and be working toward or have obtained a Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP or CHRL);
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience in human resources as a generalist, business partner or other relevant experience;
  • Human Resources experience in the entertainment or creative industry is an asset.

Nice to have

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills;
  • High level of attention to details;
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills;
  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization;
  • Proficient in MS Office (able to develop reports in Excel, PowerPoint Presentations);
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation in solutions;
  • Be action-oriented and make decisions quickly;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.

What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills.


We Offer:

  • A hybrid, flexible work model
  • Six weeks of vacation
  • An enhanced parental leave program
  • Comprehensive Total Rewards Package:
    • Disability Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Extended medical insurance
    • (Optional) RRSP contribution
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Bonus (If Applicable)

Life at Ubisoft

At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world. We believe that embracing our individuality helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players. 

When you’re a member of our team, your professional development is a priority. You’ll have opportunities to be challenged, learn and grow in your role. Pushing the boundaries of what’s possible within game development while working with Ubisoft’s most powerful technologies – from game engines to performance capture and more. Annual performance reviews and salary increases will help you further your career and grow with our studio. We also offer hybrid remote work options, six weeks of vacation for all employees, an enhanced parental leave program, a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training and career development.  

We celebrate the big and small moments together – with virtual events, get togethers, giveaways and more. In addition to our “right to disconnect” philosophy, the studio offers a variety of health and wellness initiatives including yoga, an on-site gym, flexible work hours, and other programs to create a better, sustainable work environment for our teams.

We encourage you to read our Code of Conduct prior to applying. It is our collective responsibility at Ubisoft Toronto to maintain a respectful and inclusive work environment, and be the best possible place to work and grow. Knowing and respecting our Code of Conduct’s principles and guidelines is key to achieving that goal.


Join Us!

At Ubisoft Toronto, we believe diversity is our studio’s biggest strength. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of our player community, is inclusive and respectful of the individuality of our team and embodies our core values – trust, integrity, excellence and care. 

We encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, neurodivergent people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities. 


If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for?  

Ubisoft Toronto is committed to providing accommodations for accessibility upon request.  

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

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