Talent Business Partner

Feb 01, 2024
Québec, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a Talent Business Partner, you'll provide strategic advisory and guidance to senior leaders that set our Canadian teams up for success. Reporting to the Talent Business Partner Associate Director, you’ll be the connecting link and conduit between the Talent department and senior leaders. With your deep understanding of HR and the realities of the business, you’ll help align talent strategies with key objectives of the business.

What you’ll do

Strategic partnerships

  • Collaborate with the Talent Business Partner Associate Director and business leaders to understand organizational priorities and business objectives and connect the implementation of strategic HR initiatives to encourage the achievement of those goals.
  • Act as the "Studio HR Representative" to represent the Quebec Studio's interests throughout the Talent initiatives of Canadian studios. Collaborate in partnership with the Quebec City studio's management team to establish organizational and strategic priorities.

Leadership engagement and guidance

  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior leaders, fostering a culture of open communication and ensuring a fair and consistent application of HR policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the well-being and engagement of senior leaders and their core teams, using an evidence-based and data informed approach as well as employee insights to guide decision-making and increase team cohesion and efficiency.
  • Cultivate strong partnerships with business leaders and offer guidance on complex HR matters.
  • Work closely with the Talent Advisor team and other HR stakeholders to ensure short term and/or operational needs are in alignment with the desired strategic HR vision.

Talent management

  • Translate business needs by providing input into workforce planning, development, and engagement programs to ensure the organization’s talent needs are effectively met for the long term.

Change management

  • Consult and provide input into organizational change initiatives, including organizational design, culture transformation, and employee engagement efforts to drive a culture of accountability and empowerment.

What you bring

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience with a deep understanding of all HR functions, employment legislation, and best practices;
  • A deep understanding of all HR functions, employment legislation, and best practices;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities to lead, coach, and support various levels of the business;
  • Proficiency in comprehending the organization's business model and industry trends for aligning talent strategies;
  • Competence in developing long-term plans and HR initiatives that contribute to achieving organizational goals;
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills (preferably in both French and English to interact with staff across our Canadian studios);
  • The ability to positively influence and guide stakeholders towards HR-related solutions and decisions;
  • Ability to identify HR challenges and propose creative and effective solutions;
  • High ethical standards and the ability to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive HR matters.

What to send our way

  • Your resume highlighting your education, experience, skills, and any games shipped.

Working at Ubisoft means

  • A hybrid and flexible work mode, 6 weeks of vacation in your first year, an enriched parental leave, a Ubi gym directly in our offices, a complete group insurance program, access to complete Dialogue telemedicine services, an RRSP with a contribution from Ubisoft, an advantageous bonus program, concrete measures to ensure the right to disconnect, the option of working part-time and much more. Click here for all the details.
  • Joining a team of 19,000 Ubisoft employees working across more than 40 locations around the world, are boundby a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication  and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come;
  • Working for an equal opportunity employer who believes that diversity of backgrounds and perspectives is essential to creating worlds where gamers and their teams can thrive and express themselves. It's about taking on exciting challenges, being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and being part of the future of entertainment.