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Kent Recruitment

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
Human resources
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If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness of the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Kent is hiring a Senior HR Business Partner to support our Canada Operations BU in implementing and administering HR activities and

You must be able to operate strategically but also tactical to complete work at an operational level.

Your responsibilities:

  • Provides subject matter expertise on local labor laws and HR practices to client group
  • Builds credible relationships with front and mid-level leaders through trust, collaboration, and effective communication
  • Collaborates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; recommends new approaches that add value to the business
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements affecting human resources; coaches’ leadership to ensure practices are compliant with implicated regulations
  • Investigates HR issues from reporting to resolution while upholding the highest level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Is able to work autonomously and in a team environment as applicable
  • Supports key HR processes, including performance management, talent development, training & development, and rewards & recognition
  • Develops and improves employee onboarding and offboarding experiences
  • Supports the recruiting process as appropriate for the business unit; collaborates with business leaders and recruiting partners for posting details and interviews applicants as required
  • Facilitates the processing of employee transactions (i.e. promotions, new hires, terminations, job changes, salary changes, etc.) via Oracle HCM
  • Maintains high level knowledge of benefit program; facilitates in getting employees connected to benefits resources.
  • Maintains knowledge of regulated leave programs; collaborates on the administration of employee leaves with Operations and Benefits team
  • Gathers and analyzes data with HR metrics and prepares reports utilizing Oracle and other HRIS platforms
  • Collaborates with business partners from the corporate HR team, payroll and safety to support the administration of various programs and policies.
  • Responds to and/or coaches’ leadership on employee relations issues; prepares documentation as appropriate; escalates matters to HR leadership as appropriate.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Senior HR Business Partner in a construction or manufacturing setting
  • Strong understanding of employment standards and HR best practices
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulatory HR guidelines
  • Ability to oversee multiple tasks at once with minimal direction

Skills Requirement:

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and mediation skills
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Proven problem solver, results focused, self-motivated and strong customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) proficiency required
  • Experience with Oracle software preferred
  • Must have tangible employee relations skills with the ability to handle investigations, grievances, and other inquiries.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and respond to changing priorities.
  • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills; ability to interact professionally and knowledgeably with wide variety of individuals.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills required
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