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HR Partner, People & Performance

Date: May 11, 2021

Location: Brantford, ON, CA, N3T 6B8

Company: Apotex

 

About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit: www.apotex.com.

 

Job Summary

The position will provide HR support for the Brantford Site & the Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPIP GTA) groups. As a member of the Function/Department Leadership Team, the HR Partner, People & Performance partners with the business to support the successful achievement of business goals through the effective delivery of HR policies and programs across all assigned areas, including Apotex Values and Winning Behavours and Global Business Ethics & Compliance and Safety, Health and Environment. The key focus of the role is to provide assigned client group(s) of the with people solutions and programs that will grow the business and coaching Leaders to foster increased employee and organization performance. This role must work effectively in a global matrix environment and regularly collaborate with HR CoEs in support of the Business and HR Strategy.

Job Responsibilities

Business Partnering

  • Responsible for leading and implementing Human Resources programs including workforce analytics/planning, performance management, talent management acquisition, succession planning, change management, training and development, and HR systems.
  • Responsible for providing ongoing HR support to all client groups in the API & GAPIP functions. This includes effective leadership coaching and employee relations to optimize operational efficiencies.
  • Working in accordance with the Global Talent Acquisition processes, responsible for talent attraction, selection & retention while ensuring employment equity for all client groups
  • As a member of the People & Performance Canada Team, participate in implementing key HR programs & projects, collaborating, and leveraging the CoE’s for effective business & employee systems management.
  • Execute the Employee Engagement Survey objectives with facilitation of employee groups & people leader standard work that is aligned with the continuous improvement and organizational accountability process.
  • To ensure ongoing delivery of the Site Pandemic Program, effectively maintaining employee health & operational efficiency through enrolling employee trust and cooperation.
  • Champion employee advocacy and treating all with dignity and respect. Conduct Exit interviews and advise Department Head.
  • Ensure all investigations are conducted in a timely, discrete and professional manner.

 

Coaching
 

  • Coach and mentor Leaders and Employees with a particular focus on identifying, assessing and development in support of Critical Positions, Talent Succession to minimize risk of disruption of operations.

 

Other

  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Education
    • University degree in HR or a related field with a preference for a relevant HR designation
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Strong business acumen with demonstrated ability to manage stakeholder groups.
    • Ability to apply workforce planning knowledge, engagement strategies and succession management to daily business needs
    • Strong working knowledge of HRMS systems and workforce analytics.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Employment Legislation; coaching and counselling; dispute resolution and facilitation skills; principles of change management
    • Ability to drive results as an individual contributor while staying focused on overall HR team goals and success.
  • Experience
    • Experience in leading HR programs and projects, including change management responsibilities.
    • 10 years progressive Human Resource experience, including a minimum 5 years in a generalist/employee relations capacity.

 

 

 

At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
 
Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.