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Business Partner, Talent and Culture

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1080, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Montreal, Quebec
  • Job category: HR Business Partner
  • Job ID: JR10020497
  • Job type: Permanent Job
  • Apply before: 2024-07-05


Reporting to the Senior Director of Business Partners, Talent & Culture, the Business Partner, Talent and Culture will be responsible for developing and maintaining strategic partnering relations with their client groups.

You will support managers in their role, setting future directions and designing action plans to operationalize the business unit’s talent strategies and objectives. You will also contribute to strategically and positively influence the achievement of the expected results of various initiatives supporting the work atmosphere, employee development and the transformation of our culture.

More specifically, you will:

Within the designated business unit:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the business model, including key priorities and decision-makers’ interests and motivations by building trust with managers and actively participating in strategic and operational business unit meetings.

  • Coordinate multidisciplinary support teams within the Vice-Presidency Talent and Culture (VPTC) to support various reorganizations, initiatives and special projects, including mergers, acquisitions, integrations and modernization projects.

  • Contribute to the design of new organizational structures to support the growth of the business unit.

  • Participate in the creation of a talent strategy vision.

  • Actively participate in the strategic management of the business unit, including talent planning to meet the company’s needs.

  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders to influence decision-making.

  • Contribute to the promotion of the company’s culture.

  • Contribute to the leadership development of the business unit managers.

  • For relevant projects, act as the primary point of contact between VPTC and stakeholders in the business unit project structures and the VPTC project support team.

  • Ensure the successful implementation of HR initiatives, measure progress and ensure consistent application.

  • Analyze and interpret performance indicators and Talent and Culture surveys for each client group and provide strategic and proactive advice.

Within the Vice-Presidency Talent and Culture:

  • Build partnering relations with your VPTC colleagues in the Centres of Excellence.

  • Ensure communication of specific client needs and expectations to other HR branches and follow up with managers who have requested it.

  • In collaboration with the VPTC managers, coordinate the availability of the expertise required by the VPTC to support the projects of the business lines.

  • Promote alignment and consistency with other Talent and Culture Business Partners to implement best practices and jointly develop expertise.

  • Support the VPTC managers in the delivery of the annual HR cycle.

  • Support the integration of VPTC employees into projects, in collaboration with managers, in Talent Acquisition, Organizational Performance, Overall Remuneration and other departments, that may be part of the multidisciplinary teams that the Talent and Culture Business Partner will lead.

Desired profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • At least 10 years of experience in human resources or in a related field, ideally including experience as an HR or project manager

  • Results-oriented with a structured approach

  • Ability to understand global and systemic issues

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence at all levels

  • Partnership and collaborative approach

  • Ability to manage employees in a matrix environment

  • Ability to manage projects

  • Knowledge of the LEAN philosophy, approach and tools (a significant asset)

  • Knowledge of the AGILE methodology (an asset)

  • Knowledge of Workday and Microsoft Office Suite

Tell us more about yourself and your achievements! Apply now for this career opportunity that will contribute to your success!

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Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 50,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

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At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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