Specialist HR Business Partner

Date:  14-Jan-2022
Job Posting End Date:  31-Jan-2022;00:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Saskatchewan
Job Location/Region:  Saskatoon

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About Potash

BHP’s Jansen Potash Project located approximately 140 km east of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is BHP’s first and most advanced potash project. Jansen will add diversity and a Canadian presence to BHP’s global portfolio. Jansen’s large resource endowment provides the opportunity to develop it in stages, with anticipated initial capacity of 4.35 Mtpa. The BHP Board has recently sanctioned Jansen Project (Stage 1), with a US $5.7 billion investment. The project is now entering the construction phase, with the first potash expected in 2027.


An exciting role within the Potash HR Business Partner team that will support the business in the strategy of, and advisory on, HR matters. This role will play a key role in supporting the leaders within the Integrated Project Team.

About the Role

In this role, you will:

  • Create trust and credibility with leaders through consistent and reliable servicer delivery support which contributes to operational excellence in the HR function
  • Contribute to the provision of on-demand HR support to Leaders and prioritised HR project support for the business
  • Work with leaders to advise on day-to-day HR matters
  • Ensuring accurate HR administration of end-to-end employee processes
  • Determine the underlying cause of problems and evaluate multiple solutions to ensure a planned and structured approach to solving problems 
  • Assess change impacts to prepare integrated change management plans, manages change readiness and resistance and coach leaders and impacted stakeholders in the adoption and successful delivery of the change. Ability to analyse business requirements and align and implement HR strategy across multiple teams
  • Contribute to the deployment of programs, training and initiatives that contribute to a highly engaged workforce
  • Implement and monitor progress against an integrated culture plan and Inclusion & Diversity strategy
  • Source information, plans and conducts analyses to support evidence based decision making  
  • Identify, engage and manage a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Prioritise work effort and resources accordingly
  • Engage the capabilities of the entire organisation 
  • Strive to achieve 100% safety, 100% customer value and 0% waste

About You

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary education institution, in a related field
  • Ability to work flexible across multiple teams and stakeholders
  • Your communication and influencing skills will be key strengths
  • You will be a self-starter who has an eye for detail and is agile to change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources designation is preferred

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.