Human Resources Business Partner


About The Position

This is an exciting role for an HR professional to join a growing organization and provide support to the entire Canadian team while working closely with global business partners. This position is a blend of business partnering and operational functions and requires solid working knowledge of a variety of HR processes.

Medison is in an exciting phase in its business development, global expansion and organizational transformation. Strong infrastructure, tools and processes are the key to enable growth and success. Medison Canada is looking for an HR Business Partner who can work and thrive in an environment which at times is ambiguous and assist in structuring processes as well as support the Canadian team.

Medison Canada is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. Medison Canada is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please advise us.


  • Manage the overall Canadian HR strategy by leading various HR functions to support the entire employee life cycle
  • Lead the Canadian performance management process by ensuring goals are cascading and in place for all employees, coordinate mid-year and year end calibration meetings, as well as provide support and coaching for managers and employees
  • Enable a strong talent pipeline by working with management to identify employee development needs and translate into appropriate learning initiatives 
  • Establish and work within annual HR budgets
  • Lead employee issues as needed including investigations, performance improvement plans and terminations
  • Lead end-to-end recruitment activities which includes developing job postings, screening and interviewing candidates, as well as working with hiring managers and Total Rewards to negotiate candidate compensation
  • Drive employee engagement by embedding Medison’s DNA initiatives
  • Work with managers to ensure all job descriptions are current
  • Liaise with benefit provider, payroll provider and Medison Finance to ensure ongoing compensation and benefit processes are administered seamlessly
  • Coordinate with employees, benefits provider and payroll providers various leaves including parental leaves, short-term and long-term disabilities leaves
  • Ensure all HR policies are compliant with Canadian legislation and update as needed


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a HR Business Partner role working within a global matrix environment
  • University degree or college diploma in Human Resources, general business or social sciences
  • CHRP or CHRL designation completed or currently in progress is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian employment legislation with the ability to interpret and synthesize into working policies
  • Hands on experience with a broad range of HR functions including leading the Talent Management, employee development, and performance management processes as well as experience and understanding of end-to-end recruitment, compensation, benefit and payroll administration, leaves management and policy development
  • Ability to work well through ambiguity as well as simplifying complex processes
  • Ability to successfully pivot from administrative to strategic functions as needed
  • Proficient in a variety of online systems including MS Office and a variety of HRIS
  • Highly discreet maintaining a professional level of confidentiality
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong and collaborative working relationships with internal and external business partners at various levels
  • Previous experience within the pharmaceutical &/or healthcare industry an asset
  • Bilingual in French an asset