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Title:  Director, HR Business Partner (Business Technology) - Toronto, ON




Requisition ID: 69253


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.



As the Director, HR Business Partner, you will lead and oversee Business Human Resources activities ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. You will be responsible for coaching and advising senior business leaders on workforce related topics, opportunities, talent strategies, etc. The HRBP works with business line leadership teams (SVP+) to meet people aspects of business needs by leveraging strategies and guidelines created in Communities of Expertise (COEs), and HR Services’ delivery and insight capabilities.




  • Represents HR in strategic planning / decision making and ongoing meetings with the broader business line leadership team and participates in HR strategy development.  Deploys strategic solutions to meet business objectives and provides strategic direction for the business.
  • Provides proactive talent thought leadership and insights based on current internal trends and/or emerging external trends for business leaders.  Provides people and workforce related advice, strategies, and solutions related to workforce planning, recruitment, learning and development, performance management, compensation, and succession planning using tools and assets developed by COEs.  Leverages workforce data generated by HR Services to formulate people insights and recommendations.
  • Advocates and champions the HR operating model within the business.  Proactively contributes to the transformation of the HR operating model, with the aim of creating a globally integrated function that is scalable, flexible, and efficient.
  • Acts as the key point of contact for business needs, leveraging COE solutions to meet business objectives.  Coach’s and develops leaders and managers to deliver people management capabilities.  Partners and bring in resources from the CE to implement HR solutions that meet the distinctive challenges and needs of the business.
  • Understands the business’ markets, environment, and needs, sharing insight back into Business HR the COE and HR Services.




  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant HR experience.
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably with focus on business/human resources or work related experience.
  • CHRP, CHRL or other HR designation, is an asset.
  • Strong communications skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.  Ability to deal effectively with all levels of the organization.  Able to collaborate with HR stakeholders and business partners and coach managers.  Actively listens and seeks to understand needs with genuine curiosity.
  • Strong people leadership skills, problem solving, conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Strong ability to strategically influence and persuade senior leaders. Strong ability to effectively perform in a complex, high change environment while being a positive steward for the global HR team
  • Expert strategic capabilities to assess issues and their potential impact on the Bank’s image and reputation
  • Excellent project management skills to oversee execution of complex communications strategies
  • Effectively leverages multiple business tools to define and execute the HR and change component of business strategies
  • Understands how the data relates to actions and results for an individual person or team.



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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