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Senior Manager, HR Business Partner (Canadian Banking) - Toronto, ON

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank






Requisition ID: 66303


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


As the Senior Manager, HR Business Partner, you will contribute to the overall success of Business Human Resources activities ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. The Senior Manager, HR Business Partner is responsible for partnering with and supporting two Retail Distribution Regions in Canada on strategic talent needs and delivery of HR strategic plans and initiatives, and leading or participating in national Branch talent projects. The Senior Manager provides HR advice and counsel Regional Leadership teams (DVP+) in the areas of talent and HR strategy to help meet their business needs by leveraging Communities of Expertise (CoEs) for overall strategies and guidelines and HR Services for reporting and support. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


Key Accountabilities


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Participates and represents HR in strategic business plan development and on-going business meetings / decisions with business line leaders.  Identifies the right HR strategy and solutions to meet business objectives, provide strategic direction for the business.
  • Owns the talent strategy for the business and provides strategic insights and solutions to leaders on talent priorities and needs.  Delivers input and feedback on program / policy design to the Director and COEs and provide recommendations on program execution.
  • Facilitates local HR regulatory compliance needs (e.g. reporting) with HR Services.  Collaborates with HR Services to deploy services that are required to be executed in the areas of development & training, recruitment & onboarding, performance and compensation reviews.  Provides support for escalated cases from HR Services.
  • Proactively utilize a wide range of HR data to identify themes/trends and recommend effective HR strategies to meet the business needs.
  • 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.




  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant HR experience.
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably with focus on business/human resources or work related experience.
  • CHRP, CHRL or other HR designation, or in progress 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.
  • Previous experience working in or supporting a sales team is an asset
  • Strong ability to strategically influence and persuade senior leaders.
  • Strong problem solving, conflict management, negotiation skills.
  • Strong ability to effectively perform in a complex, high change environment while being a positive steward for the global HR team.
  • Excellent project management skills to oversee execution of complex communications strategies.
  • Ability to build strong cross-cultural and cross-divisional team relationships.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding to allow appropriate partnership with client groups. 
  • 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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