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HR Business Partner


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

At Imperial, we view our Human Resource (HR) professionals as critical.  Our energized national HR team strives to create a competitive advantage through people by aligning the HR workforce to meet current needs, and developing individuals so they have the capabilities required to meet future needs in a complex and changing business environment.

As the next HR Advisor at Imperial, you will work closely with your strategic business partners to address and influence the people-related aspects of business decisions.

Imperial offers you the opportunity to develop through various HR roles and projects at our sites across Canada.  As a result, we’re looking for an HR professional that is drawn to the idea of developing to their full potential throughout their career by progressing through a combination of assignments across the country, all aimed at providing the well-rounded development experience that Imperial offers.

We are seeking an experienced HR professional who thrives in a dynamic work environment and who can easily shift between the strategic and tactical aspects of the role.

As an HR Advisor, you will be relied upon to:

  • Advise your business partners on an array of topics from workforce and position planning, staff development, performance management, industrial relations (both union and joint industrial councils) and workplace diversity
  • Analyze and leverage data to positively influence business strategy and decisions and support various business improvement and/or growth initiatives
  • Gain a broad exposure to the development, monitoring and improvement of HR policies, practices and programs
  • Leverage organizational effectiveness best practice tools and techniques to:
    • Diagnose organizational issues and design organization improvement strategies
    • Consult effectively with client managers and
    • Manage organizational change projects



  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Business/Commerce
  • Specializations in Human Resources is preferred
  • Master degree in Industrial Relations is desirable


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, specifically in Organizational Effectiveness and/or Change Management
  • Ability to relocate to various locations across the country is an asset and relocation assistance will be provided, where required
  • Strong desire to work hard
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective project management skills 
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively collaborate, manage change, think analytically, and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Standard skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are required and experience using SAP is an asset


Start date: Negotiable in 2018


Location: Calgary, AB

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada
Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a copy of your Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate or Canadian certificate of permanent residence. Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made.

Application deadline: July 8, 2018


Alternate Location: Canada : Calgary, AB || Canada : Cold Lake, AB || Canada : Edmonton, AB || Canada : Moncton, NB || Canada : Nanticoke, ON || Canada : Sarnia, ON || Canada : St. John's, NL 

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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