1+ months

HR Business Partner

Winnipeg, MB R3B
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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking a Human Resources Business Partner for our Winnipeg location. The select candidate will have a bachelors degree or equivalent in experience, and a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience within various functions of Human Resources. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated experience multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment with changing priorities and knowledge of local and national employment laws. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail and proficiency in HRIS systems and MS Office and the ability to execute reporting, analyzing data and providing recommendations. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.


Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple missionto protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.


This position will provide HR support for client groups in partnership with the HR Site Head at the Winnipeg Site. The position facilitates HR business processes, including performance management, compensation, talent reviews and succession planning, employee development, providing user support and completing HRIS transactions, conducting employee relations issue investigations. The position additionally supports global HR projects and initiatives as needed.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Partner and consult with leadership to strengthen leadership/management capabilities, organizational design, and employee engagement.
  • Guide leaders and employees through HR business processes (i.e., Performance Management, Year End Performance Rating Calibration, Recruitment, Onboarding, Compensation Planning, Talent Reviews and Succession Planning, etc.).
  • Guide employees and managers through HRIS self-service transactions.
  • Perform HRIS transactions to ensure system data integrity, and partner with global HRIS team to escalate system issues as needed.
  • Prepare employee documentation including employee movement, memos, progressive discipline, and general communications.
  • Partner with Global HR Centre of Excellence teams in delivering global HR initiatives.
  • Coach leaders on employee relations issues, providing strategies and procedures relating to employee relations/performance issues.
  • Investigate employee complaints/concerns; facilitate resolutions.
  • Conduct employee terminations ensuring documentation and related protocols are followed.
  • Perform compensation analyses in order to advise managers regarding promotions and other job changes.
  • Develop and generate HRIS reports including staffing, headcount, compensation, etc.
  • Facilitate and lead site diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Provide training and/or the coordination of training programs as appropriate.
  • Provide direction to employees and answer questions on company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in candidate selection panel and provide feedback and guidance to Hiring Manager.
  • Create and maintain personnel files, ensuring all HR records are filed on a timely basis.
  • Collect, audit, and effectively maintain employee work authorization processes.
  • Model core values and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Provides special project support to the HR Site Head and the Global HR Team as needed.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant human resources experience. Experience working with various human resources functional areas required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment with changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail and proficiency in HRIS systems and MS Office
  • Experience in executing HR processes
  • Ability to execute reporting, analyze data and provide recommendations.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Knowledge of local and national employment laws.


  • Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.

Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions<>.com under the career section to apply today!

Successful applicants for this position that are required to be onsite at any Emergent site at any time, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to legally required exemptions.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


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Posted: 2022-08-05 Expires: 2022-10-12
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