Human Resources Business Partner (1 Year Contract)

Date:  Jun 10, 2024

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6C 2T8

Company:  BC Financial Services Authority

Posting Title Human Resources Business Partner (1 Year Contract) 
Department: Corporate Services & Transformation   
Full/Part Time: Full Time  
Job Type:  Contract  
Location: Vancouver  
Work Arrangement: Hybrid  
Salary Range: $71,397.00 - $104,693.00  
Close Date: June 23, 2024


Job Summary
BC Financial Services Authority (“BCFSA”) helps to protect British Columbians during the biggest financial decisions in their lives. We regulate B.C. ’s financial services sector, including credit unions, real estate licensees, registered pension plans, insurance and trust companies and mortgage brokers. Through modern, effective and efficient oversight, BCFSA protects consumers by impartially setting and enforcing standards across the entire sector ensuring the prosperity of the province.  


BCFSA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all groups. This includes Indigenous Peoples, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity at BCFSA. 


We recognize unique styles, perspectives, beliefs, and creativity that support a diverse, respectful, inclusive and collaborative work environment. To achieve this, we are committed to: 

  • Hiring team members who represent the population we serve; 
  • Removing barriers that may prevent equitable employment; and 
  • Supporting respectful work environments where everyone feels included and able to produce excellent results. 


BCFSA is proud to be Great Place to Work Certified™. This is based on direct feedback from our Team Members. Our organization has also been selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2024) in recognition of our competitive compensation, work-life balance, and progressive programs.  


When you join us, you become part of a high-performing team. Here, each Team Member can bring their unique talent to make outstanding contributions as we work towards the common goal of protecting British Columbians during the most important financial transactions in their lives. We offer: 

  • Healthy living and work-life balance  
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits plan  
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • Competitive compensation  
  • A challenging and engaging team environment 
  • Defined benefits pension plan which provides guaranteed income for life 
  • Flexible work arrangement for eligible positions 
  • Our team members enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work model. They can choose every day where they want to work to be the most effective, from the comfort of their home to our beautiful office in downtown Vancouver. (Eligibility may vary, depending on position).


The HR Business Partner plays a crucial role in developing, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining programs that encompass occupational health and safety, human resources information and analytics, recruitment for administrative roles, onboarding and offboarding processes, rewards and recognition, and records management. The position requires a strategic approach to align HR practices with organizational objectives, thereby supporting the overall goals of the business.



  • Work collaboratively with business leaders to gain a comprehensive understanding of their objectives and challenges. 
  • Develop and implement HR strategies that are aligned with the organizational goals and support the achievement of business objectives.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to business leaders, providing insights and recommendations that enhance organizational performance.
  • Proactively address and resolve employee relations issues to maintain a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Conduct thorough investigations and mediations when necessary, ensuring a fair and unbiased approach.
  • Provide guidance and support to both employees and managers, fostering healthy relationships within the organization.
  • Implement effective performance management processes that facilitate continuous improvement and development.
  • Offer coaching and support to managers in setting clear objectives, providing constructive feedback, and enhancing performance.
  • Ensure that performance management practices are consistent and aligned with the organization's values and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of the latest labour laws and regulations that may affect the organization.
  • Ensure that HR policies and practices are compliant with legal requirements and industry standards.
  • Provide guidance to the organization on legal and regulatory matters, mitigating the risk of non-compliance.
  • Utilize data analytics to identify HR trends, patterns, and insights that inform decision-making processes.
  • Develop and present comprehensive reports that highlight key HR metrics and support business strategies.
  • Leverage data-driven insights to drive continuous improvement and innovation within the HR function and the organization as a whole.



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR roles, with at least 2 years in HR Business Partnering. 
  • Strong understanding of HR policies, labor laws, and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in HRIS and MS Office applications.
  • Strong team player with the ability to collaborate across departments.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.



  • HR certification (CPHR) completed or in progress is preferred.



  • Building and Supporting Teams      
    • Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.     
  • Communicating Effectively  
    • Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors’ message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener.  
  • Customer Service 
    • Handles internal and external questions and complaints, communicates with customers, handles service problems politely and efficiently, always available for the stakeholders, follows procedure to solve their problems, understands organization’s services, maintains a pleasant and professional image. 
  • Delivering High Quality Work  
    • Critically reviews work processes to ensure quality; addresses problems that could impact quality; makes sure project deliverables and services meet all requirements and expectations; does not make the same mistakes twice.  
  • Problem Solving/Analysis  
    • Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts.   



  • Negotiation Skills
    • Conducts positive negotiations, ability to compromise, handles conflict, seeks common ground, articulates own and other goals, stays focused on positive outcome.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and living in British Columbia or intent to settle in the province.
Internal candidates are kindly requested to use their BCFSA email address when applying for this position. This will help us identify and streamline the internal application process.

Hiring Process Accommodation 
BCFSA wants to ensure every job applicant is treated fairly and with respect and encourages applications from all candidates, including those with diverse abilities. We welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special support in the application process, including disability accommodation, in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Email us at [email protected] to notify us of any needs related to your job application.