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People Business Partner

lightspeedhq · 8 days ago
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Hi there! Thanks for stopping by 👋
*Please note this is a temporary position (13 months)

Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We’re looking for a People Business Partner to join our North America People and Culture team in Montreal. You will  be the main contact for all people-related projects and will partner with People and Culture colleagues, key stakeholders and leaders to deliver on a strategic people plan in line with the needs and priorities of our growing teams

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide strategic leadership to leaders, key stakeholders and People & Culture team to deliver on the needs and priorities of our growing teams 
  • Act as a trusted advisor and coach  leadership to enhance their effectiveness within your client groups
  • Be the first line of contact in People & Culture for any employee relations’ issues
  • Drive proactive conversations with business leaders in a predictable way around People data for their respective client groups
  • Partner closely with internal stakeholders on employee related initiatives and provide thought-leadership in areas such as Career Development, Talent Development/Management, Employee Engagement, Compensation, etc.
  • Lead special projects as required by the client groups or P&C team
  • Partner with functional leaders to drive organizational design activities (succession planning, talent development, workforce planning) 

What you need to bring:

We’re a team of 30 people located in North America. This role is a key support to the function that cares for our greatest asset: our people! 

We're looking for a candidate who has experience with the following:

  • Extensive experience in an HR Generalist and People Business Partner function within a software technology company 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related discipline
  • Experience working on large, global and complex projects that span across the organization
  • Superb communication (oral, written and presentation), coaching and influencing skills with a proven track record of building credibility with leaders, having difficult conversations and providing continuous feedback
  • Knowledge of US labour regulations
  • In depth experience in Employee Relations and complex employment legislation in Canada and US 
  • Keen interest and involvement in the Diversity, equity and inclusion space and driving employee engagement 
  • Exceptional relationship building skills and able to quickly build rapport with various types of personalities and  executive leadership team
  • Out of the box thinker with a strong desire to bring in metrics and insights to the conversation 
  • You love alternating between strategy and tactical execution

We know that people are more than what’s on their CV. If you’re unsure that you have the right profile for the role... hit the ‘Apply’ button and give it a try!

What’s in it for you?

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible hybrid environment (3 days/week in office);
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.

… and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed RSU program (we are all owners)
  • Unlimited paid time off policy
  • Flexible working policy
  • Health insurance
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Possibility for transit fees to be covered
  • Paid leave assistance for new parents
  • Linkedin learning
  • Volunteer day

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
 
 
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Last updated on Feb 12, 2024

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