Wildbrain Senior HR Business Partner Vancouver

Senior HR Business Partner

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Posted Date

1 week ago

(4/30/2021 1:57 PM)

Job ID 2021-4149


WildBrain is growing! We are looking for a Senior HR Business Partner to join our team. Working closely with the Talent and Artist Management Teams, the Senior HR Business Partner will support overarching corporate strategies in a creative environment.  A successful candidate will hold strong leadership qualities, the ability to oversee and address management queries in line with current legislation and overarching studio strategies.  This individual works independently with all stakeholders to foster a healthy, diverse, creative, collaborative, fun, and equitable workplace.

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!


Maintain compliance of regulatory processes and practices as required;

Act as a key studio contact to address sensitive employee related challenges by providing guidance and resources to the Talent Team, employees and managers;

Provide oversight and coordinate documentation and legal guidance for employee interventions, investigations and exits;

Manage exiting employee outplacement resources and requirements as required;

Act as key studio contact to assist with immigration strategies working closely with the Recruiting Team and 3rd party immigration consultant(s);

Lead and guide managers and supervisors with studio and corporate policy changes, interpretation, and processes (including internal people processes such as Performance Management);

Execute and administer rate / salary changes, health plan/insurance changes, vacation policies, corporate wellness plans, and case management strategies in coordination with the Corporate Compensation & Benefits Manager;

Support and lead case management for leaves and return to work

Work with the DTO to establish and oversee development of regulatory and safety training material in line with organizational policies and culture, such as Prevention of Violence, Bullying and Harassment, Privacy, and Code of Conduct;

Payroll oversight and guidance (legislation compliance) and ROE coding

Coach and support Producers on appropriate people management best practices in leadership, management and retention

Work with your Talent Management partners to provide the best tailored solutions for Artists


Degree/Diploma in an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent

Certified Professional in Human Resources Designation

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees

Sound knowledge of ESA and regulatory requirements

Solid experience with HRIS and ATS

Ability to supervisor / mentor department members

Advanced proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook and database applications

Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy

Working knowledge of UltiPro and/or iCIMS considered an asset

Previous experience implementing HRIS/ Time Management / ATS system(s) would be an asset

Knowledge of animation or entertainment industry an asset

Why WildBrain?

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan

Generous RRSP matching

Bonus time off

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  • Location Toronto, ON, UNITED STATES, Vancouver, BC
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