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People Business Partner



People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Alberta, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

Meet Benevity

Benevity’s award-winning corporate purpose software empowers companies and their people to take social action on the issues and causes they care about. Through giving, volunteering, grantmaking and positive actions, we help 940+ clients (and counting!) build better cultures and engage their employees and customers to create greater social and business impact. We’re also one of the first B-Corps in Canada, meaning we’re as committed to purpose as we are to profits.

We are seeking an experienced, energetic, team-oriented and solutions-focused Business Partner to join our People Team. The successful candidate will be known as a trusted partner to Benevity-ites with strong business acumen and HR experience. This role is designed for someone with relentless client, people and culture focus that enjoys a fast…. seriously fast pace and is keen to be part of growing a great business.

Please note: Our Business Partner team are currently hiring for 2 roles, one full time permanent and one 14 month term role.

What you will do

  • Utilize solid business and people acumen and practical experience to dig deeply into issues and develop fit for purpose solutions that build culture and drive high performance.
  • Recommend and influence creative and practical solutions to complex situations, even ones that you have not encountered before.
  • Build and cultivate positive, trust-based working relationships across the business at all levels and with People Team colleagues.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for your work, be a creative problem solver and a role-model of organizational values and time management skills.
  • Influence the design and continuous improvement of People and Talent programs contributing your deep understanding of client needs and priorities.
  • Support business teams to execute People Programs such as Performance Management, Succession Planning, and Compensation.
  • Promote, educate and support our Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
  • Facilitate conflict resolution and conduct investigations as needed in a practical, expedient, and discreet manner.

What you bring

  • Experienced partner and coach to leaders, providing strategic input, advice and roll up your sleeves help in all things People & Culture at every level in the company.
  • Balance a combination of strategic and tactical priorities at a fast pace.
  • Super-hero level authentic and impactful relationship builder.
  • Proven change-agent who respectfully challenges existing approaches to drive improvement.
  • Critical thinker and integrator of multiple sources of information.
  • Skilled listener, fact finder, communicator, presenter.
  • Highly motivated self-starter that can get things done without directions. Ambiguity? Challenge accepted!
  • Use sound judgment, business acumen and practical experience to guide recommendations
  • Ability to influence - Makes data driven recommendations and can present complex information to leaders in a clear and compelling way
  • Ability to engage in challenging conversations with clarity and conviction
  • Broad HR experience including depth in at least some of: Organization design, Performance Management, People Development, Succession & Workforce Planning, Total Rewards, People Relations, Leadership Development, Team Effectiveness, Change Management, Employment Legislation.
  • Thrive in fast past, high growth environment

Discover your purpose at work

If what you really want is more than just a J-O-B — a place where your work has meaning and makes a real impact — Benevity is the place for you.

It’s hard not to feel a sense of purpose from helping the world’s coolest companies do more good. In fact, 92% of Benevity-ites say they’re inspired by our mission (we call it our “Moonshot”!) You’ll get to make a difference in the world alongside equally passionate coworkers and leaders who are invested in being part of a tech transformation at a high-growth company that is changing the way businesses and people have impact.

You’ll get that competitive salary, flexible health benefits, mental health support, a generous bonus program, stock options, a hybrid office/home work environment and so much more. Plus, Benevity’s very own MyGoodness program inspires our people to donate, volunteer and take action for the causes and issues they care about.

If you want meaning, purpose and growth, you belong at Benevity.

Join a company where DEIB isn’t a buzzword

The diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and passions of our people make it possible for us to keep innovating as the market leader in our space.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are part of Benevity’s DNA. You’ll see the impact of our massive investment in DEIB daily—from our Black Employee Network making space for us to have difficult conversations to our Pride events and the exceptional diversity on our leadership and tech teams.

We strive to build a strong culture of Belonging so that every Benevity-ite feels included and can thrive as their authentic selves — in a place where everyone has an equitable opportunity to shine!

If you want to feel seen, heard and celebrated, you belong at Benevity.