Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 245+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000 cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Coordinates day-to-day HR operations in Canada, and collaborates with local leadership to deliver HR services. Ensures execution and delivery of global HR programs within Canada. Oversees labour relations for Canada.
Manages day to day HR Operations in country and partners with leadership ensure delivery of HR services
Cultural ambassador, fully integrating the Magic of Equinix
Partners with HRBPs to manage HR projects in-country and HR representative on company priorities with Canada focus
Collaborate with local leaders to guide decisions and implement organizational changes; leads employee level execution for transformation projects and organizational changes
Plans and implements HR programs for Canada
Executes performance and rewards program
Mentors managers on HR process and programs, and interprets local requirements
Collaborate with the business and serve as key lead on reporting, analysis and insights as key HR programs are implemented, such as our pay and performance review process and employee engagement survey
HR Policy & Process
Custodian of adapting global policies and processes for Canada in partnership with Employment Legal and HR Services
Internal HR Partnerships
Builds and leverages relationships with other teams (such as talent management, talent acquisition, rewards, HR advisory and HRS, and Employment Legal)
Partners with HR Services to continue to build HR operating model and infrastructure in Canada
Partner cross-functionally on HR process improvement, including interpretation of local requirements
Partner with key business leaders and HR Business Partners in support of functional priorities
Lead and facilitate resolution of employee relations issues to assist employees and managers in creating a productive, engaging work environment. Where required, lead and complete investigations into employee concerns
Assess employee performance challenges or development needs, recommend solutions, and coach managers on team effectiveness, workforce planning, and leadership development
May work with local management to influence execution on organizational changes
Partners with leaders at all levels as the need arises to develop strategies to build and foster positive relationships with our Union partners to assist in furthering organizational goals and objectives
Provides advice and information to leadership on the interpretation and application of the collective agreement and on workplace legislation and policies
Support HR and Operations in grievance administration by providing training and education on collective agreements and the handling of employee issues
Conducts grievance investigations and audits grievance activity to identify underlying issues
Provides direction to management on the appropriateness of disciplinary and non-disciplinary actions
5-7+ years experience in HR management and Labour Relations
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations, Organization Development, Human Resources or a related field preferred
English and French language capability required
Direct labour relations experience required, Collective Bargaining experience preferred
Knowledge and experience supporting U.S. operations preferred
Extensive knowledge of workplace legislation
Knowledge of grievance and arbitration processes
Multifaceted HR background required– demonstrable experience leading complex situations, creative problem-solving and strong influencing skills in a matrixed environment. Must have outstanding judgement and discretion
Solid communicator and negotiator with effective interpersonal and dispute resolution abilities
Track record of successfully mentoring and guiding leaders
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience in workplace investigations
Intermediate digital literacy in MS Office Package, with advanced digital literacy in Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Workday preferred
Some travel required
Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to Staffing@equinix.com. Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you.
Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law. (Equal Opportunity / AA / Disabled / Veterans Employer (U.S.)).
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