Skip to content

Sr HR Business Partner

OLG (Sault Ste. Marie)

GAME ON – OLG needs you

We’ve said GAME ON, and we mean it – OLG is rapidly transforming its organization to better serve Ontarians by delivering great gaming experiences through our digital, retail lottery, and land-based casino channels. In our fiscal 2019-20 year alone, OLG delivered over $2.3 billion in net profit to the Province of Ontario. OLG is now expanding our horizons even further, with a new strategic direction, to become a world class gaming entertainment leader with a globally admired digital platform.

We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Sr HR Business Partner to act as a trusted advisor to leaders and employees in all aspects of Human Resources in support of organizational and business strategies.  As a relationship manager for the assigned portfolio, the role provides consultation, guidance and advice on a variety of HR topics including human resource planning, talent development and management, succession planning, performance management, employee relations, organizational design, HR policy and program delivery.  The role also provides investigative support and conflict resolution on workplace issues, Human Resources policies & programs, human rights and employment legislation.


Reporting to the VP HR Partnering & Talent Development , you will be empowered to:

  • Partner with leaders in the assigned portfolio to create and implement a robust talent, workforce and people strategy that will enable the achievement of departmental and divisional goals and objectives, and drive business value through people.
  • Provide coaching, advice, service and support to department leaders to enable talent and business strategies to support a culture of inclusion, empowerment and leadership effectiveness.
  • Provide proactive and specialized employee relations advice/consultation to business to minimize all aspects of employee risks such as, reputational, legal and legislative.
  • Partner with People & Culture departments to effectively provide business context for the design and development of programs and policies that include performance assessment planning, talent management activities including assessment of potential and succession planning, compensation reviews, etc.
  • Build long term strategic relationships with people leaders, act as the trusted advisor in the interpretation and communication of policies and programs, assessment of talent and staffing requirements, enhancement of employee engagement, performance management and succession planning.
  • Manage and provide recommendations on terminations, disability leave management, complex high risk and sensitive workplace issues and conflicts including human rights inquiries, workplace harassment and employee investigations to ensure business continuity.
  • Investigate and respond to pre-litigation files to maximize opportunity for effective & timely resolution and risk mitigation, consulting with internal and external counsel as required.
  • Manage employment separations including recommending settlement offers, coaching managers on separation meetings and full and final settlements.
  • Lead the delivery of HR programs, policies and initiatives within business portfolio, considering people impacts and appropriate change management strategies
  • Support the end-to-end delivery of the organization’s Performance Management Program from planning to calibration and completion of year end performance management system activities.
  • Support the implementation of organizational design activity, including change management and communication activities to minimize business disruption.


Work Experience: 7+ Years of overall experience with preferably 5+ years of related HR progressive experience including managing, developing, and delivering HR services and programs 

Education: University degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, or related field is an asset

Critical Skills: Problem Solving & Critical Thinking | Relationship Management | Influencing & Negotiating | Execution Excellence | Customer Service Orientation

Influence & Negotiation: ability to negotiate and influence effectively while being open to perspectives and maintaining strong relationships

Strategic Critical Thinker: strong strategic and critical thinker with ability to delve into unique challenges and find creative solutions

Collaboration & Fun: inclusive and collaborative work style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and Trust: do what's right and operate with transparency and openness


  • Part of a Bigger Picture: socially responsible company that gives back all of its profits to the province and people of Ontario
  • Flexible Work Environment: to help balance both work and life
  • You Matter: family friendly work practices and hybrid work
  • Freedom to Innovate: supports new and better ways to be successful
  • Be your Authentic Self: environment that values diversity as a source of strength
  • Learning Galore: 24-7 access to robust online learning programs 
  • Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a major defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Government of Ontario
  • Variable Pay Program: performance-based incentives to share in our success (Permanent OLG Employees Only)

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s purpose is to contribute to a better Ontario by delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a multi-billion-dollar organization with a wide array of business lines including, lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horseracing, and charitable gaming. OLG is amidst a massive transformation focusing on being customer obsessed and bringing our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be grounded in true, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity, and openness in all that we do. We are supporting and empowering employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family friendly work practices including hybrid work.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential elements of our culture and cornerstones of the Five Truths that OLGers Live by.  At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills to benefit the people and the Province of Ontario. OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

While we are re-shaping and growing our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose, and ensuring our business delivers meaningful benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested back into the province, contributing to the quality of life for Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG go to our website at  

We look forward to hearing from you, interested applicants please apply online by February 16, 2023.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any time throughout the hire process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


Personal information is collected by the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) and/or its third party service provider(s) under the authority of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999, SO 1999, c 12, Sch L and the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 (as amended) and will be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment with OLG and for recruitment modernization initiatives. The information will be managed in accordance with all applicable laws, OLG’s Protection of Privacy Policy (the Policy) and related policies and procedures. For any questions about this collection, please contact [email protected], 800-70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 6V2

Contact OLG (Sault Ste. Marie)