HR Business Partner

Human Resources Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Are you a driven HR Business Partner who thrives on serving as an employee champion and culture agent? If you are an HR professional who has a strong ability to assess and anticipate HR-related needs, you may be the person our team is looking for!

The HR business partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. Serving as an employee champion and culture agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.

KORE is a recognized global leader in IoT solutions and management capabilities, and is consistently recognized as the highest-ranked non-carrier in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Machine-to-Machine Services worldwide. KORE creates value for customers in the explosive IoT market, and is the largest independent IoT connectivity management provider today. The global market for IoT networking solutions is expected to grow 22% (CAGR) per year through 2022, with the number of IoT devices predicted to grow to 55 billion units by 2025. Come be a part of this dynamic and exciting marketplace as a high-performance team member with KORE!

Responsibilities of this position include: 

HR Management

  • Strategic partner with management within business unit/region on HR related initiatives
  • Work with the rest of the HR team to ensure consistency of policies, practices, and communication across business unit/region.
  • Project Management as required
  • Review and discuss turnover analysis for business unit/region – put action plan together
  • Maintains strict confidentiality as directed by EVP HR

Recruitment and Selection

  • Recommend recruiting and workforce planning, working with the Talent Acquisition Manager to accomplish objectives within business units/regions
  • Facilitate staffing and employee deployment within business unit/region
  • Obtain appropriate approvals on employee changes within the business unit/region


  • Facilitate implementation of compensation programs throughout business unit/region
  • Manage merit review and performance evaluation within business unit/region

Training and Development

  • Coordinate with management within business unit/region in identifying training and development needs, establishing objectives/standards and implementing training where required

Employee Relations

  • Proactive in handling employee relation situations based on HR guidelines established
  • Builds effective relationships with all employees in business unit/region
  • Drive compliance of HR policies/procedures/laws within business unit/region
  • Lead investigations in coordination with line managers related to employee complaints (i.e. harassment, discrimination, EEOC, and other legal related matters)
  • Ensure appropriate decisions and approvals on termination decisions
  • Lead process for RIFs (includes ranking of employees, communications, etc.)
  • Promote diversity initiatives


  • Support and encourage open door policy
  • Facilitate communication initiatives throughout business unit

Performance Management

  • Manage performance appraisal process for business units
  • Manage competency assessment process and job descriptions
  • Provide day to day performance management guidance to employees and line management (coaching, counseling, career development)
  • Monitor employee development plans

Organizational Development

  • Participate in succession planning process for business unit
  • Partner with Senior Management on organizational changes with business unit.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with relevant industry experience. MBA preferred
  • HR certification (SHRM-SCP or equivalent) is a plus
  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience across multiple human resource disciplines, including: compensation practices, employee relations, diversity, performance management, employment laws, and organizational diagnosis
  • Integrity is critical – must be able to effectively use diplomacy and discretion, as well as have experience dealing with confidential information
  • Visibly and consistently demonstrate KORE’s values: Commitment to Customer Results, Continuous Differentiation, Integrity, Teamwork & Collaboration, and The Pursuit of Excellence
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

KORE provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. We perform pre-employment background checks.