McKesson Human Resources Business Partner, Uniprix in Quebec, Canada

Role: Human Resources Business Partner

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Position Description

Work locations: Anjou/St-Léonard for Uniprix and Proxim

The HRBP partners with the Business – particularly with members of the leadership team – to leverage the strategy and to drive needed business results. He acts as a strategic partner, employee mediator, operations manager, and emergency responder. He provides coaching and consulting services to People Managers in order to continuously improve employee engagement, productivity and organizational performance. He is responsible for delivering HR policies and programs within assigned Customer groups and is consulted for policy interpretation and development.


  • Acts as business partner to client groups, and provides full support in the areas of HR and strategic planning.

  • Provides analysis and recommendations in such areas as talent acquisition and management, organizational assessment, performance management, organizational structure, work force planning and change management.

  • Coaches/advises People Managers, in liaison with OD, Training, Compensation and Benefits specialists, as required, in all areas of Human Resources management and planning, particularly in the areas of talent acquisition, succession planning, employee training and development, employee relations, performance management, workforce planning, and compensation in the assigned business units/departments.

  • Leads and manages all human resources activities to ensure the right people are in place and prepared to meet the challenges of the business. Acquires the best talent required in the business units/departments.

  • Recommends designs and facilitates implementation of solutions to ensure alignment with the client group strategic development and long term planning.

  • Supports the implementation (incl. launches) of all HR programs, activities, annual processes, such as Performance Management and Compensation annual processes, the Talent Review Process (TRP), EVP, the Recruitment Process, EOS, LSAT, etc.

  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, maintain an engaged workforce and retain the best talent.

  • Counsels and coaches the client group management team on governance of effective and efficient HR policies, annual programs and processes within the assigned Business unit.


  • Bachelors degree in HR or management, or equivalent

  • 5-7 years experience in an HR capacity, preferably in an HR Business Partner structure/model

  • Experience in working with corporate client groups

  • CHRP designation, an asset

  • Bilingual

  • Able to use Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Peoplesoft or other HRIS

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: Human Resources

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Human Resources Business Partner, Uniprix

Location: Canada-Quebec-Montreal

Requisition ID: 18005222