Senior Manager, HR Business Partner

Division: Human Resources (Corporate)
Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday  - Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work setting  


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!


We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job summary

Are you a strategic navigator with a passion for driving organizational success through innovative HR practices? Are you looking to take your career to the next level by driving impactful HR solutions, programs, and policies? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can cultivate change and the growth of others? If so, our A-Team is the perfect place for you!

We’re searching for an ambitious professional to plant their roots with us as our newest Senior Manager, HR Business Partner. In this role, you will report into the Director, Human Resources (Corporate) and provide strategic and consultative support to business stakeholders across our corporate functions at Aurora. You will be an integral partner to our business and collaborate with all levels of the organization to define and implement innovative people strategies that support our culture and values and open the world to cannabis. Sound exciting? Here is a little more…


As a Senior Manager, HR Business Partner, you will…

  • Provide strategic direction and advice to Business Leaders across the corporate functions regarding employment related issues including but not limited to organizational design, interpretation of company policies & procedures, recruitment & selection strategy, performance management, strategic workforce planning, and training & development
  • Support the delivery and deployment of HR programs and processes and lead in coaching and guiding in functional and cross-functional initiatives (Performance Management, Total Rewards, Succession Planning, Engagement Survey, and the Performance Review Cycle)
  • Provide coaching & support to management on leadership development, talent & performance management, change & people management
  • Lead and support any organizational change initiatives
  • Support M&A activities including helping with due diligence and integrations
  • Lead the handling of employee complaints, conduct investigations, and recommend appropriate actions to resolve issues and maintain a positive work environment
  • Recognize barriers to success and facilitate proactive resolution that supports a high performing culture
  • Contribute to continuous improvement & best practices to influence human resources strategies
  • Partner with key stakeholders within and outside of the team including Total Rewards, HRIS, and Payroll
  • Ensure that the interests of employees and company are considered in accordance with HR policies and applicable government laws and regulations – i.e. ESA, Human Rights Code

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • 8+ years of HR Business Partnering experience supporting VP+ Executives
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources, Business Administration or relevant field (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Prior experience interacting and influencing all levels of an organization with comprehensive consultative, partnering, facilitating, and negotiating skills
  • Deep HR acumen in the area of employee relations, talent management, and change management

You’re the ideal candidate because….

  • You are a highly effective and persuasive professional who can influence strategic decision-making and drive results within all levels of the business
  • You are a strategic thinker with strong planning and organizational skills who can coach others through change and lead projects to success
  • You are a trusted business partner who leads with integrity in all that you do and can safeguard confidential information
  • You are a culture champion who goes above and beyond to nurture an inclusive dynamic and demonstrate the Aurora values
  • You are a natural communicator who can convey complex HR topics in simple formats and facilitate effective business programs and meetings

With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with competitive compensation, stock options, RRSP matching, performance bonuses, remote-work, benefits, virtual happy hours, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (


Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.







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