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Position Title: Digital HR Lead 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Requisition ID: 29372 




The Digital & Technology Business Partner (HR Lead) is accountable for partnering with the North America HR organization to successfully deliver our business strategy. 


The Digital & Technology Business Partner (HR Lead) will represent Digital & Technology working with key business stakeholders and HR process leaders to improve business processes enabled by data and digital solutions.  This role will work closely with the Global Technology HR delivery teams to implement key programs in North America.



  • Build strategic and trusted partnerships across our business: As a key partner with the HR North America organization , the role works closely with North America business stakeholders in HR to shape the opportunities for digital capabilities in the region in order to achieve our business goals. 
  • Business technology digital capability roadmap development: Co-create our digitally enabled business capability roadmap with key stakeholders and identify opportunities to achieve business outcomes through process optimization, digital solutions, and analytics.   Shape capability demand, streamline processes and develop business requirements to meet business needs.
  • Portfolio management and value creation: Manage an overall portfolio of regional and global digital capability initiatives, set priorities, and align with regional and global teams to successfully deliver value and positive business outcomes.  Connect strategic objectives to execution and achieve results as a cohesive team.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and future-oriented thinking: Proactively address opportunities in the external environment.  Demonstrate expertise in process optimization and best practices to enhance our business goals.
  • Partner across the Global Technology digital delivery, development, and support teams to implement capabilities and solutions connected to our overall business strategy and business capability roadmap.  Share a commitment to teamwork and building successful relationships.
  • Lead projects in the improvement, creation and implementation of best business practices and implementing digital solutions.  Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners to ensure delivery of results.
  • Be a change agent and advocate for improving processes through digitalization and drive adoption of new ways of working.


  • Ensure that digital products, services, and solutions meet the specific needs and expectations of partners and customers to deliver the greatest possible value and impact.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of HR business processes and Norther America HR business objectives.
  • Actively participate in cross-functional teams to deliver results together as one team with common objectives.
  • Continuously learn and apply industry trends that add value to McCain’s strategy.
  • Create aligned and connected roadmap of capabilities and initiatives working with Global Technology and HR Business Functions.
  • Demonstrate ability to set clear objectives, develop roadmaps, anticipate risks, measure performance, and evaluate results.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent experience.
  • 3 + years’ experience as a HR technology analyst or lead, either as a technology business partner with HR or as a digital analyst for HR functions. 
  • Proven experience leading and participating in delivering of HR solutions and systems in consumer goods (CPG) companies. 
  • Experience with SAP Success Factors, Workday or similar solutions is necessary.
  • Deep business process knowledge of core HR functions and experience improving employee experience.
  • Experience defining, developing and implementing a digitally enabled capability roadmap in a global or large, complex company.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in cross-functional global and regional teams.  



  • Key internal relationships: HR business stakeholders and HR process owners as well as Global Digital & Technology Program, Delivery and Support Leadership teams.
  • Travel: as required
  • Job is primarily performed in office in Oakbrook Terrace, IL USA, Toronto, Canada or Florenceville, Canada.


The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Regional IT North America ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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