Company Description

At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.

MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential.

We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.

Job Description

We're looking for a Human Resources Business Partner with experience in Labour Relations.

With strength in building relationships and strong business acumen, you will support the business unit leadership teams with people data analytics and talent-related financial insights to enable their decision-making. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources, you will support day-to-day decisions in labor relations including addressing working conditions, health, and safety, complaints, and grievances from employees. Your input will be instrumental in executing the strategies for company planning, team development, and employee management for various business units within the organization.

What's in it for you?

Career growth. You will have the chance to build your career around expert labor relations in a challenging fast-paced environment. This is the type of workplace where you can expand your union knowledge, with the opportunity to advance and/or expand your portfolio as you gain more experience.

Impact. You will be a key player in the development of the company business strategy, becoming a valued contributor to the improvement of company structures, processes, and capabilities. Your work will go a long way in making MLSE the best place to work.


  • Facilitate the day-to-day HR activities such as onboarding, employee relations, and investigations.

  • Address aspects of labor relations such as workforce management, health and safety, compensation, and more.

  • Lead talent prioritization discussions, salary and incentive recommendations, succession, and people planning activities for Operations and Teams.

  • Enable effective decision-making, by providing budget and people data analytics in order to improve employee performance and engagement.

  • Contribute to the overall business strategy, collaborating with leadership to advance the achievement of company objectives through identifying the organizational capabilities, processes, structures that can be improved.

  • Analyze and interpret employee performance; assess performance and collect data from survey results and use this information to create action plans that boost employee efficiency and engagement.


We are seeking an HR professional who possesses:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Post Graduate Certificate or higher

  • 3-5 years of HR work experience, with at least 1 year independently managing a business client group

  • Experience leading cultural change management

  • Experience leading programs to deliver exceptional customer service both externally to our fans and internally to each other

  • Experience in dealing with employee relations including but not limited to: execution of disciplinary actions, development and coaching as it relates to performance improvement plans and dismissals

  • Knowledge of employment law and practices as it relates to Canada Labour Code, Ontario Employment Standards and relevant Human Rights legislation

  • Experience in Health & Safety including ensuring OH&S standards are met, management of all WSIB claims, and ensuring that all H&S programs, policies and projects are in support of the overall business strategy

  • Demonstrable experience with HR analytics and HR Management Systems, preferably Workday

  • A demonstrated ability to build and develop professional relationships and influence others for a positive resolution

  • Confidence and savvy at building partnerships at senior leadership levels of the organization, and must be viewed as a trusted advisor to the business

  • A pragmatic approach to coaching and influencing senior leaders

  • A solid understanding of financial implications and risks associated with talent decisions

  • An analytical approach with strong project management skills

Additional Information

Apply by: June 27th, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected] Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

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