Director, Human Resources and OD

Kitchener, Waterloo
Kindred provides a competitive salary, banking benefits, GSP and a holistic suite of total rewards
July 30, 2020
September 28, 2020
Job Level
AVP, Director
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Want to experience banking with purpose?

At Kindred Credit Union, you will be part of cooperative banking that connects values and faith with finances, inspiring peaceful, just, and prosperous communities.  You’re invited to make a difference… as a full-time Director, HR and OD in our Head Office

In this role, you will lead Kindred’s HR and OD team in all aspects of these functions, including payroll and internal communications. You will guide and nurture the ongoing evolution of Kindred’s culture and employer brand, and lead the development and implementation of HR and OD strategies, programs, policies, and practices in support of Kindred’s strategy. You will be a partner to Kindred leaders in building solutions for strategic change initiatives and advise on sensitive and complex HR and OD issues and opportunities.

What to bring

As an experienced HR and OD leader, you find gratification in supporting and growing a team of professionals to deliver a full range of HR and OD programs and services. Your strong business acumen, aptitude for strategy, proficiency in all areas of HR and OD, and skills in collaborating, facilitating, and communicating make you a trusted advisor, partner, and leader.

Plus, you bring your qualifications and experience:

  • university degree in OB, HR or related field
  • At least 5 years in HR and OD leadership
  • CHRL or higher designation
  • Exceptional people leadership capabilities
  • Project management experience
  • Advanced understanding of: traditional HR functions, OD diagnosis and intervention, individual and organizational learning, organization design, change management, communications, culture development

Why Kindred

You will be part of a collaborative workplace where you’ll be asked to participate in the business and share your voice. You’ll be expected to continually grow your skills and abilities and to share your expertise and experience with colleagues. You’ll also be supported in volunteering your talents for community and other programs that are important to you.

We believe that your life is bigger than any job, so we’ll work together to achieve work-life quality and to care for the overall wellness of the whole you. And of course, your rewards package includes competitive total compensation plus an array of financial products and services at preferred rates for staff. When you choose Kindred to further your career, you’re joining an engaged workforce at a certified B Corp™ that is committed to using business as a force for good™ and acting as an advocate for a Living Wage.


Ready to choose Kindred?  Visit to see how we make a difference together!  Apply here with your resume and cover letter explaining why you want to work for Kindred.  We look forward to connecting with you!

Kindred is a respectful, compassionate and inclusive workplace. We are committed to a barrier-free recruitment process: if you are selected for an interview for which you require accommodation due to disability, please notify us when scheduling your interview.