Talent Management Lead

Toronto (City), Ontario
$105,213.28 - $121,802.44
October 16, 2020
December 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Posting Title:                    Talent Management Lead

Job ID #:                            5291

Salary:                               $105,213.28 - $121,802.44

Shift:                                  Days

Hours:                               35.00

Location:                           Toronto Police Headquarters

Department:                       People Strategy Perf-Admin

Vacancies:                          1

Job Code:                           Z26CXA

Opening Date:                   October 16, 2020

Must Apply Before:          October 31, 2020


The Toronto Police Service is looking for a candidate that shares our corporate values:

Service at our Core – Do the right thing – Connect with Compassion – Reflect and Grow


The Toronto Police Service is the fourth largest municipal police service in North America. With over 4,500 officers and approximately 2,000 civilian employees, we are dedicated to delivering best-in-class police services, in partnership with our communities, by being where the public needs the Service the most, by embracing partnerships to create safe communities, and by focusing on the needs of the City.

The Opportunity:

Are you a results-oriented leader and a human resources professional interested in contributing to the design and development of the Toronto Police Services’ performance and talent management framework?

The Toronto Police Service is the fourth largest municipal police service in North America. With over 4,500 police officers and approximately 2,000 civilian employees, we are dedicated to delivering best in class police services, in partnership with our communities by being where the public needs the Service the most, by embracing partnerships to create safe communities and by focussing on the needs of the City.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting directly to the Manager of People Strategy and Performance, as a leader of a team of Toronto Police Service, you will: 

  • Oversee initiatives and project work related to the talent planning cycle including: succession planning, leadership development, performance management, promotions and high potential identification for civilian and uniform employees. Ensure that the Toronto Police Services’ values and competencies are embedded throughout the employment lifecycle.  Lead a skilled team of HR experts, including the Performance Management Consultant, Professional Development Coordinator, Program Developer, and Program Advisor. Manage the alignment of performance metrics, tailoring performance management, talent management and promotional criteria. Work collaboratively with Business Partners to promote a culture of ongoing feedback, manage the enlivening of performance management outside of the annual review cycle. Oversee the end-to-end performance management, talent and succession, including the required toolkits and approaches to drive organizational business objectives. Develop processes, procedures and reporting relating to underperformance, considering key legal and Association implications of this activity (e.g., soft skills pertaining to coaching and performance discussions). Contribute to the planning and establishment of leader and people development priorities.
  • Manage the development and delivery of organization-wide succession planning strategies and initiatives, including supporting process, criteria, requirements, guidelines, and other tools.

How do I qualify?


  • Have successfully completed a degree in business, organizational development, human resources management or other related field (Note: official transcripts and diplomas will be required. Where education has been completed outside of Ontario, official proof of equivalency must be obtained). Minimum of five years’ experience in talent and performance management and in a human resource leadership role. Human Resources Professionals Association designation would be considered an asset. A diverse policing background is an asset. Experience in a public sector unionized environment is an asset.  


  • You have experience in directing a team by providing mentorship as appropriate, in support of employee development and performance management.  You are a leader that can plan strategically and communicate a vision to those around you. You are a skilled communicator that is able to motivate others to action unit and organizational priorities and objectives.  

Strategic Planning:

  • You have planning and coordination skills to conceptualize and drive succession plans by identifying top talent and actions for development and retention. You have used project management techniques and planning methodologies to deliver on organizational priorities and objectives.  

Performance Management Technical Knowledge:

  • You have experience driving organizational talent and performance management and aligning them with organizational objectives. You have the ability to translate organizational needs into performance evaluation and talent management program. You are an expert in key trends and industry standards in talent and performance management and build a professional network of fellow experts.  

Probationary Period:

One Year


Julie Tantsef, Talent Acquisition Advisor

Talent Acquisition



  1. All applicants who meet the qualifications of the position are invited to submit an online application for this vacancy We thank all applicants for their interest. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an e-mail confirmation within 24 hours Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted


The Toronto Police Service is committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve. We encourage applications from our diverse communities, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, women, persons from racialized groups, LGBTQ+ persons, those who are able to speak fluently in another language(s) and anyone committed to a rewarding career in public service.





Accommodation will be provided in all stages of the hiring process.

Contact us for any accommodation requests, and we will work with you to meet your needs.






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