Executive Director, Human Resources - Health PEI

Health PEI
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Commensurate with experience.
March 3, 2021
May 2, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Health PEI, Prince Edward Island’s single health authority is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services across the province. With a budget of over $700M and employing approximately 6,350 staff, Health PEI oversees a diverse continuum of health services provided through its hospitals, primary care network, public long-term care nursing facilities, and community-based programs and services. Highly committed to ensuring the ongoing delivery of safe and quality health care, Health PEI’s vision is to be PEI’s One Island Health System supporting improved health for all Islanders.

In January 2021, Health PEI realigned its leadership structure to create a stronger organization, by streamlining decision-making, breaking down barriers between programs, improving overall coordination of the health care system and providing responsive services to the increasing needs of Islanders. As such, Health PEI is seeking a seasoned human resources leader to join as its Executive Director, Human Resources.


Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Executive Director (ED) provides progressive human resources leadership to a team of 54 professionals. The ED’s portfolio encompasses human resources management, labour relations, organizational development and leadership, French language services, integrated disability management, and payroll. The ED ensures that programs and services under this portfolio are delivered in a manner which reflects Health PEI's strategic direction and goals.


As the ED, Human Resources, you possess a minimum of an undergraduate degree combined with human resources leadership experience acquired in a large and complex unionized environment. Health PEI will benefit from your skill in establishing effective relationships and partnerships both internally and externally, and in your experience working with a diverse array of government and non-government agencies and professional and para-professional groups. You bring expertise in the areas of HR policy and program development, coordination, and evaluation as well as a track record of success in human resources planning and leading cultural change. Innovative and solutions-oriented with a bias to action, you are a genuine, inspiring and inclusive leader who is engaging, transparent, and highly team-oriented. Peers would describe you as extremely client centric, flexible, resilient, persuasive, and striking an excellent balance between strategy and execution. A Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation is an asset.

To apply for this exciting leadership opportunity, please submit your application via: https://boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/786

For more information on the opportunity, please contact Kathy Rahme of Boyden at krahme@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.