Director, Human Resources

Ottawa (Region), Ontario
Salary to be commensurate with experience, plus benefits and pension plan (HOOPP)
June 1, 2021
August 3, 2021
Job Level
AVP, Director
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

The Director of Human Resources will provide oversight across all functional areas of HR for the Agency. 

As a member of the senior management team, responsibilities include :

  • recruitment and selection
  • health and safety
  • labour relations
  • WSIB
  • pension & benefits
  • wellness

Desired Qualifications:

• Pragmatism, approachability, and good judgment.
• Strong relationship building abilities and influencing skills in conjunction with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to approach employee relationships in a sensitive, tactful, diplomatic, and confidential manner.
• Self-motivated and self-directed, with a high level of autonomy.
• Technically savvy and pursues opportunities to expand technical capabilities.
• Ability to exercise leadership, teambuilding, and manage growth with a diversified professional team.
• Skilled in working collaboratively with managers, Unions, fostering engagement and motivation, and problem-solving.
• Experience in the development of strategic directions.
• Skilled at the interpretation of government directives, legislation and legislative changes relating to Human Resources and the ability to ensure compliance with same.
• Experience with labour relations.

Essential Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: A Master’s degree in a field related to Human Resources (industrial relations, human resources, labor/HR law, management) is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience with at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in a field as noted above. Successful, advanced academic and professional training is preferred.
  • Experience: A minimum of seven to ten years of progressive Human Resources generalist experience, ideally in a not-for-profit, unionized environment. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a management position. CHRP, CHRL or CHRE certification is considered an asset. Certified coach accreditation is also an asset. Experience in a unionized work environment is essential. Experience with organizational change, systems development and best practice services is ideal.
  • Language: Bilingual essential (French/English).
  • Vehicle: A Valid Class G Driver’s License and Means of Transportation are required for this position.

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