Director, Human Resources
Kerry’s Place Autism Services (Kerry’s Place) has been committed to enhancing the quality of life of persons with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) since 1974. Kerry’s Place are leaders in developing and providing evidence-based supports; and by building capacity by sharing their knowledge. As Canada’s largest service provider for children, youth, and adults with ASD, Kerry’s Place serves more than 8,000 people with ASD and their families each year, across 9 offices and 80 residential homes across central, Toronto, and eastern Ontario. With the number of individuals with ASD diagnoses growing at an alarming rate each year, the need for more supports and services continues to rise. Through collaborative efforts and a dedicated staff of 1,200 people, Kerry’s Place provides assistance to enable communities to increase their capacity, which has resulted in the growth of services available to people with ASD and their families. For additional information about Kerry’s Place, visit their website at https://www.kerrysplace.org/.
Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, the Director of Human Resources (Director), will provide leadership to the human resources function in the organization to ensure management and employees achieve Kerry’s Place’s mission of “enhancing the quality of life for people with ASD”. The Director will model Kerry’s Place’s values of “Respect, Choice, Integrity, Teamwork, Continuous Learning”, and continually reflect an optimistic and positive attitude. The Director will work collaboratively with operational management and employees in the regions to develop human resources policies and procedures, programs, and support services that effectively achieve the goals of Kerry’s Place. The Director will be a resource for human resources issues and will assist the Vice President, Human Resources in ensuring human resources planning and supports align to contribute to the achievement of the Kerry’s Place strategic objectives. The Director will lead all labour relations activities on behalf of the organization and will provide leadership and direction to the Human Resources Management team and will act on behalf of the Vice President, Human Resources, as required, on a range of human resources matters.
Key leadership initiatives for the new Director will include:
In addition to a CHRE designation (or equivalent), the successful candidate will have at least 5-7 years of progressive experience in the not-for-profit and/or a similarly complex environment/sector. This is a key strategic role that requires someone who has successfully led human resources in a complex, unionized environment. The successful candidate will have the transformational ability to guide culture change to continue the development of a successful and progressive people culture. You possess superb interpersonal, communication (oral and written), negotiation and change management skills. Recognized as an effective human resources change leader and successful in building relationships, you have demonstrated your commitment to implementing human resources best practices and building a high-performance culture. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume or query, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's Not Just Our Business, It’s Our Passion!
Driven to Innovate
Promeus is a retained executive search firm that provides solutions for executive recruitment and selection in the Education, Government, HealthCare, Municipal, Private, Public and Not for Profit sectors. Our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to help improve their organizational performance by delivering outstanding leadership solutions.
Our Promise to You
As experts in strategic leadership recruitment, Promeus brings innovation, flexibility, foresight and integrity to each and every search process. We say what we do and we do what we say. Here is our promise to you:
Innovative Search Solutions
We will introduce you to exceptional candidates. Using our local, national and global network, as well as a search process customized to meet your unique needs, we will ensure sound advice and recommendations through every step of the project. We will also ensure you are supported beyond the placement -- success to us means that the chosen candidate is thriving in the position and delivering value to the organization, not simply when the job is filled.
Subject Matter Expertise
Promeus offers a new vision in strategic leadership recruitment that is built on a foundation of over 40 years of executive search experience. Promeus has a wide breadth of experience with particular depth in education, health, and the broader public sector as well as finance and general management within the private sector. Our Partners and Associates bring extensive market and expertise gained through personal experience in their chosen practice areas.
Discretion and Confidentiality
Your organization’s future and success is a responsibility we take very seriously. We understand that whether you are conducting talent assessments or hiring for a new leadership position, your organizational strategy is highly sensitive and is dependent on the confidence and trust you place in your Executive Search partners. Our team can provide that confidence. In addition, our team upholds the rigorous quality and professional practice standards of the Association of Executive Search Consultants and the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.
Unique Professionals | Connecting Talent | Outstanding Leadership Solutions