Sep 09, 2022Full time
There has never been a more exciting time to be part of Scarborough Health Network (SHN). Recent funding announcements, totaling over a billion dollars in investments, will see SHN develop state-of-the-art facilities for the future of healthcare in our community and beyond. SHN is the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. We are also proud to be named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2022! Learn more at shn.ca Across SHN’s three hospitals and community-based satellite sites, their innovative programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. SHN has 6,334 staff, more than 1,000 physicians and 600 volunteers. Scarborough’s population is 60% new Canadians and more than 70% are visible minorities. This diversity makes Scarborough a rich cultural tapestry. SHN is proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto, and a partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of healthcare professionals. With a once-in-a-generation opportunity for healthcare in Scarborough, SHN is committed to transforming the health experience for patients and families. In partnership with SHN Foundation, the Health Network has embarked on “Love Scarborough", an unprecedented $100 million capital campaign which will raise the necessary funds to propel SHN into the future. The Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer (Deputy CHRO) is an inspiring leader who provides strategic, operational, and transformational leadership to support Scarborough Health Networks′ (SHN) vision to become Canada′s leading community teaching health network. This is a unique opportunity for a strategic, experienced HR professional to make a difference by contributing to a bold, transformational agenda to foster a culture that inspires a large and diverse workforce. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, People & Transformation, the Deputy CHRO is a critical leadership position which, oversees the administration of services that align with the strategic plan and policies of SHN to create the best possible employee experience. The Deputy CHRO is a strategic partner to the Senior Leadership Team and advises and manages the delivery of People services across SHN. The current scope of the role involves leading Human Resources, Organizational Development and Workplace Health & Safety to build a hospital-wide culture that empowers and inspires people. The Deputy CHRO will be a change agent, providing leadership and support to create and deliver advanced Health Human Resources services focused on fostering a high-performance culture and respectful work environment that attracts, retains and inspires the best. The role extends beyond the confines of the organization to building and collaborating with external partners through strategic local and regional initiatives. The Deputy CHRO leads the establishment of strategic objectives, plans, key performance indicators and optimal departmental structure required to lead SHN and/or regional programs/services. The Deputy CHRO supports SHN’s annual and long-term projects and objectives, leads projects in collaboration with other managers, directors, internal and external stakeholders including implementation of a new ‘best-in-class′ Human Resource Information System (HRIS). The Deputy CHRO is responsible for fostering innovation to continually improve the employee experience. In doing so, the Deputy CHRO ensures comprehensive and effective communications and change management strategies are in place to support the successful implementation of all new initiatives as they relate to the department's programs. The Deputy CHRO stays current on industry trends, including technology, analytics/measurement, employee engagement, HR best practices, and health industry private sector trends. The preferred candidate will be a Human Resources generalist with extensive knowledge of the range of ‘people′ functions including core human resources, HRIS, recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, employee relations, labour relations, workforce planning, organizational learning, employee engagement and workplace health and safety. A minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership/management experience as a Human Resources practitioner in a large, unionized organization (preferably in health care), and a Masters degree is preferred. For additional information, or to apply for this exceptional opportunity, please submit your application and related materials to Pamela Colquhoun, Partner or Jim Stonehouse, Partner via Kathy Luu, Associate ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.