Picturesque, multi-cultural, and rich with tourism, industry, and agriculture, Niagara Region encompasses the famous Falls and world-class vineyards, and with a population of over 430,000, its 12 communities have made Niagara Region one of the most desired places to live, work, and play. With over 3,000 employees, Niagara Region is responsible for land use planning, transportation, water and wastewater treatment, waste collection/management, emergency medical services, public health, children’s services, and seniors’ programs.
As an employer, we work as ONE TEAM to ensure that our residents and municipalities receive the best possible service. Niagara Region offers great career opportunities in municipal service with competitive salaries and attractive benefits, and a wealth of programs to support employee wellness and professional growth. Niagara Region values choice, honesty, respect, partnerships, and service.
Location: Thorold Ontario
Reporting to the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, with four (4) direct reports and 40 full time equivalents, the Director, Human Resources will be responsible for strategic human resources leadership, planning and service delivery to more than 3,000 employees in 100+ work locations, providing employee services (payroll, HR analytics & reporting), organizational/leadership development, performance management, health safety & wellness, total rewards, employee & labour relations and HR consulting.
Candidates will require a post-secondary degree/diploma in business administration, human resources or the equivalent (Master's degree and executive leadership training from a recognized institution preferred) and 15+ years of progressive human resources management experience with a track record of accomplishment through strategic HR leadership in a larger organization. Experience in implementing innovative HR solutions in HRIS, policy, talent/leadership development, performance management, compensation & benefits, diversity, succession planning, talent acquisition and employee wellness is needed, as well as strong political acuity and relationship building skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a senior leadership team in a large public sector organization.
To explore this opportunity further, contact and/or email your résumé using the subject line “Director Human Resources – Jo #18320” to:
Patrick Rowan, Partner, Feldman Daxon Partners, Inc.
Phone: (416) 515-7600 ext. 254
Please note this job posting closes at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017.