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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 011-18
Date of Posting: 2018-01-18
Closing Date: 2018-03-30
Management / Non-Union

Director, Transformation & Learning

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Vice President, People & Organizational Effectiveness/CHRO, this position is an opportunity for a transformational leader with a passion for continuous improvement and organizational development. Working with a dynamic team, you will lead, inspire and support Learning Resources, Transformation Strategies and Volunteer Services. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in process improvement and change management to lead by example and work collaboratively across GBHS to establish a corporate transformation governance structure.
The candidate will have project management experience to promote knowledge sharing and work within a governance structure that ensures cost-effective, sustainable project delivery on time, scope and budget by maximizing service efficiencies, optimizing the use of human, fiscal and IT resources, and aligning transformation initiatives with organizational goals and priorities.
This position will oversee the development and implementation of a talent management plan and supporting strategies to provide training and growth opportunities for our staff to meet individual and organization goals. 

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field of study that may include but is not limited to:  organizational development, business administration, human resources

  • Process improvement certification, i.e. Green/Black Belt in LEAN and/or Six Sigma

  • Certification as a Training/Learning Development professional or in Adult Education is an asset

  • Experience designing and developing professional development programs and/or courses (face-to-face and online) to meet an organization's strategic plan

  • Extensive experience leading transformational change and organizational development initiatives that support service improvement and/or efficiencies

  • Considerable management experience related to strategic and corporate planning

  • Knowledge of the employee engagement principles and strategies with demonstrated experience conducting/interpreting need assessments and/or employee engagement surveys

  • Proven experience as a customer-service leader with ability to demonstrate value-add service delivery to key stakeholders and clients

  • Proven experience in process improvement and re-engineering in a variety of hospital functions

  • A track record demonstrating extensive project and program management experience, including:  financial management, operational and capital budget experience

  • Experience with, and knowledge of, change management principles, methodologies and tools that foster the cultural aspects of change management

  • Ability to develop effective relationships both internally and externally

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and demands in a rapidly changing environment

  • Proven experience negotiating with and managing third-party service providers

  • Proven experience creating performance metrics and outcome measures to evaluate success

  • Excellent strategic, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proven experience developing financial and non-financial business cases.

  • Proven experience developing and facilitating planning workshops

  • Respect and appreciation for the diverse views, values and culture of our Hospital

  • Proven ability to act in an ethical and transparent manner, in compliance with the corporate code of conduct

  • Thorough knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including knowledge of management responsibilities for health and safety compliance under the legislation

  • Thorough understanding of the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records

  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)

  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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