Description du poste
Best place to work in Canadian healthcare
Pediatric health care is an exciting, challenging and rewarding field. If you are driven by a desire to help create the best life for children and youth, consider applying for a position at CHEO. At CHEO you will discover a supportive environment, a great team and a rewarding career.
Chief Talent Officer
Location: Ottawa, Canada
CHEO is one of the few stand-alone, global leaders in pediatric health and is home to nearly 4,500 staff, medical staff, and learners dedicated to helping children and youth live their best lives. Ranked in the top 1% of Canadian hospitals for the digitization of its clinical infrastructure, CHEO combines excellence in clinical care, research, and education to advance seamless care that is provided where, when, and how it is needed. Every year, CHEO helps more than 500,000 children and youth from Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut, and Northern Ontario. Patient satisfaction surveys have several times identified CHEO as the best place for pediatric care in Ontario and Forbes Magazine has twice named the organization as the best place to work in Canadian healthcare. CHEO’s President and CEO, Alex Munter, was awarded favourite CEO of the year by Faces Magazine in 2020.
Team CHEO is writing an exciting chapter in its story as it launches its #HereWeGrow strategy to expand its programs, invest in its people and redevelop its main campus – all in order to meet the evolving needs of a growing population of children and youth. CHEO’s “secret sauce” has always been its team – their passion, compassion, and expertise.
At this pivotal time, CHEO is seeking a Chief Talent Officer (CTO) to help write this next chapter of its story. Working closely with and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CTO is a key member of their senior leadership team. As an inspirational senior human resources leader, the CTO will develop and enact a vision and plan for talent that fosters a continuous improvement culture, seeks to empower staff and physicians to excel, and that values people, patients, and their families.
In a highly competitive global health human resources environment, CHEO is seeking a people and culture leader who will focus on growing the people they have, recruiting the people they need, and partnering with operational leaders to develop new ways to deploy the full range of staff and medical staff’s talents. The CTO will be a business partner with an active stake in strategic decision-making while providing pragmatic evaluation of strategies, projects, programs, and associated risks. They will implement a comprehensive people plan to support CHEO’s objective of recruiting, developing, retaining, and engaging the skills and health human resources required today and into the future. They will lead the adoption of best practices and champion ongoing modernization and automation of HR processes, in particular helping CHEO optimize its recent investment in a cloud-based ERP, Workday. They will continue to build and nurture strong internal and external relationships, including strong and effective labour relations.
As the ideal candidate, you possess a minimum of 10 years’ HR leadership experience gained in a complex environment, and bring deep knowledge of talent management, compensation, labour relations, occupational, health and wellness, and talent acquisition. An inspirational leader, you are recognized for your ability to build, shape, and mentor high-performing teams, fostering a culture of teamwork, performance excellence, and accountability. A skilled and effective communicator, you have a track record of success identifying and proposing strategic solutions to fundamental problems that have long-term implications and are comfortable serving as an active and engaged voice at the senior management table. Your CHRP designation will serve you well in this role, as will your ability to communicate in English and French.
This is a unique and exceptional HR leadership opportunity where your work has a positive impact on pediatric care. To submit your application, please send an updated CV and cover letter to John Caminiti [email protected] and Claire Leroux at [email protected] and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.
CHEO is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible working environments and welcomes those who would contribute to the further diversification of staff including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.