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Job Description

Senior Human Resources Professional - Toronto, Ontario

Position:        Senior Human Resources Professional      
Site:              University Health Network  
Department:  Human Resources 
Reports to:     Site Director Human Resources        
Status:           Permanent Full Time

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Senior Human Resources Professional.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The Senior Human Resources Professional functions in a generalist capacity and is responsible for coordinating the administration of Human Resources services for an assigned client group within the 16,000 employees of UHN. As an innovative and collaborative Human Resources professional, you will play a key role in supporting a diverse client portfolio in a complex and stimulating environment that includes both unionized and non-union employees. You will design and implement Human Resources strategies and programs involving labour relations, performance/change management, organizational effectiveness and resource planning. Working with a team of Human Resource professionals, you will provide analysis, advice and implementation support. The Human Resources Professional identifies leading practice human resource opportunities, resolves human resource issues, facilitates HR initiatives and ensures consistent administration of the policies and procedures as they apply to their client portfolio. Your demonstrated ability to deliver results on time, determine the root cause of issues and generate creative solutions in line with organizational needs will be critical to your success. A proven agent of change, you have 5+ years’ senior Human Resources experience in a large organization and a solid knowledge of organisational behaviour principles and Human Resource strategies and labour relations experience in a unionized environment. You have an undergraduate degree and continued education in human/industrial relations and/or business. Experience in a health care facility is a definite asset.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTED DATE: July 29, 2019

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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