Corporate Director, Strategic Human Resource Services

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Corporate Director, Strategic Human Resource Services

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 14, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Bring your superior leadership skills and experience to this exciting Corporate Director opportunity. We are seeking a dynamic, analytical, change agent to lead an incredible team of professionals.

The Corporate Director, Strategic Human Resource Services provides leadership and advice to Interior Health Vice President Leadership Teams related to Health Human Resource (HHR) Planning, Compensation, Recruitment, and Benefits and Records.

The Corporate Director oversees and directs service delivery for HHR Planning, Employee and Medical Staff Recruitment, Compensation, Classification & Work Design and is responsible for all Human Resource process efficiency, data stewardship and reporting. Focused on HHR workforce strategies, the Corporate Director sets direction for implementation of sustainable plans, initiatives and tactics to address short, medium and long-term people supply and demand requirements of key strategies, organizational priorities, service delivery changes and regular employee turnover.


  1. Provides expert advice to VP Leadership Teams on all human resource matters arising from organizational and VP portfolio initiatives.
  2. Ensures that human resource leading practice is shared across the health authority for cultivating a healthy workplace and an engaged workforce.
  3. Provides expert advice to the VP Leadership Teams on matters relating to HHR planning and recruitment.
  4. Influences and supports the development of Provincial HHR plans by drawing on health authority experiences.
  5. Engages with provincial, national and international partners on HHR planning and recruitment strategies and initiatives to support employee and medical staff recruitment and retention.
  6. Leverages information to develop strategies for the effective and efficient use of health human resources, making recommendations for systems redesign and development to support successful execution.
  7. Provides leadership to Human Resources in the areas of systems optimization and system changes required to maintain compliance with new collective agreements while ensuring effective and sustainable human resource service delivery.
  8. Directs the delivery of Human Resources Compensation and works with the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) with ongoing development of compensation models, policies, and procedures ensuring compliance with Provincial and health authority policies and procedures.
  9. Oversees and directs the Manager, Employee Benefits and Records in the delivery of benefits and employee records activities and the continuous development of employee-centric services. Supports the integration of benefits services for the ongoing development of benefit models, policies, and procedures and ensures organizational compliance with such models, policies, and procedures.
  10. Oversees and administers the annual performance management process for executive and excluded staff and completes compensation reports ensuring compliance with Public Sector Employers Council and HEABC policies.
  11. Oversees the maintenance and protection of employee benefits and records.
  12. Develops and recommends budgets, monitors expenditures, performs variance analysis and reporting, and implements remedial action.
  13. Is accountable for staffing functions including recruitment, hiring, ongoing development, and performance management, including disciplinary action and termination as required.
  14. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • A Master’s degree in Human Resources, Health Informatics, Business Administration or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively senior management experience, including experience with collective agreement interpretation and compliance, legislation, and policies governing employee and employer relationships

LEADS Capabilities:
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:

  • Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
  • Engages Others/Empathy – fosters the development of others, communicates effectively, builds effective teams, listens with heart rather than reacting
  • Achieves Results/Process Orientation – sets direction, strategically aligns decisions with vision, values & evidence, accepting that use of process orientation and a ‘good relationship’ are concrete deliverables.
  • Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnerships & networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers & service, navigates socio-political environments, building personal relationships in addition to professional ones, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
  • & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to assess complex situations, determine impact, recommend solutions, and implement change.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing and verbally including the presentation of reports, strategy papers, and briefing notes.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a complex organization structure.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on improving service delivery through the use of alternative strategies.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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