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Vice President of Human Resources

by Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

Reference #: L21-13
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Listowel, ON
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2021
Experience: 5 Years
Education: University Degree
Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

Job Description

Listowel Wingham
 Hospitals Alliance

Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance (LWHA) is a strategic alliance between the Listowel Memorial Hospital and Wingham and District Hospital since 2003.  Our vision, Enriching Life’s Journey Together, signifies our commitment to capitalize on combined governance and leadership structures to design and deliver quality healthcare.

Position Summary
The Vice President Human Resources is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, reports to the President/CEO and supports the work of the LWHA board.  The VP Human Resources works in collaboration with other members of the senior team to plan and develop strategic directions for the organization, and oversees the human resources functions of two rural, acute care hospitals with 400 staff members plus student educational placements and volunteers.  You will have senior leadership accountability for strategic HR, Organizational Development and Organizational Effectiveness.  Through a team of 7 you will oversee:  workforce planning; talent management (recruitment and retention); learning organization including knowledge management;  performance development and succession planning; hours of work and leaves of absence;  scheduling services, total compensation; employee engagement;  labour relations with 5 Unions; diversity, equity and inclusion; organizational health, wellness and safety;  end of employment.   
A Bachelors degree and a CHRL designation are required.

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated:
  • Dedication to your profession; 
  • A visionary and strategic style which rallies teams to achieve the organization’s overall strategic directions;   
  • An accessible leadership style; 
  • A network of strong, long-term relationships; 
  • Leadership of successful change initiatives within an organization;
  • Effective communications with a diverse spectrum of stakeholders including employees, Boards, labour groups, healthcare providers and community members.
Bargaining experience is an asset as you will serve as the lead for negotiations for five bargaining teams. 

You have 7 years of progressively responsible HR experience in health care with a minimum of 5 years at a management level. 

If you feel you meet the requirements for this position, please reference position number L21-13 and submit your resume to:

Human Resources
Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

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