Manager of Organizational Development – Health Care Sector

Senior Management
Government - Provincial
Brampton, Ontario
Job ID:
Arun Kumar

Our Public Sector Client in Brampton, ON is looking to hire a Organizational Development Manager for a 12+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Organizational Development Manager, he/she is responsible to design, develop, procure and deliver organizational, leader and team strategies. While working with a diverse team, you will support the organization’s Strategic Goals and Priorities, Vision, Mission and Values

Job Description:


  • Lead the development and implementation of effective OD practices, programs and processes in transformational leadership, talent management, change management, employee engagement, team effectiveness, organizational design and performance management.
  • Lead and support performance excellence initiatives using system wide application of behavioral science theory, business best practices and improvement methodologies.
  • Support the organization’s performance management system and practices.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the leadership development program, change management strategies, orientation, and facilitative planning to build organizational capacity.
  • Lead talent management initiatives to provide expertise, consultation and implementation support to staff and leaders in organizational wide initiatives that are aligned with the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Research and prepare proposals for external funding for organizational development initiatives.
  • Works with the VP, People & Director, HROD to develop the learning strategy for the organization.
  • Utilize change management best practices to support organizational change, partnering with leadership teams to support successful implementation of change initiatives.
  • Responsible for structured change management approach and methodology to deliver and manage the completion of several deliverables.
  • Develop a change management strategy based on a situational awareness of the details of the change and the groups being impacted by the change
  • Conduct assessments as required to determine: the change impact and change readiness across impacted stakeholder groups; leadership support and readiness.
  • Develop a change management strategy based on a situational awareness of the details of the change and the groups being impacted by the change.
  • Work in collaboration with industry partners OD functions that support regional initiatives


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Completion of a master’s program in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Human Resources or Psychology. A Master’s degree and an undergraduate degree in behavioral science may also be considered.  A focus on change management preferred.
  • CHRM or CHRP designation an asset.
  • Certification in behavioral psychometric testing an asset
  • Five years progressive organizational development experience, including at least three years in an organizational Development management role.
  • Experience in healthcare preferred.
  • Experience providing services in change enablement areas including leadership development, stakeholder management, organizational design, training, workforce strategies, talent management and culture enhancement.
  • Experience/knowledge of Organizational Development tools, methodologies and facilitation techniques.
  • Knowledge of adult education theories, practices and trends.
  • Experience with change management initiatives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the community health and long-term care within the context of the broader health care system.
  • Knowledge of quality management principles.
  • Knowledge management framework experience.
  • Strong leadership skill and demonstrated success in leading high performing team.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively bring teams together and successful outcomes.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills to identify appropriate responses to issues or problems in the face of conflicting needs
  • Ability to implement change management strategies using consultation, facilitation, negotiation, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Ability to meet competing, challenging and changing priorities in a short time period.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Is a ‘competent person’ as defined by the Occupational Health & Safety Act, and responsible for duties as outlined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act in section 27(1).



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