Director, Human Resources - Halton Region, Oakville,Ontario

Director, Human Resources

Halton Region, Oakville, Ontario

Salary range is $150,000 - $188,000

Deadline:  October 20, 2020  12:00 pm

Halton Region is situated on the northern shore of Lake Ontario and includes the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its more than 500,000 residents through the delivery of cost-effective, high quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; Ontario Works; children’s and seniors’ services; social/not-for-profit housing; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. Halton Region is a dynamic and growing region expected to grow from the current population of 580,000 to 780,000 by 2031.

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 Reporting to the Commissioner, Legislative and Planning Services, the Director, Human Resources is a key member of the senior management team providing advice and expertise on all human resource matters. The Director, Human Resources provides strategic HR leadership to the organization while directing a multi-disciplinary HR Division in the day-to-day management of all human resource functions.


 • Continuing to deliver all aspects of human resources services while introducing innovative, initiatives that will continue to position Halton Region as an employer of choice and "A Great Place to Work" in an increasingly competitive and complex environment. This will include programs to enhance employee wellness, employee engagement, health, safety, disability management, rewards & recognition, employee and labour relations, recruitment, leadership development, succession planning, learning and performance management.

• Provide disability management support services to the Halton Regional Police Services and act as an expert adviser to Halton Region Police Services Board on all aspects related to Human Resources.

• Ensuring effective collective bargaining and agreement administration for ten union locals representing over half of the Regional complement and ensuring employee relations issues are addressed.

• Developing and maintaining a complete set of contemporary HR policies and procedures for the Region and ensuring the effective administration of all health and safety matters in compliance with required legislation.

• Establishing and administering effective compensation and benefits strategies for the Region.

 Preferred Background:

 Candidates will possess the knowledge and skills typically associated with post-secondary education in business or public administration coupled with 10 years’ experience in a management or executive role in human resources in a large, public, or private sector organization. Certification or accreditation in human resources (CHRE/CHRL) is required.

 Demonstrated experience as a dynamic catalyst of change, a creative thinker, proven leader, and influential team player is necessary as well as experience in developing, aligning, and implementing HR programs to address strategic business needs supporting the implementation of the Halton Region Strategic Business Plan and providing effective day-to-day support to the Region.

 Expertise in designing, developing and implementing HR initiatives for employee wellness, employee engagement, leadership development, succession planning, employee/labour relations, collective bargaining, compensation & benefits, pensions, long-term and short-term disability review, attraction and retention, health and safety, training and development, and talent management is desired.


Feldman Daxon Partners Contact Information:

To express interest, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Marty Greenaway, Consultant, Feldman Daxon Partners

45 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1K9

Tel.: 416-515-7600 x 231



About Feldman Daxon Partners –

Feldman Daxon Partners is Canada’s longest-standing national provider of executive search, career transition, and coaching/leadership development services. Since 1991, we have been at the forefront of innovation in human resources consulting by integrating these three services. Our Executive Search practice has been locating top talent for senior executive and managerial positions on a retainer-fee basis since our firm was founded in 1991.

Our unwavering set of core values and dedication to client service has allowed us to build and maintain relationships with hundreds of clients in virtually every market sector, and across Canada. Regular communication, high quality candidate shortlists, industry knowledge, judgment, and expediency in our retainer search services are all reasons Canada’s leading companies choose to partner with the professionals at Feldman Daxon.


Accommodation Needs and Protection of Privacy:

Feldman Daxon Partners and our clients are committed to inclusion and diversity and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Prior to any interview or meeting, please make your needs known by contacting us and informing us of your needs.

Personal information collected on behalf of our municipal clients in relation to the recruitment process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and used solely to determine eligibility for employment with our clients only.