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Organizational Development Manager

Organizational Development Manager

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Job Location 
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Job Type 
Full Time
Job Industry 
Business and Professional Services, Education, Healthcare and Medical Services
Career Level 
Years of Experience 
Posted Date 
Central West LHIN

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Reporting to the Director, Human Resources/ Organizational Development, this position is accountable for managing the organizational development and learning function and for directing the organizational development team. The Manager will work closely with the management team ensuring the alignment of Organizational Development and Learning initiatives that reinforce the required competencies, skills and culture and that help achieve the organization’s vision and strategic goals. Using behaviour science theory and best practice and improvement methodologies, the manager will bring expertise in consultation, leadership and implementation to plan, execute and evaluate micro and macro (i.e. organization wide) initiatives.


The OD Manager will design, develop, procure and deliver organizational, leader and team strategies, while supporting the organization’s Strategic Goals and Priorities, Vision, Mission and Values. Responsibilities may include the following:



  • 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
  • Leads and supports performance excellence initiatives using system wide application of behavioural science theory, business best practices and improvement methodologies.
  • Supports 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.
  • Leads 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.
  • Participates in the development of the OD budget.
  • Works with the VP, People & Director, HROD to develop the learning strategy for the organization.


  • Manages and maintains change management documentation.
  • Conducts assessments as required to determine: the change impact and change readiness across impacted stakeholder groups; leadership support and readiness.
  • Develops 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 partners at Headwaters Hospital Care Centre and William Osler Health System HR management teams on OD functions that support regional initiatives (e.g. Learning Development Institute).
  • Participate in health and safety initiatives, promoting a safe work environment for staff.
  • Participate in various committees as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Completion of a Master’s program in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Human Resources or Psychology. A Master’s degree and an undergraduate degree in behavioural 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).



Interested Central West LHIN employees are requested to forward an Internal Application form with current resume to HR, 199 County Court Blvd, Brampton Fax: 905-796-7057