Director, Human Resources

City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga
Director, Human Resources


The City of Mississauga is a mid-sized North American city that outpaces all others with its global connections, vibrant communities, and aspirational vision of the future. Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city with over 90,000 businesses and 72 Fortune 500 Headquarters. The City is a mature, confident, urban municipality, well located to major North American cities. Mississauga, a modern, open and vibrant city on the cusp of something big, is seeking a Director, Human Resources.

Reporting to the Commissioner of Corporate Services, The Director, Human Resources is the chief HR professional in the corporation and leads the development and implementation of cutting-edge human resources strategies. The Director attracts and engages the best talent to competitively position the organization and support and enable the City’s Strategic Plan and delivery of services. As a member of the Corporate Services Leadership Team and as a trusted advisor to the City Manager, Commissioners, and Council, the Director carries forward the successful integration of key initiatives with a team of 70 staff including the implementation of the City’s new People Strategy. 

With your university degree and CHRL (preferred), you possess more than 10 years of progressively senior human resources experience gained within a complex unionized organization. Labour relations is an area of expertise for you as you’ve participated in the collective bargaining process. You have demonstrated the ability to forge relationships, foster collaboration, and lead transformational change. You are skilled at presenting to senior teams, councils/boards, and large public audiences. Your track record includes modernizing human resources to support organizations through growth and change as well as thinking strategically and executing strategy. Here is your opportunity to shape and build Mississauga’s future, together with a committed and progressive team.

The City of Mississauga is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the City of Mississauga throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts at Odgers Berndtson at 1 866-9621990 or submit your resume and letter of interest online to www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/16065 by October 3, 2019.


Organization: City of Mississauga
Location: Mississauga, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Category(s): Human Resources
Posted: September 3, 2019, 1:39 pm
Expires: October 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

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