Chief Human Resources Officer

Covenant Health
COV00011394 Requisition #
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Covenant Health is proud of its 155-year history of delivering quality, innovative Catholic health services to Albertans. Covenant Health has been honoured as the recipient of three prestigious awards: Alberta’s Top 75 Employer award, Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture Award, and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. As one of Canada’s largest Catholic providers of health care, Covenant Health positively influences the health of Albertans and adds value as a key partner in Alberta's integrated health system through their rich history and current role, breadth of programs and services, high quality and performance, systems leadership and the strength of our people. Covenant Health is working with Optimum Talent to recruit to this position. To review the full search profile for this position or to apply, please visit:


The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) provides executive leadership in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization. The CHRO provides strategic leadership to the Human Resources portfolio and is accountable for the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive range of human resources programs and services. Culture drives outcomes and the mission of Covenant Health drives the organization; the CHRO will fundamentally understand that the mission is grounded in the history of the Sisters and is integral to business success. In alignment with Covenant Health’s strategic priorities of Serve, Transform and Grow, and Contribute, the CHRO will champion a culture in which every team member can thrive in their calling to serve.

  • Classification: Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Department: Office of the CHRO
  • Primary Location: Cabrini Centre
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 02-AUG-2019
  • Date Available: 09-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, On Call
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Salary: Covenant Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Post-secondary education with a concentration in human resources required. Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Senior generalist experience in all aspects of core human resources services, with experience in labour relations, including collective bargaining. Previous experience in an environment with resource constraints and a demonstrated ability to effectively make difficult decisions related to resource allocation. Previously accountable for developing and implementing a vision and strategy for a business unit. Experience leading a capable and committed team of leaders with deep expertise. Change management experience and demonstrated ability to motivate and align others to shift their mindset, change behaviors and step up to accomplish their goals.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's level education is considered an asset. Previous exposure to working with a board of directors is an asset. Previous healthcare experience would be an asset.

    Find Your Calling

Our diverse teams of employees, physicians and volunteers share a deep commitment to serve - selflessly sharing their gifts and talents for the greater good.  We support each individual's personal calling to serve.  Our culture enables decision-making at all levels, healthy relationships, personal and professional growth, ethical discernment and wellness.

We welcome people of all faiths, cultures and traditions.  We celebrate the contributions of all our employees, and strive to create a community of care that brings hope and healing to both caregivers and those we serve.

Join our team today and find your calling.

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