Job Posting 92174

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Sensity Deafblind and Sensory Support Network of Canada
Southern Ontario
Paris, Ontario
closing today (Wed, 22 Mar)
full time  •  competitive


People who are deafblind or affected by sensory loss connect, communicate and experience the world differently. At Sensity, we create meaningful experiences by delivering individualized programming, support services, training, education and awareness.


Sensity seeks an experienced Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for an immediate opening for a full time role. Reporting to our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), join our committed team in providing a broad range of services to a dynamic group of leaders and staff.


This position is based in Paris, ON, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Chief Human Resources Officer (HR) oversees and is accountable for all human resources activities at Sensity. The most prominent role of the Chief Human Resources Officer is to lead long-term strategic planning in order to anticipate new change initiatives.


This position develops and implements HR strategies such as change management, talent management, organization design, performance management, succession planning, job evaluation and compensation, benefit administration, and compliance in areas of WSIB, OLRB and any other regulatory bodies. The incumbent is responsible for articulating HR needs and plans to the rest of the executive team to ensure that all aspects of HR practices and operations are functioning optimally.


Essential Position Functions:

  • Leads the HR department in the analysis and evaluation of all aspects of the Human Resources function.
  • Leads the department in the analysis of employee performance, using those analyses to cultivate talent, close gaps and improve performance.
  • Monitors, analyses, and identifies the strategic gaps, needs, and risks in the organization.
  • Motivates, coaches, and develops employees to ensure the best results.
  • Manages performance and nonperformance.
  • Supports diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Development strategies for recruitment and the retention of employees.
  • Development and delivery of the employee recognition program.
  • Ensures that pay equity, job evaluation and compensation pay grids are maintained.
  • Participates in labour negotiations, labour management meetings, and the grievance process
  • Performs other duties, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources.
  • CHRP or CHRL designation is an asset.
  • 10 years’ experience as a senior HR professional.
  • Appreciation for a healthy balance between the needs of the organization and those of staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the human resource functions including compensation, performance management, recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills, (oral and written) to interact tactfully, professionally and effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including employees, people supported and community partners as required.
  • Knowledge of French (written and verbal) an asset but not required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Sensity Offers:

  • Sensity offers a competitive wage and benefit plan including a Health Spending Account
  • Paid sick days
  • An RRSP program where we match your contributions up to 3% of your earnings.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Up to 50% reimbursement for the successful completion of relevant classes at other learning institutions after one year of service
  • Opportunities to participate in conferences and workshops in the community and abroad


If you are interested in the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) role with us apply with your resume and cover letter.

Please quote job CHRO022002 in your cover letter when applying.


We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Sensity is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted by Sensity regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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