Reports to:  Executive Director (ED)

Directly Supervises:  3 HR Managers, HR Administration Officer, Psychosocial Focal Point and other temporary positions such as Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Responsible Behaviour Focal Point and the local Project Manager for Symphony Implementation (HR Information System).

Position status:  Permanent Fixed Duration Contract (3-year contract, with option to renew for another 3, maximum 6 years), Full-time, 37.5 hours/week

Location:  Toronto (with regular travel to Montreal)

Salary: Starting $94,891 per year

Expected Start Date: May/June 2019



Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Human Resources (HRD) is a strategic partner that drives culture and people strategies to ensure the long-term people needs for MSF Canada to achieve its strategic objectives are met. The HRD is also a key member of MSF Canada’s Senior Management Team, and a contributor to the International group of MSF HR Directors globally.

Leading a dynamic and multi-faceted team of 15 permanent staff across Toronto and Montreal (team can include up to 30 people including interns and temporary contributors to specific projects), the HRD will oversee the people activities and foster a positive and dynamic HR environment. Responsibilities include delivering excellence in talent management, championing MSF Canada's employment philosophy, and strengthening an inclusive culture where people are highly engaged and able to contribute in meaningful ways to MSF Canada’s support to the global mission.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and people-focused leader, with excellent emotional intelligence, relationship-management and networking skills, and the ability to represent the people strategy of MSF Canada within both internal and external networks.


For the full job description with qualifications and requirements, please see the posting here: Director of Human Resources 



Please be sure to include references and a letter of motivation as a part of your application. The deadline for applications is January 31st 2019, 5PM EST.    Only electronic applications will be accepted.

MSF Canada is a people-focused humanitarian organization that is proud to offer a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive work environment. We strongly believe this approach enhances our work and we’re committed to equity in employment. The organization seeks to attract and engage the best professionals to join and maintain meaningful, productive and lasting work relationships. We embrace diverse motivations and backgrounds of people working together to exhibit their passion in action for the social mission of MSF.

Note: Applicants who have questions regarding accommodation and accessibility can send questions/concerns to Phone: 1-800-982-7903 ext: 3454

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