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Director-Health & Safety
|Location:||CAN - Flexible|
|Empl./Engagement Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Empl./Engagement Duration:||9 months|
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Do you want to make a difference?
Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking a Director, Health & Safety.
Reporting to the Chief People Officer, or their designate, the Director, Health & Safety has the opportunity to play an influential role in shaping the Health & Safety function within the Canadian Red Cross at a very important time in the organization’s history.
The Director creates and leads a team of Health & Safety practitioners working in partnership with geographic and programmatic leaders, and other People Services Specialist functions to deliver on short- and long-term plans in support of the organizational Health and Safety strategy and the achievement of organizational HS objectives.
The position will actively monitor health and safety legislation, trends provincially and nationally to inform CRC HS policy, practice and services. The Director will provide strategic and day-to-day leadership ensuring programs, policies and processes, support and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
In preparation for disaster response, the Director, Health & Safety ensures the team is ready to surge (personnel, processes, systems) and in times of active disaster response, and may provide People Services leadership on the National Disaster Coordinating Team (NDCT), Provincial Disaster Coordinating Team (PDCT), and Field Operations Team (FOT), or extended coverage for business continuity during the response.
About the Canadian Red Cross (CRC): http://www.redcross.ca
You will Enjoy:
Culture: an organization that is guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality
Flexibility: alternative work arrangements and paid time off for those “life happens moments”
Employee Benefits: comprehensive health and dental plan, pension plan with matching contributions and competitive vacation entitlements
Meaningful Work: you will be making decisions and developing strategy that will create an impact at a global level
In this role you will:
We are looking for somebody with:
Education and experience
Knowledge and Skills
The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
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