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Consultant, Leadership Development

Posting Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Montréal, Quebec, CA, H3A 3A7 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 2A8 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 3C6 Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9C 5P1 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1C 8L3

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.


Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.


Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. 


Job Title: Consultant, Leadership Development
Department: Human Resources
Competition: 72341
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Montreal, Toronto, Halifax/Dartmouth, Moncton
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation
Reports To: Manager, Human Resources

Small team – HUGE opportunity to make a BIG difference!

Be a part of our success in building organizational talent to support our people strategy in a high-performance culture.

This is an exciting opportunity that allows you the flexibility to both “think” and “do”.  Your hands-on style with the ability to roll up your sleeves will make all the difference as you thrive on delivering to diverse groups across our organization and will have a fundamental impact on the continued success of our (OD) Centre of Excellence.  Your passion, compassionate nature and desire for quality is just what we need to support us in driving service forward for our growing business. 

The core work portfolios for this role includes leadership development (both vendored programs and tailored sessions), coaching and mentoring initiatives, internal consultancy work, team development, and project management for the design and implementation of a range of organizational development initiatives. As a team we challenge ourselves to be innovative, supporting one another and continuously look for ways to improve our ‘offer’ to our organization and our people!

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager, Organizational Development and a key member of a diverse Human Resources team, you work closely with key stakeholders and HR to design, develop and implement Organizational Development programs. Your subject matter expertise and passion for HR/leadership development will contribute to your success in this role and make an impact on leadership and organizational performance as we shape our desired culture.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion our Medavie Values and execute on our Leadership Development strategy and it’s three distinct portfolios by offering programs tailored to specific leadership needs, whether they are emerging, new, existing or experienced leaders.  
  • Research best practices, vendor and/or design, develop and deliver a variety of learning programs such as workshops, focus groups, experiential training at team and organizational levels.
  • Optimize current leadership learning practices, processes, tools, and propose innovative resources and solutions to ensure sustainability.
  • Work in partnership with Human Resources partners and/or business to identify existing and emerging development needs and translate into learning solutions. 
  • Manage the internal mentoring and 360 development initiatives for key talent.
  • Use Talent Management analytics through SAP Success Factors to identify trends and ensure OD program effectiveness. 



Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field such as Education, Business, Organizational Development, or Industrial Psychology with a CPHR as an asset.

Work Experience: 5-7 years of HR experience with a minimum of 3-4 years in Leadership Development/Leadership Development. 

Other Qualifications: Psychometric, 360, coaching, leadership, learning assessment certifications and experience in adult learning principles and instructional design methodology are a strong asset.

Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS-Office is required, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience with on-line surveys and e-learning solutions.  Knowledge of SAP Success Factors talent modules is an asset.   

Language Skills: Written and spoken bilingualism (French and English) is required as corporate initiatives and programming is provided in both languages.


Medavie Values:

  • Caring:  You care about the internal clients we serve and contribute to a friendly, supportive, and collaborative team environment.  You balance your kindness with the ability to deliver results. You maintain a positive approach with co-workers when dealing with complex situations.
  • Responsive:  You demonstrate personal adaptability and a willingness to change course when needed or make decisions in the face of uncertainty.  You are skilled at anticipating needs, demonstrating flexibility and managing multiple priorities in a high performing culture.
  • Innovative:  You take inspiration from best practice and thought leaders in the field of OD work and embrace virtual learning and digitization as we develop and take more of our learning content and leadership pograms online.
  • Community Minded:  You are passionate about building relationships and delivering solutions with internal and external partners. You welcome others from all backgrounds and perspectives and value diversity of thought as you rally key stakeholders to design and deliver the most effective solutions.
  • Accountable:  You take pride and ownership and accept responsibility for your decisions and actions.  You have strong project management skills with a results orientation. 


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest.  Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.


In order to keep our employees, candidates, and community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our employees are working from home within Canada. All interviewing, onboarding and most work takes place remotely at this time. For those employees who must work in our offices, we have taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our people by providing strict protocols/practices to meet legislated client and company needs, as well as modifications to the worksites to mitigate the risks for everyone's protection.   


At Medavie, everything we do is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.  We have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy as part of our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our employees, partners, plan members and the communities where we live and work.  


Proof of full vaccination is required for all employees at Medavie Blue Cross.   

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