Head of operational excellence and HR system

January 10, 2020

For its Human Resources department, the City of Laval is looking for a:



Working conditions / Description

The City of Laval is undergoing unprecedented transformation and its Human Resources Service continues to establish best practices in order to pursue its vision and mission and become a strategic partner and agent of change and thus better support municipal services in achieving of its objectives.

Based on a business intelligence approach, we want to position the citizen at the heart of our commitments, and we aim to make operational excellence an integral component of operations.

Are you ready to become one of the leaders in this digital and organizational transformation ?

The challenges ahead nt:

Reporting to the human resources department, you play a decisive role in the strategy, planning and execution of digital HR transformation and shaping the culture operational excellence within the service. You work in close collaboration with multiple partners, internal and external contributors and you have recognized operational and transformational leadership, your mandate is mainly articulated around four poles:

Operational recovery of foundations, in order to secure operations and to enable the strategic component of digital transformation to be established and to concretize the strategic vision of human resources;

Establishment of an HR systems expertise center contributing to the establishment and promoting a culture of operational excellence redefining the user experience

Implementation and management of a centralized demand management, prioritization and reporting process for the HR project portfolio, facilitating optimal management of service-wide initiatives, ensuring integrated planning of operational and strategic initiatives es in the context of digital transformation;

Implementation, promotion and monitoring of continuous improvement mechanisms, in collaboration with the organizational performance office, aimed at operational efficiency across the service;

As a member of the Service management team, you collaborate in its proper functioning and contribute to the achievement of its objectives. You assess and recommend the human, material and financial resources required for the smooth running of the activities for which you are responsible and manage the budgets made available to you. You submit detailed reports and you may be called upon to make presentations relating to the activities for which you are responsible.

Results-oriented, you coach, guide and supervise the members of your team in carrying out their respective mandates, determine the general order of priorities, define the objectives and inform of his expectations.

Job requirement

Profile sought:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in business administration / operations or project management. A master's degree is an asset;
  • Recognized experience in piloting a digital HR transformation;
  • Have a minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in a team management position or continuous improvement associated with a sustained understanding of best HR business practices;
  • Have solid skills in HR project management(systems and processes);
  • Demonstrate recognized experience in setting up a center of expertise and operational recovery initiatives;
  • Hold an Agile Certification and project management (PMP) is essential;
  • Knowledge of Kanban and project management tools is desirable;

What we offer you:

Choosing the City of Laval means working for the third largest city in Quebec, for this position you will have working conditions and benefits

You will work in collaboration with dynamic partners and colleagues, in a multidisciplinary framework.

Details / procedures

The City of Laval is growing. It has more and more people, businesses and organizations. This development brings great challenges and raises important issues. In 2014, we launched the Repensons Laval approach, which made it possible to develop the strategic vision of our city: Urban nature in 2035 . This vision is the compass that guides Laval's development today. To work in the City of Laval is to believe in this vision. It is putting one's heart and ideas at the service of the citizen. It’s rubbing shoulders with dedicated people and shaping the present to build the future.

You too are part of the change! Apply by January 27, 2020

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The City of Laval applies a program of equal access to employment. She values ​​diversity and invites women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, Aboriginals and people with disabilities to apply. For the latter, do not hesitate to tell us about special arrangements necessary, should you be invited to a selection process.

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