Senior Consultant, Organizational Development

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Website Sinai Health

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. Since 2015, we have provided excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.

Sinai Health is fully committed to a culture of belonging and an inclusive environment that attracts and retains a diverse workforce, at all levels of the organization that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, and those from diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know through the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800, ext. 7050, or email

At Sinai Health, we care, create possibilities and offer hope. We are looking for an creative and experienced Organizational Development professional aligned to this purpose to join our team as the Senior Consultant, Organizational Development (OD).

The Senior Consultant, OD reports to the Senior Manager, OD and directly contributes to the design and implementation of the many employee lifecycle initiatives outlined in the Sinai Health People Plan with specific emphasis on supporting our people and teams through OD interventions, coaching, change management, performance management, employee engagement, management and leadership development, as well as supporting the wellness, diversity, inclusion and belonging activities within the portfolio.

Position Responsibilities:

This role supports the broader Organizational Development, Diversity and Wellness portfolio.  The Senior Consultant serves as a trusted partner, coach and facilitator, to support individuals and teams to thrive through a sense of inclusion, engagement and contribution, by:

Facilitates OD interventions, delivers training and workshops to support intact teams, Sinai Health people and leaders in a variety of content areas including personal/team resilience and well-being, interpersonal skills, self-awareness, management, leadership and overall team functioning and development. Provides feedback and coaching where appropriate.
Provides leadership, coaching, and motivation to Sinai Health people to ensure they are equipped with the necessary tools and information to increase engagement and sense of meaningful contribution.
Partners with leaders across the organization, as well as People & Culture, to assess needs and determine/develop plans and programs to support leadership, team and individual development, well-being and resilience.
Supports Sinai Health’s efforts to effectively manage change in order to achieve its organizational objectives through facilitation, education, project support, coaching, assessments, program development and evaluation.
Supports the design, update and implementation of the performance management program; creates communication materials and tools for distribution, refines strategies to improve the user experience; coaches  leaders to assist in understanding and uptake.
Supports the execution of employee engagement programs including, though not exclusive to, the development of techniques for compiling, preparing and presenting detailed data and reports for senior management, monitors participation rates, develops tactics to increase participation to ensure statistically relevant data is collected and analyzed.
Oversees the development of tools and strategies that enable leaders to create action plans to address engagement survey results and ensure people are motivated and engaged  to achieve organizational objectives and included in the co-design of action plans.
Supports the Diversity and Wellness functions; supporting associated engagement strategies, facilitates wellness workshops, supports programming.
Delivers and supports change activities to increase adoption, including building change management plans, change visioning session(s), stakeholder engagement plan/analysis, change communications, job/role impact assessments, and change readiness assessments.
Supports various events and initiatives within the Organizational Development, Diversity and Wellness department and larger People & Culture portfolio.
Completes other duties related to the position as assigned.
Job Requirements

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in relevant field from a recognized educational institution.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in organizational development and/or training/education preferably in a healthcare environment.
Applicants with proven equivalent relevant and related training and experience may be considered.
Coaching certification (completed or in progress) is strongly preferred.
Accreditation and/or certification in psychometric and team assessment tools such as MBTI, DISC, etc., strongly preferred.
Understanding of current issues facing health care workers and strategies to support people well-being.
Certification in OD instruments/assessments preferred.
Change management certification or designation preferred.
Solid understanding of change management methodologies, ability to support and execute large scale change efforts.
Advanced knowledge and expertise in developing, implementing and evaluating employee engagement and OD programs.
Strong verbal and written communication; ability to synthesize complex information and distill key themes and information to various audiences.
Strong leadership and advanced facilitation and consultancy skills.
Empathetic leader; proven capability in leading self, engaging others, developing coalitions, achieving results and supporting transformational change.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to customize communications to a variety of audiences.
Excellent decision making, critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
High ethical standards, promotes inclusiveness and recognizes and respects the value of diversity and belonging within our community and our workforce.
Understanding of equity, anti-racism, anti-oppression.
Demonstrated commitment to professional and personal development.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to manage competing demands. Strong attention to detail is preferred.
Certification in Crucial Conversations, LEADS in a Caring Environment an asset.
Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history.


All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00pm of the posting deadline date. Employment at Sinai Health is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures and training. To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess. Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment, please refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site.

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