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BC Cancer Foundation
Director, People & Organizational Potential

We are on the cusp of true transformation. Cancer is the world’s biggest health crisis and the BC Cancer Foundation—the fundraising arm of BC Cancer—has launched the most ambitious and comprehensive healthcare campaign in BC’s history to lead this transformation and elevate cancer care for all British Columbians.

With over 90 employees working across 5 sites in B.C, we are one of the largest non-profit organizations in BC working actively with over 100,000 donors and communities to inspire investment in BC Cancer and our provincial teams of world-leading researchers, oncologists and care providers. Our purpose is to be a catalyst, powering world class innovation while supporting deeply personal cancer journeys.

This is the most exciting time in the history of cancer research and care. Here’s an opportunity to be a part of an organization that makes a difference in the lives of all British Columbians.  Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director, People & Organizational Potential is a key member of the Foundation’s Senior Leadership Team and is accountable for developing and leading the people, strategies and plans that support the overarching goals of the BC Cancer Foundation.

The Director leads a team that designs and implements programs and initiatives that are aligned with, and support, the Foundation’s culture and environment, and drive business success. The Director is responsible for all people programs, and provides advice, guidance and assistance to leaders across the organization regarding all people aspects. In addition, they are responsible for leading the development of a workplace culture which recognizes the value of employees and strives to engage all employees in the vision and goals of the Foundation.

As the ideal candidate, you are a dynamic human resources generalist with a passion for how the power of effective people and culture practices can drive operational excellence. You bring the ability to operate at a strategic level in support of the Foundation’s goals and operations as a whole, while also being able to dive into the day-to-day needs of the department. You are adept at building strong relationships with internal clients, have strength in providing training and development for professionals, and are passionate about continuous improvement to foster a high-performance culture. With a personal alignment for BC Cancer Foundation’s ultimate mandate, you bring an entrepreneurial and nimble attitude to support the organization to pivot and adjust as needed to meet its ambitious goals.

The targeted salary range for this position is $120,00 – 135,000 annually, supplemented by a competitive total rewards package.

BC Cancer Foundation is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity & inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national or Indigenous origin, family or marital status, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation or socio-economic status.

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