Director, People and Culture – Eastlink

Halifax, NS, Canada Req #1188
Thursday, March 11, 2021
As one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Eastlink takes great pride in delivering advanced technologies/services that connect its customers to the things and people that matter most. Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and mobile networks, we bring world-class communications and video entertainment services including high speed internet, mobile, TV, telephone, security and automation, data communications and exclusive, locally-produced programming to residential, business and public sector customers across Canada. Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink operates with an employee base of over 1300 people who serve customers in NS, PEI, NL, NB, ON, AB, BC and Bermuda.

Eastlink is passionate about its team and about delivering an employee experience that attracts and retains the best! Building on the foundation of the family culture that exists at Eastlink today, they are seeking a Director, People and Culture who can help re-invent the human resource function to one that creates, enhances and supports a best-in-class employee experience. Through a partnership with the leadership team the Director, People and Culture will design and lead initiatives that support the company strategies and ensure an engaged, productive and efficient workforce.

Leading a team of human resources professionals, the Director of People and Culture is responsible for the development, alignment, and execution of Eastlink’s people and culture strategy. The accountability includes all aspects of talent acquisition, onboarding, and enablement, learning, rewards, employee experience, and workforce insights.

As the ideal candidate, you are a proven business leader first and foremost, with a strong mix of strategic and hands-on operational experience. You have demonstrated business acumen and are passionate about how you can bring value to the business. You have demonstrated success in influencing and engaging with a leadership team within leading edge organizations with the courage and ability to challenge conventional thinking. You have a transformation mindset and, through skillful and thoughtful communication and change management strategies, generate excitement and buy-in among staff and leadership to support the company’s vision and objectives. You are a strategic thinker but also hands-on and action oriented. You have a drive for results, a sense of urgency, and an ability to adapt to changes as they arise.

Why Choose Eastlink?
Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team “on the ground” not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.

Dedicated to reflecting the customers and communities we serve, we embrace diversity and inclusion throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.

If you are ready to explore an exciting career at Eastlink, your journey begins here.

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