Director: Strategic Initiatives

The Ottawa Humane Society has been a leader in animal welfare since 1888. We’re currently looking for passionate and results-oriented Full Time Director: Strategic Initiatives to join our senior leadership team as we launch an aggressive new strategic plan to support our community!

If you’re an innovative leader with proven tech and business acumen who loves to play and make things grow, this may be a great opportunity for you!

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Salary: $111,000 to $134,000


  • Extended Health, Dental, Paramedical and Vision Care coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance (including paid short term sick leave)
  • Vacation Days, Statutory Holidays
  • Five additional Paid Leave Days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP match
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Veterinary food and other supplies discount
  • Career Development (internships, on-the-job learning, mentorships, internal and external training opportunities) and Paid Continuing Education Opportunities (bursaries, CE allowance, membership dues, tuition reimbursement)

Work environment:

  • 75 hours biweekly
  • Involves occasional evening, holiday and weekend shifts
  • This is an on-site position
Exterior of OHS building

What you bring to the table

  • Post-secondary school degree or diploma in a related field – business degree preferred
  • Significant demonstrated experience with the implementation of technology solutions
  • A minimum of 8 years’ relevant progressive experience in strategy consulting
  • A minimum of 4 years’ leadership experience
  • Demonstrated excellent strategic and critical thinking skills and business acumen
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and significant experience with databases and technology applications
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is required

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For more information about the Director: Strategic Initiatives role, please email Sharon Miko at

The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please let us know prior to interview if you require any accommodation.