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Job Summary


Toyota Canada


Toronto East, ON, Canada

Education Level


Work Experience

1-3 Years



Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Organizational Development Specialist 9 Month contract

About the Organization

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles. Toyota Canada's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax. Toyota parts and accessories are distributed through TCI's Parts Distribution Centres in Toronto and Vancouver. TCI supports over 260 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers in Canada with services that include training, sales, marketing, environmental and customer satisfaction initiatives.

What Sets Us Apart?

A focus on People, Passion for Toyota, Innovation and Make Things Better has made us an award-winning company, recognized worldwide for our technological leadership and superior standards of quality, community involvement and environmental responsibility.

About the Job

Toyota currently has an exciting opportunity for a 9 month contract Organizational Development Specialist role residing in our Scarborough Head office.  The purpose of this role is to design and implement HR programs, policy and processes related to key elements of the HR strategy as it relates to:  Performance Management, Employee Value Proposition & Employee Engagement, Diversity and Employment Equity and Change Management.




Performance Management

Coordinates the year end P.M. Calibration Sessions with all management. 

Develops documentation and job aids on Performance Management ie. the HR SOP; Manager and Associate Guides; Objective Writing aids, etc.  

Provide coaching and leadership to the organization on Performance Management

Monitors statistics and trends in performance ratings against various criteria and reports on analysis.


Workforce Planning

Provide monthly reports, and other information as appropriate to ensure that management have access to all appropriate information regarding resourcing and workforce planning; develop strategies to close any key areas

Participate in the talent matching and rotation process to ensure key gaps are filled.


Employee Engagement & Employee Value Proposition

Administer the annual employee engagement survey.

Work with survey provider and HR Business Partners and line functions to provide practical guidance and support on the interpretation and best use of employee engagement survey data.

Use insights from survey and focus groups to develop and design the employee value proposition.


Diversity and Employment Equity

Lead and/or supporting various policies, practices, and initiatives that are designed to ensure that Toyota’s work environment is supportive for all employees, including the Canadian legislated designated groups (women, visible monitories, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities).

Key activities include reporting, training and communication, process-improvement, and community outreach; support and delivery of corporate diversity programs across the organization.


Toyota Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.





Job Requirements



University Degree and H.R.M. certificate and/or CHRP

5+ years  in HR.  2+ years in Talent & Organizational Development

Strong analytical background

Proven ability in strategic program implementation

Proven ability to lead change management initiatives

Strong project management skills

Collaboration – ability to motivate and inspire

Strong ability to present information and influence 

Proven abilities to initiate and improve work processes by researching and integrating best practice methods

Proficiency Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Application Instructions

Please submit your resume to ajarvenpaa@toyota.ca