Jennifer Osseni

Designation: Director, Human Resources
Location: Carefor

Jennifer Osseni is Carefor's Director of Human Resources.

Born and raised in Manitoba, before coming to Carefor, Jen worked at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) for seven years in different HR leadership positions. In her most recent role as Director, People Engagement and Culture, her portfolio included HR Business Partner Services, Employee Engagement and Performance, Learning and Leadership Development, Wellness, Accessibility, Total Rewards, Employee Services and HR Information Management.

Before working at TOH, Jen spent seven years as a consultant with Deloitte Canada’s Strategic Human Resources consulting practice in Winnipeg and Ottawa, specializing in Talent Management and Rewards. Prior to that, she worked with Ernst & Young LLP in their Winnipeg Assurance practice.

Jen has a B. Comm (Honours) with distinction from the University of Manitoba, possesses a Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM) from the University of Regina, and has a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation through the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario.

When she is not at work, Jen spends quality time at her home in Gatineau with her husband and two children, keeping active, traveling, and continues her studies to improve her French. She also loves a good book, when not taxiing her kids around to their many activities. Jen is a believer in building connections in her life and work and follows the words of Maya Angelou: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”


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