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Jewel Celestine

Jewel Celestine

Lead, Strategic Talent Management


San Francisco, CA

HR Strategist. Mommy of 4 boys... Recently relocated from Toronto, Canada to San Francisco. Interested in being challenged!





Achievers, Inc.

Employee Success Business Partner

Key Successes:
• Led the Employee Engagement & Leadership Confidence Survey, Analysis, Reporting and Action-Planning initiative (held twice a year)
• Developed, rolled-out and facilitated a Change Management workshop across the organization
• Created Career Management Resource for leaders and employees (included self-assessments, coaching guides, development strategies, articles etc.)
• Created Learning Portal as a resource for employees wanting to access external courses and programs & revamped Education Reimbursement policy
• Co-ordinated pilot Leadership Development program using Crestcom's ' the Bullet-Proof Manager', that won a Leadership Excellence award from
• Led Achievers' participation in the 2015 AonHewitt/Queen's School of Business "Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada" Study
• Coordinated and submitted Achievers' "Culture Audit" as part of its successful application for the 2014 ‘Great Places to Work’ award


TD Bank Group

Leadership Development & Learning Strategies Consultant

•HR Change and Communications strategist for new leadership program
•Launched Facilitators’ Community of Practice as a forum for discussions, support and shared best practices among faculty
•Developed Action Plan for the Build for the Future Pipeline flagship leadership program. It focused on the Business Strategy and Leadership Coaching strategies highlighted in the course

TD Bank Group

Leadership Development & Learning Strategies Consultant

•Project Manager for launch of TD Enterprise’s Leadership Development curriculum, coordinating efforts of several teams (Instructional Designers, Course Facilitators, Learning Leaders, HR Leaders, vendors etc.)
•Launched classroom versions of ‘High Impact Coaching’, ‘Emotional Intelligence’ and ‘Feedback Fundamentals’. Also planned the virtual versions of these courses

Bayer Healthcare, US

International HR Leadership Trainee

International assignments throughout the HR function including the Centers of Expertise, Shared Service Center and strategic Human Resource Business Partner roles. Assignments in the US, Switzerland and Germany.
Key Projects: Attraction & Retention in Emerging Markets of Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Strategic Career Mapping/ Critical Career Paths, Talent Management

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ontario Government

Strategic HR Initiatives Business Consultant

Led the design and delivery of products and initiatives related to strategic human resources management, leadership development, organizational change, and organizational effectiveness
Key focus areas: Employee Engagement, Leadership Development, Performance Management, Talent Management


University of Toronto

Masters of Education (Workplace Learning)

In the Masters of Education (M.Ed) program, I specialized in Workplace Learning and Change, examining the areas of career counselling, leadership, change management, organizational development, and the learning organization.


York University

Masters of Human Resource Management

The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program combined research-based expertise and practical knowledge to explore issues such as organizational change and development, the measurement and evaluation of human resources, research methodology, employee engagement practices, and the strategic, measurable impact of HR policies and practices.

York University

Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Management

Studied Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Strategy and discovered my love for Human Resource Management.