Jules Oliver brings 29 years of increasingly complex executive experience in developing and delivering employment preparation and creation programs, implementing large change or reform initiatives within organizations, motivating employees, synergy building, learning, and training. He has over 23 years as a federal public servant, 15 of which as a senior executive manager with the Public Service Commission and Human Resources Development Canada.
He is an expert in issues relevant to organizational strategies for change, human resource management, equity and diversity. As a senior executive in the federal government he managed over $300 million in program funds. He provides insightful solutions to complex problems and has a diversified work experience.
He has travelled extensively throughout North America, and has made several presentations in England and Africa on a wide variety of human resource management issues.
He has a keen understanding and appreciation of issues relevant to organizational change, human resource management, and diversity. In 1998 the Baha'i Community of Canada presented Jules a Certificate of Commendation in recognition of his demonstrated commitment to promoting racial unity in Canada.
Jules has provided executive coaching services to clients on the Call to Leadership Program (an Embracing Change Initiative) offered by the Learning Centre Plus at Health Canada, Nova Scotia Region. He has provided expert advisory services to the intensive one-week Residential Course for Federal Managers and Superviors called: Embracing and Leading Change in an Inclusive Public Service sponsored by the Public Service Commission of Canada in the Manitoba Region
Jules is a futurist and as such a professional and an active member of the World Future Society based in Maryland, U.S.A., and an associate member of the American Museum of Natural History.
Currently, he is the President of Zone Switch, a Division of 3504204 Canada Inc.(incorporated in 1998). The Company focusses on human resource challenges pushing ideas and strategies forward. He is still very involved with the federal public service and is frequently contacted by departments to assist them in developing and implementing human resource initiatives in such areas as competency assessment, staffing, career development coaching, mentoring, diversity initiatives, and organizational transition strategies.