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Learning Program Specialist (Contract)

Toronto, ON
Full Time
6 days ago
Requisition ID: 158836

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

The Program Specialist is responsible for leading the delivery and implementation of Learning projects with partnership with the Learning Center of Expertise (COE) and with collaboration with the business lines, internal functional teams and/or external vendors. The role ensures that projects are executed and delivered according to the scope, timeline and objectives outlined by the business line and the Learning COE and in accordance with bank's policies and procedures. The Program Specialist may also support the Learning Program Managers in delivery and implementation of more complex learning programs.

  • Ensures project objectives, scope and deliverables are clearly identified at project initiation.
  • Develops project plans leveraging templates and procedures to ensure project is delivered according to project management practices
  • Conducts project kick-off, status meetings and other ad-hoc project meetings.
  • Develops and maintains project RAID logs to ensure risks, issues, decisions and actions are identified and followed-up on to avoid impact to successul delivery of projects.
  • Creates and distributes regular project status reports to stakeholders.
  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen relationships with all partners, stakeholders and project team members.
  • Consistency develops knowledge and understanding of the bank's learning platforms and technologies to effectively manage project deliverables and timelines.
  • Accountable for the implementation of learning programs with low to medium complexities and facilitating the learning program design, communications and evaluation plan, and holds intake sessions to determine execution plans.
  • Maintains strong relationships with external vendors and facilitates meetings and discussions to ensure alignment across internal and external teams.
  • Acts as a central point of contact for all project related communication and works closely with the Learning COE to address and remove obstacles.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to learning program implementation teams, ensuring alignment with established guidelines and standards

Education / Experience / Other Information Required
  • Post-secondary Degree in Human Resources or Business or related field
  • Strong project management skills with a minimum of 1 year experience in project management, preferably in learning and development
  • Experience working with project management information systems
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of Bank policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of organizational structure and internal dynamics
  • Strong understanding of global learning programs, policies, processes, and operations
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Attentive to details and deadlines; ability to manage multiple priorities
  • PMP or other Project Management designation is an asset
  • Certification in adult education is an asset

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here . Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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