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Manager, Learning Design, Contract

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
What is the opportunity?

As a Manager, Learning Design you are a resourceful learning professional with the capability to quickly lead assigned responsibilities and establish yourself as a credible business partner. Your role as part of our Learning & Development team will support our strategic objectives to enhance enterprise capability and professional skills. You will leverage your capabilities and experience to design and develop effective learning strategies and solutions to address learning gaps and emerging needs for assigned portfolios and projects.

Please note this a 14 month contract opportunity.

What will you do?

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand their requirements and ensure our solutions meet the current and emerging needs of the business.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business partners and collaborate with subject-matter experts (SMEs) across the organization to build solutions aligned to business requirements.
  • Bring leading-edge and best practices in Instructional Design and Learning to meet the needs of the modern learner.
  • Leverage and advocate innovative technology and best in class design and development methodologies to develop learning solutions in a variety of delivery channels (e.g. mobile, social, gamification, video).
  • Collaborate with Learning and Development team members to ensure consistent application of best practices to promote efficiency and effectiveness, including the use of Learning Design Enablement assets.
  • Build learning sustainment strategies to enhance the learner experience, boost retention and ensure application.
  • Develop evaluation strategies and recommendations to measure the impact of multiple complex learning projects (pilot through to implementation).
  • Stay curious about advances in technology, learning and development to enhance the learner experience.

What will you need to succeed?


  • 3-5 years progressive experience designing, building and delivering innovative, technology-enabled solutions
  • University or college degree/diploma or certification and expertise in adult education, workplace learning or related field.
  • Proven skills and capabilities in design and development at the curriculum, course and module level in all channels of learning design (mobile, social, gamification, video, classroom, virtual classroom, e-learning, and blended).
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to write effective copy and audio/video scripts.
  • Strong project management skills and experience; critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and stakeholder expectations.
  • Strong relationship and collaboration skills to work with project teams comprised of internal and external learning colleagues, subject matter experts and business leaders.
  • Aptitude for navigating the business environment advances in learning and emerging trends in technology.

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency with courseware development tools (e.g. Articulate Storyline, Adapt, Audacity, Adobe CC).
  • Related experience working in the financial services sector.
  • CTDP designation.
  • Bilingual (English/French).

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits and competitive compensation.
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • A flexible work environment.
  • Opportunities to do challenging work.

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Address:180 Wellington Street West
Work Hours/Week:37.5
Work Environment:Office
Employment Type:Contract
Career Level:Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type:Salaried
Required Travel (%):0
People Manager:No
Application Deadline:05/14/2021
Platform:Corporate HR / Recruitment / Learning

Req ID:356007
Ad Code(s):
Human Resources