Advisor, Learning and Development (1 Year Contract)
CPP Investment Board
Toronto, Canada
22h ago
Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investment Board (CPPIB), you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $350 billion, CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed half a trillion dollars by 2025. CPPIB invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPPIB attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPPIB’s important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance
  • If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPPIB.

    Job Description

    Reporting to the Senior Manager and working collaboratively with the OD team and subject matter experts, the Advisor will contribute to the research, development and support of the delivery of professional development learning curricula and solutions. These solutions will build talent capabilities required to uphold a high-performing, global organization capable of delivering on our mandate.

    Role Specific Accountabilities

  • Work with the Senior Manager and/or external vendors to identify and develop ‘best in class’ learning solutions aligned with business goals
  • Contribute to the development and ongoing improvement of instructional material for the delivery of blended learning solutions including instructor-led sessions, e-learning programs, self-study materials to maximize the learners’ experience
  • Build a strong network of professionals internally to be used as subject matter experts or as a sounding board to ensure the development of business relevant training materials
  • Program manage plans, information and documents related to each training program
  • Independently research, identify and track ‘best in class’ external training providers, courses and sources for professional development
  • Review learning performance data to monitor and measure learning program effectiveness
  • Produce insightful analysis of learning data and recommend potential learning solutions/options based on analysis
  • Maintain and keep current on relevant learning and development trends and research adopting best practices to incorporate into the development of curricula programming
  • Contribute to or lead other Organizational Development programs or projects as assigned, ensuring quality, on-time, and on budget-completion
  • Actively participate in team meetings by providing input and ideas into program initiatives

  • Qualifications

  • University degree ideally with post-grad/certification in training or instructional design
  • Solid working knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design and development experience implementing creative solutions including e-learning
  • Experience within financial and/or professional service organizations is an asset
  • Consulting orientation building and maintaining relationships effectively with people at all levels
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to produce high-quality work efficiently under tight timeframes and effectively prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to learn new skills in a fast-paced, performance-based environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Takes initiative and proactively seeks opportunities to add value
  • Experience with Web-based learning platforms and/or LMS will be considered an asset
  • Exemplifies our Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

  • Additional Information

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    At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

    We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.


    CPP Investment Board does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investment Board to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investment Board will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.

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