Manager, Learning Strategy & Innovation
Loblaw Companies Limited
Toronto, CA
3d ago

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Why is this role important?

As a Learning Partner and Consultant to the enterprise, the Manager, Learning Strategy & Innovation will work with the business to create and deliver innovative solutions for enterprise programs that are aligned to our strategic priorities.

Ensuring that design, development and delivery of learner centric solutions are based on sound analytics and adult learning principles, this position will champion the use of leading edge technology and innovation to engage and motivate learners.

This position will also ensure training is readily available and accessible to end users and monitored to ensure effectiveness and currency.

This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Learning Strategy & Innovation.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop learning strategies and solutions for enterprise programs to meet the evolving needs of the organization and strategic business priorities
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and research emerging technologies, trends and innovation in learning and disseminate across the organization (mobile, social, virtual, blended, etc.)
  • Provide education and knowledge transfer to L&D function on leading edge technology, trends and innovation
  • Inspire and motivate teams and individuals to embrace innovative learning solutions / technologies
  • Develop and execute learning strategies for workforce of the future personas (GIG, boomerang, crowd source, etc.)
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to bring forward new learning initiatives to life
  • Support a team of learning professionals to deliver learner centric solutions that meet business objectives
  • Support the development and roll out of all learning solutions using program management and project management best practices
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the HRBP and HR COE communities
  • Manage all stages of the learning lifecycle including learning strategy, curriculum design, content development, delivery support, measurement and maintenance
  • Ensure quality and adherence to standards are maintained across areas of responsibility / programs
  • Ensure learning solutions demonstrate best practices in adult learning principles, 70 / 20 / 10 framework
  • Support the management of costs and budget for programs within area of responsibility
  • Monitor individual deliverables and provide relevant and timely reporting on status, progress and established L&D KPIs
  • Leverage analytics to identify learning solutions for the enterprise
  • Evaluate and measure training programs and methodologies
  • Identify, engage and partner with vendors and service providers to deliver learning solutions that are to standard and meet business objectives
  • Qualifications :

  • Post secondary education with specialization in adult education, human resources, organizational development or relevant experience
  • 5-7 years experience designing, developing and executing learner-centric / strategic solutions to address knowledge, and / or skill
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emerging learning trends and innovation with proven experience in research, socialization and manifestation into well thought-
  • out recommendation presentations

  • Demonstrated ability to manage large, transformational or complex programs with multiple stakeholders, deliverables, timelines and competing priorities
  • Early adopter of new trends, technologies and methods for delivering training to a variety of learners and learning types
  • Ability to communicate, negotiate, influence and build collaborative relationships at all levels of the business
  • Ability to adapt positively to a changing environment and manage shifting priorities
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects / programs
  • Strong communication, project management, organizational and leadership skills
  • Financial acumen and experience managing costs / budgets would be an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to use design thinking principles and concepts in the development of learning centric solutions
  • How You’ll Succeed :

    At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

    If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

    In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

    Employment Type : Full time

    Type of Role : Regular


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