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Toronto ON Permanent Posted: Thursday, 6 December 2018
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Requisition ID: 45437

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

As the Senior Manager, Learning & Development, you will contribute to the development and execution of learning strategies, plans and initiatives in your respective region or business line, ensuring alignment with business and global learning strategy. In partnership with Business HR, you will be responsible for consulting with and advising business leaders on learning-related topics, opportunities, strategies, etc. This role works closely with business line leadership teams (VP and below) to identify and implement solutions that meet the development needs of the business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Participates and represents learning in strategic business plan development and ongoing business meetings/decisions with business line leaders. Identifies the right learning strategy and solutions to meet business objectives, provide strategic direction for the business.
  • Responsible for creating an annual learning strategy and strategies for specific learning programs to address specific business needs.
  • Owns the learning strategy for the business and provides strategic insights and solutions to leaders on learning priorities and needs. Delivers input and feedback on program design to Business leaders, Business HR and COEs and provides recommendations on program execution.
  • Accountable for the successful deployment of learning programs and collaborates with HR Services to ensure successful deployment of learning programs. Provides support for escalated cases from HR Services.
  • Proactively utilizes a wide range of HR data to identify themes/trends and recommend effective learning strategies to meet the business needs.
  • Advocates and champions the learning operating model within the business. Proactively contributes to the transformation of the HR operating model, with the aim of creating a globally integrated function that is scalable, flexible,efficient and effective.
  • Maintains new and ongoing relationships with external vendors and networks to ensure currency and relevancy of training industry trends and best practices, leverages knowledge to implement solutions to improve/enhance strategies, programs and processes.
  • Champions a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

Functional Competencies

  • Strong communications skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal effectively with different levels of the organization (VP and below).
  • Strong ability to strategically influence and persuade leaders. Strong ability to effectively perform in a complex, high change environment while being a positive steward for the global HR team.
  • Strong problem solving, conflict management, negotiation skills.
  • Results oriented and able to effectively execute in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to translate strategy into actionable plans and results.
  • Strong project management skills and effective execution skills to ensure successful delivery/implementation of learning initiatives and programs.
  • Superior prioritization and time management skills.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding to allow appropriate partnership with client groups.
  • Understands how the data relates to actions and results for an individual person or team.


  • Post-secondary Degree in Human Resources or Business or related field.
  • Significant or relevant experience in developing and executing learning strategies and solutions in a large complex corporate environment.
  • Degree, certificate or designation in adult learning is required.
  • Spanish language skills are an asset.

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada's International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

Toronto ON, Canada
2018-12-06 8:44:06 PM

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