Project Manager – Learning & Development

  • Date Posted Nov 15, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13407

Do you have strong leadership qualities and relationship management skills with proven experience delivering projects? If yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you…

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Project Manager – Learning & Development who has a thorough understanding of the project management framework and how to effectively leverage project management assets to establish clarity of vision and detailed execution plan throughout the project life cycle. This candidate must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment in alignment with changing business priorities. The role demands strong client focus with an ability to listen and quickly learn about the various clients that the learning function serves and become a trusted advisor on delivering learning projects successfully. The ideal candidate for this role has a combination of Project Management and L&D experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with business-specific Talent & Learning Advisors, lead the end-to-end planning and execution of mid-high complexity learning and development projects and programs which entail design, development, and delivery of internal or outsourced enterprise-wide and business-specific solutions.
  • Understand the learning development and delivery processes specific to the client that delivers various learning formats including virtual classroom, eLearning, webinars, self-led materials, and workshops of learning and development programs
  • Develop and implement effective stakeholder engagement and strategies leveraging key project management assets e.g. charters, project schedules, change requests to ensure tight governance control and risk management throughout the project/program
  • Ensure projects and learning solutions include both an appropriate evaluation and measurement plan (KPIs) and an agreed maintenance plan to enable both program impact and currency as well as meet quality standards and achieve success criteria
  • Deep subject matter expertise in project management, including knowledge of external best practices, emerging trends, maintains best practices in areas of project framework methodologies
  • Display agility and strong organizational skills, to demonstrate progress in a fast-paced environment

Desired Skillset:

  • 5 years of experience in project management and/or program management in learning or adult training environment
  • Solid competency in MS Office suite especially MS Project
  • Experience in leading learning specific projects
  • PMP Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience supporting eLearning across multiple platforms (i.e., HTML 5 output that works on tablets, smartphones, and desktop as one SCORM package)
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the application of adult learning principles for various delivery methodologies
  • Experience with eLearning tools and standards (i.e., SCORM, AICC, HTML 5)
  • Experience with industry development software like Articulate, Adobe Connect, etc.

 

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