Manager, Learning & Development

  • Toronto
  • Cnib Foundation
Manager, Learning & Development Full-Time, Permanent Toronto, ON Reports to: Vice President, People & Culture Direct Reports: No Join us in our mission to change what it is to be blind in Canada. Founded in 1918, CNIB is one of Canada’s oldest charities. We believe our new strategic plan, The Way Forward , will once again revolutionize the way we serve and support our community from coast to coast. Working with us means that you'll be part of an ambitious, diverse team that's committed to changing what it is to be blind today. We're looking for a mission-driven Manager, Learning & Development who is passionate about creating more accessible, inclusive, and equitable communities across Canada where people with low vision have unlimited opportunities and can experience life free from barriers and discrimination. Your Impact at CNIB Identify talent gaps and execute strategies in partnership with People and Culture Partners to address them through various development programs and initiatives. Lead the research, recommendation, design, development, delivery, and evaluation of accessible and inclusive training solutions to address development gaps. Analyze data and metrics to measure effectiveness of talent development programs and make data driven recommendations for improvement. Develop and identify accessible learning and development programs that cater to diverse employee needs and promote inclusivity. Source internal and external subject matter experts to curate the development and delivery of learning content. Create curricula and learning journeys that are outside of traditional solutions to ensure they align with client needs. Requirements Who you are: Education and Certifications Undergraduate degree or postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, or related field. Minimum of 5 years’ of experience in learning and development, talent development, succession planning and project management. Proven experience creating and facilitating talent management programs designed to meet the needs of employees at various levels. Curriculum development experience with the ability to create content designed to meet the needs of employees at various levels. Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools. Experience and Qualifications Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to motivate, collaborate and influence all employees across the organization. Strong understanding of accessibility principles in the context of learning and development. Experience with project management and budgeting skills including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledge of the principles of organizational development and adult learning and education. Personal or professional experience relating to blindness and sight loss is considered an asset. Personal or professional experience working with assistive technology and/or accessible environments is considered an asset. Benefits Perks We offer industry leading comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards packages and a wide range of perks, including: Flexible and hybrid working arrangements and schedules. Opportunities for professional development and growth, including internal inclusion, diversity equity and accessibility (IDEA) initiatives. Competitive paid time off inclusive of annual vacation entitlement, additional paid holidays, wellness days, and personal days. Group insurance benefits include dental, health and vision care. Employer-sponsored pension plan. Years of service awards and year-round rewards as part of our employee recognition program. Enticing internal employee referral program. Be Part of Our Mission If this sounds like the role for you, please visit our website to submit an application. Be sure to include a resume, cover letter, and mention how you heard about this opportunity. Closing date: December 7, 2023 Please note that while we invite applications from all interested and qualified applicants, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant. Working Together for Change Our diversity is our strength – we take pride in our inclusive workplace. We are committed to recruiting and selecting candidates through fair, transparent, and accessible practices. We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, people who are blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. CNIB is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. Learn more about our mission here .