Manager, Leadership & Learning

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Nov 18, 2023
Full time Executive Human Resources

Job Description

Manager, Leadership & Learning

The opportunity

The Manager, Leadership & Learning is an exciting opportunity for a professional with a passion for leadership and learning, working to develop exceptional colleagues and leaders who can deliver our bold and ambitious Teachers 3.0 plan. As a member of the Talent COE, you will report to the Director, Leadership & Learning, and you will partner with P&C Business Partners, COEs and colleagues from across the organization to design, deliver and manage learning programs. You will support the design, implementation and sustainment of the programs and initiatives of OTPP's Leadership Development Strategy, Teachers' Academy, which seeks to foster leadership skills, personal growth and professional development for employees at all levels of the enterprise.

Who you'll work with

Will work closely with the Director, Leadership & Learning to build and deploy initiatives required to grow critical leadership capability across enterprise to deliver Teachers 3.0.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with P&C Business Partners, business leaders and/or Talent COE to conduct learning needs analysis and propose solutions

  • Support the design of learning content and materials, (e.g. toolkits, curating digital pathways (Degreed), workshops or webinars)

  • Work with external providers/vendors: sourcing, evaluating, and relationship management

  • Support sustainment activities


  • Support event management of in-person events (onsite coordination, setup, and participant experience), and the production of virtual learning sessions 

  • Facilitate learning sessions (e.g. orientation, leadership workshops, DEI education)

Program management:

  • Assume product owner role for refreshed enterprise Onboarding (tracking activities, deploying onboarding plans, facilitating orientation and associated events, evaluating and enhancing program)

  • Responsible for the execution of Teachers' Academy, our marquis investment focused on driving culture and capability across the enterprise in support of our strategy; focus includes program communication, administration, measurement, budget and liaising with external vendors

  • Build and maintain project plans and monitor budget

  • Develop and launch communication plans to drive program awareness and registration

  • Support build of program evaluation strategies and monitor success metrics

  • Liaise with COEs to ensure LMS integration

  • Oversee planning of logistics for in-person sessions (session materials, catering, etc.)

  • Continuous improvement of programs/initiatives and participate in retrospectives

  • Support Marquis training and CFA program support as required

What you'll need

  • University degree with a focus on Business, Leadership Development, Human Resource Management, Education or related field

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as superior facilitation and presentation skills

  • Strong program management and analytical skills, balancing supporting complex projects while maintaining attention to detail

  • Ability to think critically, with a continuous improvement approach, while also thinking innovatively and about the art of the possible

  • Knowledge and passion for standard processes and emerging trends within Organizational Development, especially Leadership Development and Learning 

  • A minimum of 5 years of dynamic human resources, leadership development and/or human capital consulting experience

  • Prior experience developing and delivering leadership and learning initiatives, LXP (Degreed) and LMS experience an asset

  • Experience working in a large, complex organization with a geographically dispersed workforce

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What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage

  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan

  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Competitive time off

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources — from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request ( for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

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