Senior Learning and Development Specialist

AdGear - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of Downtown Montreal. AdGear focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe.

Samsung has developed a proprietary ad platform that leverages unique first-party TV data to help brands connect to their audience as they explore content across desktop, mobile, tablets and our SMART TVs. The Samsung Ad Platform delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory.

What you'll do:
The AdGear Engineering and Services team is looking for a multi-talented team player to champion all training and onboarding for its employees. This position offers an exceptional opportunity to work on the leading edge of innovation with all the different actors involved in online advertising and to learn hands-on about digital advertising. The ideal candidate would have a keen interest for new technologies and digital media, would possess great communication skills and be highly motivated to grow and learn in this challenging fast-paced environment.

In this position, the incumbent will contribute to Samsung Ads's success by developing and delivering comprehensive learning and development programs. The successful candidate will also work with cross-functional teams on various projects including our offices in Mountain View, Montreal, and India.


Evaluate training needs, identify gaps and develop learning strategies and training plans.
Create, prepare and continuously improve the learning and development material
Work closely with the engineering team leads and SMEs to develop appropriate technical onboarding and training programs.
Play a pivotal role in championing the development of training programs to cultivate sustainable, high-performing teams
Champion all onboarding and training needs.
Ensure employee engagement through a variety of training methodologies including in-class, virtual, and 1-on-1 training.
Perform tasks such as training room preparation, student enrollment, and recording performance results
Promote the use of creative and efficient instructional design processes by being aware of industry trends and tools within learning and development
Assist in managing training vendor relations and services as needed.
Participate in any special projects identified by Management


Bachelor's degree in Training and Organizational Development, or Human Resources required.
5-7 years of similar or relevant experience.
Experience working with both LMS and KMS systems.
Strong knowledge, proficiency, and experience in content facilitation, customization, and development for supervisors, managers, and leadership levels.
Exceptional facilitative and written/verbal communication skills in English and French.
Proven experience in managing training programs, assessment of training needs and facilitating training using different media (class, one by one, remotely).
Ability to independently establish strong working relationships and collaborate effectively with all levels of managers, employees, and key stakeholders across the organization.
Experience creating and managing learning programs.
Absolute integrity, discretion and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information.
Excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with business units.
Great ability to work as a team and independently, as needed.
Flexibility to adapt to an ever-changing environment. The ability to work on technical projects that often change in scale and schedule.
Knowledge of office software: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc...

What's in it for you?

Great choice of snacks and drinks in the office available daily
Board games and Ping-Pong table
Company outings, roasts, and many more interesting things
Yoga in the office once a week
Referral bonus
Perkopolis website with great rebates, coupons and promotions
Amazing discounts through Samsung Employee Discounts website
100% Company-paid comprehensive extended health & dental coverage
Travel, Life, and Short/Long term disability Insurance
Group RRSP Matching Program up to 5%
Group TFSA Program