Senior Consultant Talent Development

Sun Life Financial - Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:
The Global Talent Development team aims to build leading edge, innovative and holistic learning solutions to enhance employee experiences, strengthen our talent pipeline and enable Sun Life to be one of the top insurance and asset management companies in the world.

As Senior Consultant, Global Talent Development, you will report to Director, Talent Development. You will be collaborating with all levels of the organization; from leaders to front-line employees across all business groups and functions within the organization, as well as with external consultants and vendors, to research, design, execute and communicate talent development solutions aligned with business outcomes. You will explore various learning technologies, learning modalities and learning tools to design and deliver solutions that enhance collaboration and drive Sun Life strategic priorities forward with more speed and agility.

What will you do?

Assess and identify critical organizational capability strengths and gaps based on the business priorities and direction
Knowledgeable of emerging trends within the learning field and digital workplace transformation, and apply practices to enable continuous learning within SLF environment
Act as an integrator to bring together necessary stakeholders from across the organization to solve for a talent development issue
Facilitate virtual and in person learning programs, primarily in the Toronto area
Research and/or adopt learning and/or workplace technology such as online development tools, emerging collaboration tools, the learning management system, etc. to create engaging online training, learning programs and reference materials
Design, manage, and/or implement effective and efficient learning solutions at the global and/or local level by utilizing best practices, adult learning principles, available workplace technology, and blended learning strategies
Collaborate with Talent Development colleagues, HR Business Partners, other Centers of Expertise within Human Resources, L&D colleagues, and external vendors/service providers to develop solutions that create a consistent employee and leader experience globally and address critical skill gaps
Measure outcomes to ensure program and service effectiveness
Use project management discipline to ensure an integrated approach to the design and implementation of enterprise-wide employee development
Act as an ongoing resource for escalated questions on employee and leadership development

What do you need to succeed?

Client centric, forward thinking with innovative mindset
Able to navigate comfortably in a face-paced, ambiguous and complex environment
Strong agility and resilience in driving effective change
Strong presence and communicates with impact and influence
Has successfully managed multiple projects and change initiatives
Proven digital innovation and learning technologies experience
Comfortable in working in a virtual environment

Needs/Unique Requirements:
Some travel between sites within Canada, the US and various global sites.


What’s in it for you?

20 days vacation per year
Flexible Benefits from the day you join to meet the needs of you and your family
Pension, stock and savings programs to help build and enhance your future financial security
Wellness programs that support the three pillars of your health – mental, physical and financial
Fitness and wellness programs that help you balance work and life and enjoy a healthier lifestyle

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

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We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:
67,400/67 400 - 110,100/110 100

Job Category:
Human Resources

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