Sr. Learning Advisor, Leadership Development - 13 month contract - Hybrid

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Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice:

We are a software-focused IT solutions and services provider that equips organizations to be agile and innovative, and for their people to be engaged, connected, and creative at work. That means moving them to the cloud, helping them build the workplace of tomorrow, and enabling them to make smarter decisions about their technology. By doing these things we help them create success for their customers and their people. 
 

We stand proudly for our people and support their success through career development and advancement. We are recognized and respected for our culture of inclusion and belonging, continuously striving to do what’s good for our people and communities. 
 

The impact you'll have:

As a Sr. Learning Advisor, you play a pivotal role in shaping our organization’s leadership capabilities. By collaborating closely with aligned business units and cross-functionally within the organization, the Sr. Learning Advisor identifies and develops impactful learning programs that support the productivity and effectiveness of the organization. As an expert in learning, enablement, and upskilling best practices the following are critical to the Sr. Learning Advisor role.

 

  • Leadership program development

    • Drives the execution of leadership development programs

    • Expertise in learning ensures leaders acquire the skills and mindset needed for success

  • Influence and accountability

    • Works closely with leaders across the organization to foster a culture of accountability

    • Cultivates skill development and behavior change, contributing to a high-performing leadership team

  • Purpose-driven leadership

    • Champions purpose-driven leadership within the organization

    • Efforts align with leadership behaviors, and company-wide strategic goals

What you'll do:

 

All in Leadership

  • Drive the execution of the Softchoice leadership development strategy and deliver on current and developing enablement programs for all leaders

  • Manage and deliver the Leadership Academy Program, delivering a consistent experience to all participants through experiential cohort-based learning

  • Collaborate across L&D to share and infuse leadership content into holistic learning plans with the end goal of developing Softchoice leadership capabilities that are aligned with our leadership behaviors, purpose and other key initiatives

  • Partner with relevant stakeholders (SLT/ELT, HRBP) to drive retention and engagement of top talent individuals and leaders

  • Build cross-functional partnerships consulting on learning best practices to support programing that drives positive behavior change and achieves business goals

  • Foster collaboration with external vendor relationships relative to external programs/platforms (PDG, 1-DEGREE)

  • Support leaders with career development resources, empowering stronger career coaching conversations across the organization

  • Demonstrate inclusive leadership and maintain credibility by keeping current on industry trends, internal process changes, and learning best practices

  • Facilitate and coach leaders showcasing credibility, influence and impact that drives behavior change and adoption

  • Continually seek ways to improve processes and programs; operationalize all programs while continuing to offer a human and inspiring learning experience

Sales Leadership

  • Partner with Sales Engagement Managers to support the training and enablement of our sales leaders- ensuring alignment with our coaching best practices and leadership behaviors

  • Support with content and act a Leadership SME for sales leader specific training through the Coaching to Performance (C2P) Program

  • Learn how other BU’s are supported by Sr. Learning Advisors to support on other projects as required and develop cross-functional knowledge, with the end goal of taking on projects that will have the biggest positive impact on the org

What you bring to the table:

  • 2+ years of one of the following ideal: B2B sales experience, corporate training experience, customer support experience, project management experience or relevant corporate experience

  • 1+ years experience in people leadership at any level

  • Experience in coaching, training, or mentoring through formal or apprentice/mentorship programs

  • Experience with, and passion for, learning and development and helping others grow

  • Strong activating/execution skills

  • Strong facilitation and coaching skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with complex timelines

  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate in a team environment

  • A powerful curiosity, and hunger for ongoing learning and a willingness to tackle new challenges

  • This is a hybrid role with the expectation to be in the Toronto office atleast once a week


Not sure if you qualify? Think about applying anyway:

We understand that not everyone brings 100% of the skills and experience for the role.
 

At Softchoice, we offer opportunities to a diverse group including those with a variety of workplace experiences and backgrounds.  Whether you are new to corporate tech, returning to work after a gap in employment, or looking to transition and take the next step in your career, we are excited to learn more about you and encourage you to apply.  


Why people love working here:

 

  • We offer hybrid and remote working opportunities.

  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth.

  • We offer an opportunity to build and grow a career in the technology industry.

  • Recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 19 consecutive years.

  • Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years.

  • We have also been recognized as a Best Workplace for Women, Best Workplace for Inclusion, Best Workplace for Giving Back and Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.

  • We have raised over $3 million through Softchoice Cares, our grassroots fundraising organization.  


Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment:

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Require accommodation? We are ready to help:

We are proud to provide interview & employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require any accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to working with you to best meet your needs.

Our commitment to your experience:

We are committed to the safety of all applicants and team members. With that in mind, we have implemented digital interviewing for everyone. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will be doing the same.

Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education, and check your references.

When you join Softchoice, we will onboard you remotely. Don't worry. It's quick, simple and you'll be connected with your new team in no time.

 

Job Requisition ID: 6044

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