Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada's export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 10,000 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year. In 2018, EDC has been recognized as a Top 100 Employer and a Top Family-Friendly Employer.
EDC is financially self-sustaining and is a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis.
Team & Job Overview
The Sr. Leadership Development Advisor reports to the Director, Workforce Strategy and Culture and is accountable for developing an organization-wide vision, strategies and implementation plan for a comprehensive, integrated leadership programs framework.
The role is responsible for reviewing current leadership programming, conducting needs assessments to identify gaps, and drawing on the latest research to design, develop, implement, facilitate and evaluate leadership programs for various organizational levels. This role establishes the appropriate metrics to measure the impact of leadership programs to ensure their effectiveness and the return on investment for the organization. The Sr. Leadership Development Advisor will determine the appropriate mix of internal and external resources, and partner with institutional experts where possible to provide best-in-class programs that are cost effective.
Supports corporate strategy and transformation by developing, implementing and evaluating employee and organizational development plans and programs;
Supports organizational needs as a generalist or in a combination of disciplines, such as change management, leadership development, talent management, succession planning, technical or nontechnical training, or e-learning;
Analyzes the organizational needs and structures, determines changes to organizational responsibilities, staffing, managerial skills and the quality of work life;
Monitors employee development and training programs, assesses needs and results, develops new programs and modifies existing programs;
Ensures policy/program initiatives support the enterprise's strategic priorities.
Provides change management, organizational design and development consulting advisory services;
Identifies process improvements and integrates these into ongoing updates of methodologies and tools;
Leads the design and delivery of an integrated leadership development solutions and programs to increase organizational effectiveness through organizational design, change management and employee and organizational development;
Analyzes and diagnoses performance, development and learning needs flowing from corporate priorities and key stakeholder requirements;
Plays a key role in the design and development of specific initiatives and associated communication to support the successful delivery of HR and Organizational and Employee Development strategic priorities;
Demonstrated leadership, coaching, mentoring and team-building skills;
Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills;
Strong research and analytical skills;
Proven ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, diplomacy and persuasion;
Demonstrated political acumen, ability to think strategically and to lead and champion institutional change;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a consultative team environment.
Completed an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration or in a related field
Minimum 7 years’ experience in Leadership, team and/or organizational development, or related experience
Advanced knowledge of Leadership, team, employee and/or organizational development principles and practices
How to apply
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Application deadline: December 14, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers
EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.
Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.