Senior Learning Partner

Business Support
Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a Senior Learning Partner to be an integral part of the Learning and wider Global HR team in the pursuit of becoming a centre of excellence.

Why we need you:

You will lead the designated region of the Group for the entire learning process, working closely with the organisation’s leadership team. Your main responsibility will be acting as a learning adviser to senior leaders and managers for the identification of needs, supply of appropriate interventions and evaluation of impact/ROI.

The role requires flexibility regarding work schedules to accommodate business needs. In addition, the role also requires travel to other offices for training purposes.

Who are we looking for:

We're looking for you to create, design and deliver the statutory, mandatory, developmental and organisational learning requirements for new and existing staff. You will take full responsibility for the learning plan for the region and be running specific units within the Leadership Development Programme. You will interpret, create, design and facilitate learning solutions to support the organisational change and development outlined in the overall Learning strategy. You'll be using a blend of methodologies including computer based, self-managed learning, remote delivery, management cascade, classroom and on job learning as appropriate.

Having a real passion for learning delivery you will also be involved in the facilitation of our in-house learning to a consistently high standard for people, Managers, Senior Managers within our Toronto office and any other jurisdictions as required.

You will have knowledge of formally assessing work in accordance with an external accredited body criteria to enable progression of learner journey towards qualification. Be able to create original and creative learning material (including e-learning) whilst handling the local learning budget spend. Experience of being able to develop, coach and offer 1 to 1 support for Senior Managers and Leaders across the Group will require an effective communicator and influencer. This will allow you to identify any learning gaps and communicate any issues to the business. As a global leader we’re always looking to research and pilot new learning methods and for our employees to develop their own practice through continuous improvement within the learning field.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Experience of design and delivering Professional Management Development Programmes such as ILM or CMI
  • Experience of assessment of learner work
  • High level of planning and organisation skills
  • Significant experience of delivering learning at senior management level
  • Professional postgraduate level coaching qualification
  • Evidence of development of original learning material and best practice around content creation (including e-learning)
  • Significant Learning experience in a range of development areas
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to interact confidently and with complete credibility at all levels
  • Proven hands-on Management experience in a blue chip company
  • Graduate/postgraduate level of education or equivalent in a learning or human resources subject area
  • A pro-active approach and positive attitude
  • Able to travel globally as necessary

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal interest allowance which encourages our employees to enhance their skills or pursue a hobby. We also offer a baby bounty of $1,900 CAD upon the birth of a child. Moreover, mothers receive a maternity leave top-up, while fathers receive parental days to spend time with their new born and family. We offer a competitive and flexible Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan, which you can sign up for after three months with the company.

Our in-house training and development team delivers fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks and of course an unlimited amount of coffee. We also provide catered lunch to our employees on special occasions or whenever we think they deserve it.

Our employees can always enrol into an employee-led sports program and in terms of relaxation we offer yoga and massages under our yearly wellness initiatives. We also offer a perks program to everyone and throw legendary Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.This role is in the Learning Department and is located in the Toronto service office.