Talent & Leadership Development Specialist – 18 month contract
Full Time - Toronto, Canada
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Talent & Leadership Development Specialist – 18 month contract at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Type Full Time
Location Toronto, Canada

At Ontario Teachers, we know that our Talent are our greatest strength – every innovation, every idea and every win has been powered by our people. We offer a work experience that inspires, encourages talent development, celebrates diversity and rewards superior performance. The best and brightest not only come here – they stay. Help us continue to deliver outstanding service and retirement security to our members and be the world’s leading pension plan. Apply today! Your Talent. Your Experience. Our Future.

At Ontario Teachers’ we believe that one of the most important decisions we can make is who we hire. We are looking for a seasoned Talent & Leadership Development Specialist to contribute to the execution of our world-class talent strategy. This includes the delivery of critical Talent priorities and processes, Teachers’ Academy, and key talent offerings that include Talent Review, Learning, Leadership Development and Talent Selection.

Who you'll work with

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Talent Programs, the Talent & Leadership Development Specialist will work closely with our Talent team and other People & Culture professionals to support the execution of Talent priorities, programs and processes, including Talent Review, Learning, Leadership Development and Talent Selection.

What you'll do

  • Support the deployment of Teachers’ Academy, our marquis investment focused on driving culture and capability across the enterprise in support of our strategy

  • Partner with the talent team and P&C business partners in administering the Talent Review process across the enterprise

  • Manage the delivery of the enterprise-wide onboarding program for newly hired employees

  • Manage the deployment of the CFA preparatory program

  • Support the talent team in deployment of SuccessFinder and other psychometric and development assessment tools for selection and development purposes

  • Serve as primary point of contact for HR technology functionality requirements including Workday (Recruiting and Talent modules), Cornerstone, Degreed; partner with Technology and People Operations to address functionality requirements and enhancements

  • Raise and address issues related to data integrity in OTPP Talent systems

  • Conduct research into leading practices on talent-related topics and solutions

  • Additional duties as assigned

What you'll need

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience, preferably in Human Resources, Talent or Learning/Leadership Development

  • University degree in a related field

  • Demonstrated emotional intelligence to establish trust, maintain confidential information and foster strong relationships

  • Demonstrates a passion for continuous learning

  • Ability to solve problems by engaging with relevant stakeholders

  • Comfortable cultivating relationships inside and outside of the organization

  • Ability to commit to and follow through on deliverables

  • Ability to manage cross-organizational projects

  • Work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced and agile environment

  • Positive, optimistic outlook and a partnership mindset

  • Keeps current on industry trends, best practices and cutting-edge approaches

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Proficiency in Workday, Cornerstone and Degreed an asset

  • Certified Human Resources Profession (CHRP) or Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) is an asset

What we're offering

  • Competitive compensation

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

At Ontario Teachers', we are a globally minded organization and take pride ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflects and celebrates diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Inclusion & Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) events, celebrations , we offer a variety of opportunities for colleagues to connect for the purposes of professional development and networking & mentoring.

Accommodations are available upon request (talent_acquisition@otpp.com) for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today!

Note that all individuals employed by Ontario Teachers’ in our Toronto office will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We remain committed to an accessible, inclusive and barrier free workplace; written requests for a human rights-based exemption from vaccination will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.



Functional Area: People & Culture

Requisition ID: 3788

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Posted Jan. 10, 2022

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