GCT Canada is the largest terminal operator and maritime employer in the country. We are the major entry point for international trade in Canada, totaling over $2 billion in economic output each year. Operating on the West Coast for over a hundred years, with the support of our people, we played a major role in the development of the Asia Pacific Gateway.
We offer rewarding opportunities for team-oriented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment that are accountable, innovative, and driven to achieve challenging goals. We have an opportunity for a Learning & Development Lead within our Human Resources Department at our Franklin Street location in Vancouver, BC.
The primary objective for this role is to lead learning and development initiatives that build the people capacity required to achieve our full potential. While this role reports to the Vice President, Human Resources for GCT Canada, it provides support across Canada and the United States to foster a OneGCT approach to employee development.
Key responsibilities will include:
Work with management to identify and assess organizational and departmental employee development requirements
Design, develop and implement a wide range of employee development programs and activities
Work with subject matter experts to design training programs and develop training materials
Identify and train in-house trainers to sustain established training programs
Develop evaluations to assess learning outcomes
Assess suitability of various learning and development programs and vendors
Leads eLearning initiatives to support cost effective employee development
Oversee the planning and coordination of training events conducted across the company
Follow-up with employees to assess the application of learning and the impact on job performance
May conduct classroom and one-on-one training for new and existing employees
Other related projects and duties as required
Education & Experience:
Demonstrated ability to effectively conduct training needs analysis, design and develop training programs and related materials, conduct classroom and on-the-job training, and evaluate the impact of employee development on individual and business performance
Strong internal consulting, coaching and facilitation skills
Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and presentation
Demonstrated ability to engage and influence others – business focused strategic thinker with a big picture perspective
Superior planning and organizing skills including high attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and solve problems effectively
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team and in a self-directed manner
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and drive for continuous improvement
Good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Good working knowledge of Storyline and Learning Management Systems
Knowledge of change management principles and practices preferred
Knowledge of container terminal operations is an asset
The above knowledge, skills and abilities are normally developed through post-secondary education in the field of adult education and 4 to 6 years of relevant related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Vancouver, British Columbia-based GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. has been making waves in the container terminal industry for over a hundred years. Our subsidiary, GCT Canada (formerly TSI Terminal Systems Inc.), has been operating on the West Coast since 1907 and is responsible for running both GCT Vanterm and GCT Deltaport. Beyond operating these facilities, GCT Canada has also played a major role in developing Canada’s Pacific Gateway.