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Date:  Jan 19, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Human Resources

Position Title:  Program Learning Specialist (12 Month Contract)

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


We are dedicated to inspiring a learning culture that promotes high performance and organizational health, and therefore require creative, engaging learning programs with sustained impact for the business. As part of the Learning team and reporting to the Learning Manager, this role will support the development and ongoing execution of Aecon’s key leadership and role-based programs.


What You’ll Do Here


  • Partner with business units to gather learning program feedback and work with learning leadership to align those to current and future programs on our program roadmap.
  • Collaborate with a team of learning experience designers to assess upcoming course releases and potential adjustments to learning programs, as well as design and develop a variety of learning solutions (ILT, VILT and WBT.) 
  • Manage program timelines and milestones, and support program logistics (e.g. registration, bookings with LMS administration team.)
  • Maintain existing and develop new partnerships with external vendors and instructors to support program delivery needs.
  • Deliver and maintain     a cadence of consistent, impactful and concise communications with program participants and sponsors.
  • Track and manage program analytics dashboard and reporting (adoption, completion, etc.)


What You Bring to the Team


  • Leadership Knowledge - Aware of current coaching and leadership development trends.
  • Learning Practitioner - Demonstrated experience in design and development techniques, evaluation strategies, and continuous improvement for in-class, elearning, virtual and blended modalities. 
  • Project Management - Capable to ensure on-time delivery across multiple initiatives and stakeholders.
  • Change Leadership – Able to support the gathering of stakeholder needs and intended outcomes, and support change planning towards a desired behaviour.
  • Communication – Excellent communicator (verbal and written) and able to effectively engage clients in a variety of formats and discussions. Ability to develop and implement communication campaigns for large project launches.
  • Consulting – Facilitate discussions with clients to gather learning needs, course feedback, present solutions.
  • Navigate a matrixed organization with ability to influence without authority.  
  • Strong technical proficiency in: Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with virtual delivery tools, e.g. Microsoft Teams, Zoom
  • Articulate Storyline experience a definite asset 
  • Experience in the construction industry or in people leadership would be an asset. 


What Makes Us Aecon Proud


  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams.
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy.
  • Variety of wellness benefits, access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, Employee Assistance Program, Best Doctors Program, and more.
  • Support, learning, and input through our employee resource groups (ERGs.)
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050.
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.