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Program Manager, Learning & Development

Job Number:  59902
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Corporate Office
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

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Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary


This role works across Divisions and Groups to deliver L&D programs, contributing directly to Magna’s business and strategic priorities and providing insight and recommendations to support continuous improvement.  As part of this work, the role is primarily accountable for successful delivery of Magna’s global leadership development programs and ensuring global alignment of standardized program content across regions and groups.

Key Responsibilities


Program Management

  • Work closely with Corporate L&D management team to implement and continuously improve our global leadership development programs
  • Act as a Corporate L&D point of contact representing Magna International with a primary focus on implementation and delivery of our global leadership development programs.
  • Coordinate with regional L&D Managers and Specialists to achieve effective adoption and delivery of programs to meet L&D standards
  • Oversee regional program customizations and contribute to global version control of course materials
  • Coordinate and communicate with group Talent/HR teams and program participants to register, schedule and track participation in the programs
  • Work with external partners to deliver quality content and programs that align to program learning objectives, and overall L&D strategy
  • Design and implement strategies to evaluate training programs at all levels of the Kirkpatrick model, and implement globally across all programs
  • Track and report on learning outcomes to demonstrate impact of programs to the business


Administration & Event Management

  • Manage participant registrations, track attendance, progress and completions using the Magna LMS
  • Lead, and at times execute program logistics (ex. secure venues and hotel blocks, obtain/print training materials, equipment, etc.)
  • Compile, analyze and report on adoption, utilization and other learning metrics as needed to support regional and global L&D reporting requirements
  • Other project work as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements


Knowledge & Education

  • University degree or college diploma in Business, Human Resources, or related experience
  • Certification in Project Management an asset
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design process, learning evaluation and methods for measuring learning outcomes
  • Proficiency with MS Office 360 applications


Work Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a learning and development role
  • Experience in program design / instructional design and managing learning programs
  • Experience in event management/coordination
  • Experience working in complex de-centralized or matrix, multinational organizations an asset
  • Experience working with learning management systems, content authoring tools, and MS Office suite


Skills & Competencies

  • Enjoy a "hands-on" approach to working in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to translate broad or complex concepts into simple, practical terms for all types of audiences
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly when communicating to large groups and to members of senior leadership/executive team
  • Able to work through ambiguity and uncertainty to achieve objectives
  • Ability to consistently work well with multiple and competing demands
  • Strong organizational capabilities to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in German or other European language(s) an asset

Additional Information


Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment
  • Enjoy working collaboratively on a cross-functional, global team
  • Regular travel required; average estimated 25%


Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.


Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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