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Program Manager, Magna University Program

Job Number:  61741
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Stronach Center for Innovation
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

Work Style: 

Magna

 

Job Number: 61741 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Stronach Center for Innovation 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: AURORA 

 

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

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.

The Magna University Program is designed to advance Magna’s engineering competencies by supporting the evolution of our Core Products and Technologies and expanding knowledge development in Magna’s key strategic areas.

This role works across the company’s groups and divisions to deliver learning and development (L&D) programs, with a focus on the Magna University Program, contributing directly to Magna’s business and strategic priorities by providing leading-edge advanced technical education across key functional areas. As part of this work, the role is primarily accountable for the successful delivery of Magna’s global engineering skills development programs and ensuring alignment of needs and maintenance of high academic standards across regions and groups. 

Key Responsibilities

Program Management
•    Work closely with Group and Divisional management teams to identify, implement and continuously improve the foundation of Magna’s technical knowledge through the development and deployment of specific educational programs 
•    Coordinate with the University of Toronto, other academic institutions, and instructors with respect to the execution of courses
•    Act as a Corporate L&D point of contact representing the Magna University Program with a primary focus on the implementation and delivery of our global technology-leading curriculum. 
•    Act as a Corporate contact representing Magna University with a focus on managing learning programs for Magna University participants
•    Coordinate with regional L&D Managers and Specialists to achieve effective adoption and delivery of programs to meet L&D standards - Magna University
•    Oversee regional program customizations and contribute to the global implementation of educational programs
•    Coordinate and communicate with group Talent/HR teams, management and program participants to register, schedule and track participation in the programs
•    Work with university partners to deliver quality content and programs that align with program learning objectives and Magna’s key strategic areas
•    Design and implement strategies to evaluate training programs at all levels of the Kirkpatrick model across Magna University Program courses
•    Track and report on learning outcomes within Magna University

Administration & Event Management
•    Participate in program promotion activities: develop promotional materials, work with the marketing team, distribute promotional materials across the organization, liaise with the Magna intranet and digital communication team to post promotional articles and regularly update the Magna University Website 
•    Manage course postings and participant registrations, track attendance, learning progress and course completions using the Magna LMS
•    Schedule and set up online course sessions for participants and instructors on MS Teams, collect participation statistics
•    Lead and, at times, execute program logistics (e.g. secure venues, arrange audio-visual equipment as needed, manage scheduling and travel details, obtain/print training materials and equipment)
•    Manage to post course materials on the Magna University Learning Portal
•    Manage assignment collection and mark distribution
•    Manage to issue course completion certifications
•    Manage student database for course completion and project commercialization
•    Manage project report library
•    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, Learning Management, Communication, Human Resources, or related experience
•    Certification in Project Management is an asset
•    Knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design process, working with eLearning technologies, learning evaluation and methods for measuring learning outcomes

Work Experience
•    Minimum 5 years L&D implementation
•    Experience in deploying L&D programs related to advanced technology
•    Experience in program design / instructional design and managing learning programs
•    Experience in event management/coordination
•    Experience working in complex, decentralized or matrix multinational organizations is 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
•    Excellent written communication skills, notably spelling and grammar.  Being able to write well and produce engaging written material. Being cohesive, concise, and clear. 
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly when communicating with senior leadership/executive team 
•    Ability to deal courteously and effectively with people
•    Effective customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to influence outcomes and accountability of team members to set up everything needed to deliver courses on schedule 
•    Strong project management skills, including setting priorities, multi-tasking, meeting deadlines
•    Strong organizational capabilities to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
•    Attending accurately to detail
•    Exercising initiative and sound judgment
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality

Additional Information

Work Environment:
•    Normal office environment
•    Enjoy working collaboratively on a cross-functional, global team

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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