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Talent Development Manager

  • IMAX Corporation
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 01/02/2024
Full time Human Resources Management

Job Description

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions. 

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

The Talent Development Manager will work collaboratively with the Talent Development team, the People Business Partners and leaders to create and deliver talent and development initiatives and programs across the company. This position will build out programs aligned with the company objectives and department priorities to increase the capabilities of the leaders and staff and reinforce a collaborative and inclusive culture.

The Talent Development Manager will lead projects related to design, development, management, and continuous improvement in the following areas: Manager & Leader Development, Learning and Capability Development, DEI Awareness and Inclusive Leadership, Performance Management, and Career Development.

What You'll Do:

  • Identify talent gaps and design strategies to address them through various design and development programs and initiatives including Talent Reviews, Succession planning, Employee Engagement Surveys, DEI, and Culture. Execute solutions and strategies in a collaborative partnership with People Business Partners

  • Lead the research, recommendation, design, development, delivery, and evaluation of accessible and inclusive training solutions to address development gaps

  • Develop and identify accessible learning and development programs that cater to diverse employee needs and promote inclusivity

  • Analyze data and metrics to measure effectiveness of talent development programs and make data driven recommendations for improvement

  • Facilitate and coach learners to help improve their skills

  • Maintains knowledge of new methods and techniques for training and training requirements applicable to the organization

  • Coordinate internal communications and activities for the People team to ensure clarity and alignment

  • Manage the companywide compliance training program to ensure full participation and completion of required training

  • Manage the LMS platform (Workday)

  • Manage the performance management process

What You'll Need:

  • Undergraduate degree or postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, or related field

  • Certification in Training and Development

  • Minimum of 5 -7 years of experience in learning and development, talent development and project management

  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools, with a strong ability to interpret and analyze data/findings gathered to identify trends and commonalities

  • Ability and initiative to understand business needs, analyze issues, and drive solutions

  • Effective communication skills to convey complex ideas and critical information to stakeholders

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to motivate and influence all employees across the organization

  • Highly collaborative, self-starter able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of the principles of organizational development and adult learning and education

  • Proven experience creating and facilitating talent management programs designed to meet the needs of employees at various levels

  • Curriculum development experience with the ability to create content designed to meet the needs of employees at various levels

  • Experience with project and program management including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia and Vyond

  • Experience with employee engagement surveys

  • High degree of emotional intelligence and maturity

  • Strong facilitation and coaching skills

  • Experience working with Workday Learning application (LMS)

  • Ability to toggle between strategic and tactical work

  • DEI experience a plus

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.