Manager, Learning & Development

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Manager, Learning & Development

Toronto, Canada

Date Posted: June 10, 2020

Torex Gold is an intermediate gold producer based in Toronto Canada, engaged in the exploration, development, and operation of its 100% owned Morelos Gold Property, an area of 29,000 hectares in the highly prospective Guerrero Gold Belt located 180 kilometers southwest of Mexico City. The Company’s principal assets are the El Limón Guajes Mining Complex (the “ELG Mine Complex”) and the Media Luna deposit.

The ELG Mine Complex is a 14,000 t/day gold mine which has been in production since 2016 and comprises three open pits, an underground mine, and a CN/CIP processing plant. The Media Luna deposit (“ML deposit”) is an advanced stage development project which is located 7 kilometers south of the ELG Complex.

Torex is also developing a ground-breaking underground mining system called the Muckahi Mining System. The Muckahi Mining System is expected to deliver a considerable reduction in Cap Ex and Op Ex, and an even greater reduction in time between initial capital investment and revenue generation.

In the social aspect of the business, the Company is also committed to the leading-edge strategy of creating a workplace experience in which employees willingly give their best to achieve business outcomes. To accomplish this, Torex uses a body of knowledge known as Systems Leadership (an integrated set of organizational principles, models & tools) to guide the design and execution of our social process systems / programs that are focused on building positive and productive working relationships through constructive teamwork.

The Manager, Learning and Development position is based at our corporate office in Toronto, Canada and reports to the VP, Human Resources and Organization Effectiveness. The purpose of this role is to build the social process skills of our Team Leaders / Team Members such that productive working relationships are ingrained in the Company’s way of operating.

Key Deliverables

  1. Social Process Training Plans
  • Develop annual learning plan(s) and budget in alignment with workplans for Operations and HR
  • Plan and implement annual up-grades / enhancements to course design, training materials and Team Leader tools
  1. Training Program / Course Design
  • Lead the design and development of the Company’s social process learning programs, for delivery in multiple channels i.e. classroom, digital, fire side chats, developmental assignments etc.
  • Collaborate with external consultants and internal experts to create, tailor or purchase content for learning programs and training courses
  • Create multi-lingual course materials for facilitators and participants
  1. Training Program / Course Delivery
  • Co-design implementation plans and schedules in conjunction with Operations
  • Project manage the execution of learning programs and adapt to adjustments in schedules, budgets and curriculums as required
  • Partner with executive leaders, line managers and the Site OE team to facilitate programs / courses
  1. Learning Management Application
  • Develop and administer the Company’s Learning Management Application
  • Research and propose technology applications to improve the online learner experience and the effectiveness of learning programs
  • Maintain learning materials in a standard SharePoint site for efficient access
  1. Learning & Development Consultation
  • Partner with executive leaders, line managers, H S & Technical Training team & HR team to identify learning and development solutions that address skills and knowledge gaps
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) advice to HR, Technical Training and Management regarding how training should be delivered i.e. adult education principles & practices, best ways for people to learn and retain information etc.
  • Establish strategic partnerships with external vendors to resource the development and delivery of training solutions and programs
  1. Social Process Training System
  • Monitor the performance of the Social Process Training (SPT) system using controls
  • Audit the operation of the (SPT) system to see if the system is healthy and operating as designed / intended
  • Recommend the necessary improvements and action plans
  • Work cross-functionally with other members of the HR and Operations team to co-design improvements to Operational and People Systems that link to the Social Process Training system

Experience

  • Minimum eight years of experience in learning and development field
  • Experience working in a unionized environment in industries such as: Mining, Oil & Gas, Energy, Heavy Equipment, Construction
  • Experience working as a Manager with a team of direct reports
  • Experience working as an internal consultant developing and implementing L&D initiatives in operations and support functions
  • Experience facilitating training courses and learning sessions
  • Experience administering and tailoring Learning Management Systems
  • Experience using e-learning tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, etc.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Sound knowledge and application of adult learning principles and processes
  • Knowledge of Systems Leadership Theory or Requisite Organization an asset
  • Spanish language skills an asset
  • Strong project management and execution skills

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Business, Organization Effectiveness, Process Improvement (or related field) or equivalent experience
  • Professional certification in Adult Learning/Instructional Design or equivalent experience

To Apply
If you are a qualified and experienced Learning & Development professional, please submit your resume via email to: jobs@torexgold.com Please include in the subject line “Manager, Learning & Development”.

Torex Gold Resources is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this when you apply and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Please note that Torex Gold does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place for permanent/contract placements.

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Recruitment Fraud

It has come to our attention that individuals and/or organizations have used the name of Torex in fraudulent recruitment advertising and email communications. Torex takes reports of such fraudulent activity seriously and we deal with them via our legal team. We are taking what steps we can to prevent individuals falling victim to fraudulent practices.

What is a Fake/Fraudulent Recruitment Offer?

A fake/fraudulent recruitment offer is an attempt to obtain cash or personal information from victims by offering jobs that do not exist. These scams are conducted via the internet using fake company websites and/or by sending unsolicited emails purporting to be from a Torex employee or from our company careers site. The scammers request personal data and/or cash on the pretext that this is to finalize the fake employment opportunity.

How to recognize a Fake/Fraudulent Recruitment Offer

  • If you receive an email purportedly from Torex or that instructs you to send replies to an email address other than one ending with @torexgold.com, please treat it as a fraudulent employment offer and forward it to us at jobs@torexgold.com. Any email with a similar format (e.g. “torexgolds.com”) is not authentic
  • If the job is not listed on our website at www.torexgold.com/careers/job-opportunities. Please use the links on our website to apply for jobs
  • If you receive a job offer that involves the payment of fees it is a scam. Torex does not use recruitment or placement agencies that charges candidates an advance fee of any kind (e.g. placement fees, immigration processing fees, visa/work permits, travel expenses etc.)
  • If you are asked for personal information like date of birth, passport numbers or banking information
  • If there is an insistence on urgency (e.g. must reply within 24 hours)
  • If you are given a job offer without having been interviewed in our offices
  • The email or alleged contract makes poor use of language and/or contains spelling errors

What should you do if affected by a Recruitment Scam?

  • If affected by a recruitment scam we recommend that you should:
  • Not respond to the email
  • Report the fraudulent offer to us by emailing jobs@torexgold.com

Forward the complete email message to us at jobs@torexgold.com. Do not change or alter the message content in any way. Keep all subsequent messages received from the scammers to assist us with any future investigation if necessary. Please ensure you provide us with the original email content including subject line as well as the full ‘header’ and ‘router’ data in order to trace the email's path through the internet to your email system. This information is only available to the original recipient. This data can help in tracing the location of where the email originated.