Talent Enablement Manager Thornhill, ON 04/06/2019

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.
We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.
The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We're among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .
At WSP :
  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Thornhill or Oakville
WSP is currently seeking a Talent Enablement Manager (TE Manager) to join our Human Resources team located in our Thornhill, ON or Oakville, ON location. Reporting to the National Director, Talent Enablement, the TE Manager will be responsible for leading the design and deployment efforts of Talent Enablement initiatives in WSP Canada including leadership development and high-potential development.
This role suits an individual who is highly organized, diligent and a pro-active self-starter. Prior experience of program design and deployment, specifically in leadership development, high-potential development and performance management, is required. We are looking for an individual to hit the ground running, who will drive change and continuous improvement.
Why choose WSP?
  • A Canadian success story - a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;
  • Impact the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we're open to your ideas and trying new things that will challenge the status quo and raise the bar higher;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a forward-thinking workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

What you can expect to do here:
  • Ensure Talent Enablement initiatives are aligned with the overall company objectives and culture.
  • Design, plan, develop and coordinate the implementation of Talent Enablement strategies, processes, policies and programs in support of employee value creation.
  • Lead the design and deployment of our national leadership development strategy.
  • Lead the design and deployment of our national high-potential development program.
  • Lead the change management of new and changing Talent Enablement initiatives to ensure buy-in, readiness and enablement across all stakeholder groups.
  • Develop strong working partnerships with HR Directors and HR Business Partners and educate on Talent Enablement initiatives, processes, and principles of employee development.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Learning & Development, Communication, or related field required.
  • 10 years of experience working in Learning & Organizational Development and/or HR Generalist roles.
  • Facilitation and coaching experience.
  • Ability to confidently take on a project and see it through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking.
  • Strong communication proficiency - written, verbal, presentation.
  • French language skills would be an asset.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
WSP Canada Inc.
Thornhill, ON
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