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  • 20 Feb 2019 9:03 AM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    Director, Professional Development - Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

    About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

    We protect the public. We advance our profession. We guide our CPAs. We ensure that our 90,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. CPAs represent a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. cpaontario.ca.

    Position Description:

    CPA Ontario is currently in search of a Director, Professional Development who will be responsible for the strategy, management and delivery of CPA Ontario’s Professional Development program. This position will report to the Vice President, Member Services.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Analyze current and future learning needs for Ontario’s CPAs and public professional development consumers to ensure ongoing relevance, selection and quality of learning offerings.
    • Lead large-scale content acquisition and in-house creation streams, ensuring scale and topical relevance to address the broad-based development/learning needs of the profession and public.
    • Ensure seamless logistical coordination, registration and delivery and overall member experience of CPA Ontario’s in-class, on-line and blended learning products.
    • Spearhead the implementation of CPA Ontario’s next generation Learning Experience Platform, enabling multichannel e-commerce capabilities and personalized content recommendations through robust analytical capabilities.
    • Collaborate with Marketing Communications to drive pricing and campaign strategies (targeted and mass) across multiple channels including social, mobile and web.
    • Manage all aspects of a multi-million-dollar P&L with a disciplined focus on target achievement.
    • Work with the Director, Member Experience, Director, Member Events and other key stakeholders to drive an integrated approach to Professional Development experience and market penetration.
    • Negotiate contracts with multiple vendors
    • Present detailed budget and roadmaps to the CEO and members of the Executive Team.
    • Utilize survey instruments and platform-generated data to continuously evaluate progress and make ongoing improvements.
    • Build and maintain a supportive, team environment with strong collaboration focused on member experience, innovation and financial results.

    Qualification Requirements:

    • Post-secondary degree/diploma is required.
    • Minimum 10-15 years of experience working within complex business environment is required.
    • Previous accountability for product sales and/or revenue generation at a departmental/enterprise level and ecommerce experience is preferred.
    • Extensive experience developing and delivering PD/Learning within a large enterprise and/or member/customer-serving environment.
    • Expertise and experience with LMS systems and learning technology roadmap development and execution.
    • Strong people management and leadership skills are required.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), relationship building, negotiating and presentation skills are required.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access is required.
    • CPA Designation is an asset.
    • Ability to travel as required.

    Candidates should send their resumes to lbennett@cpaontario.ca

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

    CPA Ontario is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email accessibility@cpaontario.ca with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.


  • 19 Feb 2019 5:06 PM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    Learning Technologist (eLearning Development Specialist) - Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

    About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

    We protect the public. We advance our profession. We guide our CPAs. We ensure that our 90,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. CPAs represent a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. cpaontario.ca.

    Position Description:

    Major Responsibilities:

    CPA Ontario is currently in search of a Learning Technologist/eLearning Development Soecialist who wil be the “champion” for the new technologies, provide thought leadership, as well as recommend and promote the learning technologies that will most effectively deploy CPA Ontario learning products to its members. The Learning Technologist will also be responsible for using learning technologies to develop/produce learning.

    • Develop interactive online courses using course authoring tools such as Articulate’s Storyline 360.
    • Develop interactive games, Videoscribe animations and add audio and video elements to courses as needed.
    • Provide expertise and consultative support to peers in the development of eLearning, micro learning and mobile learning.
    • Analyze problems and make sound decisions about a course of action within the scope of the position.
    • Recommend, develop, deploy and promote learning technologies and tools.
    • Ensure timely course production, pilot/user testing, QA.
    • Promote new learning technologies.
    • Develop and document processes and approaches for learning development tasks.
    • Counsel the learning team on approaches, methods and processes for developing technology-supported learning.
    • Revise and update programmed learning content.
    • Help maintain all learning technology software.
    • Stay current with industry trends and best practices.
    • Support learning program acquisition and curation efforts as needed.

    Qualification Requirements:

    • Post-secondary diploma, degree or certificate, preferably in Education Technology, Graphic Design and/or IT, or a related field.
    • A minimum of 6 years’ experience utilizing technologies developing and deploying learning in a fast-paced demanding environment managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Strong portfolio of interactive eLearning courses and learning objects.
    • Previous experience in a learning function or team, partnering with designers.
    • Experience with Learning and Content Management Systems, PC, Mac, and mobile platforms.
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, file manipulation and remote access.
    • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and other tools within the Adobe Creative Suite.
    • Advanced proficiency using tools such as Articulate, Captivate, and Lectora to develop learning based on design inputs.
    • Awareness of learning design principles, including user interface and user experience design.
    • Proven project management skills, including prototyping, rapid development, scoping and implementation (especially via an LMS).
    • Demonstrated ability to shift with agility from thought leadership to hands on development.

    Candidates should send their resumes to lbennett@cpaontario.ca

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

    CPA Ontario is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email accessibility@cpaontario.ca with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

  • 11 Feb 2019 8:04 PM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    Organizational Development Advisor (Volunteer) - Cuso International - Jamaica

    City  Jamaica

    Start Date Apr - Jun 2019 (flexible)

    Length of Placement 11 Months

    Language Requirements English

    English Reading: Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5

    Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale

    Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

    Apply online today

    You will support the Junior Achievement team in strengthening their systems, policies and procedures. This relates to HR policies, strategic planning and overall staff engagement. As a volunteer, your work will help create these systems and procedures through reviews, new documentation and practices.

    As a volunteer, you will:

    - Assess the current state of the internal operational systems including  HR policies and procedures and staff’s capability in executing such functions.

    - Update operations manual, job descriptions and additional HR documents.

    - Outline a detailed plan of action to help facilitate the strengthening of internal operations.

    - Train staff in operational policies and procedures.

    Essential Academic Qualifications:

    - BA/BS in organizational management, NGO management or related field

    Essential Professional Background:

    -Demonstrated problem-solving skills and independent judgment 

    -Commitment to and understanding of youth development 

    -Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    -Experience in strategic planning 

    -Experience developing organizational plans

    -Experience conducting training 

    About Our Partner

    Junior Achievement Jamaica

    Junior Achievement Jamaica (JAJ) is a non-profit, non-government organization (NGO). Since 2008, JAJ has been operating in Jamaica, executing programs designed to build the economic success of youth ages five (5) through twenty-four (24). Such programs are based on decades of research, implementation and reviews by our parent organization, Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW) that has operations in more than 120 countries.

    Junior Achievement Jamaica is a locally registered non-profit organization and is a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide. Our mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. This is achieved by delivering work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurial education programs, customarily suited for persons ages 5 to 24. While most of our program delivery is executed in schools, we also work with out of school and special needs young adults. Junior Achievement programs are taught island-wide by trained volunteers and teachers.

    Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

    Support Package

    - Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

    - Accommodation while in placement

    - Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

    - Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

    - Pre-departure training and in-country orientation 

    - Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

    - Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

    - Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

    - Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

    - Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

    - Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

    Fundraising

    We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

    E-volunteering

    Depending on the nature of the placement, volunteers are encouraged to provide e-volunteering support to the local partner or Cuso International before or after the field placement. Volunteers also have the option of requesting support from an e-volunteer to help them with their work while they are in placement.

    Please refer to online posting for additional details about residency and citizenship requirements

    Apply online today
  • 18 Jan 2019 8:41 AM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    Team Leader - Uganda Organizational Development Activity, The Kaizen Company

    Location: Uganda

    Status: Full-time

    Level: Senior Manager/Supervisor

    Apply online today

    About Kaizen
    The Kaizen Company is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally-driven, organizational and institutional performance improvements, and shift the development model into one that is bottom-up and ongoing. We leverage existing knowledge along with new technologies and innovative business models to support local reform that is sustained through market forces.

    The Kaizen Company is seeking a Team Leader for a five-year project based in Kampala, Uganda.

    Position Summary

    The Team Leader will require experience in leading an organization in both management and technical fields, with a proven track record of programmatic accomplishment, professional achievement, management competence, and interpersonal skills. Expected responsibilities include:

    • Provide strategic vision and overall leadership with principal responsibility for management of all aspects of the contract.
    • Serve as primary liaison with USAID COR and Contracting Officer.
    • Ensure quality control and overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.
    • Supervise team of local staff and short-term national and international consultants

    Qualifications

    • At least ten years of experience leading projects in developing countries, preferably including experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    • An advanced university degree in relevant subject areas, preferably in Organizational Development, Capacity Building, International Development, or other related fields.
    • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience managing USG-issued contracts or otherwise demonstrated knowledge of USG Federal Acquisition Requirements. 
    Apply online today


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