Senior Instructional Designers

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an experienced Senior Instructional Designer to join the Change Management Team and work collaboratively as part of a broader team that includes Senior Change Management Advisors, a Senior Learning and Development Lead, Project Business Analysts, and Subject Matter Experts from the business. This is a 6-month contract position with possibility for extension located in Calgary.

The Project…

The project you will be working on is the Downstream Commodity Risk Trading Management (CTRM) project. The goal is to enhance the client’s commodity trading and risk management capabilities within the Downstream business by implementing and integrating an industry leading CTRM application. This will replace six major software applications and integrate with over 20 internal and external applications impacting 100+ users in offices in Canada and the US. The change will impact business processes, technology, and organizational culture within the client.

How you will provide value…

In this role you will rely on your proven instructional design experience and will have experience designing and developing training with major technology implementation initiatives.

What you will be doing…

  • Work with the Senior Learning & Development Lead and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support the development and delivery of implementation-related training for the Project to ensure an integrated approach, including:
    • Conduct/validate learning needs assessments (LNA) to determine learning requirements to support a role-based curriculum.
  • Responsible to determine course outlines, key learning objectives, topics and associated scenario-based exercises for both instructor-led training and Allegro e-learning and tools.
  • Facilitate meetings with SMEs and project team members to obtain content in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Aid in identifying process gaps and contribute in documenting process flows and narratives as a direct input into training content.
  • Prepare paper-based material for printing and publishing.
  • Design hands on exercises for system and tool training including creating data when required.
  • Build rapport and manage relationships with business SMEs and project team members.
  • Adhere to a staged development process, obtaining required sign off at required stage gates in development.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the instructional design standards and development methodology.
  • Champion and adhere to the naming standards, version control mechanisms and document management requirements for instructional materials.
  • Identify measures of success for training and incorporating the Programs measures of success.
  • Incorporate key communication messages as developed by Change Management and Communications into training materials.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent.
  • Degree/Certification in Workplace Learning, Adult Education preferred.
  • 8-10 years experience creating instructional design documents for software, systems or applications.
  • Experienced in the use of Visio.
  • Expert knowledge in MSWord (knowledge of how to use styles and develop templates).
  • Attention to detail, ability to proofread and edit others work.
  • Knowledge of instructional design best practices and adult learning principles.
  • Classroom facilitation experience.
  • Understanding of how an LMS functions in an organization and experience working with LMS administrators to upload and deploy courses.
  • Expertise in the use of SnagIt.
  • Experienced in the use of SharePoint or other document repository systems and the rigor required for the management of instructional materials.
  • Knowledge of Midstream and Downstream oil and refined products business.
  • Knowledge of the Commodity Trading and Risk Management life cycle.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Analyst I-US

We have an immediate opening for a “HR Administrator (SAP SuccessFactors)” for a 3+ months opportunity in Waltham MA

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Responsibilities

  • To assist HRIS (organization and position management) and HR Administration (personnel action processing, validation, and assistance). These resources are required due to an increase in volume of requests, increase in processing time (e.g. dual maintenance, replication, workflow), new work, and current/pending projects. In consult with HR Leadership, we have been requested to progress all projected Operating Model work for summer/early fall simultaneously. Hiring projections and job changes are forecasted to increase.
  • Contractors will serve as a technical and functional point-of-contact for assigned areas and will council stakeholders on activities related to organization management changes and key master data dependencies. He/she will assist subject matter experts on solution design, ensure data integrity, administer changes, test system changes, analyse data flows and recommend process improvement opportunities.

High level skills required are as follows:

  • Demonstrated experience with SAP and SuccessFactors.
  • Technical, functional, and in-depth expertise in organizational management and/or employee master data.
  • Work in a highly analytical manner with a solid attention to detail and ability to manage activities autonomously from beginning to end.
  • Assists with process and systems support, to include research, unexpected results or process flow.
  • Familiarity with unit test frameworks, ability to provide guidance on quality of unit tests to development team

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

ewemi

HRIS Analyst

We have an immediate opening for a “HR Administrator (SAP SuccessFactors)” for a 3+ months opportunity in Syracuse NY

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Responsibilities

  • To assist HRIS (organization and position management) and HR Administration (personnel action processing, validation, and assistance). These resources are required due to an increase in volume of requests, increase in processing time (e.g. dual maintenance, replication, workflow), new work, and current/pending projects. In consult with HR Leadership, we have been requested to progress all projected Operating Model work for summer/early fall simultaneously. Hiring projections and job changes are forecasted to increase.
  • Contractors will serve as a technical and functional point-of-contact for assigned areas and will council stakeholders on activities related to organization management changes and key master data dependencies. He/she will assist subject matter experts on solution design, ensure data integrity, administer changes, test system changes, analyse data flows and recommend process improvement opportunities.

High level skills required are as follows:

  • Demonstrated experience with SAP and SuccessFactors.
  • Technical, functional, and in-depth expertise in organizational management and/or employee master data.
  • Work in a highly analytical manner with a solid attention to detail and ability to manage activities autonomously from beginning to end.
  • Assists with process and systems support, to include research, unexpected results or process flow.
  • Familiarity with unit test frameworks, ability to provide guidance on quality of unit tests to development team

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.     

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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HR Support

Background information

Our client is a major contributor to the nuclear industry, and currently has a workforce of 170 people, including: FT Employees, Independent Contractors, and CUSW (Trades) people split between 2 locations in Ontario. It is anticipated that the total workforce will increase significantly to support future projects therefore the management team requires close support from an HR professional for recruiting, training, performance management and retention of their workforce. Ideally, this HR support person will move into a management position in the future.  

HR Support– major duties and responsibilities

HR processes, procedures and policies have been developed but still require focus and improvement for robustness and consistency.

Human Resources is expected to be a key partner for the business and operations organization to support the growth, service and projects delivery in time and on budget. Helping the managers to have the right resources and the right time, supporting the development of the workforce and supporting the development of the Canadian organization structure to be as lean, cost-effective and efficient as possible.

HR Management/Advisor specific duties:

  • Define and implements corporate policies and programs as required.  Develops, recommends, implements tailored solutions in support of business strategy and in line with labor law requirements, while maintaining an appropriate cultural, value-based environment.
  • Counsels managers and employees in the interpretation and application of corporate policies and procedures.
  • Executes critical HR projects, programs and initiatives from talent management, retention, compensation, employee performance and development, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Participates in management staff meetings and strategic planning meetings.
  • In constructive relation with management, recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in services performed.
  • Advises and provides assistance to all levels of management on identifying, evaluating and resolving employee relations issues.  Initiates proactive measures to enhance employee engagement.
  • Serve as a key change agent on new initiatives, programs, processes and procedures.  This includes participation in cross-functional teams, committees and project teams.
  • Advise management on compensation issues, making sure that compensation stays in line with market and consistent within our workforce.
  • Drive risk mitigation through thorough analysis of issues, proactive strategies and collaborative partnership with functional experts (i.e. Legal, Internal Controls, EHS, etc.)

Staffing and recruitment specific duties:

  • Support the management to identify the resource needs and define staffing requirements and talent acquisition strategy in support of the activity.
  • Liaise with the recruitment organization, in support of the recruiting managers, to insure the following are done efficiently: sourcing of candidates, interviews and offers from internal and external sources.
  • Develop strategic employer branding and regional advertising programs as required.
  • Develop key University relations program and specific recruitment/visibility strategy targeted to these universities.
  • Develop indigenous staffing and recruitment strategy, in coordination with business managers.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of company wages and salaries, employee benefits and general personnel polices.
  • Develop staffing/contractor agencies network in order to accelerate resources acquisition when required by the business and to access Independent Contractors resources.
  • Coordinate with Product Line Managers/Project Managers and outside staffing sources to procure specialized personnel and initiate purchase requisitions. Provide advice on contractor’s wages as necessary.
  • Support the onboarding (and offboarding) process for employees and contractors.

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