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Global Training Lead - Information Technology

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs, Human Resources Jobs, Information Systems Jobs
Training & Development and Education Jobs, Application Development/Software Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Global Business Applications and PMO, the incumbent will be a key member of the IT team, managing, designing, developing and coordinating all corporate office initiated IT training globally. He/she will:

  • Provide best practices in end user training for IT applications and tools adoption
  • Communicate regularly with corporate and site managers to identify training gaps and map out specific plans to address them
  • Require solid knowledge of IT training tools, techniques and methods in a multinational corporation, including but not limited to instructor-led training, on-the-job coaching, and eLearning.

Job Responsibilities

  •          Conduct company-wide IT training needs assessment and identify skills or knowledge gaps to be addressed
  •          Map out annual training plans for all IT users by region, site and department
  •          Actively market available IT training and provide training information to site management and staff
  •          Design and develop in-house IT training programs that will significantly improve the adoption of IT applications and tools
  •          Evaluate, research and recommend external IT training providers when appropriate to meet the needs of a particular project or initiative
  •          Collaborate with Manager, Learning & Development, internal IT, other functional stakeholders (including functional Business Process Owners), and liaise with subject matter experts (SMEs) to deliver on identified training needs
  •          Host train-the-trainer sessions for internal trainers including subject matter experts, BPO, site based super users and trainers
  •          Gather feedback from trainers/SMEs and trainees after each educational session to assess instructional effectiveness and determine the impact of training on employee skills and KPIs
  •          Develop and foster relationship with site training resources
  •          Research, evaluate and recommend various training methodologies and technology, appropriate for different IT initiatives and projects to optimize user adoption
  •          Review and improve existing IT training policies and ensure they are communicated and enforced
  •          Some administrative work required related to maintaining and updating training material, as well as tracking and reporting training completion and results

Education and Experience


  •        Minimum of Bachelor degree; related to IT, Adult Education, HR or Commerce
  •         Certification in adult learning, instructional design or facilitation an asset


  •        Verifiable 7 years work experience in a professional training role
  •         Minimum 5 years experience in instructional design with proven results in completing the full instructional design cycle and aligned to the key principles of adult learning
  •         Extensive experience as a training facilitator, in ILT, online and virtual classroom; IT related topics and audience an asset
  •         Hands-on experience with the deployment of business applications training such as Oracle JD Edwards is an asset
  •         Extensive, hands-on experience with learning management systems, content authoring tools, web delivery tools, and eLearning platforms
  •         Strong hands-on experience coordinating multiple training events in a corporate and site setting
  •         Experience managing vendor relationships


  •          Advanced organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  •          Strong business communication (written and verbal), collaboration and relationship building skills
  •          Ability to influence and motivate others in a positive manner
  •          Proficient in MS Office
  •          Effective in providing feedback, coaching and guidance to learners
  •          Creative and adaptive
  •          Self-starter and continuous learner 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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