MNP

  • Learning and Development Content Specialist (Term Position)

    Position ID
    2019-6783
    Position Type
    Subcontractor
    Position Location(s)
    CA-AB-Calgary
  • DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


    Join the momentum. We are seeking a Learning and Development (L&D) Content Specialist to join our growing L&D team for a one (1) year term. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Positioning the firm for success, our L&D team develops and provides high quality, engaging and effective learning opportunities that inspire excellence in our team members and add to the success and strategic growth of MNP.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Work closely with the Instructional Design team to develop and manage the written content of our learning materials ensuring learning objectives are met
    • Liaise with subject matter experts, stakeholders and the instructional design team in the overall development of training material
    • Review and evaluate subject matter content (i.e. the flow, terminology, clarity, consistency, and instructional efficacy) to ensure it meets the needs of the learners to continue to meet the needs of the learner
    • Edit, proofread, expand and organize text-content training materials
    • Develop and establish standardized curricula format and templates for course material and facilitator guides
    • Provide expertise in adapting current curricula to alternative delivery methods, such as e-learning, face to face, self study, etc.
    • Ensure all written communications meet L&D style guide standards (i.e. consistent style, tone, approach), reviewing new and existing training materials, and participating in peer reviews
    • Develop an understanding of content nuances for MNP, generally accepted accounting and auditing standards, regulatory standards, services and industry specialty groups
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve L&D development processes and training initiatives

    Credentials

    • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Creative Writing or Journalism
    • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of written communication experience
    • Excellent written and spoken English, able to translate complex concepts into appropriate language for a wide range of learners with varying backgrounds
    • Experience working in a Professional Services environment, particularly a national accounting or consulting firm, considered an asset
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience organizing complex information and content from a variety of sources into a coherent and logical outline and narrative
    • Experience in supporting curriculum development or previous training experience considered an asset (i.e. use of ADDIE content development methods)
    • Effective time management skills and ability to work on multiple concurrent projects
    • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in French considered an asset

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough

     

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    Our Firm encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers competitive pay that suits the way our team members work and play!

     

    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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