Learning & Development Facilitator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Vaughan

GFL Environmental Inc.

At the heart of GFL lies our greatest asset – our people. Our talented workforce is the reason we’re able to deliver quality service to our customers every single day. Employees at GFL are known affectionately as “Team Green” – a name that unites us all under our shared purpose of providing sustainable solutions that enable our customers and communities to be Green For Life. We’re proud to say that working for GFL is more than a job.

It’s an opportunity to make a difference and grow along the way. Regardless of the work we’re doing today, we’ve got our sights set on the big picture-not just tomorrow, but for life.

As our Learning and Development Facilitator you’ll enable and contribute to the growth and development of our employees, in an inclusive and respectful culture that values continuous development and empowers employees to contribute to their full potential.

What you’ll do:

Lead facilitation of leadership and capability learning and development solutions as well as act as a specialized subject matter expert at the program and function level
Contribute to the development of the facilitation function through train-the-trainer programs, mentoring and coaching
Facilitate timely, high quality consistent, creative, leading edge learning solutions organization wide through multiple delivery approaches that positively impact business metrics
Proactively look for ways to enhance learner experience and engagement
Actively support greater use of virtual and other technologies to create greater efficiency and learner access, particularly to more geographically remote business groups
Create a safe space for learners to express new ideas and concepts, try out new skills, seek and give feedback and coaching, while using adult learning expertise to drive learners to take ownership of their learning and the learning experience
Demonstrate effective, polished and professional delivery, presentation and facilitation skills to audiences
Ensure business relevancy, ‘make meaning’ for learners and business representatives, ensure learner engagement and capability build by actively participating in the business environment and operations
Provide input, counsel and advice on the design and development of new and maintenance of existing programs in partnership with design/development, program evaluation and management, to ensure the end-user and facilitator perspective is reflected
Take on strategic planning and key leadership facilitation engagements, aligned to strategic business priorities, providing expert quality facilitation of strategic facilitation sessions
Consult, coach and partner with senior leaders who deliver program content to enable readiness, capability and comfort in the classroom environment

What you bring:

Highly seasoned professional role, with a minimum five years’ experience facilitating learning programs for a variety of levels and topics
Confidence delivering the content required as per the program plan, however can take more than one path to achieve learning objectives depending on audience and other considerations
In-depth knowledge of adult learning principles, methods and techniques related to adult learning theory, assessment, course design, delivery and evaluation to deliver learning content, facilitate group discussions and respond to queries
Comprehensive knowledge of leadership and competency development experience to expertly impart/teach these concepts to others at various levels in the organization
Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills in a variety of mediums, including in-person, instructor-led and virtual
Consistent demonstration of knowledge and practice of effective adult education principles – problem solving techniques, discussion leading, effective questioning and conflict resolution
Ability to support the design and development of learning practices, tools, and learning solutions linked to the broader L&D strategy
Ability to support training needs analysis through the delivery and evaluation of learning & development sessions
Relationship management skills to effectively connect with and influence course participants at all levels of the organization
Ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a team
Ability to prioritize work and complete in a timely manner
Human Resources, Organizational Development or Adult Learning certification is an asset

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives.

We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


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