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Senior Advisor, Technical Competency

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Date: Jul 10, 2018

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the team lead, competency-based learning, you will be responsible for program management related to the design, development, execution, and sustainment of our competency across Suncor. You are recognized as a learning and competency subject matter expert with extensive business knowledge and expertise in key processes and relevant programs.

Key Accountabilities

  • Research, build, develop and implement the applicable components of the competency development process to various projects (Competency Maps, Competency Assessment Tools)
  • Lead and support competency development projects that link competency to integrated talent management to mitigate potential competency risks
  • Use effective change management practices to assists individuals and teams to take ownership for the implementation and sustainment of competency based learning and other related talent management practices
  • Build competence and organizational capability regarding the execution and implementation of the development process
  • Use independent judgment to develop strategies and creative solution that address highly complex issues and make recommendations on program design and policy changes
  • Translate and effectively communicate business strategies into project objectives and ensure acceptance and alignment with business leaders and HR professionals
  • Create complex, detailed documents that require considerable knowledge of specialized processes and procedures
  • Coordinate competency development work and transfer best practices to the Suncor talent community
  • Provide mentorship to junior colleagues, coach and advise senior leadership in competency development and competency processes

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • 8 to 12 years of experience in adult education/corporate learning
  • Expertise and experience in leading the development of competency-based initiatives through the development lifecycle from conceptualization to impact analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, business, human resources, or a related technical field

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Effective organizational and project management skills to prioritize and manage multiple projects within tight deadlines
  • Ability to influence without a direct line of authority
  • You are skilled at consulting and collaborating within cross-functional teams with a continuous improvement mindset
  • You have superb communication skills and are able to adapt communication style to suit the requirements of a wide range of stakeholders
  • You possess high-level analytical and research skills, and demonstrate integrity, respect and accountability

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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