New Job Learning & Development Associate, North America In British Columbia

Learning & Development Associate, North America
Learning & Development Associate, North America

Learning & Development Associate, North America

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Location : British Columbia

Full Description

** This role is open those based in or electing to relocate to any of Steer's Vancouver office (Contact us | Steer (**

About Steer

Working across cities, infrastructure and transport, Steer is a consultancy that combines commercial, economic, technical and planning expertise to find powerful answers to our clients' complex questions and ultimately improve the way people live, work and travel.

We are a global firm spanning 23 offices across four continents working together to make a real difference. Established for over forty years, we are a truly international business with global reach, insight, and capabilities. At Steer, we actively invest in developing new ideas and ways of working. We encourage our people to think creatively about their work and how we can help clients maximise opportunities and commercial benefits.

We have a set of guiding principles that drive everything we do from the smallest detail to the largest project, ensuring we deliver commercially valuable work for our clients alongside career-enhancing experiences for our staff. Our people are our greatest asset. We have many of the most respected experts in their fields, who combine commercial, economic, and planning expertise to solve our clients' most complex questions.

For over four decades we have been proudly independent, controlled and owned by people working within the business. Today this legacy of employee ownership and empowerment continues, and our role in helping people, places and economies thrive means that social responsibility is an important part of our culture and values.

About the role

We are seeking to recruit a senior team member to work directly with the Head of People to design and lead the L&D effort across our North America operations, which we are aiming to grow to a Headcount of 180 during the financial year 23/24 (Financial Year End is 31 March 2024).

The global People Team comprises 19 colleagues and is led by the Head of People, who is based in London, UK.

This person will be working in our Learning & Development team in support of building out or internal learning and development offerings, which has contributed to our company's ongoing success in the United States, Canada, and beyond.

This person will be a contributing member of Steer's North American/International Business Delivery Group, which is comprised of finance, human resources, marketing, legal, L&D, recruitment, facilities, and IT experts. In combination, these disciplines provide us with the breadth and depth to deliver integrated and innovative solutions to the organization.

The L&D Associate will:

  • Work with the Head of People and regional Leadership to understand learning needs and priorities.
  • Devise and implement business-specific learning solutions to deliver desired capability improvements.
  • Using their own knowledge and skills, develop content and structure delivery to support Management and Leadership skills development.
  • Work with internal subject matter experts and external providers as well as using their own knowledge and skills to develop content and structure delivery around a number of key consultancy skills areas, including (but not limited to)
    • Presentation skills
    • Presenting [delivery] skills
    • Problem solving
    • Commercial awareness
    • Client Relationship Management
    • Project Management
    • Technical consultancy skills
  • Facilitate workshops among senior and/or highly analytical professional delegates.
  • Work closely with the Digital L&D BP to support their content and delivery appropriately.
  • Lead on relevant projects to improve the L&D offering and profile within the business.
  • Support other members of the wider People team as needed, particularly on relevant project work.

The L&D Associate will work in a demanding and enjoyable environment and provide wider support to our business in the design and implementation of classroom trainings for a wide range of Steer's internal initiatives.

Work Environment

All Steer employees seeking a full-time opportunity are encouraged to spend 60% of their time either in office or on-site with clients. An employee's typical work week consists of 37.5 hours. Hours, expectations, and exemption status will be adjusted for any applicant seeking a part-time opportunity.


The salary range for Vancouver office applicants are $110,000 to $120,000 CAD.

Do be advised that this is an estimated benchmark salary of good faith for province of British Columbia. All compensation, regardless of location, may be subject to change as skills, abilities, internal equity and geographic location are taken into account.

In addition to base salary, all employees will be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus. Please review the benefits section for more information on total reward.

Steer reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional compensation.


The preferred candidate for this role will possess some or all of the following attributes:

  • Significant previous experience in a relevant position, successfully devising and delivering Leadership and Management development initiatives.
  • Extensive facilitation and delivery experience of relevant 'professional services' subject matter.
  • Able to successfully bring delegates on learning journey.
  • Highly capable in content design.
  • Strong IT Skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Degree-level education or professional accreditation [or equivalent] in the field of L&D, or other relevant field.
  • Previous experience in a professional services industry.

Additional skills of merit include:

  • Spanish language skills.
  • Previous experience working in a Consultancy environment.
  • Experience deploying Clifton Strengths analytics and methodologies to Leadership Development


For our Canadian applicants, we offer a competitive package of benefits including private medical, dental, and vision insurance, a group Share Incentive Plan, a 3% RRSP contribution and a discretionary yearly bonus based on annual compensation (dependent upon individual and company performance).

Additionally, we offer 22 vacation days, 13 paid holidays, competitive sick days, and a bi-annual performance review process.

Steer is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Any other human expressions and experiences not mentioned here are equally welcome. If you require an accommodation, now or throughout your employment, please let us know.

In our commitment to inclusivity in the workplace, Steer has welcomed the creation of various Employee Resource Groups, dedicated to ensuring the support, progression, and well-being of all employees. For more information, check out our social responsibility page Our social responsibility | Steer (

Our evaluation processes are designed around merit and capability. We don't select people on the prestige of their educational establishments or other background information. Our interviewers are trained on how to manage selection processes fairly and without bias, and to conduct processes which do not selectively appeal more to one or more demographic to the detriment of any others.

We understand that some may be dissuaded to apply based off their compatibility with the job description. That being said, we understand that not everyone is a perfect match on paper and encourage anyone to apply regardless of how much their work experience directly relates to the job description.

Part-time and flexible working applications will be considered.