Manager, People Development – Community Living British Columbia

Are you a dynamic leader who has a passion for organizational learning and OD and is looking for a purpose-driven employer that truly cares about its people and the people it serves? Join our amazing team as our Manager, People Development.

We are proud to be selected as one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2022!

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Communities of belonging, lives with connection. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration, and community.

The Role:

As the Manager, People Development you will design, develop, implement and assess talent/organizational development strategies in support of CLBC’s Strategic Plan and People Strategy. You will lead the Corporate Learning and Organizational Development team and be accountable for shaping, delivering, and embedding corporate learning and organizational development strategies to build and sustain high performance and a culture that is conducive to a learning organization that aligns with CLBC’s vision, mission, and values.

Duties include:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining a framework for the development and oversight of comprehensive learning programs and services for all levels of staff to support their competency in areas that are critical to the organization’s success and promote continuous learning and a performance focus across the organization
  • Developing and maintaining policies related to the work to ensure consistency across the organization on training and staff development and in alignment with CLBC’s People Strategy and Strategic Plan
  • Establishing training standards and providing quality assurance for training activities conducted both internal to the departmental and by other departments in the organization
  • Providing oversight of and conducting comprehensive needs assessments and follow-up evaluations of training and development strategies, products and services to ensure both operational and strategic projects successfully equip staff with the capabilities they require to be successful
  • Consulting and supporting the integrated delivery of talent development services with the People Services Consulting team
  • Conducting research on current trends in training and organizational development best practices and technologies in learning organizations
  • Overseeing and managing multiple projects and initiatives, leading project teams, and managing relationships and contracts with external contractors, suppliers, agencies, and organizations by obtaining project funding and resources, identifying project objectives and strategies, directing research activities, and ensuring contracted deliverables are met
  • Representing CLBC on government committees, and with other partners such as colleges and universities as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Education, Business Administration, Psychology, or any other behavioral science. A Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and/or Adult Learning is considered an asset
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in organizational development, adult learning, and/or human resources, with a minimum of 3 years in a consulting/management role that includes experience in group process, conflict resolution, team development, program design, project management, as well as instructional experience in the areas of leadership, change and quality improvement
  • Experience within a unionized environment in a complex public sector organization preferred
  • An equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training will be considered
  • Certification in Prosci (ADKAR) Change Management methodology considered an asset

Benefits: You will receive a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Extended health and dental
  • A BC Public Service Pension plan
  • Generous vacation and special leave to help you achieve work/life balance
  • Personal days
  • Paid parental/adoption leave
  • Life insurance, salary protection for sick days, and if needed, long-term disability
  • Wellness supports, including an Employee and Family Assistance Program, and a health and wellness incentive program.
  • Professional development programs provide continuous learning and the opportunity for professional development and skill-building

Additional Info:

This position is posted to fill a vacancy

Term/Status: Permanent/Full time

Classification/Salary: Excluded

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: Open until filled. Applications are being actively reviewed.

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record review check.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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