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Strategy & Leadership

Director, Learning & Development

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Executive  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $145k - $167k/yr  

Be part of something incredible. Metals are necessary for our world, but mining historically faced issues with waste, sustainability, and inefficiencies. MineSense is changing that. Our solutions reduce mining waste and environmental impacts while increasing profits and efficiencies. Backed by the best in venture capital and government funds, and recognized by tech industry and sustainability programs, MineSense is doing what many said could not be done: improving mining for people and planet.

We are looking to add a Director, Learning & Development, to our People team in Vancouver, B.C. Reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Director, Learning & Development will work closely with our leadership team to drive and define a learning and development strategy. In this role, you will manage the design, execution, facilitation, evaluation and continuous improvement of our learning and development programs.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Translate strategic business needs into learning and development programs that are values-based, people-centric and aligned with our business goals.
  • Develop and execute the strategy for Learning and Development programs to provide transformational learning.
  • Partner to create experiential learning as a part of a development journey for our leaders and teams.
  • Create a comprehensive Leadership Development journey for all levels of leaders, based on competencies, business needs, and transformational development.  
  • Design and deliver end-to-end training programs, workshops, tools, and curricula that deliver a high-quality learner experience. 
  • Assist with identification and selection of Learning Management System, and maintain overall ownership of learning technology.  
  • Facilitate dynamic classroom and virtual training, utilizing adult learning principles and various teaching methods to effectively ensure transfer of learning.
  • Manage outsourced consultants and content providers in year one, and build a learning and development team over time.  
  • Partner with key stakeholders to identify knowledge and skills gaps and create innovative learning solutions for all Team-members that align with business needs. 
  • Manage projects end-to-end, including project plan creation, execution, and tracking of desired outcomes and results 
  • Manage program logistics, coordination and language translation in a hybrid format for virtual and live delivery for our global workforce.  
  • Measure program effectiveness and adapt to improve satisfaction, knowledge transfer, behavior change, and business results. 
  • Additional duties as occasionally required by your manager. 


  • Recognized education/formal training in Education, Adult Learning, Instructional Design or a related discipline (Degree or Certificate).
  • Experience with classroom facilitation and online training content/instructional design.
  • Experience developing and designing curriculum for adult learners.
  • Experience in training and delivering impactful and effective learning programs. 
  • Proven experience in managing training projects from end-to-end. 
  • Experience in assessing organizational needs and developing a variety of learning solutions to drive development and growth within an organization. 
  • Technical knowledge of e-learning authoring software and LMS implementation (an asset).
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and experienced facilitator. 
  • Proven abilities as a leader, team builder, motivator, coach and mentor. 
  • Strong project management, logistical planning and organizational skills. 
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently and in teams. 
  • Ability to communicate in English, knowledge of Spanish is an asset. 

$145,000 – $168,000 a year

The salary offered to the successful candidate will be based on their experience, knowledge and skills they bring to MineSense, market data based on their location as well as internal equity. We are in growth mode and are looking for talented folks at all levels, so please do not hesitate to apply.

Our total rewards package includes: 

  • A competitive bonus.
  • Matching RRSP or 401K program (for Canadian and US employees)
  • A comprehensive benefit program
  • Transit Subsidy (for roles based in Vancouver, BC)
  • Hybrid work (for roles that do not require to be onsite)
  • 3 weeks’ vacation or more depending on the position
  • Company organized social events and celebrations to connect with your team

Here’s what you can expect as a part of the MineSense Team: 

When you join MineSense, a trailblazing Canadian mining technology company, you become a part of our purpose to maximize global metals and minimize global impacts. We’re not just a company; we’re a Community of Innovators who forge a path toward a sustainable future. Here’s why we want you to be excited: 

  • Purpose-Driven: At MineSense, we don’t just clock in—we live our purpose. We’re on a mission to revolutionize the  mining industry, and every day, we’re one step closer to a cleaner, greener world. 
  • Values That Resonate: Our core values—Innovation, Belonging, Resilience, and Adding Value—aren’t just buzzwords. They’re the bedrock of our culture. When you step into our team, you’re not just an employee; you’re a steward of these values. 
  • Impactful Work: Imagine contributing to a cleaner, more sustainable planet. At MineSense, you’re shaping the future of cleantech and developing cutting edge technology that literally hasn’t been developed before. Your work matters, and it echoes beyond our walls. 
  • People-Centric: We’re not just about profits; we’re about people. Our organization cares deeply about its employees. When you join us, you become part of a community that supports growth, well-being, and success. 

Ready to make your mark? Join MineSense and be part of something bigger than yourself. 

MineSense is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment or hiring process, please contact us at careers@minesense.com for assistance. Information received related to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. 

  All applications are welcome, even if you don’t meet all the requirements, so please do not hesitate to apply.