• Knowledge Consultant Toronto
  • Sun Life in Toronto, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:
• 1 year Contract **

The Operational Learning and Performance (OLP) team provides innovative and digital learning, quality, and knowledge management solutions to the Canadian Operations business lines. Our solutions are aligned to the overall strategy and vision for Canadian Operations and enable our business partners to provide client centric service excellence.

Reporting to the Director... of Operational Learning and Performance, the Knowledge Consultant, will develop and evolve Knowledge Management (KM) solutions, establish and maintain KM best practices and create One Best Ways (OBW) for the onboarding of new KM programs. You will develop guidelines on analysis and measurement to drive continuous improvement and innovation.

The Knowledge Consultant will design consistent and standard practices across all KM teams, maintain the KM Maturity Model, existing content, tools and capabilities to help our Business Partners accelerate their performance and continuously improve.

What will you do: 
• Develop new or enhance existing business partner KM programs that support the business strategies in line with the Maturity Model (OBW), KM Framework and Guiding Principles
• Provide continuous improvement recommendations and support regarding end-to-end KM solutions, standards, framework, tools and technology
• Ensuring our KM writing standards and best practices are well documented, accurate, well organized, consistent and highly effective
• Support KM capabilities and services across all KM teams, support of pilots for new methodologies, improve or add new KM services; and assist in the testing of new/improved KM tools and design
• Build, sustain and leverage relationships and people networks across portfolios, business partners and external organizations; leverage and share best practices through open communication and sharing with the KM & Best Practice teams
• Refine and govern KM principals, best practices and maintain the vision across all KM teams
• Support the Knowledge community of practice and excellence within the organization, including maintaining and delivering upskilling programs for knowledge practitioners
• Maintain KPI (Key Performance Indicators) metrics of programs; performing assessments across portfolios to ensure consistency, maintain standards, provide regular status updates and reporting to OLP leadership and key business stakeholders; and provide recommendations on areas to improve

What do you need to succeed: 
• University degree or college diploma in business (or equivalent number of years of experience in the insurance industry or similar industry)
• 3 years’ work experience in Knowledge Management, with technical writing experience, supporting content initiatives and working with cross-functional teams
• 6-10 years of continuous improvement in a client focused environment
• Proficient knowledge of KM principles, processes and tools, along with business areas processes, controls and technologies
• Experience in taxonomy, content modeling, content planning, information architect, working in both unstructured and highly structured content standards
• Sound knowledge of project management techniques, tools and methodologies and experience working in agile project teams
• Knowledge of change management methodologies
• Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, consulting and influencing skills
• Experience with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Projects with demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative solutions and ability to leverage data and technology
• Strong customer service skills with a customer focused mindset, with a solid ability to create and maintain strong relationships across the organization at all levels
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated facilitation skills
• Adaptable and resilient, able to manage complexity, comfortable working in ambiguous situations, flexible to handle a fast-paced environment and easily adaptable to a variety of management styles

• Formal training in Agile project methodologies an asset
• Experience with MS Access, MS Visio and SharePoint are assets

What’s in it for you?
• Joining one of Canadas top 25 companies to work for, as recognized by GlassDoor
• Competitive salary influenced by market range data
• A friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture
• We’re proud to be recognized as a company with a 2023 Most Trusted Executive team by Great Place to Work® Canada!
• We’re committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment. Our goal is to make sure all our employees have the chance to live up to their full potential

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to [email protected].

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

53,800/53 800 - 87,400/87 400

Job Category:

Training & Development

Posting End Date:

Toronto ON


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