Learning & Development Manager - Landing Group

  • Vaughan, ON, CANADA


The Landing Restaurant Group is looking for an awesome Learning and Development Manager to be an integral part of our growing business. This important role will create, manage, and update content designed to empower our team members at all stages of their career. The Manager of Learning and Development will engage with our leaders to determine the most effective content and delivery method that will drive our strategic plan and empower new hires and existing team members to deliver on our Vision, Mission and Core Values. This influential role will report into the Director of Culture Strategy and collaborate with our Operations team. If you are a leader who is excited about Facilitation, Instructional design, Leadership Development and making an impact on Corporate Culture through engaging, positive and inspiring content and delivery, than this is your perfect role!

In this role, the duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Lead our Learning and Development programs through design, facilitation and evaluation.
  • Effective delivery of L&D programs utilizing a variety of delivery channels (in-classroom, e-Learning, instructor-led, self-study and reference materials).
  • Bringing Landings Corporate Culture into all aspects of development, coaching and training.
  • Independently design and develop learning solutions based on Needs Assessments that are aligned to the strategic initiatives and relevant to the needs of the business and our team members.
  • Manage, update and best utilize LMS.
  • Responsible for developing creative, innovative and effective learning solutions that enhance our team members.
  • Create and implement Culture-driven onboarding program and supporting workbooks.
  • Lead and further develop our in-store training team program.
  • Produce insightful analysis of learning data and recommend potential solutions.
  • Research trends and adopts best practices into the development of facilitation techniques and learning curricula.

Job requirements:

  • Aminimum of three years to five or more years of relevantwork experience, specializing in facilitation, instructional design and implementation, including informal and formal learning strategies and projects.
  • Completion of a Training & Development Certificate, University Degree and/or College Diploma in a related field is preferred and/or relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and concepts (needs analysis, instructional design, learning strategies, methodologies & technologies)
  • Restaurant management experience, knowledge of the casual dining industry and restaurant operations are an asset.
  • Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships at all levels.
  • Self-motivated to manage priorities and objectives in a fast-paced, high-energy organization.
  • Exceptional collaboration skills with the ability to motivate and direct others
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly PowerPoint.
  • Positive, fun and charismatic professional with dynamic presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Overall Working Conditions:

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Will be required to travel to restaurants and new store opens (15%)
  • May be required to work overtime on occasion to ensure project deliverables are met.
  • Will be required to take on special projects as required.
  • Comfortable to present in-front of small and larger groups

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply today

As part of our accessibility commitment, We are committed to providing an accessible environment for all of our customers, employees, and job applicants, and will make available to any selected applicants accommodations and/or accessible formats should he/she require.

Please note that an offer of employment may be subject to reference checks and background checks, including a criminal record check as part of the selection process

We thank all candidates for their interest in opportunities with us however, only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please.

At this time, we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies. Any candidates submitted via staffing and employment agencies will not be considered.

About Landing Restaurant Group

Since our beginning in 2010, the Landing Group has worked to establish itself as a key player in the growing food service industry. With quality, community and commitment to excellence being our core values, the hospitality we offer is inspired by a lifestyle. Our menus are developed per location, service standards are perfected, and even our music is chosen with care and attention. Our passion and attention to detail is what makes working with the Landing Group so exciting. We are looking for eager, experienced and enthusiastic team members who will provide a high level of service and experience to our guests.

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What it's like to work at Landing Restaurant Group

Grow from Within

Grow from Within We have four locations in the GTA and we’re growing rapidly. Join the Landing Group team and you can look forward to opportunities for growth from within. We like to foster talent in our company. Your success is our success.

Inspire Excellence

We like to make things from scratch and we love fresh ingredients. We enjoy getting creative and it shows in each of our unique Landing locations. Bring your own ideas and creative visions to the table and help inspire excellence.

Fantastic Training

Landing Restaurant Group does more than basic training. We offer an in-depth training experience to all new employees. And the learning doesn’t have to end after training: we offer mentorships, apprenticeship programs, management training and Cara University.

A look inside Landing Restaurant Group

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Benefits & Perks

Awesome Perks

At Landing Restaurant Group, we bring a lot to the dinner table. We make sure that our team is given the support that they need when they’re at work and also when they’re not. That’s why we offer gym memberships, school support and apprenticeship programs to all of our employees.

The Whole Package

We don’t believe in offering our team anything less than the full package to help them to build inspiring, challenging and rewarding careers. All of our employees are entitled to competitive wages, flexible schedules and food discounts. These may sound like extras, but we see them as everyday essentials.

Landing Restaurant Group Testimonials

I enjoy the satisfaction of cooking from scratch and seeing my work make people happy.

Jesse , Heart of house - The Landing Group

A fun and exciting place with opportunity to grow and build a career.

Andrea , Pastry Chef - The Landing Group

I like having the ability to have an update and unique menu with creative ideas.

Matt , Sous Chef - The Landing Group

A Fast paced high energy atmosphere. The high level of service that turns first time guests into, regulars, friends and new additions to the Family.

Paige , Manager - The Landing Group

It is a great learning opportunity as an apprentice. Every day is a different experience and all around fun work environment.

Jakub , Heart of House - The Landing Group

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