Manager, Contract Training

Professional & Continuing Studies
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Closing date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:00
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Job description: 

Reporting to the Director, Professional and Continuing Studies, the Manager, Contract Training is responsible for the procurement, sales and delivery of custom and contract training programs, and for managing the implementation of specialized partnerships, for both domestic and international markets.

In this role you will build long-term alliances and relationships with both domestic and international stakeholders and clients including: program delivery partners, domestic and international government representatives, businesses and organizations, and will also be responsible for bridging the relationship between internal stakeholders and domestic and international clients.

In addition, you will create, design, plan, implement, and manage market-responsive programs that support the identified educational and training needs of a diverse group of domestic and international clients.


To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

    • Graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Leadership or Organization Development) or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and a minimum of 5 years related experience in contract training administration and business development including supervisory experience.
    • Competence in the concepts, theories, practices and techniques of organization, leadership and professional development, change leadership, engagement, and performance management.
    • Ability to administer assessment instruments such as MBTI, HBDI, SDI, etc. considered an asset.
    • In-depth knowledge of both domestic and international post-secondary markets.
    • Superior writing abilities, specifically for proposals and contracts.
    • Comfortable working with complex contracts and awareness of the various legal requirements/implications.
    • Ability to bring new, creative ideas, energy and approaches to existing strategies.
    • Strong oral communication and presentation skills.
    • A relationship-management focused mindset and a passion for, and proven demonstration of, customer service.
    • Advanced computer skills: Windows, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Scheduler+), database management, project management, and budget tracking.
    • Culturally sensitive to various overseas markets.
    • Multilingual abilities are an asset.
    • Some domestic and international travel may be required.
Application submission information: 

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. The role is positioned within Grade 5 with a recruitment salary range of $66,586 to $83,232 per annum. Royal Roads University is also pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-045-M0216– Last name, First name

Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on September 14, 2016 and will close on September 28, 2016 however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.