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Senior Manager of Talent, Learning and Leadership

BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo), owner and operator of BC Place Stadium and the Vancouver Convention Centre, is currently searching for a Senior Manager of Talent, Learning and Leadership to join our team.  This important new role will report to the Vice President, People, and acts as a key part of the HR leadership team responsible for people strategy and programs at PavCo.

As the Sr. Manager, Talent, Learning and Leadership you will lead the development and implementation of an integrated set of talent, learning and organizational development strategies and programs that foster the desired organizational culture and leadership capabilities essential to the achievement of PavCo’s business objectives.



PavCo is a Crown corporation of the Province of British Columbia, with a mandate to generate significant economic and community benefit for the people of British Columbia. Over the next 5 years, PavCo is forecast to generate more than $2 billion in economic impact within the province of British Columbia.

PavCo is recognized as a global leader in venue development, marketing, and management. BC Place is the province’s flagship stadium, and is proudly referred to as “Canada’s Home Stadium” for international sporting events. The iconic Vancouver Convention Centre is the world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified convention facility and has twice been named “World’s Best Convention Centre”.

Across all business units, PavCo’s team of approximately 800 staff work with a diverse range of local and international partners, suppliers and clientele to host a year-round schedule of events. Together, we consistently deliver an outstanding level of commitment, skill and professionalism as we host exceptional experiences with a global audience.

For more information about PavCo and its facilities, please visit:


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The role of PavCo is to generate significant economic and community benefit for the people of B.C. Events hosted at PavCo’s venues are a key contributor to the continued growth of B.C.’s tourism industry – an industry that delivers immense social, cultural and economic benefits to all parts of the province.

At PavCo, we believe in going the extra mile for our clients, guests, and community at every opportunity. The values we bring to every interaction are: Quality and Service, Respect, Fairness, Honest Communication, Financial Responsibility, Creativity and Innovation, Enthusiasm, Environmental Responsibility and Integrity.

PavCo works collaboratively with its partners to maintain leading-edge standards and stay ahead of global competition. Building on an outstanding track record, we embrace new opportunities and challenges with an innovative spirit.


  • Partner with executives and senior leaders to understand PavCo’s talent, learning and leadership related needs; provide thought leadership, direction, design and execution of talent, learning and leadership solutions to enable PavCo’s business strategy.
  • Provide leadership in the areas of talent engagement, performance, succession, assessment, learning and other talent and career development programs.
  • Support a “leadership at all levels” approach through the design and implementation of a leadership development strategy.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of such programs and their return on investment to the organization.


  • Over 7 years relevant specialist experience
  • Deep subject matter expertise in human resources or organizational development
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Education, Business, Organizational Development, Industrial Psychology or similar.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to understand attitudes, interests, needs and perspectives communicated both verbally and non-verbally
  • Strong project management skills along with the ability to lead and influence business transformation efforts
  • A leadership approach that inspires trust and builds constructive and supportive relationships 
  • Dedication to cooperative team dynamics; commitment to customer satisfaction, enjoys working with people from all levels of the organization


This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to achieving outstanding results.

The team at PavCo thanks you for your application.

PavCo is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


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