Director Professional Development

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. You will provide leadership and guidance to a team of professionals in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of technical, behavioral and supervisory learning programs, practices and strategies. 


Here's how a Director Professional Development for our Edmonton NAHQ office contributes to our team:


  • Setting the strategic direction of formalized learning at PCL by understanding organizational needs, business and market trends, interdepartmental functions, and principles of adult education.
  • Providing direct and indirect supervision to a team of learning and development professionals
  • Directing change management processes to ensure successful adoption of new programs in alignment with PCL strategy and priorities to position PCL as an employer of choice.
  • Contributing to corporate leadership development through participation on the PCL Leadership Advisory Board and facilitation of senior-level leadership development programs.
  • Applying expert knowledge to determine the appropriate delivery method for a situation based on the strategic learning objectives and learner needs. 
  • Leading research and development initiatives to evolve learning and development at PCL through innovation and technology.
  • Ensuring standards of learning and documentation are maintained in alignment with PCL’s professional development business guide and are appropriate for the audience.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of corporate learning and development programming and initiatives across the company. 


  • Postsecondary degree specializing in adult education, organizational development, education, or business administration preferred
  • Minimum of 12 years of progressive learning and development experience in a corporate environment preferred, including 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Superior relationship management skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to delegate and coordinate activities effectively and lead and motivate senior level learning and development professionals/managers. 
  • Proven ability to lead teams through significant change management initiatives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated organization, planning, and time management skills, with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and delegate.
  • Advanced experience in training, facilitation, and in managing complex sessions including conflict resolution.
  • Advanced business acumen with an understanding of industry practices and new developments.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and present ideas and content that contribute to the sector or organization’s strategic priorities. 
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and other specialized software as required. 

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.


Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 10/24/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Constructors Inc. 

Primary Location: Edmonton, Alberta (Corporate) 

Job: Director Professional Development

Requisition: 1768