Director of training
Northern Defense & Security - Ottawa, ON

Director of Training

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Training will be responsible for assessing the training
needs of the Company in order to create a training department, training programs and
training best practices. He/she will be responsible for identifying the resources and skills to
work in this newly created department. These training programs are not limited to the IT
department, but it extends to the various departments and their related business functions.
We also need to develop a train-the-trainer programs to help build a team is ready to cover
all aspects of the company’s training needs.

The Director will be responsible for interviewing the various managers to identify their short
and long term departments’ training needs. There are currently some training materials in
the various departments that need to be revised and sometimes re-written to follow an
agreed upon format and approach to training. The successful candidate will plan an integral
role in the management and direction of global training solutions. This position will be
located in Ottawa, ON

The Director should provide the CEO with daily reports about the activities of the Director and
his/her department. He/she should conduct team meeting on regular basis and make sure
that tasks and milestones are achieved on time.

Responsibilities:
− Draft an effective training strategy and develop the company training department.
− Creation and development of all training materials including trainer guides and evaluation systems
− Facilitate the planning and delivery of programs and strategies jointly with local and
corporate stakeholders
− Train the trainer and conduct various training classes for the various departments
− Develops and manages a strong training team (i.e. hires, trains, appraises, rewards,
motivates, disciplines, etc.) ensuring that appropriate subject knowledge and skills are
developed within each individual.

Candidate Qualifications:
− Must have at least 3 years experience in the international Security and close protection industry
− Must have experience within any law-enforcement or military
− Must have extentive Close Protection experience in hostile environment
− Track record of creating training programs and materials
− Must be fluent in French and English
− Must be licenced ( security and first aid )
− Training experience in Project Management Principles is a plus
− Experience in Embassies security is a big plus


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