Learning and Development Specialist

Job No: NP205
Location: Richmond, BC

  • Exciting opportunity in a rewarding role with Nature's Path - 1 of Canada's Top Employers for 6 years in a row!
  • Be a part of a values-based organization with a mission to leave the earth better than we found it.

About The Opportunity

The Learning & Development Specialist will design, develop, and implement learning programs which support the professional development of our team members. This includes developing custom courses, partnering and sourcing vendors, facilitation, coordination, implementation and evaluation of learning activities.

Critical outcomes for this role include:

  • Program Development & Facilitation:
    • Identifies and develops core curriculum paths for all team members, and leadership levels within the company, and delivers core learning programs.
    • Creates training content by working with third-party vendors and in-house SMEs to develop learning objectives and a relevant curriculum.
    • Facilitates team development sessions (e.g. Insights), and customized sessions as requested.
    • Administers psychometric instruments and surveys to analyze individual and group behavior (e.g. Insights, 360 instruments).
    • Provides coaching support and resources for managers to help them develop learning & development plans and have meaningful career conversations.
    • Partners with operations in the US and Canada as advisor to support plant training programs and execution of corporate programs.  
  • Provide learning support as follows:
    • Coordinates logistics, scheduling, and communication on all learning, talent and culture events in Richmond location.
    • Conducts our training needs analysis
    • Be a visible member of the People, Culture and Mission team and seen as a trusted business partner for managers and team members related to training and development activities and change initiatives.
    • Provide coaching to managers and teams to support leadership development, organizational change and business transformation activities.
    • Work with the People, Culture and Mission Department to be part of a high performing team of People, Culture and Mission professionals who are capable of delivering results effectively and efficiently

Success in this role will require:


  • Post-secondary education 
  • Insights Certification (preferred)
  • Adult education courses or programs (preferred)


  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • HR background
  • Advanced facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Curriculum design skills including, experiential learning, and use of elearning and online methods
  • Experience designing customized sessions to teams.
  • Excellent customer service skills to meet the requests of our team members.


 About Nature's Path

Nature’s Path is a sustainably-driven, deliciously-healthy organic food company that believes in "leaving the earth better than we found it". At Nature’s Path, we believe in the idea that you can come to work, and help make the world a better place in the same day. Nature’s Path has received numerous awards such as the Greenest Employer award, BC’s Top Employers award, and Financial Post’s Ten Best Companies to work for in Canada!

As a family-run, privately-owned company with locations in Canada and the U.S., our company was founded with strong entrepreneurial spirit and mission to leave the Earth better than we found it, which has become part of everything we do. Since our establishment in 1985, we have expanded to employ a team of over 600 employees in U.S. and Canada! Our company’s innovative brands include Nature’s Path, Love Crunch, Envirokidz and Que Pasa.

We are passionate about food that is good and good for you! Founded in 1985, Nature’s Path Foods is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, employing approximately 500 people at its facilities in both Canada and the United States. The family-owned company is the number one producer of organic breakfast foods and snacks sold in natural, specialty and retail grocery stores in 40 countries worldwide. The company’s innovative brands include Nature’s Path®, EnviroKidz™, and Que Pasa.  

Our goal is to be a trusted name for quality organic foods in every home– socially responsible, environmentally sustainable and financially viable. We believe that everyone should have access to delicious food that is both good for people and the planet. If you share our vision, please explore our opportunities and take the path to a new and exciting career! Visit Nature’s Path online at www.naturespath.com, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Upon joining Nature's Path, you will become part of a vibrant team that contributes to bringing healthy, organic food to the world in a sustainable way. At Nature’s Path, we follow 5 core competencies and, as a result, strive to build a culture that is: performance driven, always improving, team focused, honourable and respectful, and sustainably and socially conscious.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Nature’s Path Foods; candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by Nature’s Path.   


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