Ignite your potential. Impact what matters.

Hi, we're HUB.

We advise businesses and individuals on how to reach their goals.

When you partner with us, you’re at the center of a vast network of risk, insurance, employee benefits, retirement and wealth management specialists that bring clarity to a changing world with tailored solutions and unrelenting advocacy.

So you’re ready for tomorrow.

Company Profile

HUB International was born in 1998 with the merger of 11 privately held insurance brokerages. Today, HUB is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world and represents a broad, deep, one-of-a-kind aggregation of insurance entrepreneurs.

13,000+

employees across North America.

5th

ranked among the world's largest insurance brokers.

450+

offices across North America.

HUB Mission

To protect and support the aspirations of individuals, families and businesses. To empower our employees to learn, grow and make a difference in their communities.

HUB Vision

To be everywhere risk exists—today and tomorrow. Helping Protect what matters most.

Our Core Values

  • Entrepreneurship - We encourage innovation and educated risk-taking.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing every time.
  • Teamwork - We work together to maximize results.
  • Accountability - We measure and take responsibility for outcomes.
  • Service - We serve our customers, communities and colleagues.

Why Choose HUB?

Throughout our network of more than 450 HUB offices in North America, we offer a competitive, exciting and friendly work environment that strategically positions our employees for longevity and success. At HUB, we believe in investing in the future of our employees, and provide continuous opportunities for growth and development. Our entrepreneurial culture fosters an environment that empowers our people to make the best decisions for our customers and organization, focusing on expanding the industry knowledge of our insurance professionals to better serve our valued clients. We are committed to providing you with competitive and flexible benefits options that are rooted in your current needs, yet evolves as your needs change over time. Join us in taking the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.

We are the perfect fit if you:

  • are seeking a progressive work environment at a rapidly growing organization
  • have a desire to help others protect their future
  • have an entrepreneurial spirit and are challenged by the opportunity to grow the business
  • are focused on learning and development to enhance your industry knowledge and expertise
  • are a self-starter willing to invest time and energy to learn the technical aspects of our business
  • believe in integrity and building success by developing relationships with others

Benefits

We offer a dynamic benefits program that is rooted in your current needs yet evolves as those needs change over time. We are committed to providing you with the tools and resources you need to maximize your benefits portfolio.

We believe in the value of a wellness strategy to build morale and support the personal health goals of our employees. We’re proud to offer our employees medical plans that not only provide coverage for illness and injury, but also enable you and your family to focus on staying well. Outside of offering a portfolio of medical plans to support our employees’ well-being, we’ve worked hard to build a comprehensive program reflecting our values and vision to boost engagement and motivation.

HUB Healthy Habits was created to educate, activate, and support employee engagement in total health and wellbeing, encouraging employees to put healthy ideas into action in and out of the office. On-site health committees lead in-office health initiatives, including monthly educational health and fitness activities.

  • Technology: Portal on the HUB intranet and mobile app delivers health campaigns and contests.
  • Tools: Break rooms designed by our employees outfitted with balls, bands, and light weights.
  • Healthy challenges: Challenges and campaigns with prizes for meeting fitness and nutrition goals.
  • Health screening & coaching: Track your health and performance. Health coaches are available to all employees.

Retirement savings plans: You choose how much to deposit each pay period and how your money is invested.

Travel accident insurance: HUB’s Travel Accident benefit covers injuries and death sustained during business travel. We also provide 24/7 access to personal and emergency assistance when you are traveling for business or personal reasons, including dependents traveling with you.

Flexible spending & parking and transit programs: Flexible spending accounts allow you to pay for eligible health and/or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. You can also use pre-tax dollars to pay for parking and transit expenses and can enroll in the program at any point during the year.

MyHUB Discounts: All HUB employees have access to discounts on automotive, electronic, consumer, educational assistance, home security, travel, home, and work-life products and services.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): We understand it can be difficult to manage family, work-related and personal issues. That’s why we offer an EAP at no cost to you. To help guide you through difficult situations or simply assist you with day-to-day tasks like finding a last-minute dog sitter, trained professionals work with you as you search for solutions. The program is completely confidential and can help you work through issues related to: emotional well-being, family life, healthy living, and legal or financial matters.

Group auto & home insurance: You have the option of purchasing personal lines of auto and home insurance at discounted rates.

Group legal plan: You have the option of enrolling in the group legal plan. This plan provides access to legal assistance for matters concerning estate planning, real estate, family law, consumer protection and more.

Other voluntary extras include: critical illness insurance, accident insurance, group indemnity insurance, long-term care coverage, and more.

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Hub International Associate Vice President, Learning and Development in Burnaby, British Columbia

HUB International is continuously GROWING, and we are looking for individuals with an ENTREPRENEUR mindset to join our team!

We are BC’s largest insurance broker, growing 15% year over year! We offer stability, career development opportunities, and a strong team working environment. Whether you’re just starting out in insurance, or a seasoned veteran, HUB can take you to your next career goal.

We are Proud to Offer

  • Competitive compensation

  • Comprehensive tuition financing and career-related training and development

  • Team Contests, Performance Recognition, & Team Events

  • Company matching RRSP contributions

  • Customizable flexible benefits options for you and your family

  • We promote work-life balance through flexible scheduling and hours

  • A progressive employee assistance program through LifeWorks

  • Mental and physical wellness initiatives

  • HUB Cares: we are a company that gives back and is active in the community

  • Mileage reimbursement for vehicle use (if applicable)

The Opportunity

As the Associate Vice President, Learning and Development (L&D), you will work directly with the COO to develop the overall strategy and you’ll directly oversee, influence, create and develop L&D activities for the regional organization.

This position understands what current skills and competencies are needed to be the best, most valuable broker to our clients and continuously engages our employees in meaningful, relevant, and timely skill building.

This position works with industry, line of business and functional subject matter experts (SMEs) to build L&D programs from the ground up where required. You’ll also ensure we’ve fully engaging in Corporate Head Office training resources available at the regional, desk level.

The Responsibilities

  • General Training

  • Assess, design, develop, implement, facilitate, and evaluate training initiatives and programs to meet regional HUB objectives

  • Strategize and oversee training initiatives in divisions with identified trainers, provide additional support in divisions without this identification

  • Maintain current training initiatives and prioritize new opportunities

  • Evaluate third-party training options when applicable

  • Partner with HUB Corporate on global HUB training initiatives

  • Support and implement corporate training initiatives within the region

  • Sales Training

  • Understand HUB is a sales organization and determine the best sales training for different groups of employees based on job function

  • Understand, support, recommend, implement Corporate resources (Sales Force Development (SFD), Percipio, AMP, etc.) available to the regions

  • Coordinate sales training within our region working closely with the management team

  • Bring SFD concepts and benefits to other lines of business

  • Client Service Excellence Training

  • Client service excellence understanding & techniques

  • Create and implement effective training plan

  • Update training plan as required to keep it fresh and engaging

  • Assess and report on success of training

  • Leadership Development / Excellence

  • Emerging leaders

  • Established leaders

  • Timely, relevant training topics and content

  • Talent Development

  • Leverage HUB Champions to implement initiatives to enhance the employee experience

  • Work with leadership teams to develop effective career path tools and resources

  • In collaboration with HR Advisors, provide employee career and education coaching as needed

  • Create communities of best practices in areas such as training to elevate the skills of our employees

  • Design support tools for high performing employees to reach their potential at HUB

  • Employee Development

  • Employee training workshops

  • Licensing coaching

  • Career path illustrations

  • Study skills coaching

  • Business Writing (101, 1:1)

  • Trimetrix coaching in collaboration with manager

  • Continuing Education

  • Coordinate for all lines

  • In-house and external courses / opportunities

  • media platforms, external job boards and third-party recruitment agencies

  • Partner with MarComm to build our employer brand internally and externally and create inspiring, fun and innovative job postings/ads to engage passive candidates

  • Recruiter hire

  • Stay current with the best and most creative sourcing of candidates and incorporate those that are a fit for HUB

  • Grow and maintain a strong pipeline to reduce the time to hire

  • Ad hoc projects as assigned

The Requirements

  • 4+ years managing the learning & development function of a mid-sized organization

  • 8 + years of training development & delivery success

  • Ability to think strategically, develop functional plans and execute on those plans

  • Proven experience in design and facilitation of training programs using diverse delivery methods

  • Technical knowledge of e-learning authoring software and LMS utilization

  • Formal training in adult education or training (Degree or Certificate)

  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of audiences and individuals

Asset Experience That Will Make You Stand Out

  • Insurance experience and/or designation preferred (CAIB, CIP, FCIP, CRM, etc.)

The Soft Skills

  • Enthusiastic and focused leader who has successfully managed a team

  • Flexibility, adaptability, innovation, and creativity

  • A reliable team player who can organize multiple priorities at a time

  • Someone who works with high urgency in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability and flexibility to travel to various offices and locations within the lower mainland

Our Culture Starts with You

  • We are looking for SELF-STARTERS with an ENTREPRENEURIAL mindset who will take OWNERSHIP of their business

  • We want you to be INNOVATIVE and open to sharing your ideas

  • You work with URGENCY while providing a high level of PROFESSIONAL SERVICE towards our customers, communities, & colleagues.

  • You are a TEAM PLAYER who positively impact those around them; We MOTIVATE each other to GROW TOGETHER

  • You work with a high degree of INTEGRITY and ACCOUNTABILITY

Department Business Operations

Required Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)