Learning and Development Manager
Enabling functions

The Learning and Development Manager is responsible for driving learning effectiveness and supporting the improvement of the productivity of the organization's employees. The candidate will actively strive to continuously improve efficiency in the learning operations of Metyis and ensure reliable execution for maximum impact. This position will also support in the assessment of company-wide developmental needs, in collaboration with leadership, to drive training initiatives and identify and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance.

What you will do

  • Drives efficient design and execution of training calendar and initiatives

  • Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results

  • Supports Administration of spending against the departmental budget

  • Drives vendor search, short-listing and negotiations for external training offerings

  • Plans, organizes, facilitates and orders supplies for employee development and training events

  • Develops and maintains organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources

  • Coordinates logistics and candidate invitations for various training offerings

  • Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR staff

  • Be a L&D Ambassador supporting the promotion and engagement across L&D activities and initiatives

  • Research and develop new training strategies & techniques for our teams on how to make the training more time efficient but also more fun and memorable

  • Supports and coordinates the conduct of ongoing training and development needs assessment

  • Coordinates and collaborates on the development of training and development programs and objectives

  • Obtains and /or develops effective training materials utilizing a variety of media

  • Feeds back information or modifies programs and execution as needed

What you will bring

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  1. Highly articulate in English and comfortable with client as well as internal communications and coordination

  2. Strong presentation skills

  3. Strong command of Portuguese an advantage

  • Strong organizational and coordination skills striving for tactical excellence

  • Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods

  • Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives

  • Ability to design and implement effective training and development

  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations and under pressure

  • Knowledge of similar industries and/or business projects is an advantage

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or a related field and four years of human resource experience; or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position

  • Preferred 4 to 6 years of experience in executing and improving training operations activities and management thereof

  • Preferred to have significant exposure to training/learning and development operations for individuals from different cultures in larger, multinational/corporate environment(s)

Practical Information

  • The role forms part of our Global HR team and will have a matrixed reporting line to local leadership and HR

  • The role will be based in Porto (Gondomar), Portugal, with periodic travel to Amsterdam

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