Learning & Development Manager EMEA

Netherlands | Waalwijk, Netherlands
Job ID: 39907

Job Description

Position at Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services

Become part of a regional team of professional HR managers and local L&D Specialists and collaborate with all our L&D specialists, HR Managers and Business leaders to enable our business objectives. 

About the job

You will collaborate with all our L&D specialists, HR Managers and Business leaders to enable our business objectives by accelerating the development of our associates with critical people management skills. You understand the importance of influencing people, on different hierarchical levels, in a multi-country and multi-cultural environment. 

As a key contributor you will design, create and execute all Learning and Development programs throughout Europe. You will set up best practice across all our sites in Europe, to leverage what we already have and create new programs. Here's where your knowledge and training delivery experience are going to count as a major asset in your working experience. 

You are in the lead and will work closely together with our Supervisors and Managers to equip them with the necessary leadership- and listening skills and shape how we engage better with our associates to consistently reinforce our culture and values. As far as co-ordination skills are concerned, you will work in-conjunction with our local HR Managers and L&D Specialists to build an L&D framework for Europe, taking responsibility for the harmonization and deployment of new and existing training programs for employees at Operational and Leadership level. 

You will engage with Supervisors and Operational associates to identify and understand where competency gaps are and bring solutions to the table on how to address the training and development needs to enhance engagement and commitment in the workplace floor. It is important that you help maintain an effective employee engagement and onboarding framework to support the goals and vision of our People Strategy and Operating Plan. You will contribute to action plans with L&D initiatives for our business leaders to meet the Engagement targets. 

You will be the go-to person for questions about L&D and have insight in L&D portfolio across Europe and be responsible for representing CLS Europe in Regional and Global L&D meetings, to ensure that CLS is also aligned with the global L&D strategy.  

Your experience and knowledge

  • A strong background in learning and development with more than 5 years of relevant international training experience, including training delivery for both Leadership and Direct Operational employees;
  • Experience in the strategic design of professional development programs and activities;
  • You have solid experience in designing and delivering content based learning principles;
  • You can set up and maintain a state of the art European wide L&D curriculum;
  • You know how to roll-up your sleeves and train the trainers to ensure consistent quality in Europe.

Your competencies and education

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant field of study;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in training in an international environment; 
  • You can deliver workshop trainings in English and speak fluent English and one other European language (Dutch and/or German and/or Polish); 
  • You are willing to travel up to 40% of your time within Europe. 

About Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services (CLS)

Ingram Micro CLS is the e-fulfilment (ie. warehousing) partner of major e-tailers including bol.com, Zalando and ASOS. We are also a Technology Lifecycle business with clients such as Vodafone, Orange and Tele2.

We and our customers have been growing strongly for years. As a result, we continuously innovate and invest in people, machines, buildings and software. In EMEA we presently have more than 7500 associates working for us in more than 30 sites in 9 counties. The majority of our associates are Operators, working in our warehouses. We are growing strongly.

What we offer

An incredibly challenging and dynamic international work environment. For you to become part of a regional team of professional HR managers and local L&D Specialists. An opportunity to make huge impact on business results and company culture. 

We also offer excellent primary and secondary employment conditions commensurate with market conditions. You will receive an annual employment contract with the prospect of a permanent contract afterwards. You will report directly to the EMEA HR Director for Ingram Micro CLS (based in Waalwijk, NL).    


Do you want to make an important contribution to achieving objectives of Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services? Apply now via the 'Apply' button. Still have questions? Don't hesitate to ask! Please contact Jacqueline Vreijdenberger on 06 -11 076 113.  A VOG application and personality questionnaire are part of the application process. 

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