Global Learning & Development Advisor

19 dagen geleden


Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Vast contract (en tijdelijk met mogelijkheid op vast)
Aantal jaren werkervaring:
2-5 jaar, 5-10 jaar

Bring your knowledge and expertise to achieve the highest standards of company-wide learning and development


AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. We are a leading global producer of paints, coatings and specialty chemicals, supplying essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide.

As an organization we are committed to the constant building of our organizational and individual capabilities thus we run an extensive and Learning & Development (L&D) capability that delivers the latest and most appropriate programs to our employees, functions and business units worldwide.

L&D is making a next step to further professionalize its operations. Within this context, your mission in this role is to help us bring L&D and its projects to a next level via your up-to-date knowledge of L&D market developments, and a commitment to standardization and continuous improvement.

In doing so you will be part of a central, coordinating body that provides strategic and specific advice to our regions and functional faculties.

Is this a role that matches your skills and ambitions as a collaborative, engaging and trusted advisor who can develop both yourself and others? Do you have in-depth knowledge of L&D concepts, principles and methodologies as we seek to embed best practice in learning and development at a global level? Have you built a track record in successful project management of international project? Can you demonstrate solid project management and coordination skills, and the ability to manage and motivate internal and external stakeholders? Above all, can you achieve real results and customer satisfaction within our dynamic multinational and multicultural business environment?

If you offer all this and more we invite you to apply for the role of

Global L&D Advisor

The role and its responsibilities
This role forms part of the Academy team in the Global Centre of Expertise for Learning & Development, which is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Academy team is responsible for the design and development of global L&D processes and the policies, initiatives and programs in the area of learning standards, methodologies, measurement and innovation.

Your core objective is to pursue continuous improvement in the area of adult learning and development with a clear eye on innovation, future trends and technological developments.

In doing so you identify and work on key initiatives that supports the global L&D community in making the next step in learning excellence. And with this source the most appropriate global vendors and service provider, while ensuring that they meet needs, are cost efficiently and according to current best practices..

Further, you establish key performance metrics to measure process and program effectiveness and the impact of L&D on business results.

At all times you apply your expertise in full alignment with AkzoNobel global priorities and learning standards, and you actively promote the Academy as the central hub for companywide learning

All of this requires you to build strong relationships with Regional L&D Managers, Functional Faculty Leads and HR Leaders, acting as a trusted advisor as we further standardize learning processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

As such, this role demands a strategic and analytical ability to anticipate and manage change, while implementing pragmatic solutions aligned with business and HR strategy.

Candidate profile
To apply for this position you must possess the following attributes:
• Bachelors/ Master’s degree, ideally in Business Administration, Psychology or HR, and at least four years of experience in an L&D role at both a strategic and operational level;
• Experience in Global L&D projects that impacted more than one country/region;
• Knowledge and experience of reporting and measurement processes for L&D programs in terms of external benchmarking, including keeping track of trends and developments in L&D;
• Experience in identifying, selecting and commercially negotiating with external partners;
• Knowledge and experience in the use of Learning Management Systems is plus;
• Excellent influencing, presentational and interpersonal skills, including fluent written and spoken English.

Application details
For further information, please contact Ariane Kräutner, Talent Resourcing Partner, tel. +31 (0)88-010 6789, option 2. Only online applications will be accepted, please go to, reference 160009B5 or use the ‘apply’ link.
An online assessment and pre-employment screening may be part of the selection process.

Agency or sales calls are not appreciated

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Flexa, Sikkens, Alabastine and Jozo. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.


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