Learning and Development Specialist

You like to eat pasta with beef. But what did the cow eat?                                                            24 hours | Bachelor’s degree | Feed | Rijswijk | Operating from Rijswijk

Learning and Development Specialist

Educating various stakeholders around the globe is vital to helping us to achieve our mission of improving Feed Safety Worldwide. Your input, expertise, and insights are what we need to make this happen.

Food safety starts with feed safety starts with you!

The Learning and Development Specialist plays an important role in the team of the GMP+ Academy. The GMP+ Academy was set up to enable professionals in the feed industry to contribute to Feed Safety Worldwide by facilitating, sharing, and securing knowledge. We achieve this by collaborating with renowned training institutes and trainers around the world.

You’re responsible for our learning programme, actively contributing to the dissemination of knowledge throughout the feed community. You do this by analysing learning needs, designing and developing learning materials, and then implementing them. You complete the circle by using the evaluation results to craft the next set of learning materials. You work closely with the Community Manager GMP+ Academy to secure and facilitate the knowledge within the knowledge platform.

These are your +++

  • You love using your experience in the field of education to contribute to Feed Safety Worldwide. You never lose sight of what students want and need.
  • You’re curious about online learning methods, and you have a passion for designing and developing appropriate learning materials for our target groups.
  • You relish working with knowledge partners and suppliers to co-develop learning materials.
  • You understand the incredible value a good teacher brings, and you excel at providing didactic training to academy trainers.
  • You like to start things yourself, but at the same time you get energy from working in a team to achieve the best results together.
  • You’re eager to make connections, both within and outside your own organisation.
  • Your knowledge of tools such as Articulate Rise and learning management systems are of great added value.
  • Your excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Dutch, and German are a distinct advantage.

The +++ of working at GMP+ International

  • You’ll work 24 hours per week and enjoy an attractive compensation package.
  • You’ll be joining the largest global player in the field of feed safety. Our considerable experience will empower you to make a difference to the world and yourself.
  • You’ll work in an informal environment where your ideas are always valued and your input into improving the role and your department is actively sought.
  • You’re part of the team; together we work towards concrete goals.
  • You’ll get a chance to make ‘feed security’ accessible to diverse target groups, from management to operations, and all around the world.
  • You’ll get the opportunity to learn and develop yourself based on your needs. We’re open to coaching and many other training options.
  • You’ll enter an organisation that embraces a hybrid way of working, where we enjoy being together at the office in Rijswijk (appr. 60% of the time) but you are also given the freedom to work from home (appr. 40% of the time).

Meet (y)our colleagues

This is a new department and position within the organisation. The Learning and Development Specialist reports to the Commercial Director and works closely with several teams at GMP+ International.

One of your closest co-workers will be Dik, the Team Manager Scheme. He really loves to coach his colleagues to get the best out of them. With his years of experience in the feed chain, he knows better than anyone what our customers need to achieve our goal of Feed Safety Worldwide. Want to hear more about his career at GMP+ International? Check out our website or contact him directly via +31 6 54 63 54 72. He’d love to chat.

Is this what you call a career+ too?

Don’t wait a minute longer. Send your application (motivation + resume) to Petra Lazeroms. Her email address is petra.lazeroms@gmpplus.org.

NB: In your application letter, please be sure to describe your vision for helping our young organisation to realise its goals. If you reach the interview phase, we’ll definitely ask about this.

Want to ask a few questions before applying? We’d love to answer them. Please feel free to contact Petra Lazeroms. 

Not a 100% match, but know someone else who’s a great fit? Please pass the vacancy on. You’ll make them and us very happy.

Don’t wait too long!

We’ll be closing this vacancy on 16 January 2022, so we look forward to receiving your application before then. We will process the reactions (due to the holiday period) in week 2. The interviews will take place in week 4.