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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 10,2022
    • Entrusting Package
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    Learning and Development Manager

    First of all: we like to keep things short, simple but clear.

    You will be responsible for the creation, delivery and success of our training programmes focusing on best recruitment and sales practices that align with the development of our growth of our people and company

    You will have full ownership around developing hands on succession plans to help team members forge their career path and provide coaching for managers

    Your instructional design will also focus on creating learning and development tools for the People & Operations team and Marketing team

    You will design and manage the core training requirements for all employees surrounding our values

    You will be responsible for tracking ROI, managing the L&D budget and staying on top of the latest L&D practices and trends

    You will partner with leaders across the organisation to understand and tailor your trainings and objectives to their needs for success

    You’ll act as the go to person within the business for anyone with questions regarding their training and development plans and identify emerging talent within the organisation

    You will harness and maintain partnerships with external training providers

    Of course there are no rules or guidelines that work every time, but so far we have experienced the following to work well:

    • A leader and nurturer – You are a warm person who people gravitate towards and possess the emotional intelligence to help people grow

    • Experience – You have ideally 3+ years of experience working as a hands-on Learning & Development Manager, Consultant or Coach from a recruitment agency or similar sales focused environment

    • Passion for innovation – you have familiarity with e-learning platforms, practices, and understand of ROI analysis and coaching skills that don't get stale

    • You do things differently – You pursue opportunities without regard to resources currently controlled. You are a team player and fit a scale-up culture which is entrepreneurial and challenging

    • A BSc/BA in Business, Psychology HR or related field

    • Fluent and a strong command of the business side of English

    • Funny and kind – You are genuinely kind and like a joke or two. We work hard and spend a lot of time together – we want to have fun along the way!


    We are known for our knowledge, expertise and over 10 years of experience in the recruitment market where we operate in the Fintech, Payments, SaaS, eCommerce and Cyber Security industries. We strategically help our partners grow through headhunting and sourcing the best workforce for their needs.

    • We are colleagues but also friends.

    • We have 12 nationalities in our team (our colleagues are Dutch, British, Belgian, French, South African, Hungarian, Bulgarian, American, Irish, Danish, Australian, German.)

    • 92% of us travel to the office by bike or foot.

    • We are growing rapidly and our team members are as well. 35% of us got promoted internally in the past 2 years.

    • About 23% of us used to or is still playing sports at a competitive level/plays an instrument

    • 99% of us can't wait to wear their sunglasses again (that 1% is a colleague that's currently working from Australia.)

    • Our ethos and backbone of PCN lies in our diversity, we are fully inclusive and welcome people from all backgrounds. Our strength is our diverse teams as we grow, we want to keep this at our core as we grow


    • 4-Day Work Week and still be paid for 5. Yes you read that right, nice to be on the progressive side of work-life balance, isn't it?

    • Dedicated onboarding and training – You will not only receive our dedicated onboarding program and the intensive training through PCN Academy, you will work and learn amongst your peer group of fellow grads and professionals

    • Daily lunch

    • An attractive full time salary and motivation commission system

    • Incentive travel trips (in the past we've done South Africa, Greece, French Alps) and fancy Lunch Clubs (get the ultimate bougie meal experience)

    • Amazing location right on the heart of Amsterdam's famous canals, the Keizersgracht

    • Fitness and Health – daily lunch and discounts to fitness memberships

    • 20 vacation days + 1 extra day for each year with the company (plus all those extra Friday's off, it's a lot of time for you)

    If you've made it this far, we hope that what you just read excites you! Even if you feel like you don't check all the boxes, we still encourage you to apply! We are always looking for people who share our vision and can contribute in a variety of ways. PCN is committed to creating an inclusive space where everyone is valued for what they can individually bring through their unique perspectives


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