Learning & Development Specialist (32-40 hours)

Ittervoort | HR |

Are you looking for a hybrid job in the field of L&D in a growing and international environment in which you will be responsible for developing and expanding our learning & development program? Do you get energy from working with and developing people? Then read about this unique opportunity at BRB International and apply for the job!

What will you be doing?

You, the Learning & Development Specialist, take care of the further development of our employees. You advice, implement policies and programs, define new processes and provide the necessary trainings. You will be working on specific projects such as succession planning, leadership development, global onboarding, a high potential program, job evaluations and e-learnings.

In this L&D role, you will liaise with various line managers and employees, discuss their needs and develop the L&D program accordingly. Of course you will also follow up on the program and assess whether learning goals have been achieved and what can be improved or changed for future.

In addition, you contribute to the development and implementation of the Performance Management and Talent Development strategy. You arrange workshops, collect and analyze data and follow the latest developments.

In short, a versatile and new role within BRB. Learning & Development was always part of our daily work, however we believe that the development of our employees should be given a more prominent position. Development and engagement of our employees support our further growth.

The team

You will be working in a relatively small team in the Netherlands consisting of 5 colleagues. A team in which we work hard, but where enjoyment and laughter are important as well. Every day we end the day together at 4 P.M. (at the office and/or via Teams). Frequently we have as well international meetings with our HR colleagues. And in case of any questions, your colleagues are always available and willing to help.

What do you get in return?

This is a new position in a dynamic environment of an international organization. You are able to create the job together with the team and really contribute to the growth of our employees and company. The acquisition by PETRONAS gives you the best of both worlds. The advantages of a large corporate organization and with the freedom to be entrepreneurial and implement your own ideas. Challenging projects are ahead of us, both nationally and internationally, to which you can contribute.

Furthermore, we offer

  • A good salary that matches your knowledge and experience;
  • Bonus scheme of up to 2 months’ salaries;
  • 8% holiday allowance, 29 vacation days and 2 extra days if you don’t have sick leave for a calendar year
  • Travel allowance (work/home) of 17 cents per km with a max of 50 km for a single trip;
  • Pension plan (defined contribution scheme) with only 4% employee contribution and WGA gap and supplementary insurance;
  • Company phone and laptop;
  • Staff events with just a little more. For example, an annual company party, Christmas event and BRB treats you to cake on your birthday;
  • The possibility to work hybrid and flexible hours.

What do you bring?

This is a new role in our organization and we expect a lot from you. We are looking for someone who has a track record in employee development. Someone who is able to use his or her experience to further evolve this role. Perhaps you currently hold a L&D position or you have an HR position with experience in this field and would like to focus more on Learning & Development.

In any case, you like working with and for people and you find the development of people extremely important. That is what gives you energy. Naturally, you have very good communication skills, both verbal and written, and you are able to deal with different people in various positions and with different backgrounds and cultures. In this role, you will also collaborate with our colleagues from PETRONAS headquarters.

Furthermore, we are looking for someone:

  • With a relevant Bachelor or University degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in an international HR role;
  • With excellent English skills, verbal and in writing, Dutch is an advantage;
  • Who lives within a feasible commuting distance from Ittervoort.

More information or apply directly?

Are you attracted to this challenging L&D position and do you fit the profile? Then we would like to get to know you! Apply for the position of Learning & Development Specialist by clicking on the application button. Do you have any questions or would you like to know more? Feel free to contact Linda de Noronha, Recruiter, on 06- 81918364 or send an email to

Who are we?

BRB international BV is a global producer of chemicals, silicones and additives. Our products are sold worldwide from our head office in Ittervoort. We also have branches in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, South Africa, Brazil, USA, Turkey, Canada, Dubai, Germany and Poland. Our customers are found in a wide range of industries, including the automotive sector, oil and petrochemicals, personal care and construction.

Over the past 40 years, we have grown from a small local company to an international organization with almost 400 employees and 12 locations worldwide. The commitment of our employees is high. They rate us with 8.1 and we are proud of that. Would you like to know more about us? Visit our website.

Our application procedure:

  • You will receive a confirmation of your application
  • Your application will be screened by one of our recruiters
  • We will contact you for an intake when we see a match
  • Interviews are planned (in most procedures 2 interviews, virtual or at our office if safe and possible)
  • An assessment can be part of the selection procedure
  • If all selection steps were successful, we'll make you a job offer, depending on your job title, a "VOG" is part of our procedure
  • We will plan your onboarding
  • Welcome at BRB International!
Linda de Noronha


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