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Head of Learning & Development – International

Fulltime Amsterdam

Vibe Group is looking for an ambitious head of Learning & Development to manage the L&D team. Do you have a minimum of 10 years of experience and a real passion for learning and development? Then we are looking for you!

To help develop and grow the organization and our employees, Vibe Group is looking for a Head of Learning & Development.

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Vibe Group

Vibe Group is one of the fastest growing IT staffing and consulting organizations in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. We have grown to a 160 million euro company in 10 years and aim to triple the revenue in the upcoming years. We are an ambitious organization with a clear vision. We are down to earth, personal and driven with the aim of delivering optimal results. With a wealth of experience, a strong track record and extensive niche knowledge, we distinguish ourselves within the Dutch staffing world. Vibe Group uses a multi-brand strategy with great success. Within our niches we have an enormous amount of knowledge and a unique network.

Learning & Development is one of the 5 strategic pillars within Vibe Group, helping to develop and grow the organization and its employees. In recent years, substantial investments have been made in building a solid L&D program in which development programs and coaching are facilitated for all employees, in all positions and in all countries; Life Long Learning is therefore not an empty phrase at Vibe Group, but a fact!

The role

We are looking for an inspiring head of Learning & Development. You need to be an expert in developing and delivering professional, leadership and organizational development solutions, aimed at achieving the desired business outcomes. You will be reporting to the CCO directly.

You will contribute to Vibe’s program and project management and will play a big part in talent and development initiatives across our organization. For example, think about organizational design, talent planning, career development, leadership coaching and management excellence.

You have a collaborative approach to stakeholder management, engagement and cross-functional business relationships. You are able to provide leadership and direction for all corporate talent activities at all levels in the organization, ensuring alignment with our mission, vision, strategic objectives and annual performance targets. You are in possession of natural leadership abilities with proven sound judgement, outstanding critical thinking and decision-making skills.


The Head of L&D is responsible for 3 central pillars: the L&D strategy, the L&D team and the leadership and organizational development. You are responsible for:

  • Drawing up a clear international and scalable Life Long Learning vision and execution strategy;
  • Evaluating and improving L&D programs and processes in close coordination with senior management and stakeholders;
  • Process improvement and succession management;
  • Giving (didactic) advice to the management on their learning and development needs and strategic challenges;
  • Budgeting and forecasting, costs and benefits analysis;
  • Developing, implementing, coordinating and measuring all learning trajectories, interventions and training & coaching within Vibe Group;
  • Leading L&D trainers/employees by creating an environment of trust for them, having a clear vision and strategy for the team and coaching them to reach their full potential;
  • Maintaining contact with external suppliers and knowledge experts;
  • Leadership programs, coaching and development within Vibe Group.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience;
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree;
  • A real passion for L&D profession in a sales environment;
  • You are able to help the organization, leaders and professionals to develop at the behavioral, skills and process level;
  • You are a sparring partner for the directorate;
  • You have a strategic mindset and the ability to translate complex business challenges into effective learning solutions, while at the same time feeling comfortable being hands-on as you build L&D and the L&D team and improve didactically in a rapidly scaling organization;
  • You have extensive experience in coaching leaders and (sales) professionals;
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Residing at Amsterdam area.

What does Vibe Group offer you?

  • A great workspace at Amsterdam Zuid-as, you will be visiting our international offices regularly as well;
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can really make a difference;
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • Nice extra’s like; A OneFit sports membership or a sports subscription at Clubsportive, one of the most exclusive gyms at the Zuidas; A fresh smoothie every morning at our juice bar;
  • Great Vibe Group events to celebrate our successes!


Vibe Group is an employer that strives for equal opportunities and a diverse workforce for all employees. We value people for their individual contributions. In addition, we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and creating an inclusive work environment.


Do you fit the job description and are you eager to start a new adventure? Then leave your contact information! If you have any questions, please contact Dietske Koolhaas, Manager Talent Acquisition – 020-2170669.

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Geïnteresseerd? Reageer vandaag nog! Vul het formulier in of stuur je cv, motivatiebrief en eventueel jouw portfolio naar careers@vibegroup.nl

Heb je vragen over deze vacature, over Vibe Group of over onze sollicitatieprocedure? Bel voor meer informatie naar 020 217 0669 en vraag naar Dietske Koolhaas.

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