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Learning & Development Specialist

  • Application Deadline: July 26, 2019
  • Roskilde

Are you looking for a role where you enable our employees to grow, making sure we supply our business with the right competences and skills?

Are you passionate and motivated by creation of effective learning & development solutions for an organisation?

And do you want to be part of an international company and a great People and Culture team who are ambitious and passionate about developing our people?

Then our open position as Learning & Development specialist might be the right position for you!

We are looking for a Learning & Development Specialist to join our Learning & Development team here in Scandinavia. The role is based in Denmark with the responsibility for the L&D process in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, but with a strong link to our European Learning and Development function.

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Working closely with various stakeholders across the organisation and having a full understanding of their teams, business area and training requirements
  • Be able to identify the appropriate channel and approach that delivers the required process and/or behaviour change, be able to use a blended learning approach that meets the needs of a range of levels and learner-styles
  • Able to complete a thorough and accurate Training Needs Analyses to identify specific business needs and documenting this accurately
  • Provide a high standard of quality in both the design, delivery and implementation of training solutions with an innovative and effective approach
  • Be able to demonstrate the improvements in performance through results post implementation of your learning solution as well as supporting the increase in organisational satisfaction from all employees through investment in career/personal development
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and align your work to both the learning and organisational strategies
  • Regularly review and critique your own learning programmes/initiatives to ensure they maximise development and are aligned to the current business priorities

Skills & Requirements

Our Ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of the full training and development cycle including developing leadership and coaching individuals
  • Able to support within sales training with existing sales trainers
  • Experience in adopting a consultative approach and effectively project managing as a learning expert to the business, when required
  • The ability to effectively and proactively identify development needs
  • The drive to proactively seek to develop themselves in line with the most current effective learning methods
  • The ability to create an environment, which enables our people to take ownership for their own development
  • An agile and resilient approach and be comfortable with ambiguity
  • Experience in a sales driven organisation (is desirable)
  • Experience in design of virtual learning solutions
  • Is able to calculate the costings of effective programs in line with budgets and clearly demonstrate ROI
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as an effective Learning & Development professional with ability to understand, communicate and to present in both 'Scandinavian’ and English language

There may be scope to cover a national or possibly global remit so regular travel may be required as part of this role.

We are looking for a person who have an outgoing and action-oriented personal style who are able to translate organisational needs into concrete training activities.

You demonstrate strong communication skills and are able to influence and develop strong relationships in all levels of management and act professional in your approach with your colleagues whether located in Denmark, Norway or Sweden.

You are a team player and is focused on how to deliver the best training and development task together with the remaining training team. Even though we would like a team player you should also be able to work independently and take decision on your own as well as flexibility is a must to be successful in the role.

If you can see yourself in this description, please do not hesitate to apply.

Deadline for application is 26th July, but we will look at applications on a continuous basis.

First interview will be week 32 due to holiday plans.

If you have any questions you are welcome to contact People & Culture Director Scandinavia Birgitte Brink Hamann, mobile 23 33 10 47.

Great Place to Work

  • High performance driven culture

  • Financially strong international based company

  • Positive working culture

  • High focus on people motivation

  • High quality in products and services

  • Extremely people focused with great opportunities

About the company

Lyreco is the market leader within business-to-business workplace products. Our goal is to simplify your life at work by offering a wide range of quality products and a high level of service.

Lyreco is a family-owned company, which was started in 1926 in the small town of Valenciennes in France. Today, the company has subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Our global presence means that we can offer global procurement for businesses and still maintain the benefits of a local supplier. In short: we think globally and act locally.

Lyreco Scandinavia consists of a total of 600 employees spread across Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. The Scandinavian headquarter is located in Roskilde, Denmark but we also have offices in Bankeryd, Sweden, and Fetsund, Norway.

At Lyreco, we are proud to offer:

  • A wide range of quality products: over 10,000 quality products to choose from with everything from office supplies and furniture to catering and personal safety products.

  • Effective customer service: we know you're busy and have better things to do. That is why our customer service aims to pick up your call within 15 seconds.

  • Fast delivery: order before 16:00 and receive your products the next day, unless otherwise stated.

  • Sustainability and social responsibility: we have high demands on both ourselves and our suppliers in regards to certifications, the environment, working conditions etc. Lyreco is ISO 1401 certified since 2003 and we have our own effective quality and environmental policy


1926Gaspar family creates a bookshop

1936First warehouse in North of France was built

1959First catalogue was launched

1979The name Lyreco was created and used

1989Start of expansion to Europe and Asia

1993First ISO 9001 certification

1998First ISO 14001 certification

1999First SAP Implementation

2001All Subsidiaries were named Lyreco

2008Lyreco for Education began, a fundraising program from 26 Lyreco countries

2009Lyreco launches its own product label

2010Started using the first electric van in Europe

2012Workplace solutions and Eco Future Strategy were initiated

2013Implementation of Green Products

2017Ranks amongst the first worldwide distributors of workplace supplies solutions in 42 countries

2018New brand identity

Birgitte Brink Hamann | Hiring Manager

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