Are you a professional with proven experience in developing and engaging online course materials on a daily basis? Are you also an expert on Moodle platform? If so, then read on!

Our client, an esteemed non-profit organization that is #1 in providing specified training, is looking for a Learning & Instructional Design Specialist to support their course development unit in Schiphol-Rijk.


  • Produce and develop engaging training courses according to the CDU methodology and guidelines.
  • Create engaging & interactive learning materials (including interactive activities) in the Moodle elearning platform, perform configurations, set-ups, revisions and maintenance of training modules and courses as per applicable methodologies.
  • Format e-examinations in Moodle and liaise with Training Operations Team for interfacing with the trainee registration system.
  • Stay up to date with technical Moodle developments and perform preparations within the platform for enabling installations of updates and plug-ins in the platform.
  • Manage – together with the other colleague(s) within the CDU – the email boxes: answer and coordinate incoming emails/queries daily; keep up the communication needed with instructors and trainees.
  • Keep all training course descriptions up-to-date, in liaison with the Faculty Managers and Instructors.
  • Together with the CDU colleague(s) refine the guidelines/instructions for course developers and instructors and constantly review/enhance the CDU departmental procedures.
  • Continually review course contents and materials delivered by the instructors, including giving ideas and creating interactive engaging activities.
  • Prepare and secure digital course material and store in the company’s systems; ready to be sent to trainees by the Training Operations Team.
  • When required, order printed training material and liaise with the Publisher for updates and new material.
  • Work efficiently and optimally within the CDU and all colleagues, but also with the external course instructors / subject matter experts, ensuring their timely input as per project plans/deadlines.
  • Coach the CDU colleagues on eLearning techniques and Moodle tips.
  • Be receptive and open for being coached by the CDU colleague(s) on departmental procedures and ICAO Trainair Plus Course Development Mehtodology.
  • Report departmental updates (e.g. during staff meetings, for monthly reports etc.) as needed.
  • Liaise with the marketing focal point(s) for the creation of marketing and promotional materials of new courses (upcoming or just implemented).
  • Verify and approve payment of relevant invoices through the relevant system.
  • Coordinate version management of the learning & knowledge solutions, in cooperation with the Business Strategist and Relationship Manager.
  • Upon request, assist in the process of hiring and qualifying Instructors by assessing their instructional techniques.
  • Be the backup for the other CDU colleagues when needed.


  • Minimum University Degree (international Bachelor’s degree), preferably in ICT.
  • At least 3 years’ proven experience with day-to-day course design and development.
  • Mandatory technical experience (i.e. advanced user-level) with the eLearning Moodle platform including configuring, setting up and maintaining courses and exams therein.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken. Dutch fluency is an advantage.
  • Experience with the ADDIE-methodology.
  • Affinity with the Aviation Environment.
  • Innovative and technical-oriented, able to transform static materials into engaging interactive activities.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work without the risk of quality deterioration.
  • Accurate and detail oriented, methodical and stress resistant.
  • Presentable and professional attitude.
  • Flexible, efficient and versatile.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Respectful and supportive of company policies.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

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