Are you an experienced professional ready to take over a department and all its responsibilities? Are you passionate about education and learning? This is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring leaders to develop management skills.

Our client, an esteemed non-profit organization that is #1 in providing specified training, is looking for a Learning & Development Department Coordinator to coordinate their Course Development Unit in Schiphol-Rijk.


  • Manage the email boxes: answer and coordinate incoming emails/queries daily; keep up the communication needed with instructors, trainees and colleagues of other departments.
  • Coordinate effectively and efficiently the development of training courses according to the CDU methodology and guidelines.
  • Continually review course contents and materials delivered by the instructors, including performing revisions, giving ideas, and creating interactive engaging activities.
  • Keep all training course descriptions and guidelines/instructions for the Faculty Managers and Instructors up to date.
  • Coordinate the development of online courses in the Moodle platform.
  • Format e-examinations in Moodle and liaise with Training Operations Team for interfacing with the trainee registration system.
  • Prepare and secure digital course material and store it 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 internally, and with the external course instructors and developers, ensuring their timely input as per project plans/deadlines.
  • 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 for 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 close co-operation with the Business Strategist and Relationship Manager.
  • Upon request, assist in the process of hiring and qualifying Instructors by assessing their instructional techniques.
  • When needed, be the backup for the other CDU colleagues (such as the (e)Learning Specialist). This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Creating engaging & interactive learning materials in the Moodle eLearning platform;
    • Performing configurations, set-ups, revisions and maintenance of training modules and courses as per applicable methodologies.


  • Minimum University Degree (international Bachelor’s degree), preferably on subjects related to education, learning/teaching, instructional design, competency-based training & assessment, IT/eLearning.
  • At least 4 years of proven experience in an educational environment, including day-to-day course design and development.
  • Experience with the ADDIE-methodology is an advantage.
  • Mandatory technical experience with the eLearning Moodle platform.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken. Dutch fluency is an advantage.
  • Affinity with the Aviation Environment.
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work without the risk of quality deterioration.
  • Innovative and technical-oriented, able to transform static materials into engaging interactive activities.
  • Accurate and detail-oriented, methodical, and stress-resistant.
  • Presentable and professional attitude. Punctual and reliable.
  • Flexible, efficient, and versatile.
  • 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 markets. 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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Salary: Competitive salary
Consultant: Sara Cruz
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