Law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is looking for a Senior Learning Adviser to help our firm excel in its ambitions.
About the role
Learning is in De Brauw's DNA and we aim to provide innovative and state-ot-the art learning solutions for all of our colleagues. As a Senior Learning Adviser you are part of the HR department, within the team of the Learning Institute (a.k.a "L&D"). The team consists of one Senior Learning adviser, one Learning adviser, two Learning officers and one junior Learning officer. The team is responsible for all existing and future L&D programmes within the firm. De Brauw is an accredited educational institute for the Netherlands Bar Education which enables us to provide all legal courses in-house. Furthermore, we offer a wide variety of skills training to all of our colleagues, including our lawyers. The team is closely connected to the legal business, is ambitious and eager to deliver qualitative and innovative solutions that stimulate the development of all our talents.
Our ideal candidate
In this role, you translate our firm's strategy into a clear vision on learning opportunities for colleagues within the firm that provide competitive advantage. You will coordinate team activities, facilitate team development and be the first point of contact for their day-to-day questions.
You act as a trusted learning advisor with an outside-in view and are able to translate new business developments into L&D initiatives. You are eager to dive in the world of our lawyers and support staff and you are able to translate their needs intro concrete programs and policies. You proactively maintain contact with all of your stakeholders within the firm including partners and department heads, and with other teams within our firm. You identify bottlenecks in existing processes and procedures in the broader context of the organization. You are passionate about change and challenge the status quo of things in a sophisticated manner. We are looking for someone with:
- an academic degree, preferably in the field of educational sciences (onderwijskunde) or alternatively (organisational) psychology, human resources;
- 5+ years of relevant work experience in Learning & Development;excellent writing and communication skills in both Dutch and English;
- a proactive and data driven approach;
- great project management skills;
- exceptional stakeholder management (both internal and external) skills;
- eagerness to take a leading role in a team;
- drive and a learning mindset, willingness to grow and develop.
We offer you a strategic role with a lot of flexibility and autonomy within a dynamic team and an exciting work environment. We offer you great secondary benefits such as: a company phone and laptop; a 13th month; discounted gym membership; personal development, visiting seminars and great personal and professional development opportunities.
Are you curious about this role, but don't recognise yourself in all aspects of the profile? Reach out. It would be great to hear what interests you, and where your skills and our opportunities could coincide.