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Site Training & Development Manager


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Site Training & Development Manager
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QM Training
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Site Training & Development Manager

About Astellas:

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.

Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword - it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.

Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

Hybrid working:

At Astellas we recognise the importance of balancing your work and home life, so we offer a hybrid working solution allowing time to connect with colleagues in person at the office alongside the flexibility to work from home; optimising the most productive work environment for you to succeed and deliver.

About this Job:

As Site Training & Development Manager, you are responsible for carrying out the training policy to all departments except for Production. The focus departments are Warehouse & Logistics, Quality Management and Technical Services & Facility Department. The Site Training & Development Manager works closely together with the Training & Development Manager (Production) and an Administrative Assistent. You will report to the Senior Manager Compliance.

The main goal is to support the Management Team, managers, and employees to maximize the effort of training activities.

In this job, you will:

  • Develop & maintain training material such as Training on the Job, Classroom training & E-learning especially in the areas of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and (SHE) Safety, Health & Environment.
  • Work with Super-admin of LMS (Learning Management System).
  • Manage the continuous training plan within his/her scope; the overall site training plan (budget) is a HR responsibility.
  • Manage cooperation with external vendors.
  • Advise management on training & learning issues & solutions within his/her scope.
  • Lead a diversity of projects to implement new methods and functionalities to enhance training activities continuously.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in working with IT systems like Microsoft 365 and Learning Management System.
  • Results, solution & customer orientated, flexible and proactive.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English, verbally as well in writing.

Preferred Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience in an Industrial/Food/GMP/GDP environment are preferred.
  • Continuous improvement mindset and initiating innovations.
  • Meticulous, analytical, and stress-resistant, to be able to handle deadlines.


  • HBO Bachelor/Master of Education or equivalent.

Additional information:

  • This is a permanent, full-time position.
  • This position follows our hybrid working model. Role requires a blend of home and a minimum of 3 days per week in our Meppel office. Flexibility may be required in line with business needs. Candidates must be located within a commutable distance of the office.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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