Head of Learning & Development EU

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Date: May 30, 2019

Location: Anderlecht, Brussels, BE

Help us transform patients’ lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Talent Acquisition and Development Department, based in our HQ in Anderlecht, Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: Head of EU Learning & Development.

Are you someone who needs to be purposeful and passionate no matter what? You are a ‘purpossionate’ person for UCB. This remarkable blend of talent means you are on a personal mission to improve patient wellbeing.

As a UCB 'purpossionate' person and Head of EU Learning & Development you like to work in an environment where you can:


• Translate business needs into learning experiences that suit regional needs and regulatory requirements 

• Create a regional strategy for Learning & Development, that is aligned to the global Talent Acquisition & Development strategy

• Use your experience in leading regional learning and development programs to deliver high impact learning experiences together with your regional team and external vendor partners

• Use your ability to work in different cultural environments to help assess learning and development needs and address them in line with global strategy

• Be a member of the Talent Acquisition and Development Leadership Team

As a UCB 'purpossionate' person and Head of EU Learning & Development you will contribute by:

• Managing a regional L&D team responsible for both new hire training and ongoing development for employees

• Ensuring alignment with global strategy while executing locally tailored learning initiatives for employees in the EU

• Promoting individual responsibility to understand and follow all laws, regulations, and company policies; including site and Health, Safety, and Environment regulations, compliance to UCB global regulations and industry quality requirements

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

• Masters in Organizational Psychology/Organizational Development, Education, Human Resources, or related field 

• 7+ years of progressive experience in Learning & Development, ideally within pharma or high growth, innovative culture

• 5+ years managing a team and/or function

• Proven experience deploying/implementing country/regional learning & development programs

• Proven experience working directly with and supporting business leaders and executives

To apply please go to www.ucb.com/careers

Discover more about the remarkable UCB Talent Blends and how you can contribute to the mix at www.ucb.com/careers

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