Senior Instructional Designer (MR-34021932)

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Support
Job Type: Contract
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For one of our international partners I am looking for a Senior Instructional Designer. Do you have experience in e-learning development and instructional design and you like to work in a challenging environment? Then you might be the person I am looking for!

Senior Instructional Designer

Location: Amsterdam

Contract: Full-time (40h)

Languages: English

Contract: First 12 months via JP Gray

Starting date: asap

Where will you work?

You will work within an international company at their HQ in Amsterdam.

What you will be doing as a senior instructional designer:

As a' Senior Instructional Designer / Senior Digital Learning Designer' you are responsible for the creation of engaging blended learning and development solutions and compelling course content, helping learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner.

Using up-to-date learning trends and technologies, data to qualify decision-making and the full learning cycle, you execute effective and successful learning initiatives to a global audience in an agile, iterative and scalable manner.

Your role:

Your work contributes to enable the business to deliver on strategic and operational objectives through capability development and unlocking the potential and talent of our employees. All your learning initiatives are structured to enable a learning culture, powered by the learner, where our people have access to the right learning opportunities at the right time in a medium that best suits them.

You understand strategy and are able to break it down into actionable execution. You will be designing, prioritizing, innovating and improving topic specific global learning programs and development initiatives to enable the business to deliver on strategic objectives through capability development and unlocking the potential and talent of our employees.

The Commercial Learning team is working closely with subject matter experts to ensure that we are able to create, curate and co-design learning together with the business. This ensures not only Commercial Brilliance, but also ensures that our employees can easily navigate learning as they develop within the Organisation.


  • Responsible for designing, developing, prioritizing, innovating and improving topic specific global learning programs and development initiatives
  • Key point of contact for your learning initiatives from a design and development perspective
  • Provide stakeholders with relevant information and visibility on learning progress and priorities
  • Collaborate with Learning community from other departments to create specific learning content for the department
  • Support content development and delivery for various skills across department
  • Employ innovative scalable capability building methods that go beyond the classroom, including self learning, technology-based learning, learning on the job, mobile learning, testing, monitoring, etc.
  • Create and conduct workshops, webinars, Learning Pathways Apply project management techniques when developing and executing learning initiatives
  • Continually evaluate learning interventions from a design perspective to ensure the highest quality products
  • Initiate research, discussions and application of industry wide best practices and technology driven learnings
  • Coach and supporting more Junior members of the team with your experience and expertise.

Your profile:

  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models (ADDIE, EnABLE/5 Moments of Need, SAM)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with learning authoring software (Articulate 360/Rise 360, Adobe Captivate) and at least one learning management system / learning experience platform
  • Demonstrated proficiency with multimedia creation tools (Adobe Creative Cloud, Premiere, AfterEffects, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Experience in developing storyboards and scripts for e-learning and virtual live training
  • Skilled in designing and developing exercises, activities and assessments that enhance the learning experience
  • Ability to write copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Ability to create content that matches the learning objectives
  • Basic HTML programming knowledge would be a plus
  • Skilled in applying project management methodologies Prioritization and effective time management
  • Ability to make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Stakeholder management and cross-functional communication excellence
  • Ability to interact with SMEs and business stakeholders at various levels within the organization
  • Creative thinking
  • Agile way of working


If you are interested in this role please apply via the website or contact Katarzyna Beller-Wajer via k.wajer(a) We always strive to respond to all applications within 5 working days. Sometimes due to the number of responses we cannot. If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.

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