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Learning & Development Lead (w/m/x)


About us

Seven Senders is the leading delivery platform to ship parcels. The company connects shippers with its carrier network of over 100 carriers in Europe, enabling them to use excellent local shipping as a competitive advantage. With additional delivery services such as Claims Center, Insurance, Returns Portal, and Labels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Automated shipping notifications, tracking, and monitoring solutions ensure a transparent shipping process. Monthly reports and analyses enable data-based optimization of international shipping performance. Shippers receive everything from a single source and reduce complexity.

You will have an impact! As our new Learning & Development Lead, you will foster a culture of learning and ensure that everyone at Seven Senders has access to excellent learning and development opportunities. 

The role reports to the VP People and is responsible for building a key function in our People Development department.

  • You will shape our L&D strategy and drive strategic initiatives to further improve our culture and people development – from diversity to leadership development to performance management
  • You will partner with senior stakeholders to understand business requirements and develop proactive L&D plans to further support the strategic vision and growth of Seven Senders 
  • You will design and organise the program of our internal 7S Academy as well as further development programs to address training and development needs across all functions and levels at Seven Senders 
  • You will work on projects to improve our performance management and further people development topics during our OKR cycles
  • You will measure and evaluate the success and effectiveness of our initiatives and derive measures for improvement
  • You will partner and consult both employees and leaders to drive engagement through initiatives and foster a culture of learning 

With these skills and experience, you complete our team

  • You are a passionate Learning & Development expert who has planned and implemented L&D programs in fast growth in rapid scale environments 
  • You have a proven track record of setting up L&D strategies that are tangible and easy to implement
  • You have a strategic yet creative mindset with the ability to translate complex business challenges into effective learning solutions, while at the same time being comfortable with being hands-on as you build your team during our growth stage
  • You have excellent communication skills and enjoy building strong relationships across all functions and levels
  • You are fluent in English; every other language is a plus

Seven Senders Insights

We are a fast growing and well established company and now, after six years on the market, we’ve expanded from being a Start-up to a global (player) and grown up company. Remaining a true start-up at heart - we are creative, dynamic, innovative and agile. 

What sets us apart is that we are at the forefront of latest trends, promoting continuous improvement and learning while our processes are optimized and occur automatically.

We believe in international logistics. With employees from over 30 different nations, this is part of our DNA. Accordingly, our corporate language is English. 

We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, or disability.

We are looking forward to you and your application - Your Seven Senders People Team!

Seven Senders and COVID-19

The logistics industry is experiencing a strong growth due to the global pandemic. From this, Seven Senders also benefit. Our success is due to our increasing customer base and the expansion of our target markets. We are pleased to inform you that we are able to offer you a long term secure and stable employment.

In order to be able to guarantee you the greatest possible protection during your application process, we digitally map out our entire recruiting and onboarding process. Accordingly, we also support mobile working in times of the ongoing corona pandemic.


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