Learning and Development Manager (m/f/d)

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Country: Portugal (PT) 
City: Ovar
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Yazaki Corporation, a family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems. Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems. More than 284,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 478 locations in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. To strengthen our team in either Ovar (Portugal), Oudsbergen (Belgium) or at one of our plants in Morocco, we are looking for a 


Learning & Development Manager (m/f/d)



Key responsibilities

  • Understand business needs and translate into Learning & Development processes and programs to support the organization in developing our leaders and employees.
  • Leadership Development: Collaborate closely with the business and our local HR teams to conceptualize and ensure implementation of leadership development programs throughout all layers of the organization.
  • Skill & Career Management: Analyze the need of driving a skill-based approach across the region and help our people understand career opportunities within Yazaki.
  • Employee Engagement: Help to conceptualize key topics and take over project lead as needed across Y-EMEA (e.g. leadership questions, DEIB)
  • Support our central HR Business Partners in answering L&D questions and requests coming from the business 
  • Moderate Workshops and deliver trainings



  • Bachelor or Master degree in Human Resources related fields (Business or Business Psychology)
  • Minimum 7-10 years professional experience in Learning & Development, Talent Management, HR Business Partner or HR Manager role
  • Business fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Experience in leading multiple projects and align stakeholders accordingly
  • Experience in leading teams and organizations through change
  • Experience in delivering trainings
  • Experience in moderation of groups
  • Coaching certification is a plus
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, internal customer orientation, high service-mind (strong passion and teamplayer)


Ready to take the next step within Yazaki? Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. We wish you all the success in your application! 


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