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Training Coordinator

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Join the RIPE NCC as Training Coordinator and become part of an international purpose-driven organisation. This is a unique opportunity to join a well-established team and make this role your own. You will support and strengthen the Learning and Development Team to ensure our internal and external training courses and webinars run smoothly.

Training Coordinator

Amsterdam Central Station

22.5 to 37.5 hours per week

In this role, you will work together with experienced technical trainers and learning experts. You will take care of the day-to-day coordination and administration of scheduled training courses and deal with all logistical arrangements. You will work alongside another Training Coordinator as the backbone for the team. In addition to the daily activities of your role, you’ll also be a part of exciting projects that will give you an opportunity to enhance your technical and soft skills. You will work with the team on internal training courses customised for our staff. You will work with the team on internal training courses customised for our staff as well as our Train-the-Trainer (TTT) Programme. The TTT Programme is where we work with local trainers from our service region to help them with their presentation skills and technical knowledge so they can deliver training courses to our members. 

       In this role, you will:

  • Provide travel arrangements, procurement support and administrative support for the training courses and webinars
  • Announce training courses and webinars, send out invitations, manage registrations of the participants and act as a first point of contact
  • Design and carry out surveys regarding the training courses and webinars
  • Gather, prepare, verify and analyse statistics about the training courses for reports and articles
  • Support with the organisation of educational events like the RIPE NCC::Educa and tailor-made courses
  • Work together with different departments in the RIPE NCC to gather input on training needs and liaise with external suppliers (hotels, hosts, catering, shipping and printing)


    What we expect from you:

  • One to three years of experience in a Training Coordinating role or Event Organising role combined with administrative support experience
  • Motivated self-starter, able to proactively identify issues and propose solutions
  • Flexible and calm approach to work, you have the ability to use your own initiative and work with tact and discretion for dealing with confidential information
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and an eye for detail
  • Business-level English
  • Currently living in the Netherlands
  • Available for a minimum of three days per week


    What we offer you:

  • A diverse job in an international non-profit organisation in our bright, open office at Amsterdam Central Station
  • The opportunity to work on your personal development
    • A modern, flexible and informal work environment with an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance
    • An annual salary between EUR 34,000 and EUR 49,000 (before tax). This includes the standard 8% annual “holiday pay” and a 5% end-of-year bonus
    • Excellent secondary benefits: including a non-contributory pension scheme, top-tier health insurance coverage for you and your family, sport and internet reimbursement and 30 vacation days on a full-time basis
    • An in-house barista, fresh fruit, unlimited cookies and a company-wide free lunch every week

      The team

      Our international Learning and Development Team of 13 colleagues is responsible for one of our key services: providing training, knowledge and expertise to our members and the wider Internet community. We have our fingers on the pulse of the latest industry developments so we can evolve and adapt at the same pace as the rapidly changing tech landscape. If you have a thirst for knowledge and are enthusiastic, then you will fit in with our fun, dynamic and hardworking team.


      The organisation

      The RIPE NCC is a not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that the Internet should be governed openly, transparently and together with the wider Internet community. We are one of the oldest Internet organisations in Europe and are proud of our legacy. 

      Our strongest asset is our staff. We bring together more than 150 people from more than 38 countries in our modern, vibrant office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station. Our official working language is English, but more than 30 languages are spoken by our colleagues. 
      Our backgrounds are diverse, but our goal is the same: work for the good of the Internet. And we are now working collaboratively with our staff to transform our company culture to facilitate our evolution into the future. Do you want to join us on this journey? 


      How to apply

      If you are interested in this position, please click on the Apply button and fill in the short application form. Send it to us together with your CV and motivation letter (in English only please). A pre-employment screening (done by Validata) will be part of the recruitment process.

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