Global Learning Business Partner – Lyon

Global Learning Business Partner

Louis Dreyfus Company



Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world.

Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Job Description

Context : 

LDC’s Talent Centre of Excellence is undergoing a transformational process, embarking on an exciting journey towards building a Talent and Learning ecosystem that will further support and enable our people development and LDC’s business results. The Talent CoE is spearheading a series of strategic initiatives which will evolve the Learning and Talent landscape of our organization; aiming high towards the creation of a company wide Learning culture to reinforce and support existing and future key Business and HR priorities.

This is an expert role within LDC’s Talent CoE that focuses on Learning advisory, Learning need analysis and Learning product development  as well as stakeholder management, reporting and analysis, financial management, and operational support for strategic learning initiatives.

You will be reporting to the Head of Learning, and will collaborate with a wide group of Learning, Talent and HR Professionals and the Business.

Your main responsibilities will be :

  • Support the Head of Learning in driving the Learning strategy and organisational Learning agenda
  • Key account manager for the assigned business units for all Learning activities
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and HRBPs to commonly identify impactful Learning solutions and products for all LDC’s business units connected with business KPI’s, needs and aspirations
  • Be a reference point for learning topics, latest research, market trends, tools and methodologies
  • Senior learning advisor for the business on Learning needs assessment, skills & competencies analysis and active contributor in setting capability plans and Learning curriculae
  • Project, Program and Product Development manager to drive, supervise and deliver Learning products and Solutions – actively collaborate with the Learning Solutions Manager to develop inclusive and holistic products integrating Learning Experience
  • Learning program manager for high level transversal organizational competencies (Digitalisation, Sustainability, Innovation, Customer Centricity e.t.c.)
  • Drive the measurement of Learning (R.O.I, R.O.E., application of learning e.t.c.) through a set of defined metrics.
  • Supervise and update the Learning calendar and curriculum for the assigned internal clients
  • Supervise and update the Training budget for the assigned internal clients. Conduct budget analysis and provide regular financial updates related to learning activities.  
  • Support change management activities, advocate and promote LDC’s learning culture.
  • Actively participate in internal Learning communities and communities of practice by sharing past experience and latest research.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role or more than 8 years in an expert L&D role with a track record of successfully advising business on Learning products and services.
  • Demonstrated experience in Learning Functions: needs detection, content curation and learning architecture, competencies, learning operations, authoring tools, kickstarting and managing initiatives. Other talent focused experience is a plus.
  • Solid Project Management Skills: Proven experience in managing complex Learning projects, including planning, coordination, and delivery within set timelines.
  • Operational Excellence: Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage learning programs and ensure smooth operations in a regional or global corporate setting.
  • Excellent Communication Skills, Stakeholder Management and Internal Customer oriented: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively engage with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Significant experience with cross functional and cross-country collaboration.
  • Strong Analytical and Data Management Skills: Ability to analyze data, generate insights, and make data-driven decisions to enhance learning programs.
  • Training, facilitation and coaching: Prior experience and skills in delivering training sessions and facilitating learning activities is a plus.

Other skills (Computer Skills, etc.)

  • MS Office proficient
  • Proficiency in creating impactful presentations and working with data in Excel
  • Technology Savvy
  • HRIS, LMS, LXP Knowledge
  • Attention to detail, quality and results oriented
  • High level of proficiency in networking & connecting internally and externally
  • Author tools knowledge is a plus.

Academic background

  • Bachelor's degree in business management or HR/Education or any related field.


  • Proficient in English
  • Other languages an additional but not necessary plus.

Additional Information

This position can be located in Lyon, Madrid, London, Rotterdam or Sofia.

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Flexible working

  • Access to Training and Development 

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us


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