Return to jobs Return to jobs

Senior Talent Development Manager



Posted 2 weeks ago

Transform Lives Through Education with OpenClassrooms' Dynamic HR Team


icon Salary

No salary declared 😔

icon Location

Cour de l'île Louviers

icon Nomad Friendly?
icon Expires

Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: OpenClassrooms is a pioneering online education platform dedicated to making learning and career advancement accessible to everyone. Founded in 2013, it offers a variety of certified programs in fields such as tech, IT, and marketing. With a practical learning approach and B Corp certification, OpenClassrooms is proud to have positively impacted over 50,000 lives and aims to be a leader in professional retraining and apprenticeships. Join a mission-driven company that’s shaping the future of education.

  • Role Summary:
    • Develop and implement innovative HR development initiatives.
    • Manage Learning & Development programs and budget.
    • Conduct workforce planning and organizational design.
    • Design and execute talent development strategies.
    • Create career paths and competency grids.
    • Administer LMS/TMS platforms and manage data analytics.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Proven experience in Talent Development & Learning.
    • Expertise in organizational design and skills gap analysis.
    • Strategic thinking with a data-driven approach.
    • Proficient with SaaS tools and process automation.
    • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
    • Fluency in French and English (C1 level).
  • Application Process Details:
    • Initial HR interview to discuss essential criteria.
    • Manager Interview to explore your professional background.
    • Case Study and Team Interview with HR team members.
    • Stakeholder interview with VP learning.
    • Potential reference checks at the end of the process.

OpenClassrooms offers a remote-first work culture, equity participation, comprehensive health insurance, a generous vacation policy, and access to professional training. Embrace new challenges and be a part of a team that values diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities. Apply now to join OpenClassrooms and make a real difference in the world of education!


Founded in 2013 by Pierre Dubuc and Mathieu Nebra, OpenClassrooms is a mission-driven company with the ambition of making education and career opportunities accessible to everyone.

The school offers numerous open and free-access courses, along with accredited programs for in-demand professions such as tech, IT, data, pedagogy, marketing, and more—all delivered 100% online. OpenClassrooms uniquely creates and produces all its courses and educational content, relying on a distinctive model focused on practical learning through professional projects and guidance from mentors who are experts in their respective fields.

From the beginning, OpenClassrooms' mission has been centered around impact: by incorporating it into the statutes since 2018 and subsequently obtaining B Corp certification in 2021—a recognition for companies balancing profits with social impact. OpenClassrooms is featured in the Next 40/120 ranking, but what we take the most pride in is having facilitated a renewed career trajectory for over 50,000 individuals in 2023.

Our goal: to become a leader in solutions for apprenticeships and professional retraining.

OpenClassrooms. Education that works.


  • CDI

  • Based in France, offering full remote or hybrid work options, with access to OpenClassrooms’ office at Cours de l’île Louviers, 75004, Paris.


At OpenClassrooms, the Human Resources Team is dedicated to a skill-based organization. We strive to create an exceptional employee experience at every touchpoint, reflecting our mission and values. We believe that, just as we aim to empower our students, we must also develop and equip our employees with the best skills for the future of work through innovative and lifelong learning experiences.

The Senior Talent Development Manager embodies our vision by nurturing growth and helping the business achieve its goals through effective talent development and learning initiatives. This role is crucial in aligning employees' skills with their current and future responsibilities, using automated and personalized approaches to create a top-tier learning organization.

This position is for you if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a growth mindset, continually seek creative ways to improve internal customer experience, and are passionate about education and people development.


Talent Development & Learning:

  • Design and implement cutting-edge HR development initiatives that drive our strategy and goals.

  • Develop innovative strategies to help employees excel in their careers.

  • Oversee Learning & Development programs aligned with our mission and objectives.

  • Manage the Learning & Development budget with a focus on efficiency and impact.

Organizational Design:

  • Manage workforce planning and align our structure with long-term strategies.

  • Conduct capability assessments and skills gap analyses to plan for future needs.

Learning & Development:

  • Identify future competencies and design development paths.

  • Promote a performance-driven culture aligned with our mission.

  • Create and execute talent development programs to foster professional growth.

  • Consult with leaders to assess and enhance management skills.

  • Design a world-class training program that supports rapid growth and diverse learning styles.

  • Collaborate with People Success Partners and business units to develop creative learning programs aligned with business needs.

  • Promote a continuous learning organization through internal reskilling programs

  • Manage the Learning & Development budget with a cost efficiency and impact driven approach

Career Path & Competency Grids:

  • Develop career paths and competency grids that inspire and motivate.

  • Manage promotion processes and support internal talent mobility.

  • Ensure succession planning for business continuity.

  • In coordination with the People Success Partner, develop and maintain the competency mapping of the company talents

Tools & Systems:

  • Monitor, interconnect, configure OpenClassrooms’ LMS/TMS platforms & systems

  • Manage skills management tool that will support proactive and personalized skills and career path development

Data & KPIs:

  • Monitor and analyze key metrics, providing regular reports to senior management.

  • Use data to continuously refine programs, drive budget decisions, and recommend improvements.


Report directly to Stéphanie Fraise, our CHRO, and join a dynamic People Team committed to fostering a thriving environment at OpenClassrooms.
Our 10-member team, organized into People Operations, People Success Partners, People Project Management, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Management, ensures our mission of accessible education thrives by helping team members excel in their roles and careers.


  • Thriving in the Tech industry, you understand the dynamics of a product-led organization, especially in international settings and complex organizational structures.

  • Experienced Talent Developer: You have a strong background in Talent Development & Learning, with expertise in managing full-cycle training, talent reviews, succession planning, and career development programs.

  • Organizational Design Expert: You excel in shaping organizational structures and assessing skills gaps, ensuring the best fit for the company's needs.

  • Your strategic thinking, coupled with a data-driven approach and a strong business acumen, enables you to bring strategic solutions to any challenge, utilizing a hands-on, meticulous approach supported by robust data analytics.

  • Tech savvy and process oriented, you have a natural tendency to eliminate unnecessary tasks and simplify business processes. You are comfortable using multiple SaaS tools and platforms to increase efficiencies, modernize, automate, personalize & scale processes.

  • Collaboration skills : You excel at breaking down silos and fostering collaboration across multicultural departments & teams.

  • Your strong communication and influencing skills allow you to effectively collaborate with leaders and engage with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Flexible and proactive, you excel in fast-paced environments. You are capable of wearing multiple hats, conducting projects autonomously, and making quick decisions across diverse circumstances.

  • Fluent in both French and English (C1 level), you possess strong communication skills in both written and verbal forms."

At OpenClassrooms, we prioritize learning potential over a perfect alignment with every job criterion. We highly value qualities such as eagerness to learn, commitment, and the potential for growth. If you are motivated and confident in your ability to excel in the role, we enthusiastically encourage you to submit your application.


    • Remote Work: OpenClassrooms is a "remote-first" company, meaning that remote work is the norm. We provide total flexibility, allowing you to work 100% remotely from France

    • Access to OpenClassrooms Offices based in Paris (75004).

    • For Employees Outside Île-de-France: Possibility to access coworking spaces occasionally (Worklib partnership)

    • Work Environment and Culture: Founded on the company's four core values: we care, we dare, we persist, we tell it as it is

    • Equity Participation: Employees receive free shares in equal numbers, subject to eligibility, company performance, shareholder and board committee approval

    • Comprehensive Health Insurance: Fully covered by OpenClassrooms

    • Gymlib subscription and access to the Teale app (mental health solution), both covered by OpenClassrooms

    • Swile Restaurant Voucher

    • Transportation Reimbursement: Full reimbursement of transportation expenses for the Île-de-France region (Navigo Pass fully paid by OpenClassrooms)

    • 30 Paid Vacation Days per Year + RTT

    • 5 "Caretaker Days" per Year: Provided to allow you to take care of your loved ones

    • Possibility to work remotely outside of France up to XX days per year

    • Company MacBook: Provided for work purposes.

    • Access to OpenClassrooms Training Catalog

    • Annual Seminar in France: "La Classe Verte"


  • HR interview (30 mins) with Agathe to discuss essential criteria such as availability, salary expectations, motivation...

  • Manager Interview with Stéphanie, our CHRO to delve into your professional background and achievements

  • Case Study 

  • Team Interview  with Jérémy Tène & Catherine Eteve, two members of the HR team.

  • Stakeholder interview with Charlène Friang, VP learning

  • Professional References: At the end of the process, we may request professional references if necessary. 

Join our Team !

Intrigued? Let's get to know each other! Apply today — we're looking forward to receiving your application!

Feel free to check out our online course How do we work at OpenClassrooms to better understand our mission, culture, and team composition.

👉 OpenClassrooms' mission is to make education accessible to all. One of the obstacles to accessibility is the lack of diversity, creating cultural, economic, and social barriers to education and subsequent professional integration. As an employer, we are deeply committed to the diversity of our teams and equal opportunities. We believe that the diversity of our teams is an asset, allowing us to create the most inclusive culture possible. We encourage everyone to apply, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnic and social origin, or disability. If you have a disability and there's anything we can do to facilitate your interview process, please let us know.

👉 OpenClassrooms is eligible for the French Tech visa program. This means that candidates of foreign origin can benefit from an accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. They can also benefit from a simplified "Accompanying Family" procedure to welcome their spouse and minor children. More information here.

👉 Working at OpenClassrooms means joining a dynamic and stimulating team, taking on new challenges, meeting amazing people every week, and being a driver of innovation and education in France and around the world.


Hire with Escape

Showcase your progressive organisation and post your open roles to the biggest UK community of purpose driven job seekers.

Get Started