Lineas is the largest private rail freight operator in Europe offering premium rail products and total door-to-door logistics solutions. Our mission is to offer such superior rail products and services that customers shift the transport of their goods from road to rail. This allows them to improve their supply chain while decreasing their impact on mobility, climate and air pollution.

Manager Lineas Academy - Kader B

Are you our new Manager Lineas Academy?

At Lineas you can:

  • Work in an open and flexible environment where you can be yourself
  • Do things and put your ideas forward
  • Contribute to a better environment

Who are we?

We are Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe. We convince companies to shift the transport of their goods from road to rail. Because that's much better for the climate and mobility. We make this Modal Shift a reality with the best train products and innovative services.

We, the FREIGHT FORCE, dedicate ourselves day after day to the freight transport of our customers. And to really make a difference!

Who are we looking for?

The Manager Lineas Academy oversees all operational training programs, staff, and budgets. The manager is responsible for developing the operational learning and development strategy. This includes assessing necessary skills, vetting trainers and implementing training strategies. He or she must ensure that training methods, content, software, systems, and equipment are appropriate.

The Manager Lineas Academy supervises a staff of training and development specialists, such as instructional designers, program developers, and instructors. The Manager directs the daily activities of the coordinators and (Senior) Trainers and evaluates their effectiveness.

The Manager Lineas Academy is responsible for the effectiveness and compliance of the operational competence management process in all countries. Therefore, you take responsibility for the strategic accreditation of LINEAS Academy as an independent training school for train drivers in all countries.

The Manager Lineas Academy defines within LPS (Lineas Production Systems), how trainings and certifications should be conducted in the different production areas of Lineas. You report out about the effectiveness of this process towards the Director of LPS.

What are your duties?

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the training center: follow-up basic and permanent trainings, administration flows and certifications.
  • Conduct regular meetings between your team and the most important stakeholders
  • Determines training needs and requirements for an organization or group by meeting with managers, talking with employees, or administering surveys
  • Oversee training and certification programs
  • Make propositions to improve the operational competence management process, discuss the propositions with all relevant stakeholders and implement by informing all involved.
  • Organize review existing training materials produced internally or by third parties
  • Manage running and new subvention programs with local authorities to optimize the training budget
  • Prepare and present reports on training program KPIs: success rate, filling rate, warm and cold evaluations, use of simulators,…
  • Have a program announcement marketing strategy
  • Work with operations managers to address learning issues, instruction problems, or new educational needs regarding specific employees or departments
  • Keep current on the activities and needs of the railway industry by attending regular meetings, conferences, and seminars
  • Maintain understanding of new educational and training techniques and methods
  • Lead, teach, onboard and evaluate new trainers
  • Track employee success and progress
  • Communicate all the training programs on a timely basis
  • Take the lead in audits from NSA’s to keep compliance

What is your profile?

  • You have a master’s degree (or equivalent by experience)
  • You’re fluent in Dutch and French with a good knowledge of English
  • Experience in railway training and certification is a plus
  • You have experience in people management roles.
  • You are a good communicator and negotiator

Lineas stands for diversity. We believe that skills and talent are unrelated to gender, ethnicity, age, social background, sexual orientation, philosophical or religious beliefs, ...

What do we have to offer you?

With us you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a fast growing and international company.

  • You will be part of a team of passionate colleagues who will make the Modal Shift a reality.
  • You will receive an attractive salary with attractive fringe benefits.
  • We give you a personal training and all the coaching you need to get started.
  • Afterwards, you will be given every opportunity to further develop your talents.
  • You are allowed to work autonomously and independent of time - even from home or on location when it suits you best.
  • You will end up in a young and energetic company. Things are moving fast here and a lot is always changing. That opens up permanent perspectives for your career.

Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Lineas itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Lineas HR department.


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