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Country Human Resources Lead, Netherlands (NL)

Status finalstages
Tags Employee Relations Generalist HR


Date posted

09 Jan 2023

The Company

We are representing a sustainable and growing international manufacturing company. Our client has almost 20,000 employees across numerous countries, generating sales of several billion euros.

The Role

The Country Human Resources Lead heads up operations in the Netherlands. The key priority is leading and developing the HR team including cultural transformation, attraction and retention of talent as well as modernisation and digitalisation of HR processes.  

The Individual

We are looking for an individual with a strong HR leadership track record with experience from the manufacturing sector. Should have worked internationally and collaborated with stakeholders across an organisation, e.g. other units, CoE. Experience in leading global implementation, or renewal of HR processes and systems, or leading general HR project on a regional or global level is desired. Should have experience and interest in managing labor relations, ideally in the manufacturing sector. Experience collaborating with Works Council is preferred. The individual should have strong change management skills and substantial project management experience – the ability to drive, coordinate and complete HR projects as well as a positive, “glass half full”-mentality and an eagerness to roll up the sleeves and lead by example. They should be independent with a pro-active attitude, have the ability to identify areas of improvement and constructively address them to drive change, monitor results, adjust, involve relevant stakeholders, hold people accountable, convince and influence across the organisation. Self-driven, self-motivated with exceptional communication and influencing skills. A Master’s level qualification in an associated discipline and a employee relations background is desirable. Needs to be fluent in English, whilst Dutch is an advantage.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Employee Relations Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    VP HR Operations
  • Potential upsides
    A great opportunity to work for a world-class sustainable manufacturer with a strong tradition and outstanding reputation. Great growth potential and strong international touchpoints.
  • Potential challenges
    Role tasked as a change ambassador. Need to foster strong collaboration between the company’s entities and cultivate a one-firm mindset.
  • Job Reference

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