Opportunity to drive excellence in the delivery of HR services

HR Country Representative / Business Partner – BeNeLux

Organisation based in Utrecht Area

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Over de functie

For our client we are looking for a hands on HR Country representative. In this job you will have the opportunity to drive excellence in the delivery of HR services in a highly professional and fast-paced environment. You will work closely with business leaders and different HR stakeholders, especially the HR Service Center delivering core HR services to the geography.
In this position, You will be responsible for local HR practices including labour and government relations, local policies and procedures, local reward services, reporting and compliance, supporting all organizations based in the Netherlands and in Belgium (3 entities).
The position will be based within the province of Utrecht, NL. 
Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the review of local rewards strategy, policies and guidelines in the country including compensation review guidelines and benefits programs, working closely with the global Reward team and HR Country Committee. Guaranteeing the quality and application of the benefits across the geography
  • Drives labour relations strategy in the countries, and managing relations with appropriate bodies to secure regular agreements, effective grievances handling.
  • Acts as a link between employees and managers in case of conflicts and recommending corrective actions
  • Advises local regulations and updates where appropriate for role. Ensures compliance with local regulations including regulatory requirements on HR core processes and country specific regulatory training.
  • Manages internal /external audits and labour suits, including interacting with internal and external counsels and representing Tetra Pak in court when required.
  • Manages government relations and reporting: monitoring changes in country regulations and ensuring compliance; being the main contact with local country government authorities, such as social security, Labour Office and others.
  • Implements and governs applicable local country policies. Propose and drives a modification of employee's handbooks.
  • Supports HR Business Partners in driving Employee Engagement actions for local country specific issues.
  • Secures legal compliance of HR processes and drives alignment with global processes where possible. Guarantees the resourcing process legal compliance. Facilitates company-initiated termination process and secures legal compliance and governance.
  • Manages compliance and enforcement of local privacy laws and of Group Policies and  Procedures
  • Ensures compliance with the relevant legislation related to Occupational Health and Safety. Monitors or coordinates with the designated OHS officers the OHS performance for area of responsibility.
  • Eventually supervises the OHS Officers in the geography
  • Is expected to travel across locations as needed


Critical Experience
Native in Dutch, and full proficiency in English

- 5-7 years of experience in Human Resources, ideally in manufacturing environment
- Broad experience across major elements of HR management with special attention on stakeholder and project management skills.
- Knowledge of leadership and negotiations and labour law
- Expertise in HR Services and Compensation & Benefits in a multinational environment
- International mindset, experience in a matrix organization
- University Degree, preferably in the field of HR/Economics/Labour Law

Personal Qualifications:

  • Multitasking, ability to set priorities even under pressure
  • Outstanding communication skills – ability to create strong professional relationships with stakeholders on different levels
  • Ability to handle conflicting situations with the right attitude
  • Flexibility to travel between the entities within BeNeLux



Direct contract at our client. They  offer a competitive salary and provide nice benefits.


Organisation based in Utrecht Area


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Babette van Steennis via telefoonnummer 06-20797708

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