HR Generalist – Dutch & English

By January 31, 2019Internal vacancies:

Are you willing and able to run 110 km per hour alongside us whilst providing excellent support to your employees and stakeholder? Are you a confident, outgoing, team-oriented professional who thrives on challenges and is flexible and able to keep and balance multiple plates in the air at any given time?

Are you proactive, communicative, motivated, hardworking, friendly, and a people person? If so, you are exactly the colleague we are looking for to join our team in The Hague.

It is a competitive market, fast moving and ever changing and therefore we also need to grow and adapt. Expanding our team is necessary but also exciting. You will be working closely together with the back office team which is comprised of HR, Finance, Operations and IT. And will have daily collaboration with the greater team including sales, recruitment and administration. We have two offices, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam. Backed by
a strong 30+ year reputation, you are joining an established, growing, professional, multilingual, multinational team.

If you are looking for a family-style organisation where you can come to work and rock, then apply now!


Job Profile for HR Generalist
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

HR Administration:

  • Managing HR databases and spreadsheets (ADP, Excel)
  • Managing HR documentation and personnel files, accurate data entry, always complying with GDPR regulations
  • Managing the HR inbox and telephone and answering questions in a timely manner
  • Managing the email address listings
  • Managing Arbo (company doctor) and illness registration and overviews
  • Managing leave overviews and proper leave administration
  • Creating and issuing amendment letters and contracts
  • Preparing and sending out HR communications internally and externally
  • Preparing and issuing werkgeversverklarings
  • Preparing and issuing letters of reference
  • Preparing IND/UWV documentation or applications

HR Consultancy:

  • Assist with HR consultancy/client projects – ranging from research, to operational to project work (for example a policy review or creation, making a new employment contract template, benchmarking, payroll, providing advice, managing a redundancy or conflict, etc.)
  • Drafting documents or reports
  • Taking inbound calls or emails and converting them to HR projects, completing offers

Payroll and Salary Administration:

  • Assist with timesheets and expense sheets on a monthly basis
  • Assist with payroll on a monthly basis
  • Create pro-formas
  • Provide support to the finance team as and when needed (bookkeeping, data entry)
  • 30% ruling applications


  • Liaise with recruitment team regarding new starters and on boarding’s
  • Rate calculations
  • Create and issue contracts
  • Manage on boarding’s
  • Create and issue client contracts
  • Complete face to face and over the phone HR check-ins with contractors and clients
  • Reference checks

Candidate Profile for HR Generalist

Ideally you have a few years local Netherlands HR experience under your belt and speak Dutch. In addition you have previous customer service, recruitment, sales or finance experience enabling you to smoothly transition into a shared service centre and working approach. Experience with ADP ihcm is an advantage.

  • Fluent in both Dutch and English, both written and spoken
  • Have super Word, Excel and typing skills
  • Proactive self-motivator
  • Good planning and coordination and prioritization skills
  • No nonsense attitude, no 9 to 5 attitude
  • Must be able to successfully multitask and work in a noisy, dynamic and ever changing environment

What Blue Lynx Offers

  • 32-40 hours week
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone
  • Pension allowance
  • 8% vacation money
  • 25 days paid holiday (FTE)
  • Work to home travel costs fully reimbursed
  • Lots of social activities –company lunches, team birthdays, BBQ’s, etc.
  • Quarterly company general meeting
  • Yearly appraisal
  • Yearly team charity event – CSR Day – NL Doet
  • Flat hierarchy
  • International work environment with a great close friendly group of people