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HR Generalist – Dutch & English

By September 28, 2022 No Comments


Human Resources/Recruitment

Netherlands: The Hague
Depends on experience
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Advanced)
Hiring type:
1 year with view to extension
Start date:
Job ref.:
Kalcho Kalchev
+31 (0)70 311 7822


Our client, a highly respected and extremely prestigious world leader in integrated energy and chemicals, is looking for an HR Generalist to join their dynamic, multicultural and multilingual organisation in The Hague. 

The HR Generalist is responsible for the company’s departments in the Netherlands (Supply Chain, IT, Finance, HR, Corporate), and acts as a backup Business Partner for other offices (UK, Italy, France and Malaysia). They will work closely with People Services colleagues to provide end-to-end HR services to Managers and Employees, in line with HR policies and together with the organisation’s development team to develop and rollout HR programs.

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

  • Partner with the company’s managers to meet the organisation’s people needs through available HR programs and policies and proactively forecast and deliver against people’s lifecycle 
  • Work with managers to coordinate/conduct (annual) HR programs and activities, including performance management, promotions, development, talent and succession planning and engagement; support annual business planning on people-related topics
  • Coach and advise managers on people-related topics and provide case management for employee cases, including sickness and reintegration
  • Support workforce planning and support people’s needs through (internal) recruitment activities, acting and development assignments, Individual Development Plan (IDP) and career coaching
  • Support people services as needed with regards to complex situations and act as second line contact for questions from employees and managers on HR policies and processes; participate in people services activities when required
  • Collaborate with Organisation Development team to develop HR solutions that meet business needs

Candidate Profile for HR Generalist 

  • Must be fluent in English and advanced in Dutch, both written and spoken. French and/or Italian are beneficial
  • An academic degree in an HR-related area is preferred
  • 3-5 years of HR experience, preferably in a multinational environment
  • Knowledge and experience with Dutch labour laws, benefits and HR practices in the Netherlands are required 
  • Experience with labour law in other countries is a plus
  • Knowledge of Dutch labour law is required. Familiar with UK, French, Italian and/or Malaysian labour law is advantageous
  • As the first point of contact for managers, being responsive and proactive to meet customer needs is a must. Use knowledge to guide managers and influence people’s decisions
  • Flexible – handle a full range of services across the employee life cycle for multiple countries
  • Adaptable and energised by balancing multiple activities and not afraid to take on new things
  • Team player

What Our Client Offers

  • Opportunity to work in the number one oil company in the world
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Travel costs reimbursement
  • Competitive salary
  • 13th-month salary 
  • Opportunity to build a long-term and stable career

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