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HR Operations Manager

Job Details

  • Posted:6th June, 2024
  • Sector:Human Resources, Shipping
  • Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Job Ref:17545
  • Salary:Competitive

We are partnering with a leading global freight-forwarder who is seeking a HR Operations Manage to join their team at their European headquarters in Amsterdam.

This role will drive the organisations processes and policies to ensure a compliant and equitable workplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and lead a scalable Human Resources function for the company’s European and APAC operations.
  • Set standards for employee regulations, compliance, and payroll.
  • Manage full-cycle recruitment by collaborating with hiring managers to align on strategies and create compelling job descriptions.
  • Develop a network of reliable third-party partners to provide guidance and support as the company grows.
  • Maintain essential business systems (e.g., Hooray).
  • Standardize HR processes and ensure legal compliance in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 and other industry standards.
  • Drive cultural initiatives at the company, including employee development, feedback, and discipline.
  • Advocate for change management and uphold our mission and values as the organization evolves.
  • Promote alignment and partnership between the European, APAC, and US headquarters.
  • Collaborate with cross-departmental leaders to enhance employee satisfaction and productivity.
  • Act as a strategic partner in designing organizational structure and compensation strategies.

Skills Required

  • Over 3 years of People Operations experience in Europe, preferably in multinational corporations.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • High proficiency with HR information systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office/Google Suite applications and using data for analysis, recommendations, and executive reporting.
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in Dutch preferred, German is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; comfortable working with senior business partners daily.
  • Strong project management skills, self-motivated, and able to prioritize effectively to meet business needs.
  • Positive attitude and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment with diverse teams.
  • Logistics experience is not required.

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