HR Generalist | English and Dutch

HR / Recruitment
English and Dutch

One of our clients in Rotterdam, a global company within industrial technologies, is looking for an HR Generalist with good Dutch labor law knowledge and proactive mentality.

As an HR Generalist you are responsible for a variety of Human Resources tasks or initiatives, including advising people managers on the execution of performance management, coaching, corrective action issues, team building, employee development and compliance initiatives. This role will provide primary operational (day to day) support for the managers and employees within the organization by designated geographic regions or locations. The position requires team participation and interfaces within all areas of Human Resources to provide exceptional and consistent support for managers and employees.

Why should you apply:

  • You will be part of a global and successful organization
  • Direct contract of employment
  • Market competitive salary
  • Pension scheme and yearly bonus
  • Hybrid work model
  • Transportation costs reimbursement

Main responsibilities:

  • Partner with stakeholders at a local level to bring value and support to the business through execution of all HR daily activities
  • Deliver HR training activities
  • Partner with HRBP and Legal on execution employee investigations
  • Provide guidance and support to local managers on performance management with the aim of preventing employee disputes
  • Comply with local laws related to ensuring a positive, non-discriminatory and safe work environment reviewing policies, procedures, handbooks and employment documents
  • Provide support as required for any company-wide changes or programs, such as employee development, restructuring, and organizational design


  • Minimum 4-5 years of HR experience, including direct, hands-on experience in managing employment issues
  • Professional fluency in Dutch & English
  • Full-time availability
  • Ability to work effectively across functional lines in a global matrixed environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree within Human Resources, Business, or related
  • Ability to support and challenge business leaders. Acts as a coach, thought leader and sounding board for leadership
Work Experience:

3-5 Years