Junior HR Business Partner

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  • Contact:

    Edina Struhar

  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-26538

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


For our international client with EMEA HQ based in the Netherlands, we are currently seeking a Junior HR Business Partner fluent in English and Dutch.

The JuniorHR Business Partner MEA applies an advanced knowledge of human resources, providing professional advice and support to the organization regarding a variety of HR related activities including but not limited to; payroll, compensation and benefits, employee relations, training and recruitment.

He/she is the first line of contact for employee queries and is expected to have a good grasp of HR issues with appropriate and proactive measures to regularly improve HR performance and employee motivation. He/she assists the EMEA HR Manager in the design, development and implementation of various policies, programs and procedures and is responsible for administering these as directed.

The focus of your responsibility will be on employees who are based in Middle East and Africa. You will also be taking on responsibility for employees in for example Southern Europe

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • On a daily basis you will be the first point of contact for the employees in Middle East and Africa and at the same time you will be providing support and advice to functional heads in this region

  • Act as a subject matter expert on HR and company policies to provide effective support, resolution, and improvements for issues in the workforce

  • Accountable for all HR administration, benefits, etc. in the MEA region. You will ensure that all actions are in compliance with the company’s employment policy, benefits and compensation, performance management reviews, etc.

  • Coordinate recruitment activities. This can include sourcing and qualifying suitable candidates and screening them. Working with recruiters on qualifying candidates for openings, scheduling and conducting interviews; generating offer letters; conducting reference checks; initiating/monitoring background checks; Ensuring all internal processes are followed and also ensure timely communication to both internal and external parties regarding the recruitment process

  • Organize onboarding of all new hires, permanent and contracted employees

  • Assist, where required, in the regular review and analysis of compensation issues, including the annual salary planning and bonus calculation process

  • Provide support and service in compensation activities such as market data, salary surveys, job evaluation, annual salary administration and bonus development and payout activities

  • Ensure compliance with the Global Data Privacy & Protection Guidelines and relevant legislation

  • Assist with HR projects where need

  • Performs and assumes other duties and responsibilities as may be required. 

Qualifications and other requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field

  • min. of 3 years’ HR experience if possible in an international environment using a Human Resources Information System

  • Work experience in some countries in the Middle East & Africa is preferred

  • Knowledge of general HR practices and procedures.

Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities: 

  • Responsive to client needs

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, good administrative and organizational skills

  • Excellent Strong cultural awareness and understanding of different management style

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise diplomacy, confidentiality and neutrality in complex and sensitive situations

  • Excellent skills in the use of computer applications programs, including Microsoft Office. 

What do they offer:

  • Direct contract for one year to start with

  • Home based function

  • Home allowance

  • Competitive basic salary + performance bonus

  • Pension scheme

  • Healthcare insurance

  • Opportunities to learn and grow

Feel free to apply or contact me for more information at edina@adamsrecruitment.com