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HR Business Partner (NL, BE)

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsPeople & Culture

Job description

Ready for a ride on the wild side? Join the Swapfiets team and help revolutionize the world of urban mobility! Our mission is simple: to provide a fun and convenient way for people to get around their cities. As a member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future of transportation, one bicycle at a time.

Your goal

As the People & Culture (P&C) Business Partner for our operational teams in the Netherlands and Belgium you will be responsible for making sure that Swapfiets is and remains an amazing employer. You will be working mainly with our operational managers to make sure that they are aware of ongoing HR related matters, outside and inside Swapfiets. Besides that, it’s your responsibility that our HR strategies and processes are being implemented. To keep connected to the business, you make sure to visit the warehouses regularly and build excellent relations. You visit Amsterdam (bi-)weekly, Belgium at least once a month. You take great joy out of building trusted relationships with your stakeholders, and with your excellent communication skills you are able to build bridges when necessary.

Your Responsibilities

  • Re- and co-creates global HR strategy, processes, standards, guidelines, trainings etc. to local requirements that is compliant with the local labour laws and collective labour agreements / unions;

  • Advises the General Manager, District Managers and the Country Manager Belgium on HR topics;

  • Orchestrates and focuses on talent management, employee engagement and change management;

  • Acts as first point of contact for managers in case of complex HR topics;

  • Participates in global HR projects and always owns a piece of the pie;

  • Develops managers by training them on HR topics;

  • Oversees the happy flow of the employee journey in the countries & flags the right things to other P&C centers of expertise.

Job requirements

Your profile

  • Higher vocational or academic working and thinking level;

  • 5+ years of working experience in HR in a fast-growing organization;

  • Affinity and working with CLA’s;

  • Knowledge of local employment law in the Netherlands (labour law knowledge of Belgium is a pre);

  • Able to switch between strategic and operational tasks;

  • Show agility to change and willingness to make HR better at Swapfiets;

  • Excellent in English and Dutch.

  • Experience with/open to new cultures and ways of thinking since you will be working closely with our international HR team!

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • 32 vacation days (that’s right, next to 25 vacation days you can use your 7 Swap days as you please)

  • A solid pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • MacBook or a Windows laptop (what you prefer)

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?) This is a mobile role so you would be eligible for a lease car.

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit exercise membership (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Education budget in order to improve your skills & knowledge

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home/ at the office in Amsterdam.

Don’t meet all the requirements? Research has shown that people from underrepresented groups, such as women and people of colour, often tend to avoid job opportunities if they don’t meet all the requirements. But disclaimer: we don’t check all the boxes, either. At our company, we believe in equal opportunity and value diversity in the workplace. So even if you don’t see yourself on our current team, we encourage you to apply. Your unique perspectives and experiences can only make our company even better!