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HR Services Employee

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam (HQ)People & Culture

Job description

Hi, we are Swapfiets! 👋 The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle. Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'.


Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!


Do you recognize yourself in this?
Are you an administrative hero with affinity with HR and labour law? And do you want to take our HR department to a higher level? Then look no further!


Your goal

We are looking for a new colleague to join our HR Services (HRS) team in the Netherlands. Your main focus will be correct HR administration and payroll for Germany, Austria and Denmark. It would be great if you already have experience with one (or both) of these countries but if you don't, no worries! We will train you. 


Your responsibilities

  • Correct HR and payroll administration in Germany, Austria and Denmark;

  • Set up contracts and other HR administrations such as in- and out-services, managing personnel files and on- and off boarding;

  • Making sure that the information in AFAS (our HR system) is correct;

  • Flag issues concerning HR systems towards the HR IT team and making sure issues are followed-up;

  • Execute payrolling in time and in full with utmost precision;

  • Managing the HRS mailbox as first point of contact for employees;

  • Support the HR advisors and/or Global HRS Manager with projects;

  • Improve processes related to all HRS workflows;

  • Being aware of HR policies and acting upon these policies in dealing with employee questions.

Job requirements

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.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!

  • 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 our brand new (!) office at the Molukkenstraat.


Your Profile

  • Secondary vocational or higher vocational working and thinking level;

  • 1 - 3 years of relevant HR services or administrative experience;

  • Affinity with labour law. It would be awesome if you already have experience with German, Austrian or Danish labour law but if you don't, we will train you;

  • Fluent in English;

  • A good level of German (Danish would be nice) in reading and speaking (or willing to learn!); 

  • Keen to keep yourself up to date with the knowledge of local labour law & HR systems.

Any questions?

Do you have questions about this vacancy? Contact our recruiter via recruitment.hq@swapfiets.com. We are not interested in working together with recruitment agencies.



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