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HR Business Partner

Are you looking for a diverse role in Human Resources in an organisation with a strong social purpose?

About the job

Are you looking for a diverse role in Human Resources in an organisation with a strong social purpose? Do you bring solid HR experience to the table? Do you like to operate on a tactical and operational level of advising and policy development? Would you like to shape the HR policies and at the same time provide a tailor made service to the business? Then we have just the job for you!

Working for Terre des Hommes is fighting against the exploitation of children worldwide.

Join us in our fight against the exploitation of children. We have been working relentlessly to stop the exploitation of children since 1965. Worldwide. Without discriminating. While honouring local cultures.

About the role

The organisation has seen some challenges and has gone through changes in the last years. As an HR Business Partner you are responsible for shaping, executing and follow-up of the HR policies and practices as well as areas such as Recruitment, Induction, Performance Management, to name a few. You have a wide range of HR responsibilities and a diverse workday as a result of that.

Where do you make an impact?

  • Advising; you advise and coach managers in cases of sick leave, performance issues, remuneration and other HR related matters following Dutch law and legislation and the TdH strategy
  • HR Policies; you detect new developments, bottlenecks and practical needs and initiate proposals and policy drafts accordingly.
  • HR Admin; you oversee the entire HR administration and personnel files together with the HR officer.
  • Recruitment: you are assisting line managers where needed in recruitment and selection. You take on employer branding as well as on- and off boarding of employees.
  • Learning & Development: you guide individual and team career development processes, you sense training and schooling needs and you facilitate and coordinate training and workshops.
  • Performance Management: you prepare and guide managers in conducting the Performance Management Cycle.
  • Employability: you are responsible for sick leave management, guiding managers and employees as well as guarding the overall process. You know how to analyse and interpret sick leave data. You are the contact person for the occupational health service provider.

The team

You are part of a Global HR team with colleagues in East Africa and Asia, the HR manager and HR officer in the Hague. You will report to the HR Manager. As a small but global team we will all work closely together to assure alignment in our policies and practices. Together we provide services to 60 people in the Netherlands and about 145 people worldwide.

About you

You are a driven and passionate HR colleague with:

  • A bachelor degree in a relevant field (HRM, Social Studies, Organisational Psychology)

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Strong business partner for the management team and a sparring partner for the HR manager
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English both written and spoken.
  • Experience in an international setting and/or NGO is a plus
  • Up to date knowledge of Dutch labour law and legislation
  • Pragmatism, organisational and political awareness, flexibility and result-oriented
  • Experience with NMBRS, Homerun and Google Suite is a plus

What do we offer?

Terre des Hommes is a growing organisation on the move. This means a lot of room for your own initiative and ideas. As we manage and execute our own programmes and projects, the difference we make and therefore you make is tangible on a daily basis.

  • A job in which you directly contribute to a better world for children
  • An organisation with passionate and driven colleagues, contributing to Terre des Hommes each from their own area of expertise.
  • An office in the thriving heart of The Hague, city of international human rights and political capital.
  • A 1-year contract with the intention to extend to an indefinite contract after 1 year.
  • The salary scale for this job depending on experience and seniority ranges from € 3737,- to € 4821,- based on a 36 hour work week.
  • Flexibility to working from home with a max of 50% of your work week (in accordance with your manager).
  • Good secondary benefits in line with the NGO-sector with a pension plan, travel- and working from home allowance and 25 annual leave days.

Is this you?

Does this speak to you and are you ready to come and join us? Then we are looking forward to receiving your resume and motivational letter. 

Apply here

Please upload your application before June 8th 2023.

Diversity and equality

Terre des Hommes strives for diversity, inclusion and gender equality within the organisation. That is why we encourage everybody to apply, regardless of gender identity, sexual preference, race, religion or culture.

Please note that you have to be in possession of a valid work and residence permit for the Netherlands for this position.

Job offers are dependent on positive referrals and screenings. We ask for a certificate of good conduct and/or a screening certificate for criminal activity/misconduct etc. When you apply for a position at Terre des Hommes, you agree to Terre des Hommes conducting such screenings. We take part in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated; sharing this vacancy in your network on the other hand is!

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