HR Advisor

Are you based in Heerhugowaard?

Do you have operational HR experience, and can work in an agile and entrepreneurial manner?

Do you have experience working in a global consumer brand?


MacGregor Black is currently partnering with a Retail Business, on the search for an HR Advisor. This is a permanent role based in Heerhugowaard.

As the HR Advisor, you will work as part of a wider EMEA HR team with HRBPS in Europe and centres of excellence based in the US.


Key Responsibilities:

  • First line HR support to colleagues based in The Netherlands, answering queries or escalating to HR team members if necessary.
  • Responsible for administration surrounding new starters and leavers – including inputting roles into approval system, issuing contracts, updating pension and benefits providers, processing joiner and leaver information. Partnering with relevant departments such as finance/IT.
  • Ensuring EMEA information in internal database (Workday) is kept up to date, completing requests for promotions/data changes to be approved and running reports from this database to provide to colleagues where required.
  • Lead the induction/on-boarding of all new starters, working with HR Business Partners on induction process.
  • Benefits administration and contributing to comparisons with competitors to ensure we remain an employer of choice.
  • Responsible for the absenteeism registration and the process regarding ‘Wet Verbetering Poortwachter’
  • Recruiting new colleagues, together with the hiring manager; write and post vacancies, coordinate the recruitment & selection process, maintain contacts with recruitment agencies.
  • Support on HR communications to the Warehouse employees, including maintaining the notice board and internal display screens.
  • Ensure up-to-date versions of relevant forms, policies and useful information are available through the intranet.
  • Partnering with US based Centres of Excellence to create process improvement and collaboration – Payroll, HR Service Centre and Total Rewards.
  • Collate monthly payroll amendments and queries and pass to the Payroll team.
  • Coach managers/employees as appropriate.
  • Work with HR Business Partners/HR Director on HR projects and employee relations cases as appropriate.
  • Embrace company Vision, Mission & Values and be an ambassador for them within the business
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested



What are we looking for?

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Intermediate Excel and other Microsoft Office suite skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Dutch
  • Attention to detail with experience in working on highly accurate reports
  • Customer service orientated
  • Similar environment experience would be an advantage
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment & effectively manage time
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Other European languages would be beneficial
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner


Salary up to €45k + benefits.

Please contact Alice Redmond today for more information.

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