• Senior HR Advisor Benelux

    Location NL-Arnhem
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    Business Area
    Global Shared Services
    Human Resources
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    Position Type
    Permanent employment
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  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL has consolidated the Global Shared Services |(GSS) HR service delivery into Regional Centres where proximity to the Business Areas is required and has built a Global Centre HR in Poland that delivers services that are location independent and/or can be digitalized.  
    As Senior HR Advisor Benelux you are based in the GSS HR Regional Centre for West, South and East Europe (WSEE) in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The region WSEE is serving approximately 2.000 employees located across 21 countries. The largest countries are Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Greece and Belgium. Together with the offices in Greece and Italy we have an international team of 20 HR professionals working in a high performance and development culture. The Regional Centre focus on delivery of HR specialist - and HR advisory services to the line management across the Region. 
    We are seeking a SENIOR HR ADVISOR BENELUX  
    As the Senior HR Advisor you are responsible for advising management of the Business Area’s in Belgium (Antwerp) and Rotterdam, with in total 300 employees. You support the Country Chair in Belgium and senior country management in Belgium and Rotterdam to ensure all advisory, recruitment, C&B and labor law requirements. As a senior HR Advisor, you need to understand the various Business Areas challenges and need to collaborate with the Expert Centre in Arnhem and the Global Centre HR in Poland. You are customer centric, flexible and you need to have a broad HR knowledge.  
    You will report to the Regional Manager of GSS HR WSEE. The position is based in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and for this challenging job a competitive salary and lease car apply. In average 40% travelling time is expected to service the business in Belgium (Antwerp and Rotterdam.  

    Key tasks: 
    As the senior HR Advisor you are responsible for executing the following activities:  

    • Consult and advise of Country Chair Belgium and senior management to support and deliver key business goals, including change management, including reorganizations and exit negotiations 
    • Recruitment: advise on recruitment plan, conduct 2nd interviews with candidates and negotiation about contract terms & conditions  
    • Perform annual C&B reviews and handle country specific C&B topics like salary adjustments and pension 
    • Global Mobility advice to line management 
    • Monitor local legislation, ensure local HR requirements and cooperation with local employee relation bodies where applicable. This includes vendor management of 3rd party providers 

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor/University degree in a relevant area  
    • Approximately 5 – 10 years of broad HR experience, ideally in multinational environments, in several HR fields such as change management, HR advice, compensation & benefits, international assignments, pension & insurance  
    • Experience of working closely with senior stake-holders to gain buy-in and being able to support HR and company initiatives  
    • Knowledge of the specific labor market and knowledge and practical application of C&B and labor law in the Netherlands and preferably also in Belgium 
    • Excellent English and Dutch language skills required, written and verbal 


    Characteristics of successful employees 

    As a successful Senior HR Advisor you must be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and attributes: 

    • Positive, pro-active and flexible attitude, quick adapter to change and willingness to go the extra mile to meet organizational goals 
    • Confident in challenging the status quo and establishing new ways of thinking whilst remaining professional and promoting a positive and collaborative partnership with the business 
    • Understand customer needs and the sense of urgency; take ownership to ensure solutions for the customer, make things happen and deliver high quality results on time 
    • Constructive team player, cooperate in open and transparent way with others, support others in the pursuit of team goals 
    • Structured way of working, able to quickly understand and analyze complex issues and problems and come up with sound, rational judgements and pragmatic solutions  

    We offer: 
    A challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. The position is rewarded appropriately, including lease car and good fringe benefits.  
    For more info please contact our recruiter at: marta.leszczewicz@dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    Safer Smarter Greener: driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 12,500 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener. 
    The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the Business Areas and Group.  

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