HR Manager Benelux

Location: Netherlands - Breda

Function: Human Resources

Company: Vifor Pharma

Elena Voigt

International Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

+41 58 851 80 40

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About You

We are looking for a hands-on, agile HR leader to join our growing Benelux organization in Breda. In this important role, you will be responsible for both strategic as well as operational HR functions. As a part of the Benelux management team, you will partner with your business leaders to ensure the success of the organization. Reporting directly to the Head of International HR Operations, with a dotted line report to the GM Benelux, you will take an active participation in the management team and your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Partner with the business to ensure successful talent management, succession planning and employee development
  • Advice and coach management on people related topics
  • Lead people reviews and people development activities
  • As a part of the management team, you will drive the change management process
  • Ensure effective management of all HR administrative and payroll tasks (on-boarding, exit process, work certificates, work confirmation, time management, archiving, filing, personal data and  files)
  • Management of HR data linked with payroll providers as well as ensure proper follow up of finance data and constraints linked to payroll
  • Maintain HR key figures and monthly data reporting
  • HR  office administration including invoice payment  in collaboration with office manager
  • Ensure correct handling of workplace policies, procedures and practices in compliance with Employment legislation and regulations
  • Extraction of data from HR tools used for compensation & benefits data and for people assessments
  • Ensure proper follow up of sickness leave and manage of absenteeism including case management in collaboration with external provider
  • Responsible for local employee relations activities and documentation
  • Collaboration in HR related projects as requested
  • Support the recruitment activities in collaboration with the international Talent Acquisition team

The successful candidate has completed a relevant degree in Human Resources or equivalent ( HR administrative diploma ) including  payroll knowledge. Additionally you bring the following knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of 5  years related experience in HR in a Benelux environment (an additional experience in international HR is an asset)
  • Payroll experience is mandatory
  • Very good knowledge of Belgian and Dutch Labor Law and employment principles
  • Fluent in Dutch, French and English is required
  • Demonstrated experience working in a dynamic, international, matrix organization
  • Excellent user of Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and advanced user of HR database and tools

You communicate details clearly and accurately, in a direct manner, both orally and in writing. You are able to prioritize tasks and work in an efficient, organized and structured manner. You take a proactive approach to identifying service support, information flow and process, ensuring to resolve issues appropriately and in a timely manner. You are trust-worthy and discreet regarding confidential matters and take a loyal and committed approach to your work. You work effectively with a wide variety of personnel at different levels in the company, with a willingness to learn new approaches and the ability to adapt to change. You show flexibility regarding working hours and lead by example, promoting team work.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

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