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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Grooming & Personal Services
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      August 06,2022
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    HR Business Partner – hybrid 32 to 40hrs - Utrecht

    Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:

    What the team and position is about

    We are a team of 10 HR professionals located across Europe supporting a wider international region that spans out across the Middle East and Canada. We are keen to bring on a Human Resources Business Partner to collaborate closely with the teams in Utrecht, Netherlands where we have about 60 people and Toronto, Canada with a team of 40 people. We work closely and professionally and look to develop and have fun while doing it.

    If you are looking to be a key partner to our leadership and people and co-design and drive high quality HR programs and processes, this is the role for you! You will provide support to management and employees with engagement programs, performance management, operational excellence, run the local internship program and legal compliance. You will contribute to advance the company’s vision and business goals and achieve the human capital strategy. You are the main liaison to the Works Council in the Netherlands and drive many of the initiatives.
    • Business Partnering

    Act as a business partner and advisor to local management and employees on all HR related matters from operational to more strategic matters.

    • HR operational excellence
    Manage and coordinate the local HR administration and payroll requirements together with the HR Associate and support from our centralized HR Operations team and Payroll team. There is a big focus on automation and leveraging capabilities of Workday and other systems. Set up and improve the efficiency of HR-related services and policies and analyze trends and metrics.
    • Employee engagement

    Our company aims to be the best place to work, and we foster engagement and wellbeing of our employees, our motto is People First. You are a coach for our managers and employees where needed. You drive positive change to support the demands of our growing global and local organisation and support Inclusion and Diversity activities

    • Performance management
    Support managers and employees throughout the annual performance management cycle, where we look for our people to excel and grow. Resolve employee relations issues and address grievances
    • Talent acquisition and development

    Drive and optimize the attraction, development and retention of talent in partnership with local management and our centralized Talent Acquisitions and Learning & Development team. Ensure that consistent processes, on-boarding and training programs are used across the business.

    • Collaboration with Works Council

    Cooperate with the works council with a focus on advancing the implementation of the global and country company policies, systems and tools as harmonized as possible. Participate in the conception, negotiation, introduction, and implementation of works agreements in close collaboration with the international HR team.

    You will have frequent interaction with the international HR team and business leaders. This is a great opportunity to work for a business with an excellent reputation both from a customer and employee perspective, in a role with plenty of variety and impact in an international growth market.
    If you are enthusiastic about the job and place people first and recognize yourself in the below description, we would be happy to meet you.
    • You are educated to degree level or equivalent knowledge and experience acquired by other means, and are looking for a second or third career step in HR. You have solid HR generalist experience, with adequate business partnering experience
    • A thorough background in HR processes impacting the Employee lifecycle
    • Ability to make genuine connections with people and partner with HR and business stakeholders internationally.
    • Solid basic knowledge of individual and collaborative labor law and ideally you have partnered with a Works Council before
    • Demonstrated success in managing HR Programs in a matrix and global business environment.
    • Outstanding communication, coaching and influencing skills.
    • Positive minded and looking to contribute to great team atmosphere.
    • Thrives by working across the international organization, sets own agenda and has solid time management skills.
    • Strong command of the English language and working knowledge of the Dutch language
    Additional Requirements:
    What we offer you
    • Work for a leading international company in the consulting industry and in the high-tech world with excellent prospects for the future
    • Independent work in a cooperative working atmosphere with great team spirit
    • Hybrid working option, you can combine working from home and from the office
    • Our office is located on the 15th floor of the WTC building on Utrecht Central station with excellent facilities
    • Very good development opportunities in a successful and strongly growing company
    • Excellent training opportunities
    • Attractive salary package and benefits amongst which a pension scheme, NS business card or travel allowance, life insurance, bike scheme and chair massages in the office
    • Free drinks and fruit
    • Regular team events
    • 27 days’ vacation per year with fulltime employment
    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
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