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      August 10,2022
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    HR Manager Operations Europe

    Company Description

    For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

    JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

    What’s it like to work at JDE?

    We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

    At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.

    Job Description

    Do you look forward to join an international headquarter? Do you want to play a vital role to support the European Supply organization in building leadership capability within the company, driving a performance culture and enhancing associate engagement? Do you get energy out of a fast pace, international and dynamic environment? Are you a senior HR manager and looking for your next challenge?

    What do we have on offer?

    • Senior HR Manager position within the IHQ supply organization. You will be reporting to the Global HR Director R&D and Supply.
    • You will closely interact with the site HRBP’s, Plant Managers and MSU SC organizations across Europe to deliver on the Supply HR agenda

    Main goal and key accountabilities for the role:
    You aim to support the Supply Europe organization in building high performing team within the company, driving performance, enhancing associate engagement and leading key strategic Supply initiatives. The role is accountable for identifying and delivering on the HR agenda for Operations in Europe, Global/Europe Supply Chain, Global Engineering and Operational Excellence.

    Main responsibilities and key activities:

    • Contributes to the development and implementation of the Supply HR strategy:
    • Coordinate, improve and implement the signature HR processes in the Supply organization within the scope of the organizational culture and structure.
    • Partnering and representing HR in the Leadership Teams in strategic decision making and deliver on the HR stream of strategic initiatives/projects.
    • Provides tactical and operational HR support to the Supply IHQ population in Utrecht


    If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

    For this role as a HR Manager Operations Europe we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

    • Education: University degree, Business Admin or Psychology preferably

    Must have:

    • At least 10 + years relevant working experience
    • Knowledge of HR processes
    • Proven experience in project management
    • Proven experience in stakeholder management in an international matrix environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Fluent in spoken and written English
    • High ethics and value driven leadership (Simplicity, Accountability, Entrepreneurship, Solidarity, Accountability)

    Nice to have:

    • FMCG experience

    Additional Information

    Your application at JDE

    If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, hit the “I’m interested” button and upload your application. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by interviews. A pre-employment check can be part of the recruitment process.

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