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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 26,2021
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    HR & Payroll Officer

    Are you looking for your next role to be a diverse mix of both Payroll and Human Resources (HR) activities? Would you like to work for a global organization where HR is seen as an equal and advantageous business partner? If you recognize yourself in above questions, we would love to talk with you!

    As HR & Payroll officer at Bunge, you are the ‘’all-around expert’’ for most employees’ questions and requests. Besides always being accurate in checking and processing all employees’ changes such as bonus, work/life balance programs and annual salary adjustments, you are welcomed to participate in annual HR projects that support the managers and employees in improving the processes and workflows within the company.

    More on your role:

    You will join our Total Rewards (TR) department and report directly to the TR Manager. With the team of 3, you will be responsible for the administrative processing and control for HR and payroll related information for all employees (cca. 600) based in The Netherlands. The team works on a four-eyes principle method where processed mutations in HR systems (payroll, time & attendance, absenteeism, commuting) are always checked to confirm the preciseness of potential changes. Hereby, it is also important to mention that all 5 Dutch locations have different employment conditions and benefits, so we ought you to be ready and willing to learn.

    By now, you might wonder what your targets will be in this role? Our TR team aims for excellence in 100% correct payroll, compliance with taxes & labor law, always informing our employees and management well and creating efficient workflows.

    Additional responsibilities include:

    Daily, you will be busy with creating contracts and confirmation letters for changes in HR & payroll data. Regularly, you will consult with HR Business Partners regarding new hires, terminations, and changes during employment. You will also handle pension administration, process sick leaves and back to work notifications in HR Systems. Occasionally, you will have the opportunity to organize an anniversary/retirement dinners and letters.

    Otherwise, your task might include:

    • Providing the management information such as: FTE & headcount, sickness leave or overtime;
    • Month closing of time & attendance and commuting;
    • Payroll for foreign offices, in collaboration with external agencies;
    • Invoice administration for HR related costs (NS business cards, flowers and gift cards).

    Bunge’s HR Team:

    HR at Bunge is a global function of over 400 employees spread in 23 countries. In our daily work, we provide support to leaders and employees, a sum of many cultures, languages, and backgrounds, that helps ensure high performance and excellence in achieving business results. Do you share our passion for people and believe that HR is essential for maximization of employees’ performance?

    Ideals that characterize our HR team are integrity, transparency, and encouragement to speak up about our ideas and potential improvements. We are a result-oriented team working in an ambitious business where we like to support our customers in a timely and accurate manner.

    Are you the colleague we are looking for?

    Besides having an excellent eye for detail, you are very accurate in your work. In your previous HR Operations & Payroll experience, you have learned a great deal on Dutch labor law and payroll legislations and have worked with institutions such as: UWV, Belastingdienst, Arbodienst, insurance companies, payroll providers and pensionfunds.

    • The pre’s for this role are at least 3+ years’ experience in a similar role and excellent knowledge of English and Dutch language.
    • Additionally, we hope you will bring a HBO ‘thinking level’ and excellent ability to work with automated HR systems (we use Visma Raet, SAP, Success Factors, Excel and other).

    If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to see your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!

    In case of questions, please reach out to Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Specialist at

    Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk


    We Are Bunge

    Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now.

    We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.

    Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:

    Act as One Team

    by fostering inclusion,
    collaboration and respect

    Drive for Excellence

    by being agile
    innovative and efficient

    Do What’s Right

    by acting safely, ethically
    and sustainably

    If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.

    Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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