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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 12,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Human Resources Business Partner

    Why We’re Rad (about us):

    Rad Power Bikes, America’s largest electric bike brand, is on a mission to get people onto bikes that are built for everything and priced for everyone.

    Our company is a driving force behind the e-bike market expansion in North America, and we’re growing rapidly in Europe. We are the first mover in the omnichannel retail space for personal mobility products and we continue to develop industry-leading, innovative e-bikes. Rad Power Bikes has grown to 700 employees today with 350,000+ customers, leading a global revolution in low carbon mobility.
    We are looking for RADICAL people to join our global teams: Responsible, Approachable, Diverse, Innovative, Customer-Driven, Accountable, and always Learning.

    We are seeking a full-time HR Business Partner in Utrecht who will be responsible for supporting our European office with their People Management. You will contribute to the full range of People strategy to help us to make Rad even Radder! In this role you report to our People Partner in the US.

    Why You’re Rad (about you):

      • 5+ years of experience in a Human Resources Business Partner or Human Resources Advisor role managing relationships, recruiting, benefits, training and employee relations
      • Possess data skills, able to run reports, interpret and communicate data clearly and concisely
      • You have experience working with Collective Labour Agreements and know how to use them so that the organization is compliant
      • You have good knowledge of Dutch legislation
      • You are responsible for the personnel administration, keeping personnel files up to date and registration and supervision of sick leave
      • Well versed in compensation strategy, understanding compensation across the market and managing consistent and equitable processes
      • Prior experience leading annual review cycles and merit/performance increases
      • Strong business acumen and the ability to work well across a variety of teams (Customer Service, Retail, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain and more)
      • Experience with Human Resource Information Systems, Applicant Tracking Systems and Payroll system implementations, and driving maximum value from technology. Will audit systems consistently to ensure compliance.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills across all levels of our team. Will translate documents for US and EU offices and help create Job Descriptions, Job Postings and Employment Contracts.
      • Ability to keep calm, be thoughtful, and move with a bias towards action in employee relations matters. Will assist the team in coaching and managing any disciplinary actions.

    Additional Requirements:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, related field or equivalent work experience
      • Knowledge of EU labor laws and collective labour agreements
      • Fluent in Dutch and English
      • Skills on conflict resolution, difficult conversations and reaching successful outcomes
      • Must be able to attend Video Conference Calls with the US team at least 1x per week. These calls may fall outside normal business hours and last 30 minutes to 1 hour.

    You get bonus points for:

      • Experience working with international teams and visa workers
      • Project management experience
      • Experience with some of our core systems: BambooHR, Lever, Paylocity, SmartSheet, 15Five, and Office Suite
      • GPHR Certification

    Had you been with us last month, the 5 top things you would have impacted are:

      • Built the headcount plan with your senior leaders for their needs in 2022, including trade offs between competing priorities and investments
      • Trained our managers on a new improved performance management process including review cycle to enable them to confidently share changes to their team
      • Managed an employee relations issue to ensure alignment to our RADICAL values to the satisfaction of the stakeholders including our legal team
      • Built performance data for last months activities and impact to share with our senior leadership team
      • Led an update in our policies and procedures in advance of a legislative changes in our EU market
      • Other duties as assigned, overtime as required

    Working at Rad is built around our RADICAL values - we are:

      • Responsible to our environment, community, partners, and team
      • Accountable, we take ownership, bias to action, seek and provide feedback
      • Diverse, inclusive of experiences, backgrounds and skills, we value every voice
      • Innovators, we challenge ourselves and the status quo, we are original
      • Customer driven, completely, we do the right thing for our riders
      • Approachable, kind, we collaborate and are always willing to help
      • Learners, we grow our skills, we are humble and seek to improve
    Does this sound like you? Please apply and join us!

    Rad Power Bikes is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 001-800-939-0310 or

    Recruitment Agencies: We partner with 3rd party recruitment resources as needed. If we require assistance on this search we will contact selected partners directly; we do not accept unsolicited candidate submissions.
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