Job Title: Human Resource Specialist

Who we are:

As a growing and dynamic family company, Vlastuin has been creating innovative instore solutions for over 57 years, focusing on increasing market share and revenue for retailers and brands. Vlastuin is characterized by its drive to develop new products that contribute to greater impact on the shopfloor, practical and applicable innovations, and reducing the ecological footprint. We do this with passion, and you can feel it every day. Long-term partnerships with stakeholders such as suppliers, retailers, brand manufacturers, and colleagues have proven to be important values for our decades-long relevance. We work with renowned A-brands such as Pokon, Baronie, Playmobil, Henkel, and retail organizations such as Rituals and Albert Heijn, both internationally and nationally. Located in a beautiful monumental building in Baarn, Vlastuin consists of approximately 25 enthusiastic and dedicated specialists.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Creating work contracts (temporary, permanent, freelance, extension, termination…)
  • Planning and conducting, probation period, mid-year and end of year performance reviews and exit interviews and documenting them. As well as periodically updating the system of HR conversations.
  • Contributing and advising on the structure of the organisation
  • Writing and updating job descriptions
  • Writing vacancy descriptions
  • Taking care of periodic updates of the personnel guide
  • Managing and executing the recruitment and selection of new employees
  • Planning and managing the onboarding of new joiners
  • Managing salary conversations with employees
  • Maintaining the salary scales and bonus regulations up to date
  • Maintaining employee files up to date (according to the law)
  • Tracking holiday requests and approving them in agreement with direct line managers (Nmbrs & Excel)
  • Being the trusted partner of the employees in delicate situations
  • Organising social events for the employees with the party committee, providing gifts for employees
  • Coordinating and carrying out sick and recovery reports in accordance with the WVP (Gatekeeper Improvement Act)
  • Possibly arranging work permits and 30% application
  • Carrying out leave benefits and sickness reports to UWV
  • Monitors developments in labour law and the labour market. Advising the Board of Directors on HR and employment law developments

Education and required competencies:

  • Completed HBO/University degree in HRM
  • At least 5-7 years of experience as a Human Resource Specialist or a similar role HR
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch HR regulations and laws
  • Strong communication skills, strong personality, a people’s person
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive, decisive, solution-oriented, willing to roll up your sleeves
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English both in writing and speaking is a must since we employ several English speaking employees
  • The role is initially planned for 16 to 20 hours per week – flexibility in working hours on pick moments of the year divided over several days in consultation
  • Driver’s license is a must and a car is a plus as the work location is in Baarn and not easily accessible by public transport

What we offer:

  • An independent and varied role in a successful, commercial organization that works with an appealing and recognizable product assortment, national and international brands, and retailers
  • An enthusiastic, hardworking, and friendly multicultural team
  • Plenty of room for personal development
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses, pension scheme, etc.
  • Phone and laptop provided
  • Opportunities for job-related training
  • Flexible working hours to avoid traffic congestion

Please note we do not offer relocation support candidates must be in the Netherlands already.

Do you want to apply? We look forward to your response. Mail your CV with motivation letter to