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Senior People Partner

  • Netherlands
People Department

Job description

The Department

The people inside any business are what makes it successful. We choose to trust the people who work for us, knowing that they are capable and responsible adults who share a focus and passion for sustainability, as well as big ambitions to change the industry. Working with staff across Europe, our department, whether they’re recruiters, operations or consultants, is what makes Milence the business it is today.

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The Job

As Senior People Partner at Milence, you will be instrumental in driving the growth and scaling of our teams while advocating our unique company culture. Working closely with senior leadership and department heads, you will lead strategic HR initiatives to build a high-performing and engaged workforce. Your role will also involve implementing the Milence approach to performance development, enhancing team dynamics, and fostering leadership development.

Your key responsibilities are;

  • Playing a key role in driving organizational growth and success through strategic HR initiatives.
  • Be a sparring partner for leaders, providing regular coaching and advice on their development and leadership skills.
  • Roll out and implement the Milence approach to performance development, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and career development planning. Ensure the process contributes to building a high-performance culture at Milence.
  • Actively work with leaders on team dynamics and effectiveness. Provide coaching and support to develop leaders and their direct reports. Continuously improve the effectiveness and team dynamics of department leadership teams.
  • leaders with the preparation of high quality coaching discussions with their team members, ensuring retention & development of talent within Milence
  • Building manager & team capability in working with the Milence OKR framework, linking individual contributions to department & company OKR’s
  • Embeding our Milence values and culture building efforts in departments. Fostering a culture of recognition & encouraging leaders to use all available tools.
  • Preparing and facilitating team-building workshops and sessions as needed to enhance team dynamics and effectiveness.
  • Being an integral part of the department leadership team, attending (selected) department meetings and serving as a representative towards the People Team on all people related topics
  • Utilizing HR data and analysis to track key metrics, identify trends, and make data driven decision. Prepare regular reports and presentations for leaders to communicate HR insights and progress towards strategic objectives.

The job will be based in our Arnhem office.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

  • You have between 5-10 years experience in a strategic HR business partnering and leadership development
  • You have at least 5 years working experience in the Netherlands with a strong understanding of Dutch employment law & industrial relations landscape
  • You have a Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar field
  • You have experience working in a fast-paced dynamic company in high tech, IT or engineering industries
  • You have a strong understanding of performance development processes, team dynamics and leadership principles.
  • You are proficient in HR analytics and reporting tools
  • You bring excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to align leadership teams and influence for progress.
  • You have excellent coaching and communication skills with the ability to influence and build strong relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • You are a strategic thinker who is hands-on with the ability to translate business strategy & people challenges into progressive people projects and interventions
  • You have a good understanding of the many disciplines within HR, including diversity and inclusion, performance management, reward, talent management, employee and workers council relations.
  • Your English is excellent and another European language is preferable
  • You underline our mission and values, reliable, sustainable, approachable, progressive and fast-paced. You want to understand our business as to have a strong impact on the strategy realization.
  • You radiate energy, are a positive thinker and easily engage others in various ways.
  • We are especially interested in diverse candidates.

What we offer

  • We offer the opportunity to join us at the unique starting phase of a new company with a real purpose, high aspirations and strong team spirit. You can be there as it begins.
  • You will be part of a high-energy environment in which you can help shape various aspects. You will learn every day and have ample room for personal development and support.
  • We want you to join our company for a career – not for just a job – and support your personal career ambitions in or outside your department.
  • We have flexible (hybrid) working arrangements.

Ready to charge the future?

At Milence, we know that life can go in many directions, and there’s more than one way to be knowledgeable. That’s why we value diversity; regardless of how you got here, if you’re interested in one of our roles, we want to hear from you. In our experience, if you don’t tick every box, you may be wary about applying. Yet, we invite you to apply to drive the innovation and creativity needed to realise our mission.

Be a part of a sustainable future and apply now! Please submit your resumé in English.


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