HR Manager

Rotterdam, Netherlands
Human Resources – Human Resources /
Full-time /
Are you an experienced HR professional looking for your next step but feel you have hit the ceiling with your current employer? Are you ready to increase your scope and take on a country level role? If so, we have the perfect role at cargo-partner for you!
For over 40 years, we have served our clients with our Air, Ocean, Road, and Warehousing portfolio and we have enjoyed another very successful year at cargo-partner having strengthened our global position by joining the Nippon Express Group.

We are recruiting an experienced HR Manager to join our Rotterdam branch and oversee our operations in the Netherlands.
Reporting to both the Managing Director for the Benelux and the Director Human Resources Northwest Europe, the HR Manager will be responsible for all aspects of HR in the Netherlands and Belgium including HR policy, employment law, recruitment, compensation & benefits, training & development, employee relations, and general HR administration. To succeed at cargo-partner you will need to be a determined and passionate HR professional that welcomes the challenge of working in turbulent and ever changing sector.

Who are we?
With a diverse workforce of over 160 offices in more than 40 countries across the globe, cargo-partner are a global info-logistics provider offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea, land transport and warehousing solutions. With nearly 40 years expertise in information technology and supply chain optimization, we design tailor-made services for a wide range of industries to create competitive benefits for our customers all around the world.


Employee Relations and Employment Law
·       Conduct regular communication with employees across all sites to recognize their needs and concerns
·       Provide advice on various legal issues to both employees and external parties and interpret company HR policy and procedures
·       Build a strong company culture with a high level of employee engagement
·       Lead / promote / support a fun workplace and set action plans for improvement
Training & Development
·       Support management team to analyse training needs
·       Take ownership of training program and responsible for the quality of training delivery
·       Evaluate the training service providers per the demands of company training
Compensation & Benefits
·       Oversee salary and welfare strategy for the Netherlands
·       Manage monthly payroll, benefits contribution and reporting to various parties
·       Ensure all C&B practices in compliance with the updated local government regulations, whilst keeping in line with the relevant company policy
·       Ensure the accuracy of all the salary payments, such as monthly salary, benefits contribution and bonus distribution etc.
·       Manage the performance management exercise including target setting, evaluation, annual salary increase, bonus etc.
·       Proceed all employee’s movements, such as probation completion, promotion, transfer, termination, etc.
Recruitment & Selection
·       Ensure all recruitment activities align with company policy and guideline
·       Conduct regular communication with new employees to support them integrate into the organization quickly
·       Mange the full set onboarding and off-boarding program for employee
·       Support the company on the promotion of employer branding
Other tasks
·       Proactively provide new ideas/suggestions to enhance the HR support to achieve the company business goals
·       Cooperate and collaborate with internal HR teams to achieve HR goals
·       Provide full support to the Regional/HQ’s HR projects
·       Handle formalities in conjunction with the entry of employees
·       Responsible for administration and execution of directive/policy/procedure/ manual/ workflow that issued from Regional / HQ HR

Desired skills/experience:
·       Previously held a senior level HR role
·       Employment Law Expertise: Netherlands is essential, Belgium is advantageous
·       Experience as an individual contribution HR Leader
·       Leadership and Relationship Building: We are seeking an individual who not only leads but inspires and influences positive relationships across the organization
·       Has previously held a HR Generalist role
·       Strong organization skills
·       End-to-End HR Process Mastery
·       Clear and effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
·       Employee Relations and Payroll Expertise
·       HRIS Systems: Ideally Workday
·       Formal qualifications in Human Resources

What you will receive:
·       A future-proof position in a company that has a strong European market share with the backing of one of the world’s largest forwarders
·       A competitive basic salary + company car
·       National and international career and development prospects
·       An engaging and diverse job with an independent area of responsibility
·       Flexibility in working hours, opportunities for home office, company events, free parking, a collaborative company culture, and more!

Company Introduction:
cargo-partner is a privately owned full-range info-logistics provider offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea, land transport and warehousing services, with special expertise in information technology and supply chain optimization. The company operates over 160 offices in over 40 countries around the world to create fast and efficient solutions for a wide range of industries. With the SPOT platform, cargo-partner ensures easy cooperation and full transparency throughout the supply chain.
As a family-owned business, we are very employee-oriented and want to work with you to develop your career and personal goals. Take a look at our Mission & Vision.

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