Senior HR Manager


Our client, specialized in the production of high-technological materials, is looking for a hands-on Senior HR Manager.


Senior HR Manager

  • Are responsible for: the implementation, translation and localization of the company’s HR and BU strategy and policies in close cooperation with relevant CEO or HRD and ensuring that local regulations are respected. 10%
  • act as change agent and actively manage employee and industrial relations (collective labor agreements, works council, unions, industry/employer organization…) in support of business or organizational growth or changes. Foster open communication and run employee engagement programs aiming at a positive atmosphere at all times. You will be part of works council and lead union meetings. 20%
  • review organizational needs with line managers and work together to develop a plan for the future organization (Talent Review, Succession planning, Employee development….) Lead and manage organizational change to achieve results. Coach line managers and supervisory personnel to improve overall business performance, people development and employee retention. 30%
  • Manage day-to-day recruitment, learning & development, resource planning/tracking, performance, payroll and benefits processes ensuring quality and timely service delivery to internal customers. Ensure pro-active communication surrounding these processes. Have appropriate controls in place and respected (process discipline). Improve and optimize HR processes and HRIS systems (this includes payroll processes.) 30%
  • Ensure data integrity and protection. Optimize use of systems in support of HR processes, business monitoring and KPI reporting. 10%
  • Directly supervise 4 HR professionals.


Senior HR Manager:

  • University degree
  • 7-10 years experience in a production environment preferably part of a larger international group
  • Industrial relations experience (union representation, works council and union negotiations)
  • Self managed
  • Able to ‘translate’ business objectives into an engaging story
  • Change management and coaching skills
  • Some project management skills (planning and organization)
  • Drive for process development and strong execution
  • Good knowledge of English in addition to Dutch
  • Obtain competencies from your HR team
  • Experience with Conflict Management
  • Timely decision making and priority setting
  • More in-depth compensation and legal knowledge or active development and training experience
  • Interest in career development in an international business environment


Senior HR Manger:

  • Working for an international and healthy organization in change situation
  • A no nonsens environment with a great teamspirit
  • Full time contract
  • Competitive salary with benefits such as company car, meal vouchers, health insurance, group insurance,...

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Ellen Himschoot

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Match criteria
  • Werving & Selectie
Regio werk
  • Oost-Vlaanderen
  • Gent (centrum)
  • Evergem
  • HR Director
  • HR Manager
  • Voltijds
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