HR Business Partner Assen - The Netherlands

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Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: Assen, NL

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential

  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible

  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel

  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people

  • Diversity – Together, we create change


About the role

Your Impact as Human Resources Business Partner:

  • Your focus is on department Bekaert Combustion Technology BV in Assen.

  • You work in good harmony with management, support services and social partners on a people-oriented & positive social climate.

  • You oversees the local talent agenda, including performance management, succession planning, talent management, and competence management.

  • You participate in the development of communication actions from HR and Business.

  • You ensure that Bekaert Values are always considered when making people-related decisions and serves as a point of reference for maintaining the highest ethical standards in the country.

  • You manage additional HR matters that have a local impact on people (e.g., workplace design, canteen services) with direct interface with other functions, such as SHE, Facility Management.

About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • You have minimum Bachelor's degree in HR, Communication, or other similar fields.

  • You have a proven track record in one or more HR expert fields (such as talent acquisition, learning & development) and possess an understanding of industrial relations dynamics.

  • You are a pragmatic problem solver with strong people management skills.

  • You can effectively manage various stakeholders and demonstrate a keen sense of organizational awareness across a wide range of levels.

  • You are results-oriented and inclined to challenge the status quo.

  • You are fluent in both Dutch and English, both spoken and written.


What is in it for you? 

  • We offer a competitive salary with benefits.

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.

  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.

  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).

  • Cool colleagues all over the world


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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