HR BP Global Support Functions

Date: Aug 22, 2021

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.


The Human Resources Business Partner Group Functions Belgium is the point of contact for the management teams, direct supervisors and employees of the global group functions of Bekaert located in Zwevegem (IT, procurement, legal, SHE, OPEX, finance,…). 


Your role 

  • You manage and implement our HR processes including talent & succession planning, yearly performance management cycle, staffing & talent acquisition, onboarding, job evaluation, learning en development, within the group and local guidelines.
  • You are supported by the expertise centers of Learning & Development, Talent (incl recruitment) and Payroll. 
  • You take the lead in different projects with the aim to develop and improve the processes, the organizational setup,... 
  • You ensure the day-to-day industrial relations and foster a positive social climate.
  • You manage, discuss, facilitate and solve different personnel problems and ensure adequate communications flow within your domain.
  • You work on empowerment, engagement, commitment, restore confidence, re-vitalize the working community, make sure everybody understands the longer-term perspective.

Your profile 

  • You hold a master degree in Human Resources.
  • You have several years of experience in a generalist HR role in an industrial and preferably international environment.
  • You have a proven track record in one or more HR expert fields (talent acquisition, learning & development,…) and you understand the dynamics of industrial relations.
  • You are a pragmatic problemsolver with strong people management skills.
  • You are a strong communicator and you are able to manage disagreements via constructive dialogues.
  • You are able to manage different stakeholders and you have  a good sense of organizational awareness.
  • You are result oriented and challenge the status quo.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both in spoken and written form.




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