HR Business Partner

Business Transformation Consultancy Project Management Water
  • Amersfoort

With your passion for HR you will support the business line in a wide variety of HR-related topics. As a HR Business Partner, you will support the Global Business Line Water & Maritime by translating our business strategy into a people strategy. As a member of the Business Unit Management Team you are the sparring partner to help shape the People agenda and participate in different tactical & strategic HR projects on topics such as leadership, learning and development, employee engagement, retention, diversity and inclusion, health and well-being. 


What will you do as an HR Business Partner? 

You act as a proactive partner and collaborate with Business Unit Directors and Advisory Group Directors to provide pragmatic and commercially focused solutions to bring our People Strategy to life. Besides that, you: 

  • Serve as the go-to person for embedding organisational changes to their respective organisations and the impact these have on staff skills, staff development and staff recruitment.  
  • Support in the delivery of business strategy, by creating an environment of positive people management; ensuring we attract, develop and retain talented people who are fully engaged.  
  • Collaborate closely with the Global Centre of Expertise to ensure all People program(s) are suitable and appropriately aligned to the business unit strategy.  
  • Collaborate closely with the People Relations Partner who provides Employee Relations support to the managers. 
  • Manage and facilitate organizational design and development, leadership coaching, and team building that support change and growth. 
  • Work with local country HR teams to ensure an efficient and compliant service in line with global standards and policies, employment legislation, rules and regulations.  


Where will you work?

Royal HaskoningDHV is a global engineering, project management and consultancy firm with 6,000 colleagues in 140 countries. Together we work on projects that have a positive impact on people, the living environment and the economy. 

You will become the HR Business Partner within the Global Business Line Water and Maritime. Our projects protect communities from rising sea levels, predict and mitigate climate risks and ensure safe and smooth global trade. For example, we are known within the maritime market for designing ports, container terminals and shipyards, but we also contribute to sustainable energy solutions such as offshore wind farms. But we also have a Climate Resilience team that is involved in predicting and mitigating climate risks every day. They develop solutions that keep our environment safe and our factories, homes and feet dry. And in the field of Water Technology, we design and implement smart, tailor-made solutions for drinkwater, wastewater and Water for industry. 

You will not only become part of the Business Line Water & Maritime, but of course also of our HR team. A team that is characterized by an informal culture with driven professionals who work together in a positive work environment. You will have every opportunity to develop yourself and to make an impact on the organization.  

What will you bring to the table?

You quickly understand the organization, you understand what is needed and know how to translate that into the organization & the people agenda. With your problem-solving skills, communication skills and collaborative focus, you are an ideal sparring partner for the business. 
In addition, you have: 

  • Passion about people and culture and are capable of driving initiatives within Business Units. 
  • Several years of experience in the role of HR Business Partner or HR generalist. 
  • Completed bachelor/master in HR. 
  • Experience working in a global and matrix environment. 
  • Excellent communicator who is confident, capable and credible with the ability to have challenging conversations. 
  • Excellent coaching and relationship building skills (stakeholder management). 
  • Business insight and make use of data and analyses. 
  • Excellent written and oral skills in Dutch and English. 


What will we offer you in return?

We offer a value-driven, global organization with a strong focus on people development. You will work with colleagues all over the world on challenging projects that really contribute to our society. We call this Enhancing Society Together. We offer good primary and secondary employment conditions. In addition, we also offer: 

  • A good work-life balance, including a laptop and company cell phone so you can work wherever and whenever you want; 
  • Work from home scheme including equipment provision; 
  • 28 holidays based on a 40-hour work week; 
  • A good primary salary and pension accrual through our own pension fund; 
  • A workplace in our office in The Hague and travel allowance or a NS-Business Card; 
  • Lifelong learning by offering you plenty of training & development opportunities; 
  • Personal budget which you can use to buy extra days off, to buy a bicycle or just to have some additional salary; 
  • Our challenging Young Professional Program in which you focus on developing your hard and soft skills, together with other young professionals within the organisation; 
  • Young Royal HaskoningDHV that organises inspiring events, workshops and excursions with colleagues inside and outside the Netherlands. 


Are you our new colleague?

We look forward to meeting you! Click on the apply button and upload your CV and motivation letter. For more information you can always contact Max Kapteijn, Recruiter Corporate, via [email protected] or call /WhatsApp on +31 0 683 241 654. If you would like to schedule a digital face to face meeting to discuss the position, please let us know. 

Acquisition on this vacancy by agencies is not desirable and offered candidates will not be processed. 

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