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HR Business Partner

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job description

The position

As Sympower continues to grow, our goal is to create an environment where people can thrive in alignment with our company strategy and phase of scaling. When our people thrive, our company thrives!

As a People Partner, you will be critical in aligning people solutions with our business objectives within our fast-growing European tech organisation. You’ll be a trusted advisor, coach, and change agent to People Leads, providing data-driven insights and expertise on people-related matters.

Your goal will be to champion our culture and to support a tightly aligned company strategy and people strategy of having the right people in the right roles, working on the right things, and being supported to thrive.

What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive, values-based culture where everyone feels that they belong and have the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

  • 30 Days Paid Holiday Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Wellness Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Birthday Leave

  • Paid Maternity and Partner Leave

  • Pawternity Leave

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Remote Office Budget

  • Internet Allowance

  • Development Plan & Budget

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • 2 Days of Paid Volunteer Leave

Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.

Job requirements

What you will do

  • People Partnership:
    • Form effective relationships with People Leads and their teams across various countries, departments and levels, gaining an understanding of their team and guiding solutions

    • Support People Leads by participating in contribution reviews and performance improvement discussions as required.

  • Engagement and Compliance:
    • Understand legal requirements related to the day-to-day management of team members.

    • Handle complex employee relations cases, ensuring that HR policies and procedures are fair in their application and in alignment with local legislation.

  • Workplace Improvement:
    • Coordinate the implementation and embedment of organisation policies and programs.

    • Collaborate across functions on all levels to improve working relationships, champion our DEI programs, build morale, and support the contribution and retention of our people

  • Talent Programs Execution:
    • Execute company-wide talent programs within your partnership group.

    • Provide tactical support on these programs.

  • Restructures and Planning:
    • Provide insight on division restructures, workforce planning, and succession planning.

    • Collaborate with the People Operations Manager and wider department on strategic initiatives.

What you will need

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in recruiting, employee relations, people operations, compensation/benefits, and/or organisational development.

  • Professional Qualification in Human Resources, Business Management or another related field

  • Fluent in English; other languages are nice to have

  • To be based in the Netherlands and able to work from the office occasionally

  • Prior experience within a tech company or fast-growing scale-up with a multi-country set-up is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity utilising Applicant Tracking Systems and HRIS platforms.

  • Discretion and sound judgement when handling sensitive and confidential materials.

Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video.

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

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