Senior HR Generalist



Job Description


Senior HR Generalist | Hybrid

About Aptean


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Aptean is a global provider of mission-critical, industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’ s purpose-built ERP and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. Aptean’ s compliance solutions are built for companies serving specific markets such as finance, healthcare, biotech, and pharmaceuticals, over 4,500 highly specialized organizations in more than 20 industries and 54 countries rely on Aptean to streamline their everyday operations.


Aptean offers competitive pay and robust benefit plans along with the opportunity to grow your career in a fast-paced, flexible, and casual environment, an outstanding opportunity for career development and growth.


About the role

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior HR Generalist to join our growing team at a time of continued company growth through acquisition. 

We are an active team, which cover the full spectrum of HR responsibilities inclusive of strategy, organization design, employee relations, performance, talent management, wellbeing, benefits management, engagement and payroll support. 

This role will predominantly support employees within the Netherlands but will also likely incorporate employees from neighboring countries. Your primary duties will include but are not limited to:

  • First line of support to Manager and Employees on all matters, coaching through processes and escalating appropriately.
  • Management of the employee life cycle through the systems including onboarding and drafting contracts.
  • Benefits ownership.
  • Working with payroll to ensure smooth monthly processes.
  • Managing sickness absence cases and legal matters.
  • Performance review processes.
  • Merit review processes.
  • Audit processes
  • Participating in HR led employee wellbeing and engagement programs.
  • Supporting a broad range of HR projects relating to acquisition, engagement, M&A activities, performance management, compensation, on-boarding, and employment transactions.
  • Assisting the HR Manager, HR Director and HR Leadership team with administrative duties as needed to support the business.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned and required.

Work Experience  

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a HR Role.
  • Relevant HR Qualification.
  • Previous working knowledge within EMEA region.

Requirements and Skills

  • Knowledge of Oracle HR System.
  • Able to operate in a rapidly changing environment, switch quickly, keep a cool head and set priorities.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Very honest and careful about confidential matters.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Dutch and English.
  • Full-time (36 or 40 hours a week).
  • Willing to visit the Etten Leur office at least 3 days per week.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be customer-focused, have excellent problem-solving, organizational, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and able to work within a fast paced and changing environment while meeting deadlines.
  • Displays professional manner, ethical behavior and judgment.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Must have good Microsoft Excel and Word skills.

Aptean pledges to promote a company culture where diversity, equity and inclusion are central. We are committed to applying this principle as we interact with our customers, build our teams, cultivate our leaders and shape a company in which any employee can succeed, regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, sexuality and gender identity, religion, disability or age. Celebrating our diverse experiences, opinions and beliefs allows us to embrace what makes us unique and to use this as an asset in bringing innovative solutions to our customer base.


“At Aptean, our global and diverse employee base is our greatest asset. It is through embracing and understanding our differences that we are able to harness our individual power to maximize the success of our customers, our employees and our company.” – TVN Reddy

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