HR Business Advisor - Employee Relations

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Technology / Software

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €70000 - €85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nick Finley

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    NGF - 1032452_1536571955

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:



Employee Relations Strategy:

    • Contributes to the strategy for the overall EMEA HR Advisory function.
    • Translates EMEA Advisory strategy and approaches into deliverables and activities for relevant area of responsibility.
    • Partners with 'local' HRBP Director(s) /Partner(s) to align and agree on support delivery plans for designated area.
    • Uses insight gained from employee case data and internal surveys to make recommendations for changes/inclusion to strategy.
    • ER case resolution:
    • Act as the Employee relations subject matter expert for Netherlands.
    • Acts as an escalation point for high risk ER cases, escalating as required.
    • Support managers on complex and escalated HR issues ensuring brought to an acceptable outcome in line with our values
    • Leadership Coaching:
    • Advise and coaches senior leaders to deliver team and individual performance helping them to make the right employee relations decisions in line with Equinix values and operating norms.
    • Business project support:
    • Provide HR Business Advisory leadership and advice on people related change projects e.g. Restructures, Changes to T&C's, Acquisitions etc….
    • Responsible for the detailed planning of the people elements of change, generating associated material/ correspondence required to support business change projects.
    • Conduct individual and group consultations where required as part of the change.
    • participate in Multi functional or HR group projects - providing HR Business Advisory functional input.
    • Employee Relations Policy and Process:
    • Responsible for ensuring that our People policies are legally compliant and fit for purpose in the allocated geographical area.
    • work with corresponding HRSS leads for designated areas to review fit for purpose and gaps in policies and associated guidance materials to ensure they are facilitating move to Tier 0 and Tier 1 resolution.
    • Data and Analysis:
    • Accountable for the HRBA related data collection and reporting process.
    • Conducts analysis and case reviews to share learnings and trends with HR leadership and senior leaders across the business.
    • Provides data and insights to recommend process improvements, training for managers, or other strategies to mitigate key trends.

Experience & Qualifications

    • This is an opportunity, as critical member of our team, for you to leave your mark in an organisation that is growing quickly and still runs with a pioneer spirit. Not forgetting of course, a competitive salary and exceptional secondary benefits for you to enjoy.
    • Degree level qualification in HR or relevant Business Studies.
    • Extensive HR experience supporting fast paced multi-jurisdictional client areas, which includes both corporate and operational workforce client groups
    • Experience of providing HR support for a multinational in the Netherlands
    • Strong ER experience - demonstrating coaching up to senior managers / Director level on complex cases
    • Experience of working with non Netherlands based leadership and advising / coaching on people practices and approaches.
    • Strong project Management experience of HR change programmes
    • Experience of managing pending and actual employment litigation cases in partnership with internal or external legal advisors.
    • Experience of leading and delivering HR elements of organisational restructures, including the off shoring of Netherlands based activities.
    • Languages, Fluent business English and Dutch.

The SR Group (Netherlands) B.V. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.