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HR Manager

HR Manager position based in the region of Antwerp (matrix organization, international environment)
Published on 19 days ago

HR Manager

Our customer is a leading international company delivering water treatment solutions to its customers around the world.

For their offices located in the eastern part of Antwerp (De Kempen), we are currently looking for a HR MANAGER who will support business performance improvement and facilitate employee engagement.

Job description

  • Understand the strategic and operational business plans, provide input on their HR implications for the assigned locations and ensure alignment of HR priorities with business strategy and goals

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management at all levels within the organisation, build trust, understand their challenges and provide high quality HR support

  • Coach and advise management teams in all HR related topics, influence decisions and drive necessary changes to ensure employee engagement, performance improvements and retention

  • Build annual HR/Payroll budget for the assigned locations

  • Attract, select and hire talent, ensure effective onboarding. Influence managers to create a diverse workforce and promote the company culture.

  • Drive performance review process and work with managers to create a high-performance environment

  • Lead Learning & development efforts: identify training needs, find solutions to local training needs, build training plans and follow up on internal/external trainings

  • Talent management: drive the standard talent review process, support managers in creating talent development and succession plans

  • Compensation & Benefits: supervise payroll, drive the annual merit increase process, administer compensation & benefits plans/procedures to ensure internal equity, counsel management on salary adjustments/promotions
  • Responsible for HR administration including employment offers, contracts, bonus calculations, warning letters, data accuracy, reporting requirements, …

  • Ensure compliance with local legislation, provide expertise to the management teams in terms of labour law and practices

  • Ensure compliance with HR policies and communicate/implement company policies and procedures

  • Speaking partner to the internal/external union representatives, manage all activities related to the Worker's Council and other elected employee representative bodies.


The ideal candidate can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • You hold a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Law or related field

  • You have more than 7 years of experience in a HR Management role within a manufacturing environment (matrix organization). Any multisite experience is a plus

  • You have a in depth knowledge of the local employment and social law

  • Ability to understand business strategy and its HR implications are essential.

  • You can demonstrate proven experience in driving change management projects

  • You a real team builder with strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • You have a hands-on as well as strategic approach combined to excellent problem solving, planning and analytical skills

  • You possess strong administrative skills

  • You can handle multiple priorities and critical time constraints

  • You are fluent in Dutch and English


You will join a leading player in its field allowing you to have a real impact in all HR fields of the company. You will receive a high level of autonomy while working in a positive international environment where respect, teamwork, integrity, innovation and flexibility are part of the DNA of the company.

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    • Function type: HR management
    • Sector: Industry and machine construction
    • Herentals
    All jobs via Michael Page Brussels Finance


    • Dutch, English


    • Permanent
    • Full-time
    • From € 5.000 to € 6.000 per month

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    • 4 March

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