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HR Business Partner Netherlands and Nordics

Job Name

HR Business Partner Netherlands and Nordics






Human Resources

Reporting Line:

HR Director Benelux & Nordics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Manfred Otten

About the role

You will be part of the HR Benelux & Nordics team and report into the HR Director BNL&N. You will play a crucial role in the development and execution of the people agenda at the country level. You will be an instrumental HR business and sparring partner to the Dutch & Nordics Managers and their teams. Understanding the inner workings and needs of the business in order to translate them into a motivating people plan for the countries that aligns with regional & global strategies. This key role covers a wide variety of HR topics as you will develop, coordinate and execute key programs across a wide variety of HR generalist functions. This position is the perfect step for a future international career within Bacardi.



• Be the go-to person and respected HR business partner
• Drive the global and regional people agenda with excellence and create a winning team with your business partners
• Work with the HR Director on talent development and capabilities by regular talent reviews and succession planning
• Facilitate employee training and development programs
• Deliver robust and value add recruitment
• Ensure accurate execution of primo data, hr systems, labour law and compensation & benefits
• Providing regular reporting & analytics to the organisation on people related matters that drive the people agenda
• Deliver ad-hoc HR projects with perfect execution

Skills and Experience

You are passionated about People.Your energy and drive for execution will enable you implement the people agenda successfully. Your strong conceptual, networking and interpersonal skills will be key to your success in this role. Most importantly, you feel at home the world of spirits, advocating our brands and putting the internal and external consumer at the heart.


• Master or Bachelor degree, preferably in HR, Business or Law
• 3-5 years working experience in a HR generalist role
• Well-developed communication skills on all levels, presentation skills and strong interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational abilities with attention to detail and analytical capabilities
• Independent thinker, business savvy, conceptually strong and solid judgement to make decisions
• Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion
• Thorough knowledge of Dutch legislation is a must. Legislation knowledge of Sweden or other Nordics country is e preference
• Bi-lingual (NL-ENG) is a must. Swedish or any other Nordics language is a preference
• The role requires bi-weekly traveling to Stockholm (2 days in a row every other week)
* You enjoy engaging with and motivating primos
• You are Pro-active, Goal-oriented and Passionate about people and constantly seek to improve
• You create strong positive relationships with your business partners and primos, nurturing a strong ‘family’ culture
• You demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking and are fearless in looking for new ways to achieve better results

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.