HR Business Partner Ship Management Department

Are you seeking a compelling role in a dynamic international environment? Do you envision yourself as the HR sparring partner, contributing to the delivery and execution of the tactical and strategic HR People plans on a global scale? If so, read on!

The position

Van Oord Ship Management Department (SMD) performs activities concerning ship management, maintaining adequate functioning of equipment such that continuity of use is ensured, in terms of manning the equipment as well as the technical performance of existing and new build equipment meets the business unit / project requirements. SMD works according to various rules, requirements and laws, national and international. 

As an HR business partner for SMD you will play a pivotal role in collaborating with the HR director SMD, managers and team leads and the HR CoE and HR Operations. You will partner with the respective team/department to influence the people and talent agenda to drive business outcomes and goals. Your responsibilities encompass tactical and strategic people priorities, on a global or local/ regional level, including leadership development, coaching, strategic workforce planning, team composition, performance management, employee engagement, sickness absence management, DEI, organizational effectiveness, driving the organizational values and culture, and change management. You will functionally report into the HR director SMD and you will receive support from an HR advisor and our HR Services department. Nevertheless, you will still play a role in the correct administration for your scope to make sure everything runs smoothly.

You will promote the adoption of the HR operating model within the business, ensuring employees and managers feel well-supported by the global HR function, including the HR Centers of Expertise (CoEs). You include HR data & people analytics in decision-making processes. You will work closely with the HR director, other HR business partners/ advisors, and CoEs to promote collaboration across functions and cross-pollination of ideas and knowledge-sharing.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of both the SMD department business and people strategy as well as embedding the Van Oord overall HR strategy, specifically in the business strategy; 
  • Provide leadership on specific business-related HR projects;
  • Co-develop, initiate and implement HR/ People plans for the SMD department you will be HRBP for, including the annual HR cycle, ensuring sustainability and relevance by bringing relevant people data and insights/ information;
  • Advise and collaborate on the design and implementation of specific HR programs/projects;
  • Partner with the HR director SMD, other HR business partners and advisors, and CoEs for cross-functional collaboration to meet the challenges of the business and vice versa;
  • Actively deliver solutions related to SMD workforce, talent, and organizational matters. 


Your workplace

Your role extends beyond the office environment – you will occasionally visit projects and/or ships, engage in crucial conversations, and immerse yourself in the maritime environment. 

The HR in the business team consists of approximately 30 colleagues, working for different departments and business units. You will report directly to the SMD HR director, working closely with them to influence the SMD People agenda, driving business outcomes and goals. The SMD HR team consist of 1 HR director, 2 HR Business Partners and 4 HR Advisors. For specific knowledge on recruitment, compensation & benefits, etc., we are supported by our Centers of Expertise (CoEs), which you can always consult. 

Job requirements

In our quest for a new HR Business Partner to join our team, we are looking for an HR professional who is a navigator, approachable and both action- and service-oriented, ready to steer through the challenges of the maritime industry. Your ability to uncover the 'question behind the question' is your compass, showcasing your intuitive understanding of human dynamics. Balancing sensitivity with resilience, you're not afraid to navigate the waters of difficult conversations. Embracing a roll-up-sleeves mentality, you recognize that success often requires hands-on dedication.  

Your Credentials:

  • You hold a relevant diploma (bachelor's/master's) in Human Resources;
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant HR in the business work experience in a complex international project organization;
  • Resilient, not afraid to speak up and constructively challenge others and embraces change
  • Pro-active, solution minded, both strategic and pragmatic, result driven, DEI aware, has a hands-on and can do mentality. Ability to work in a matrix organisation.
  • Knowledge of Dutch legislation and regulations;
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written.

We offer

We offer you a position in which you will have an important contribution to our mission 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

  • A salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home office allowance (€2,15 per day);
  • 32 leave days per year;
  • Variable bonus;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance (optional);
  • Flexible working from home policy, 2 days a week when working on a full-time basis;
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities, including a wide range of online courses via Goodhabitz;
  • You can join communities, like Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • We organise several (sport) events, e.g. winter sport, weekend of sailing, cycling and a motorcycle tour.

 

Interested? Apply via the application form below. Do you have any questions? Please contact Eldon van Rooijen.

Do you like to know more about and want to stay informed of other vacancies within Van Oord? Climb aboard and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook!  
 

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated. 

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The position

Van Oord Ship Management Department (SMD) performs activities concerning ship management, maintaining adequate functioning of equipment such that continuity of use is ensured, in terms of manning the equipment as well as the technical performance of existing and new build equipment meets the business unit / project requirements. SMD works according to various rules, requirements and laws, national and international. 

As an HR business partner for SMD you will play a pivotal role in collaborating with the HR director SMD, managers and team leads and the HR CoE and HR Operations. You will partner with the respective team/department to influence the people and talent agenda to drive business outcomes and goals. Your responsibilities encompass tactical and strategic people priorities, on a global or local/ regional level, including leadership development, coaching, strategic workforce planning, team composition, performance management, employee engagement, sickness absence management, DEI, organizational effectiveness, driving the organizational values and culture, and change management. You will functionally report into the HR director SMD and you will receive support from an HR advisor and our HR Services department. Nevertheless, you will still play a role in the correct administration for your scope to make sure everything runs smoothly.

You will promote the adoption of the HR operating model within the business, ensuring employees and managers feel well-supported by the global HR function, including the HR Centers of Expertise (CoEs). You include HR data & people analytics in decision-making processes. You will work closely with the HR director, other HR business partners/ advisors, and CoEs to promote collaboration across functions and cross-pollination of ideas and knowledge-sharing.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of both the SMD department business and people strategy as well as embedding the Van Oord overall HR strategy, specifically in the business strategy; 
  • Provide leadership on specific business-related HR projects;
  • Co-develop, initiate and implement HR/ People plans for the SMD department you will be HRBP for, including the annual HR cycle, ensuring sustainability and relevance by bringing relevant people data and insights/ information;
  • Advise and collaborate on the design and implementation of specific HR programs/projects;
  • Partner with the HR director SMD, other HR business partners and advisors, and CoEs for cross-functional collaboration to meet the challenges of the business and vice versa;
  • Actively deliver solutions related to SMD workforce, talent, and organizational matters. 


Your workplace

Your role extends beyond the office environment – you will occasionally visit projects and/or ships, engage in crucial conversations, and immerse yourself in the maritime environment. 

The HR in the business team consists of approximately 30 colleagues, working for different departments and business units. You will report directly to the SMD HR director, working closely with them to influence the SMD People agenda, driving business outcomes and goals. The SMD HR team consist of 1 HR director, 2 HR Business Partners and 4 HR Advisors. For specific knowledge on recruitment, compensation & benefits, etc., we are supported by our Centers of Expertise (CoEs), which you can always consult. 

Job requirements

In our quest for a new HR Business Partner to join our team, we are looking for an HR professional who is a navigator, approachable and both action- and service-oriented, ready to steer through the challenges of the maritime industry. Your ability to uncover the 'question behind the question' is your compass, showcasing your intuitive understanding of human dynamics. Balancing sensitivity with resilience, you're not afraid to navigate the waters of difficult conversations. Embracing a roll-up-sleeves mentality, you recognize that success often requires hands-on dedication.  

Your Credentials:

  • You hold a relevant diploma (bachelor's/master's) in Human Resources;
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant HR in the business work experience in a complex international project organization;
  • Resilient, not afraid to speak up and constructively challenge others and embraces change
  • Pro-active, solution minded, both strategic and pragmatic, result driven, DEI aware, has a hands-on and can do mentality. Ability to work in a matrix organisation.
  • Knowledge of Dutch legislation and regulations;
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written.

We offer

We offer you a position in which you will have an important contribution to our mission 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

  • A salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home office allowance (€2,15 per day);
  • 32 leave days per year;
  • Variable bonus;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance (optional);
  • Flexible working from home policy, 2 days a week when working on a full-time basis;
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities, including a wide range of online courses via Goodhabitz;
  • You can join communities, like Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • We organise several (sport) events, e.g. winter sport, weekend of sailing, cycling and a motorcycle tour.

 

Interested? Apply via the application form below. Do you have any questions? Please contact Eldon van Rooijen.

Do you like to know more about and want to stay informed of other vacancies within Van Oord? Climb aboard and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook!  
 

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated. 

#LI-ER1

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Eldon van Rooijen

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