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Human Resources Intern

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Hilversum, NL, 1221 JT

Company: IFF Family of Companies

International Flavors & Fragrances


Are you interested to learn and develop yourself in many different areas of HR in the heart of Flavors and Fragrances?

An internship in a complex dynamic international organisation that involves plenty of interaction with colleagues and external stakeholders. If so, this could be just the internship for YOU!


In this role, you have the opportunity to participate as Human Resources Intern at International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF The Netherlands), where you get the opportunity to work on day-to-day operational activities and to support on different HR projects.

What will you do?
Assisting of the HR team across projects including:

* Talent Acquisition, onboarding process and offboarding
* Local HR projects that come from the Corporate HR organisation e.g. Future of Work, digitalisation, employee - wellbeing etc.
* Propose process improvements in daily HR processes 
* Review and update the HR Manual
* Upgrading IFF Connect – HR Employee Tool
* Human Resources administration Support
* Support HR team with ad-hoc projects and yearly reporting tasks
* Report on the progress of the project(s) with an agreed frequency on quality, status and time to key stakeholders (eg. HRBP, senior management and to the project members).



What will you learn?

* The basics of HR, HR Operations, as performed in our HR Admin team;
* You will learn how to create a great employee experience in onboarding, offboarding and all experiences in between
* You get a good understanding of what it means (and what it takes) to be part of a rapidly expanding international company 
* Answer to the question if you have the scale-up mentality of rolling up your sleeves, be extremely output driven and getting things done in a highly changing environment
* Get insights on how a forward-thinking and modern global HR department, with a brand new developed operating model, operates in practice
*  Your communication skills will be tested and developed while working with different employees,  
    internal stakeholders and the team.


You are a part of
A dynamic team, with HR professionals and fun workplace, collaborating with different business in the organisation.


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
* Student of Bachelor in: Human Resources Management. Business Administration, Organization Psychology, Employment Law
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Able to work autonomously and deal with ambiguity
* Effective stakeholder management / communication
* Hands-on mentality, being able to connect with all layers of the organization
* Fluent Dutch speaking and writing skills and English (written and verbal). 
* Passionate for people and results
* Available 36-40 hours per week
* You must hold an EU Citzenship
* Must be enrolled in a study.
* Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills. It will be an advantage if you have other computer skills.
* You feel comfortable with digital technologies and multi-channel communication 


In return, we offer you:
Lots of opportunities to develop yourself internationally in a complex matrix company. At IFF you work for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people all over the world.


You also get the opportunity to:
* Strengthen your capabilities and knowledge
* Be guided by a team of experienced professionals
* Internship of six months to one year
* You will receive an internship allowance


Why should you join?
Having an internship at IFF is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work.
We supply the food and beverage, fragrance, home and personal care and health and wellness ands markets with innovative solutions that allow them to create the products consumers know and love!


International Flavors & Fragrances – Where science and creativity meet!


We like to welcome you to apply for this amazing opportunity within a fast-paced environment.  Please visit IFF website: click on the career page.