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Associate HRBP

Date: Mar 2, 2021

Location: Jiande City, CN

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

At IFF we design the iconic flavors and fragrances that catch us unaware and transport us to places long-forgotten.  As a matter of fact, we’ve been doing it for more than 128 years. Why not see how far your career passion can take you?  Come join the creative and empowered people who work at International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. We are currently seeking a HR Associate to support the HR team to work closely with local HR Business Partners on the day-to-day operations in order to optimize HR processes. You will ensure the efficient delivery of administration procedures (e.g. record keeping, data entry, HR support) and collaborate on a weekly basis to continuously improve processes and be a substitute in appropriate cases. As first point of contact for employees, the HR Associate/Assistant has a very important role within the HR Team.

Job Requirements

The key responsibilities of this position are: 


  •  Administration / maintenance of HR data (60%): 
  • Personnel administration in SAP and other departmental systems (e.g. payroll) to ensure accurate employee data/records are maintained. 
  • Produce standard employee reporting for the HR team /business / finance on a regular basis. 
  • Provide data to external agencies as required (e.g. compliance audits, statistical reporting for the government). 
  • Keep the personal files up to date e.g. prepare documents to confirm mutations, like promotions, working times etc. 
  • Partner with HRBPs to identify, recommend and implement solutions to streamline administrative workload and increase efficiency in HR. 
  • General HR duties (20%): 
  • Support with administration / maintenance of tasks, such as: 
  • Track vacation/holiday hours and costs. 
  • Maintain illness consulting hours with company doctor for reporting to the UWV. 
  • Organize periodic health examinations for employees. 
  • Point of contact for managers and employees (e.g. on policies, procedures, and employment legislation). 
  • Coordinate employee events (e.g. jubilee / farewell receptions). 
  • Liaise with external mobility agency to determine necessary administrative tasks that needs to be done for a smooth immigration and relocation process. 
  • Other projects on demand that support HR initiatives. 
  • Involvement in the Recruitment process (10%): 
  • Assist with induction process (e.g. prepare offer letters / contracts / new hire programs with local general management). 
  • Maintain HR recruitment database. 
  • Support in the administrative process for the candidates. 
  • HR Metrics (10%): 
  • Create and produce reports on various topics e.g. illness, talent management etc. 



Required Skills: 


  • Customer and results oriented. 
  • Creative mind; able to come up with new ideas and concepts which are practical to implement. 
  • Good communication skills (written/verbal) with all levels within the organization (International office). 
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and analytical skills. 
  • Team player. 
  • Able to work under pressure. 
  • Flexibility on mobility. Willing and able to work at the Tilburg site several days per months. 
  • Able to be pro-active but also directive, depending on the assigned task. 
  • Project management skills. 
  • Fluent (written and spoken) English and Dutch, French would be a plus. 



About us…. 

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more…