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HR Business Partner

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Tilburg, NL, 5048 AN

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

For our manufacturing plant in Tilburg we are looking for a fulltime temporary hands-on and energized HR Business Partner to work closely with our business in the exciting worlds of taste, scent and nutrition. Reporting to the Senior HRBP you will act as a trusted advisor, coach and consultant for leaders, through closely partnering with the business. Because of maternity leave we offer this position as of December 2020 for 7 months. 


About You

As a HR Business Partner you will bring between 3-5 years of expertise in a generalist HR position. You will thrive working in a corporate matrix environment that demands a high level of critical thinking, can do attitude and superior level of interpersonal savvy. In this fast-paced agile environment, you will be flexible and have a strong sense of urgency, attention to detail and exceptional collaboration skills. The nature of this role requires someone who will be prepared to be hands-on and customer focused. We are committed to act as a collaborative team actively contributing to the development and success of our holistic HR service delivery. Our team is also committed to our own development through a sharing network of our expertise to build our internal HR bench strength & capability in a continuous learning and sharing environment.

You will spend your time providing:


  • Represent HR as a highly valued business partner with line management and all other key stakeholders, to provide HR insights and partner with business leadership to develop people solutions that deliver business goals;
  • Provide HR insights and partner with line managers on absenteeism and performance management;
  • Effectively manage the end-to-end talent acquisition process in compliance with IFF global guidelines and legal requirements, enabling us to source, attract and select the best candidates in a cost-efficient and timely manner;
  • Identify key areas of concern, such as high-performing & high-potential employees, at-risk employees and scarce and critical skillsets;
  • Support local HR implementation of long-term strategic programs focused on employee engagement, organizational culture and diversity;
  • Handle internal & external audits properly and ensure HR activities meet the internal & external audit requirements.
Job Requirements


Required Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or related field is required;
• Fluent in Dutch and English, knowledge of other European language is a plus;
• Strong knowledge of Dutch labor laws and related legislation;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills;
• Representative personality with a positive nature and a “can-do”-mentality;
• Integrity and Business acumen;
• Comfort to partner with various levels of management;
• Team player and service minded.

Required Experience:

• 3-5 years broad HR generalist experience working with a multi-national company;
• Experience working across cultures to find solutions to business challenges;
• Proficiency in SAP preferred.


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…