HR Officer

Datum 21 mei 2019
Vervaldatum 10 jun. 2019
Aantal uren 36 uur
Plaats Den Haag
Betaald Ja
Organisatie Oxfam Novib

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can defeat poverty or any type of inequality or discrimination. We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

We are currently recruiting for the position of HR Officer 2x | The Hague (36 hours). Oxfam Novib aspires to be an organization where employees feel supported and challenged to make the best possible contribution to our mission: a just world without poverty. As HR Officer you will be the main contact point for managers and employees based in The Hague and provide excellent HR guidance to these clients on the whole range of the employee lifecycle (tactical and operational) ensuring compliance to Dutch labour law and internal policies and procedures. When required, you will take the lead on internal HR projects in consultation with the HR and Staff Bureau Manager, the HRBPs and the various subject Specialists. In collaboration with other colleagues from HR and other relevant units, you will ensure the HR’s digital footprint is maintained and act as focal point for support to customers on Success Factors.


  • The HR Officer will serve as HR point of contact for middle management (team leads, project leads) in The Hague.
  • Under the supervision of the HRBP, develop and maintain HR policies.
  • Take ownership of allocated processes & templates.
  • Acts as HR Project lead in the design and roll out of HR projects within set timelines and budget such as IT projects, training programmes etc.
  • Coordinate and participate in recruitment procedures: Check with the reward specialist that the vacancy is correctly graded according to the pre-set standards/long list applications/ checks that the interview questionnaire meets the safe recruitment principles/ participates in interviews for middle managers (HRBP for senior managers)/ Carry out the references check as per the Oxfam ‘safer recruitment guidelines’.
  • Support managers and staff in the resolution of conflict situations.
  • HR Analytics: Collect and synthesise the HR data on monthly basis and advise management on the outcomes of the reports.
  • Prepare annual data for submission to governmental bodies.
  • Payroll: Update the payroll system mutations and run the final check before transferring to payroll Contracts of employment: Issue contracts and contract amendments.
  • Oversee and improve the monthly induction process.
  • Suggest improvements and actively contributes to the entire employee lifecycle.
  • Maintains the HR page on Compass and other digital platforms and provide support to customers on Success Factors.

Functie-eisen en profiel

  • have a minimum qualification: HBO Human Resources;
  • have at least 3 years’ experience in a generalist HR role covering each step in the employee life cycle;
  • are up to date with labour law and changes in HR practices;
  • ideally have experience with Success Factors or other similar HR management software;
  • are very familiar with the main MS programmes and a familiarity with web design would be advantages;
  • have good organisational planning skills;
  • have great attention to detail;
  • are customer oriented and pro-active;
  • possess multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • are fluent in Dutch and English and have a fairly high level of written communication skills.

Ons aanbod

  • Oxfam Novib is committed to providing you with a competitive, fair and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors.
  • This position is classified in scale 8. The gross salary range is between € 2.509,-- to € 3.859,-- on the basis of 36 hours per week.
  • The position will be based in The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Applicants for this contract must be Dutch nationals or nationals of a European Union member State or have a valid work permit for the European Union.

Informeren en solliciteren
If you are interested, please upload your application letter and CV in English via this link no later than June 10, 2019. For more information about the position, you can contact the director Finance and Operations; Applications received by email will not be processed. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization. Therefore, people of all gender identities, sexes, sexual orientations, races, colours, religions, cultures, abilities, etc. are eligible for this position.

Oxfam aims to attract great talent that not only fits the job but also Oxfam’s high standard of values and principles, who shares and demonstrates Oxfam’s commitment to prevent and eradicate any type of misconduct including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, any other type of misuse of power or lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks, or integrity screenings/references relating to misconduct and disciplinary actions in prior employment.

Acquisition on the occasion of this vacancy is not appreciated.