Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Our Global HR organization consists of Business Partners, Core Services and Centers of Expertise. The Core Services are divided by region and this role resides under HR Core EMEA team spread over different locations. Our team supports 15 countries, with a true diverse population and variety of roles. Supporting the growth of our Dutch location and improving our new HR System, Workday, provide interesting challenges and opportunities.

Department: Human Resources
Project Location(s): Amsterdam, Netherlands
Education: Bachelor's Degree


  • Seamlessly run payroll and benefits administration for the employees, including expatriates, in the Netherlands and other EMEA countries
  • Manage the HR services for our NL office together with your direct colleague which includes ARBO management, onboarding of new joiners, provide assistance for contract terminations and HR administration
  • Manage autonomously the HR Services for 1-2 smaller EMEA countries ranging from 1 – 25 employees
  • Act pro-actively as HR advisor towards managers and employees on various topics such absences, benefits, local legislation, etc.
  • Take initiative to improve the service level of the HR Core team
  • Follow-up on local legislation to ensure compliance
  • Contribute to projects:
    • Renewal HR System
    • Compensation and benefit reviews in close cooperation with your international C&B colleagues
    • CI projects – we are continuously looking for more efficiency and service improvement


  • Min. of 3 years HR experience in payroll and benefits administration, preferably in an international environment
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Strong organization skills and stress resistant
  • Team player
  • Solution-oriented & pro-active
  • Independent worker with self-initiative and eagerness to learn
  • Fluency in English is important, knowledge of Dutch and German is an asset
  • Good skills with tools such as excel, familiarity with Workday and Cobra is an asset
  • Proven communication skills (also in writing)
  • Integrity, confidentially and discretion are essential

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