We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior HR Business Partner with a strong background in project management to join our dynamic HR team. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in HR and project management, demonstrating a proven ability to drive strategic HR initiatives, manage complex projects, and foster a positive work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic HR Partnership;
  • Serve as a strategic partner to senior leadership, providing expert advice on HR matters;
  • Align HR strategies with business objectives to support the company’s goals;
  • Drive organizational change initiatives and support transformation projects.

Project Management:

  • Lead and manage HR projects from inception to completion, ensuring timely delivery and alignment with business goals;
  • Develop detailed project plans, set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor progress;
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure project objectives are met.

Employee Relations:

  • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment by addressing employee concerns and resolving conflicts;
  • Implement effective employee engagement strategies to enhance workplace culture;
  • Ensure compliance with labor laws and company policies.

Talent Management:

  • Oversee talent acquisition, development, and retention strategies;
  • Conduct performance management processes, including appraisals, feedback, and development plans;
  • Identify and nurture high-potential employees for leadership roles.

HR Operations:

  • Streamline HR processes and improve operational efficiency;
  • Ensure accurate and timely HR reporting and data management;
  • Manage HR budgets and resources effectively.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR, with a strong focus on project management;
  • Proven track record of managing complex HR projects and driving strategic initiatives.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong project management skills, including planning, execution, and risk management;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels;
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to align HR strategies with business objectives;
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities;
  • Proficient in HR software and tools.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification is a plus;
  • HR certifications are highly desirable.

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactive and results-oriented;
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills;
  • High level of integrity and professionalism;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

This is what you can expect:

  • A monthly salary based on the experience;
  • Holiday allowance, 24 days of holidays, pension scheme, travel allowance;
  • A dynamic international environment that inspires and supports your growth;
  • Friday lunch together and knowledge sharing sessions to make sure you learn continuously and have fun along.

Please note that a valid working permit to work in the Netherlands is required for this position. No visa or relocation support can be provided.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international markets. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

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Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH2595_1717157183
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Professional Services
Job Locations: The Hague area
Job Types: Permanent

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