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People Lead

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR95000 - EUR100000
Date added
6 May, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working with an international logistics company, which is looking for a People Lead who can successfully execute the People plan, in line with the People strategy and policies.


The People Lead reports directly to the Head of People UK & Europe, with a dotted line of responsibility to the Country Manager.


People Lead, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Due to the expansion and growth of this scale-up company, this is an exciting time to join the business. It currently has 50–100 employees in its warehouse and is looking to expand to least 250.


The role is based in Rotterdam and hybrid working is considered.



Responsibilities of the People Lead:


  • Work in partnership with the Country Manager in adapting People strategy policies and processes
  • Business partnering senior stakeholders across all aspects of Human Resources
  • Define and execute recruitment plans, and ensure all HR polices are compliant with relevant legislation
  • Maintain and promote the employer brand
  • Manage relationships with 3rd party suppliers/vendors
  • Taking ownership of the employee/industrial relations agenda, acting as a point of escalation where required
  • Ensure the HR annual cycle, including performance appraisals, have been integrated into management practices
  • Line management of HR team, which will be responsible for the maintenance of HR records



Experience required:

  • Expertise in managing a HR team, HR Business partnering and employee or industrial relations
  • Experience working in a multi-national matrix company in the logistics sector would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Ability to maintain a calm and positive attitude during stressful situations, and a strong team player
  • Capable to handle situations with tact, maturity, confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


If you are interested in applying for this People Lead role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Melissa Adey in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 60