Laura Summerson

Senior Consultant

Phone number: +31 20 241 73 73

Email: [email protected]

Laura Summerson - Senior Consultant

Laura is a Senior Consultant specialising in placing top talent in the leading HR jobs in the Netherlands.

She joined EMEA Recruitment in November 2023, with over five years of recruitment experience in the creative sector. Keen to challenge herself, Laura wanted to leave her comfort zone and advance her expertise in HR recruitment, tackling a new international market.

As a Senior Consultant, Laura thrives on relationship building and successfully marrying clients and candidates. She understands the importance of finding the right fit for both parties and the weight a career change can hold.

Her approach is personable and inquisitive. Understanding people’s journeys, experiences and ambitions allows Laura to excel in finding the right match.

Laura’s Interests

Laura’s main interest is travelling, especially around Europe. Germany is a popular destination for her and her partner, as they have friends in the country.

She also describes herself as a “foodie” and loves to eat out and cook. Participating in outdoor activities, such as cycling, is another hobby that Laura enjoys.

Her other interests include fashion and socialising with friends.

Laura's Successful Candidates

  • HR Manager
  • International Payroll Specialist
  • HR Business Partner
  • Interim HR Manager

Laura Summerson - Senior Consultant
  • Travelling
  • Food
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Fashion
  • Socialising

Laura Summerson

Senior Consultant

Phone number: +31 20 241 73 73

Email: [email protected]

Laura is a Senior Consultant specialising in placing top talent in the leading HR jobs in the Netherlands.

She joined EMEA Recruitment in November 2023, with over five years of recruitment experience in the creative sector. Keen to challenge herself, Laura wanted to leave her comfort zone and advance her expertise in HR recruitment, tackling a new international market.

As a Senior Consultant, Laura thrives on relationship building and successfully marrying clients and candidates. She understands the importance of finding the right fit for both parties and the weight a career change can hold.

Her approach is personable and inquisitive. Understanding people’s journeys, experiences and ambitions allows Laura to excel in finding the right match.

Laura’s Interests

Laura’s main interest is travelling, especially around Europe. Germany is a popular destination for her and her partner, as they have friends in the country.

She also describes herself as a “foodie” and loves to eat out and cook. Participating in outdoor activities, such as cycling, is another hobby that Laura enjoys.

Her other interests include fashion and socialising with friends.

Laura's Successful Candidates

  • HR Manager
  • International Payroll Specialist
  • HR Business Partner
  • Interim HR Manager
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  • Travelling
  • Food
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Fashion
  • Socialising

Laura Summerson JOBS

€85,000-95,000 + benefits
Posted 5 months ago
EMEA Recruitment is working with an international FMCG business to hire a Global HR Technology Manager who will provide guidance for functional and technical HR IT solutions.

Working closely with the business and HR to understand their HR technology needs, you will provide solution recommendations and oversee the implementation of these solutions.

The role sits in the Global IT Core Functions team, but has significant interaction with the HR function and senior leaders in the business, so requires someone with a strong technical understanding who is able to translate this for non-IT stakeholders.

The organisation offers a dynamic and fast-paced environment where there is the opportunity to bring new ideas and create impact.

Responsibilities of the Global HR Technology Manager:
  • Consult with the business and co-select HR IT tools that are fit for purpose
  • Oversee the design and implementation of HR IT solutions
  • Provide oversight and approval on the HR software development lifecycle
  • Provide oversight and governance for the delivery of HR IT initiatives, including template custodianship and user adoption
  • Project management
Experience required:
  • Experience of multiple HR platforms with a strong preference for SuccessFactors
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Industry experience with a CPG/FMCG company
  • Ability to act as a business partner and identify HR IT tools and solutions that meet the business needs
  • Experience in a complex, multi-national business
  • Keen to learn, with a flexible, proactive approach
  • Experience with an HR service management system, such as ServiceNow, is an advantage
EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
€70,000-80,000 + benefits
Posted a month ago
EMEA Recruitment is working with an international organisation seeking a Payroll Specialist to join its HR team in Amsterdam.

As part of the HR team within the Payroll unit, you\'ll independently perform the processing of payroll, taxes, time and attendance, reporting and record-keeping for the Netherlands.

You\'ll also coordinate payroll vendors and authorities in France and Germany, with possible expansion to other countries.


This is a great challenge for an established Payroll Specialist and an opportunity to join an aspirational and encouraging organisation.

This role offers hybrid working.

Fluency in Dutch is essential for this position.


Responsibilities of Payroll Specialist:
  • Perform daily payroll department operations
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile multi-state payroll before transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Understand proper taxation of employer-paid benefits
  • Time and attendance processing and interface with payroll
  • Prepare and process all necessary documentation and reporting for yearly 401K, payroll and audits
  • Process workflow items through the HRIS system
 
Experience Required:
  • 5+ years of experience as a Payroll Specialist
  • Great organisational skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with all stakeholders
  • Demonstrated accountability and urgency, facing issues positively and flexibly to deliver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with Payroll and HRIS systems (Exact HR Salarisgemak & SuccessFactors is preferred)
  • Advanced Microsoft skills
  • Fluent Dutch and English is essential

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
80,000 + Benefits
Posted 3 weeks ago
EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with an international business as they look to recruit a HR Business Partner based at their headquarters in Zwaagdijk.

As a HR Business Partner, you will be an integral part of the management team and a key decision-maker. You will be involved in the various department plans, recruitment and selection, performance management, and talent management and development. 

In this role, you will continuously switch between strategic and tactical levels, ensuring the annual HR cycle is effectively implemented.

This is a fast-growing and dynamic organisation with a forward-thinking CHRO. The environment is highly centralised meaning you will be close to where all the business decisions are made, making this a great place to continue to develop your HR career.

Responsibilities of HR Business Partner:
  • You will be part of the management team, working closely with the leaders to understand the business goals and building strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Support several IHQ departments
  • Create & monitor reports, analyse HR data, monitor employee changes and advise managers on all core HR processes and policies
  • Overall responsibility and implementation of all core HR processes, projects including employment legislation
  • Manage full employee lifecycle, including employee relations, development, coaching and feedback sessions
  • Implement an effective talent programme to develop and retain employees and encourage skills transfer, as well as coaching and developing leadership teams
  • Build an inclusive and diverse workplace for employees to succeed

Experience required:
  • Proven experience in a similar position within a centralised organisation
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch labour law
  • You have a great sense of responsibility and offer both solicited and unsolicited advice
  • Strong communicator, curious, resolute and a real team player
  • You work in a structured and organised way
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (both verbal and written) is essential

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
 
€50,000
Posted 6 days ago
EMEA Recruitment is working with an international organisation that is seeking an International Payroll Specialist to join their team at their headquarters in Zwaagdijk.

You will be part of a large HR team within the Payroll unit, sharing your expertise across international markets.

As a payroll expert, you and your team process the payroll & pension administration for all employees. Alongside this, you will focus on setting up international payroll processing including the main large-scale project of insourcing payroll flows.


This is a great challenge as the business continues to grow and expand in the international market. 

This role offers hybrid working, with 2 days in the office.

Responsibilities of Payroll Specialist:
  • First point of contact for employees for payroll, including salary and other payroll-associated matters
  • Complex payroll administrations: processing, checking payroll, developing reports by researching and gathering information, maintaining payroll records, processing financial information
  • Follow both internal and external processes to ensure employment legislation and compliance is adhered to
  • Manage monthly payroll processing, ensuring correct policy and procedures are adhered to, including salary, deductions and bonuses are completed
  • Contact for employees and the line in all wages, social security and taxation matters

Experience Required:
  • Experience in a similar role within a European, international business setting
  • Proven experience with establishing, implementing & maintaining appropriate internal payroll controls, operating processes, policies and procedures
  • Proven experience within a professional payroll service
  • Expertise in Payroll and HR systems including SAP
  • Must have knowledge of European tax, social security and payroll processes
  • Advanced Excel skills

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.