HR Officer

Seeking an HR Officer to manage administration, communication, and serve as the key contact for our employees in NL and US locations.
Batavia Biosciences - Favicon

About the job

We are looking for a HR Officer for our HR department. You act as a point of contact for the employees of the new manufacturing site and take care of the HR administration and communication.

Your main responsibilities will be

Stakeholder communication

  • Actively promote strategic company objectives and foster company culture;
  • Motivate and support employees on HR matters, such as processing requests from employees and providing relevant information and instructions for the correct use of HR systems, advice on training & development.

Organizational design and development

  • Responsible organization is formally described in organizational charts and create an efficient organisation according to business needs;
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant (inter)national laws and regulations;
  • Identify staffing needs.
  • Schedule introduction meetings and the introduction training related to IT, Facilities and QA.
  • Coordinate onboarding activities and process.

Performance management

  • Managing the execution of a an efficient performance cycle;
  • Administer programs, procedures and guidelines to help align staff with the strategic goals of the company.

Training and development

  • Execute yearly training together with local management;
  • Develop, design, direct and implements training and development programs/initiatives to address current capabilities and future training needs.


  • Provide correct reporting on HR subjects.


  • Coordinate the activities related to recruitment, publish vacancy, screen candidates and job applications, schedule job interviews and take care of follow up.
  • Coordinate all the activities related to interns.
  • Coordinates and executes the recruitment activities.
  • Payroll & HR Administration

Provides an effective and correct HR- and payroll administration.

  • Maintain accurate staff records
  • Maintain network of external vendors (to support HR responsibilities).

In this position you will report to the HR Director.


You are a driven and energetic person with a proactive attitude. You can work in a fast paced international scientific environment and shift between changing priorities. The following competences are important to be successful in this role: Accurate, Planning & Organizing and Result Orientated. You are a person of integrity. We can trust you with confidential information, because you are a reliable link in the HR process.

  • HBO or equivalent level of working/thinking;
  • Good command of the English and Dutch language (written and spoken);
  • Good knowledge and experience with Windows Office (especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint);
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience at a HR department in a commercial international company.

Please send your application to Mrs. I. van Aarle, HR Director, at e-mail

No unsolicited Assistance from search firms is accepted for this employment opportunity.

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