People Experience Specialist

Job Summary

Progress is an experienced, trusted provider of products designed with customers in mind, so they can develop the applications they need, deploy where and how they want, and manage it all safely and securely. We take pride in what we do, always valuing the whole person—at work and in life. Our diverse life experiences enrich our culture because people power progress. And as People Experience Specialist in the Netherlands, you can join us in doing what we do best: propelling business forward.

If you embrace change, are not afraid to challenge the ordinary, and are passionate about employee experiences, then this role is a perfect match for you! The role is a part of our Global People Experience and Operations team. You will be the go-to person for all operational queries for our colleagues in EMEA, including the Netherlands, Ireland, the UK, Germany, and the Nordics.

Your area of responsibility:

  • Preparing documents, such as offer letters, employment contracts, and confirmation letters for changes in working hours, maternity coverage, parental leave, resignations, changes in employment conditions
  • Holiday, leave and sickness administration for all the countries listed
  • Liaising with external partners, like insurance brokers, to organize benefits meetings for new starters and existing employees
  • Providing employee data/compensation to the insurance broker when a change occurs
  • Covering all aspects by applying the legal environment and the internal policies
  • Coordinating activities that help to increase satisfaction, motivation, engagement, and retention
  • Coordinating and supporting employee onboarding activities
  • Working closely with the payroll department by providing relevant employee information
  • Daily maintenance of the HRIS system Workday: entering new employees and updating employee information, benefits enrollments, etc.
  • Monitoring probation periods, as well as definite employment contracts – checking with managers and sending out the end-of-probation confirmations or terminating the definite contract in the HRIS
  • Owning the local country sites of the corporate intranet and regularly updating them to ensure all content is accurate and up to date
  • Partnering will the Global People Experience Team on the local execution of People Team projects and programs
  • Proposing, initiating, and organizing local and global internal events, and CSR initiatives

Your profile:

  • Previous HR experience across disciplines includes employee experience, labor relations, operations, etc.
  • Excellent English and fluency in Dutch language
  • Global mindset and excellent communication and presentation skills to efficiently communicate across all levels in the organization
  • Well-organized individual with excellent analytical skills who is business-minded, self-motivated & ambitious
  • Exemplary planning ability and ability to work in a fast-paced, time-specific environment
  • Experience in identifying and resolving issues independently, taking the initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances
  • As the role is heavy on the admin side, great Excel skills are required

If the above sounds like an interesting opportunity, we would love to hear from you! Apply now!


We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!

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