HR Assistant

Hours per week
40 hours
Contract type
Tijdelijk met uitzicht op vast
Salary indication
Vacancy number

About the job

About the job

Are you service-minded and motivated to provide full administrational support and HR operational advice to the business and HR management? Do you have a bachelor degree in Human Resources Management and / or sound experience in an HR supporting role in an international business environment? Then we have an interesting job opportunity for you!

As HR Assistant, you are working as part of the HR (Services) team and responsible for all common administrative and operational HR activities, such as:

  • Dealing independently with routine administration correspondence and enquiries on a diverse range of employment matters
  • Ensuring a smooth execution of the salary payments together with our Accountant Payroll
  • Keeping our personnel information system (SAP) up to date, ensuring that all information provided is accurate and up-to-date and that confidentiality is fully respected
  • Monitoring the central HR inbox and respond to incoming phone calls
  • Dealing with (basic) employee matters and escalating more complex matters to relevant HR colleagues
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the (digital) personnel files
  • Registering absenteeism due to illness as well as reporting illness to our occupational health service
  • Working independently and / or within a group on a diverse range of projects

What we offer

We offer a challenging and diversified job in an international setting within a team of professionals and an inspiring and dynamic work climate.

Job requirements

Your personal qualifications as an HR assistant:

  • First and foremost: intrinsic motivation is key
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a HR supporting role in an international business environment
  • Knowledge of SAP or a similar personnel system
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) in Dutch and English
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Flexible and open-minded, hands-on mentality
  • High levels of personal discretion and a strong respect for the need for confidentiality

About the company

Be ‘On the Forefront of Healthcare Change to turn innovative science into value for patients’ is their long term corporate vision for continued success. In order to realize this, they must constantly challenge themselves, be open to change and work together. It is an innovative and successful organization because of diverse and talented people who respect each other and who value the power of long-term relationships. They believe that it is important to create a positive working environment and to inspire employees to develop their talents. They want their employees to achieve full professional potential as they engage closely with the company, furthering its success and growth, and reinforcing its contribution to society.
It is a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical company employing over 17,200 people worldwide with global sales exceeding 10 billion euro. The company stands on the forefront of healthcare change, turning innovative science into value for patients. By repeating this cycle continuously, they are pursuing the sustainable growth of corporate value. With over 4,700 employees, the EMEA-region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) is an important and growing region.
The company employs around 900 persons in the Netherlands, which are spread over the sites in Leiden and Meppel. In Leiden, the company is based in the Leiden Bio Science Park. This location is home to a number of divisions, including the European R&D organization, Pharmaceutical Technology (Supply Chain Management, Contract Manufacturing and Projects & Product Management), Sales & Marketing and the Enabling Functions (such as HR, Finance and Procurement).

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Job information

Unique Uitzendbureau Leiden

Schipholweg 55
2316 ZL Leiden

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