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Butternut Box • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior HR Advisor / HR Business Partner

Employment type:  Full time

2 days/week at home

Dog friendly

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Job Description

We are looking for a Senior HR Advisor / HR Business Partner to join our squad and manage the people function in BeNeLux. You will be responsible for the full people experience, from attracting and onboarding new talent to developing and delighting our squad members while striving to make Butternut the best place we have ever worked.

Our values are at the centre of everything we do. When you support a squad member or a manager, it should be with #GenuineCare and an #Open&Honest approach. We’re always #StrivingForBetter, so you should always be looking for new ways to improve things and enhance our squad members' experience.

This role will report to the Country Director and has one direct report. You will work closely with our people teams in the UK and Poland.

🌱 What you’ll get up to:

  • You’ll bring our culture and values to life and build on our Butternut Box culture in collaboration with the leadership team.
  • You’ll design and execute an engagement calendar that focuses on celebrating milestones, team connections and moments of surprise and delight.
  • You’ll manage the recruitment for open roles to attract and identify talent bar raisers, championing candidate experience and inclusivity
  • You’ll be the point of contact for managers and squad members for coaching, guidance and support on people topics including contracts, benefits, recruitment, performance and development.
  • You’ll organise and deliver regular training programs and create development opportunities tailored to the needs of our squad.
  • You’ll take the lead on processing payroll for our Netherlands and Belgium squad members with high levels of accuracy and maintaining squad data in our HR system, Charlie HR.
  • You’ll keep up to date with BeNeLux employment law and working practices, updating our guidelines, documentation and Notion pages as necessary to remain compliant.

👋 A bit about you.

  • Native level Dutch and fluency in English. French would be a plus, but not a requirement
  • You will have demonstrable Human Resources experience with a minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience in all areas of the employee lifecycle.
  • You are comfortable working in a high-growth environment where your work will be crucial to creating delightful experiences for team members
  • You have the ability to balance genuine care and commercial needs to a wide range of people topics.
  • You are excited to strive to make Butternut the best place we have ever worked, as measured through our high eNPS
  • You have experience implementing and communicating people initiatives such as new benefits, review cycles, engagement surveys and development programs
  • You’re comfortable using a variety of HR systems, analysing people's data, and producing regular reports and insights -We use CharlieHR, CultureAmp, Lattice, and Greenhouse as key people's tools. Experience in any of these will be highly regarded but not essential.
  • You have either managed or mentored team members, proactively sharing guidance and advice to enable them to perform at their best
  • You’re comfortable communicating and collaborating with people across all levels and naturally be discreet and operate with integrity
  • You have an eye for detail and are accurate, with a focus on delivery and quality

🙌 A bit about what we offer.

  • Salary range: €60,000–€70,000 (including holiday pay)
  • 25 days holiday, plus an extra day for every year you work at Butternut Box
  • 5 paid “paws days” to support your personal growth and wellbeing
  • €500 personal training & development budget
  • Pension
  • Hybrid working - working 3 days in our office in Amsterdam. Feel free to bring your dog 
  • Butternut Box employee discount
  • The opportunity to contribute to our mission: to deliver happiness and health to dogs and their humans all over the world

❗️A few things to note:

  • Butternut Box is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.
  • As our business has grown, so has our responsibility to our community, our planet, and our business. We are not perfect, but we are committed to doing business the right way and continually improving our social and environmental performance.
  • We're not afraid of putting extra weight on candidates from underrepresented groups. We want strong, diverse teams built from different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We're ready for the ongoing work that goes into building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.
  • We're not able to offer visa sponsorship for this role.

Company benefits

Health insurance
Dog friendly office
Gym membership
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

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Office locations

London, Dublin, Amsterdam and Warsaw

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