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HR Business Partner

Mead Johnson Nutrition is a long-established and renowned multinational infant and children nutrition brand. The vision of the company is to be the world’s leading provider of science based pediatric nutrition and specialized nutritional products and services. Mead Johnson Nutrition is highly dedicated in creating nutritional brands and products trusted to give infants and children the best start in life. With over 450 employees, our factory in Nijmegen manufactures super premium infant nutrition for the largest market in the world, Greater China.

As a HR Business Partner, you deliver business critical advice and support all aspects of Human Resources and Employee Relations, developing an excellent understanding of HR processes within Mead Johnson Nijmegen. You’ll drive and co-create together with local and international stakeholders all people and business-related topics including executing HR-Strategy and Policies, Talent & Performance and Organizational development, Compensation & Benefits, Health & Wellbeing (absence & vitality management) for our business units Quality, Planning & Logistics, Finance and HR, which consists of approx. 200 FTE. You will become part of the HR team, which consists of 2 HR Business Partners, HR Support Department, Payroll and Learning & Development Department.  In total a team of 9 enthusiastic HR colleagues.

Main responsibilities:
-Acts on a strategic, tactical and operational level to deliver an effective added value in realizing the business goals and objectives.
-Work (together) with global stakeholders, instruments, policies and guidelines and translate them to local practices and to the business.
-Work with local instruments, policies, guidelines and legislation and translate them to the business.
-Advises, gives feedback and coaches managers and employees in order to improve the organization and the performance of the employee and/or manager.
-Proactively develops initiatives within the organization to enhance productivity and to prevent performance issues.
-Coaches and supports all the line managers on all employee related issues performance management, engagement and absence management, recruitment and talent management, employee relations, organizational development, workforce planning, etc.
-Actively develops organizational culture and communication initiatives.
-Actively informs and interacts with the business, HR team and HR Director.
-Has a strong focus on supporting the business and managing HR projects – executing the HR people strategy and managing the day-to-day operation activities.
-Works closely together with the other HR teams in the central organization, which will be essential to fulfill all elements of the HR plan and to ensure a consistent and efficient approach to all HR related activities.
-Leads and participates in various (cross functional) projects.
-Align with other departments to contribute the organizational goals.

Examples of projects and change management you’ll or work on:
-Being part of enhancing and further developing our HR strategy within our factory in Nijmegen.
-Talent- & Performance Management
-Leadership Development programs and projects.

You’ll succeed because you have ….
-A relevant Master’s degree in combination with +6 years of HR working experience preferably in a similar international HR role.
-Fluent in both English and Dutch.
-Excellent and broad knowledge in all aspects of HR topics and Dutch labor law.
-Highly conscientious combined with an effective and structured approach to his/her work.
-Great planning and organizational skills, to demonstrate prior effectiveness in a highly dynamic and challenging environment.
-Pragmatic approach.
-High Level of organizational sensitivity, proactivity, stress resilient, self-motivated and -reliant.

You’ll love it, because ….
You’ll get to work in an environment which makes huge positive impact on her consumers life and nourishing the best start in life for babies and infants. Furthermore, you’ll get the opportunity to play a vital role in a global environment.
Mead Johnson Nijmegen offers excellent working conditions, such as : great monthly salary, a guaranteed and a variable bonus construction.

For more information, please contact Mitch van de Vooren via If you want to apply, please send your motivation letter and resume via the apply button.

Applying for a VOG may be part of the hiring process.

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