P&O Officer Ekaterra

HR generalist, Labor laws, Dutch and English, SuccesFactor


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client Ekaterra we are searching for a P&O Officer Ekaterra.

  • HR generalist
  • Labor laws
  • Dutch and English
  • SuccesFactor

As a P&O Officer, you are at the heart of the end to end delivery of all people related activities, processes and experiences. You are hands-on and bring to the team strong operational excellence in executing best in class Employee / Industrial relations, resourcing, capability building and HR operations. While interfacing with the global HR network, you bring local HR insights to the fore on all people related initiatives / issues. You will have an end-to-end local P&O focus for the head office located in the Netherlands. Mid 2023 we will go live with a new P&O Core system (SuccessFactors) and your role will be key in enabling a successful go-live with great employee experience and minimizing business disruption.
You will be part of the local P&O team in the Netherlands and be co-seated with the Global P&O team members at the head office.
  • As the first point of contact for all employees in your local market, you deliver front line P&O support to the business and ensure P&O delivery is fully aligned to business goals;
  • You act as a coach to Line managers on talent management, employee / industrial relations inquiries alongside your P&O Lead the Netherlands;
  • You analyze and provide detailed reports to the P&O Lead the Netherlands as required to support the overall Europe P&O strategy;
  • You support resolving local ER / IR issues (including grievances, disciplinary, dispute resolutions, absence, retirement, and redundancy);
  • You ensure ekaterra’s compliance with local legislation by maintaining relationships with the relevant bodies, representing at local sessions, and maintaining relevant records;
  • You ensure ekaterra’s P&O data accuracy by liaising with the Central P&O Operations team on data management activities (Position management, data cleansing, reporting lines etc.);
  • You support line managers with their recruitment process needs (Job requisition, selection process, offer);
  • You liaise with the P&O Central Operations team for the recruitment data needs (Position creation, pre-onboarding, and onboarding activities);
  • You support line managers with onboarding activities to create a lasting experience for new joiners.


We are looking for candidates with at least 3 years of HR Generalist experience including labor relations. You have good knowledge of local employment / labor laws and good administrative, negotiation and influencing skills. Working knowledge of HRIS systems (SuccessFactor) is an advantage. Additionally, you are fluent in both Dutch and English, you have strong strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Other requirments:
  • Enjoying working in a fast-paced and challenging environment;
  • Analytical mindset with meticulous attention to detail
  • Positive and can-do mentality; make it happen!
  • Fire up when there is a challenge but remain your cool and able to strictly prioritize when there are peaks in workload.
  • Driven, results oriented with great passion for tea!


Project for 8 months.
Salary: 48000 - 58000
Days of leave: 38
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy

Company profile

Ekaterra is market leader in tea industry with distinctive brands such as Lipton, PG tips, Pukka, T2 and TAZO®. They are world's largest tea company and one of the first major companies to raise the bar. Their goal: to become climate positive and generate 0% emissions by 2030.


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (See URL) (Vacancy number A2300008)
Location Rotterdam
P&O Officer Ekaterra

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