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Head of Human Resources - Orffa International Holding B.V.

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Head of Human Resources - Orffa International Holding B.V.

Breda Management & Executive Agriculture HBO Employed by client
Kim Steenkamp
Kim Steenkamp
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Orffa International Holding B.V.


Breda Agriculture HBO Employed by client
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Management & Executive
About this vacancy

Are you an inspiring HR leader with a passion for talent development and L&D? Do you thrive in a dynamic, international environment where you can make a strategic impact? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you at Orffa!

As the Head of Human Resources, you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing the global HR strategy, aligned with Orffa's business goals. You will lead initiatives in talent development, learning and development, and organizational growth across the international operations. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be a key strategic partner and connector within the organization, fostering a vibrant and inclusive company culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic HR Leadership: Develop and implement a comprehensive global HR strategy to attract, retain, and nurture top talent.
  • Organizational Development: Lead efforts in organizational design, workforce planning, performance management and talent acquisition.
  • Advisory Role: Partner with senior leadership to provide strategic HR insights on major business decisions and organizational changes.
  • Compliance and Best Practices: Ensure adherence to employment laws and HR best practices in all operating regions.
  • Employee Experience: Cultivate a positive and inclusive company culture that emphasizes diversity, equity, and employee engagement.
  • HR Operations: Oversee global HR operations including HRIS, payroll, training, and employee communications.
  • Team Development: Manage and develop a high-performing HR team (2 FTE)
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Utilize HR data and analytics to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement.

Orffa is a global leader in animal nutrition, dedicated to pioneering innovative feed solutions that enhance animal health and performance. Operating in over 90 countries, Orffa combines cutting-edge research with sustainable practices to deliver high-quality feed additives. Their customer-centric approach and commitment to excellence makes Orffa the preferred partner in the animal feed industry. Join Orffa as Head of Human Resources and be part of a dynamic team that is driving the future of animal nutrition and making a positive impact on the world.

Orffa offers a challenging position where your proactivity and initiative are highly appreciated. You get plenty of freedom to develop yourself professionally in a dynamic market.

Besides an attractive salary (100K-140K OTE) Orffa offers a non-contributory pension and 29 vacation days (based on full-time employment). They have a very attractive location in the outskirts of Breda and offer flexible working hours and a telecommuting policy to provide flexibility to their employees regarding start and end times to support the work-life balance.

  • Educational Background: Bachelor/Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources.
  • Experience: At least 10 years’ experience in general HR and minimum 3 years of progressive HR leadership experience in an international context.
  • Business Acumen: Strong ability to align HR initiatives with business goals.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication, influencing, and collaboration skills across diverse cultures.
  • Analytical Skills: Proficiency in data analysis and using HR metrics to drive results.
  • Professionalism: High level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge: In-depth understanding of (international) labor laws and HR best practices.
  • Languages: Fluent in Dutch and English; additional languages are a plus.
  • Travel: 10-25% international travel.
  • Location: currently living in The Netherlands and experience with Dutch labor laws.

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