HR Officer

HR Officer

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18 Jan 6 Feb Rotterdam

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Job description

An important role in offering services and advice to employees at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), and in taking on the challenge of running all administrative processes in the RSM HR department. The job includes the full scope of HRM in which you will act on a tactical and operational level. You will work closely with three fellow HR officers, the HR Business Partner, senior HR manager and the RSM HR director. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, independent, proactive, experienced HR officer who enjoys working in an international environment.


An all-round HR professional who can work in a culturally diverse environment to cover a colleague's maternity leave from mid-March to mid-October 2021.

Your main tasks
Your main tasks will be to:
  • Facilitate and perform all HR-related administrative tasks, from onboarding new employees to administrating the end of a period of employment with the organisation.
  • Maintain employee records and keep the HR system (SAP) updated.
  • Advise management and staff about HR policy, collective labour agreement (Dutch CAO), legislation, staffing issues, job evaluations, recruitment and selection, personal development, staff turnover, benefits and rewards, and employment conditions.
  • Take care of the residence and working permits for incoming international staff, and of procedures and actions when they leave the Netherlands.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)



Minimum of an HR-related bachelor degree.


The ideal candidate:
  • has at least two years of work experience in a comparable position, preferably in an international environment within Dutch higher education
  • has knowledge of Dutch labour law, particularly relating to public university employees.


The ideal candidate for this position:
  • has excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch
  • has an independent, flexible and proactive attitude and approach
  • is punctual and sensitive to the need for confidentiality
  • can be collaborative, critical, caring and creative to fit our core values.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 6-8 months.

An interesting full-time position for the right candidate to develop themselves in the HR profession within an inspirational organisation that is highly socially involved.

You will have opportunity to develop yourself further as all-round HR professional in an international surrounding within a Dutch university setting


Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China.

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.


Human capital is essential for excellence in research, teaching and professional services. RSM's HR department makes sure the School's HR policies, tools and processes offer and enhance an attractive, inspiring and safe work climate. Building on the principles of respect and integrity, the team ensures that diversity and inclusion is embedded into procedures for recruitment, promotion and performance management. The department also supports employees with career development or personal issues that might affect their work. In this highly international environment HR gives support to (new) employees and management, including relocation and integration issues. The HR department also strives to be a sparring partner for business managers on strategic HR themes and projects.


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €2920—€4012 per month
  • University graduate
  • P687151-1


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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