Global HR Leader
Global People Function
Senior
Amsterdam

Who we are

The next step of your career starts here, where you can bring your own unique mix of skills and perspectives to a fast-growing team.

Metyis is a global and forward-thinking firm operating across a wide range of industries, developing and delivering AI & Data, Digital Commerce, Marketing & Design solutions and Advisory services. At Metyis, our long-term partnership model brings long-lasting impact and growth to our business partners and clients through extensive execution capabilities.

With our team, you can experience a collaborative environment with highly skilled multidisciplinary experts, where everyone has room to build bigger and bolder ideas. Being part of Metyis means you can speak your mind and be creative with your knowledge. Imagine the things you can achieve with a team that encourages you to be the best version of yourself.

We are Metyis. Partners for Impact.

What we offer

• Become part of a fast growing international and diverse team
• A balanced work environment where you will have autonomy, responsibility and ownership while working with a vibrant and dynamic team
• A modern office with everything you need (including food and beverages), located in Amsterdam
• Direct interaction with business leadership across our global organization and focused attention on your career development and personal growth
• To be part of the team designing agile, digital HR practices for a global environment


What you will do

The Global HR Leader reports directly to our Chief People Officer, and is part of the Global People Function team.

In this role, you work closely with the other teams from the Global People Function (Strategy & Innovation, L&D and Talent Acquisition). You will have 6 direct reports, distributed over the different countries we work in. You will advise local leadership on critical matters in countries without a dedicated, local HR professional.

With our stellar growth, the HR function is critical to our sustainable success. Whilst many things are already developed and implemented, there is still a lot for you to do. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make your mark and to have a far-reaching impact.

To succeed, you need to be a strategic leader with a passion for people, collaboration, making a lasting impact, and finding innovative ways to further enhance HR and People outcomes in our fast-paced professional services environment. You need to be comfortable with uncertainty, flexible, and pragmatic.

In your new role, you will:
• Develop a deep understanding of the business objectives, challenges, and culture to effectively align HR initiatives with organizational goals, whilst promoting positive employee relations and contributing to a supportive workplace atmosphere
• Be responsible for the development, enhancement, implementation, and global alignment of HR processes and policies. Including, but not limited to key talent management activities: e.g. onboarding & offboarding, internal mobility & immigration, compensation & benefits, etc.
• Provide leadership, guidance and support in the ongoing supervision and professional development of your team
• Provide guidance and support to leadership and employees on HR-related matters, ensuring compliance with local labour law requirements and acting as an internal consultant for global best practices and policies
• Oversee complex employee relations issues, and conduct relevant, effective, thorough and objective investigations
• Maintain broad knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with the legal department as needed/required
• Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning


What you will bring

• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related field required; master’s degree preferred.

• 10 years+ of experience in various HR and people-related areas of business, multinational, professional services, technology, or consulting industry exposure preferred
• Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation & benefits, organizational diagnosis, DEIB, performance management, and respective employment laws
• Keen awareness of industry trends, the evolution of HR, and showcased continued professional development
• Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies in collaboration with Legal
• Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors
• Ability to deal with complex issues in a confidential, professional, and sensitive manner
• Strong leadership skills and ability to manage a global team remotely
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Dutch
• Excellent people, interpersonal and customer service skills; the ability to make meaningful connections with diverse individuals
• Strong negotiation skills and solid business acumen
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent time & project management skills with a track record of driving delivery within deadlines
• Solid Excel analysis and reporting capabilities
• Solid presentation skills and ability to capture core messages in PowerPoint to different audiences
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and effective use of digital collaboration tools (Microsoft Teams, SharePoint or equivalent)

At Metyis, we are driven by curiosity and collaboration. We value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) in all its forms as it makes us stronger as an organization and promotes creativity and innovation. We welcome all talents and are committed to a workplace where all employees can make an impact and grow.

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