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Flexible deployable (vliegende kiep) HR Advisor - 0.8 -1 FTE

Flexible deployable (vliegende kiep) HR Advisor - 0.8 -1 FTE

Non academic staff (supporting staff)
Irène Curie Fellowship
Human Resources Management
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Job description

Do you like variety and are you eager to work in the academic heart of the top technology region of Brainport? Are you independent, a self-starter and can you find your own way? Then this position is for you! As a 'vliegende kiep’ you work where it is needed at that moment, but always in close contact with your colleagues and embedded in the HR community.

We believe that people are the heart and soul of our University. With excellent research and education programs, we are part of national and international academic networks, we participate in collaborations with industry and social organizations. TU/e is an important hub in a world-class high-tech ecosystem. We are internationally renowned for our expertise in basic scientific and technological disciplines. As part of the Human Resources department you will have the opportunity to thrive in this future-oriented environment.

The HRM department consists of approximately 100 enthusiastic colleagues. In addition to the HR advice team of 30 colleagues, HRM also comprises the Policy, HR services & E-HRM, Learning & Development and Occupational Health, Safety, Environment and Radiation (OHSE&R) departments. As a flexible deployable HR Advisor, you will work within a faculty or services department where there is a need for temporary replacement or additional support. You also contribute to the further professionalization and development of HR policy and advice. In addition, you will actively participate in university wide HRM projects. In your role, you will work together with fellow HR advisors and HR service employees.

Your core tasks
As an HR Advisor you will:

  • Advise and support managers and staff on an operational/tactical level with regards to (individual) employee and HR related topics;
  • Advise the departmental board on HR policy and organizational topics (e.g. strategic workforce planning, absenteeism, recruitment, development);
  • Contribute to the development of the HRM university policy and ensure adequate implementation within the organizational unit you work in;
  • In your role you will work on building strong connections with your stakeholders and regularly you will take on an advisory and/or coaching role.

Job requirements

As a candidate

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • You have multiple years of HR work experience at advising level within a complex (and preferably similar) organization;
  • You have an excellent oral and written command of the Dutch and English languages;
  • You are able to maintain overview, and your workstyle is people-, process- and project-oriented. You have a high degree of independence and flexibility as an HR professional. In doing so, you show persuasiveness and connect with people. You are result-oriented and make a professional contribution to the development of HRM and the HR advisory role within it;
  • You are a self-starter and are a go-getter.

Conditions of employment

  • An environment where you are encouraged to develop yourself in the field of HR;
  • Depending on knowledge and experience, the salary will amount to a minimum of € 2.960,- and a maximum of € 4.670,- (salary scale 10) gross per month under the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.;
  • We offer a one-year contract, with prospect of a permanent position;
  • We believe it is important that our employees continue to develop themselves and offer various facilities to do so;
  • We also offer attractive secondary benefits, such as 41 days of vacation for a 40-hour week, 8% holiday allowance, 8.3% year-end bonus, a generous employer's contribution to the ABP pension plan, a selection model for conditions of employment, childcare on the campus and excellent sports facilities;
  • And most important, you will be working within a team of incredibly nice, helpful, inspiring, and motivated colleagues.

Information and application

Depending on your CV and work experience, you will be appointed directly at the TU/e. Information about the content of the position is available from Marjolein von Reth, HR Clusterlead (m.w.v.reth[at] or Elly van den Eertwegh e.a.m.v.d.eertwegh[at]


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More information about TU/e

TU/e has the ambition to be one of the leading universities in the field of science and technology. In the coming years we will strengthen our base in fundamental research, invest in individual research talent and develop leadership in interdisciplinary research themes: Smart materials & processes, Complex high tech systems, Bioengineering Health, Renewable energy, Human-centered systems and environments and Data-driven intelligent systems. Three challenges are fundamental to our vision for 2030: a sustainable world, the technological revolution and the impact of technology on society. TU/e is a people-oriented employer that offers opportunities for talent - both for scientific and support staff - for personal development and to meet the challenges of tomorrow together.

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