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Internship - HR People Operations (Global Mobility)

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Date: 13-Sep-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL


HR People Operations Intern (Global Mobility)

Are you a graduate student and passionate about people and people operations? Do you want to be part of a great company and experience what it is like to work in an international environment?

The position for an Intern People Operations at Heineken is now available for a period of 6 months. In this role, you will work closely with the People Operation Specialist – Global Mobility and participate in People Operations projects.

Global mobility is part of the People function that is responsible for moving talented employees to offices in different countries. It involves every action that needs to be taken behind the scenes, from job offer to onboarding and ensuring the relocation of talent happens in a smooth manner.

Global Mobility is at the core of HEINEKEN’s HR strategy, and our Global Mobility programmes have been pivotal to business growth and success.


Your responsibilities

· Support the People Operations Specialist – Global Mobility in their day to day activities

· Partner closely with the Global Mobility Specialist to provide operational support to international employees, HR, and service providers’ inquiries around International Assignment and foreign hire processes, policy and issues.

· Collaborate with the broader people operation team to ensure accurate employment documentation and payroll, as well as data integrity and a seamless and compliant mobility experience to our assignees/international hires.

· Help ensure that all international employees are taken care of and are offered high-quality support and services.

· Collaborate with internal and external Global Mobility service providers

· Support with financial activities such as reviewing invoices from external service providers, prepare cost estimates of upcoming assignments etc.

· Maintaining HR analytics dashboard

· Contribute to multiple projects and operational activities


Your working environment

This role is based in Amsterdam, although you will be able to work partly remote. The team of People Operations consists of around 30 professionals. You will be part of a team of HR People Operations Specialists.

The team is working according to a service model based on the employee journey (hire to retire) and services active employees working in six different entities and also servicing the Heineken pensionfund.

You will be working in a high pace, divers working environment with a specialized team.



Your profile

· You must be >18 years old and must be enrolled at European university HBO/WO level in a relevant field of study, such as HR, organizational development, or business administration etc. for the entire duration of the internship.

· In case of a non-EU nationality, you must be enrolled at a Dutch university and therefore have a legitimate work permit with student status which will not expire during the duration of the internship.

· You are available for 6 months, 4-5 days per week;

· Fluent in English and Dutch (preferred).


The ideal candidate also has/is:

  • A self-starter, think creatively, is curious by nature, and work independently to resolve issues.
  • A pragmatic person with a can-do and hands-on mentality;
  • An analytical thinker and works accurately;
  • Interest in an international environment and affinity to the global mobility realm
  • Excellent communication skills: written, spoken and interpersonal;
  • A basic knowledge of local and international tax, social security, and labour legislation is a plus

An internship with HEINEKEN offers great challenges combined with exciting opportunities to own and develop your skills in line with your aspirations. It will provide you with lots of professional learnings and new interesting contacts, which ultimately will be a kick start to your career.


Introduction to HEINEKEN

HEINEKEN is a proud, independent global brewer committed to surprise and excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears the founder’s family name – Heineken® – is available in almost every country on the globe and is the world’s most valuable international premium beer brand. The Company’s aim is to be a leading brewer in each of the markets in which it operates and to have the world’s most valuable brand portfolio. HEINEKEN wants to win in all markets with Heineken® and with a full brand portfolio in markets of choice.

The Company is present in over 70 countries and operates more than 165 breweries. HEINEKEN is Europe’s largest brewer and the world’s third largest by volume. HEINEKEN is committed to the responsible marketing and consumption of its more than 250 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders. The number of people employed is over 85,000.



For additional information about this opening or the application process, please contact Yuliya Filippova, International Mobility Specialist at

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We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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