Senior People Business Partner

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Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1017 ZD


Senior People Business Partner

Are you looking for a dynamic position in an ever-changing environment and are you driven by topics like leadership, change management, organizational development and performance? Do you get satisfaction from achieving results in teams and do you want a challenging job in which you are responsible for HR within HEINEKEN? Then we are looking for you!


Based in our corporate headquarters in Amsterdam, as part of the Global People Team, you are responsible for your own departments. In the role of People Business Partner you will:


  • Be co-responsible for the development and implementation of HEINEKEN's People plan;
  • Deal with themes across the entire People spectrum including leadership, organizational development, culture, competence development, talent management, performance, remuneration, recruitment and absenteeism;
  • Lead projects and change processes and ensure that the People policy is consistently applied throughout the organization;
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders (with conflicting interests) on a strategic and tactical level.


Are you the People Business Partner we are looking for?


From your role, but also as a person, you know how to connect people. You are the one who knows how to get everyone on the same page. You are a proactive challenger, have great powers of persuasion and know how to get your stakeholders on board. Whether they are MT members or starting managers. You feel at home in a culture of continuous improvement and actively contribute to it. In order to be successful in this position, you have the following must haves:


  • Education: Master/University level
  • Work experience: 6+ years
  • Solid, in-depth, and up-to-date capability in all relevant HR areas including recruitment, talent management, performance management, learning & development, organisational development and reward (incl. pensions), (basic) knowledge of Dutch labour law, coaching skills and change management.
  • Experience with SAP, strategy shaper, trusted advisor and project management skills.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (oral and written) 
  • Affinity with IT/Technology is a big plus.


We offer you


  • A work environment where your personality, knowledge and competences are the key to success
  • Learning & Development training courses in line with your position and ambition
  • Laptop & cell phone
  • 30 vacation days (flexible budget to buy extra holidays)
  • Compensation for travel expenses
  • Pension plan where HEINEKEN covers 2/3 of the costs
  • Discount on our delicious products




Every day we work with pride on our great products that you've certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home with friends. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. Did you know that brands like Crystal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti are also part of HEINEKEN? We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and competencies are the success of our organization.


Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKEN’s purpose of “brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world”. We believe that people as diverse as our brews – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.



Click on the 'Apply' link and for more information, feel free to reach out to Rachna Ramanathan (Talent Acquisition Business Partner) on


Apply before 5th December 2023!

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