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Title:  Intern HR Business Partner

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Location: Amsterdam
Function: HR Heineken Group
Sub-Function: HR - HR Business Partnering
Type of Contract: Internship

Your job

Are you a graduate student and passionate about people and organizational development? 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 the role of Intern HR Business Partner at the Corporate Office of Heineken is now available to start in February 2020 for a period of 6 months. In this role, you report to the Senior HR Business Partner of Global Commerce and participate in the rollout of global initiatives within the Heineken Global Commerce department.


Besides working on various HR related projects in different fields of interest (e.g. Learning & Development, Performance Management, and Recruitment), you also experience a close connection to the business; giving you the best overall expeience of HR at a Corporate Office.


Your responsibilities

  • Besides your supervisor, you support two other HR Business Partners (responsible for e.g. Heineken Experience, AMEE Export, and Corporate Affairs) with operational processes and different projects;
  • Provide management information to managers (on recruitment, the performance management process, different types of leave etc.);
  • Participating in projects within a wide scope of HR e.g. Learning & Development, Succession Planning, or Employee Engagement;
  • Manage the Commerce departments organogram;
  • Drive our Performance Management process (e.g. top talent meetings, Mid-Year Review, analysis of the outcome, data checks).


Your working environment

This role is based at the Corporate Office in the centre of Amsterdam. The HR Corporate Office department supports all employees in Amsterdam, and includes multiple HR Business Partners, a People Development Team, Legal Advisors, a Reward Specialist, a Mobility Specialist and a Talent Acquisition Lead.


Your profile

  • You are a student at WO/Master level in a relevant field of study, such as HR, organizational development, or business administration, etc.;
  • You have to be enrolled at a Dutch or European university for the entire duration of the internship and have a European nationality;
  • You are available for 6 months, 5 days per week;
  • You have a good knowledge of the Dutch Labour Law and preferably Labour Market;
  • The ideal candidate also has/is:
    • Passionate about people and organizational development and has knowledge on these topics;
    • A pragmatic person with a can-do and hands-on mentality;
    • The quality of being an analytical thinker and works accurately;
    • Flexibility in being able to prioritize tasks/projects, and is aware of stakeholder management;
    • Interest in an International environment that is ad-hoc and is the hub of a multinational organization;
    • Good communication skills: written, spoken and interpersonal;
    • Fluent in English and preferable Dutch.


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 Iris Slurink, current HR Business Partner Intern, at

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We are looking forward to receiving your application!

At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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