We are hiring an enthusiast Senior HR People Partner! Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 50,000 employees in over 400 offices and approximately 60 countries. In the Netherlands we work from 9 offices with approximately 500 professionals. In 2021, the firm had revenue of $9. 4 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, and valuation and other services.
The Senior People Partner will own the strategic relationships within key business areas, partnering the business leaders on driving the business agenda and shaping the overall business strategy.
Reporting to the Head of People Partnering, EMEA, this person will also be responsible for leading on key HR projects and initiatives.
The People Partner will manage organization design, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, leadership coaching and workforce planning. Â With the support and close partnership of the People Team Centreâ™s of Excellence (COEâ™s) the successful candidate will also manage compensation and contracts, pay and benefits, senior talent hiring and talent development activities.
The role is specifically responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the local people team, Â working in close partnership with the People Services teams to ensure all employment law requirements are satisfactorily met across all areas of Human Resources, ensuring legally accurate and commercially sensible Employee Relations solutions are provided in a timely and effective way to the business.
Responsibility for owning the key business stakeholder relationships
The day-to-day management of assigned business units, taking responsibility for advising the business leaders
Partnering the business leaders on driving the overall business agenda and shaping the business strategy
Coaching senior leaders on business and people development
Using people data and insights to solve business challenges and steer business decisions
Improving the employee experience by continually reviewing the current polices and processâ™s
Advising on career paths and development needs for key business roles
Act as liaison between the business needs and the People team; work with Center of Excellence to leverage expertise, processes, and programs to meet business outcomes
Take the lead on specific employee cases
Advise People function on business impact of policies, process, and programs owned and driven by Center of Excellence, People Services
Advocate for the Global People Team and trust their peers to bring expertise, insights, delivery
Knowledge & Experience:
MBAÂ orÂ other relevant degree in Human resources preferable. 5+ years of progressive HR experience
Proven HR Generalist skills including employee relations, employment law, employee engagement, succession planning, Compensation, Performance management, Workforce planning and hiring.
Industry knowledge of Commercial Real Estate, Transactions / Sales, or Services experience ideal
Working knowledge of employment law framework
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues and motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and people groups to take desired action.
Hands-on experience with HR Technology platforms to manage people data, compensation, performance and reward activities including Excel, Workday and a variety of payroll platforms.
A capable and confident communicator and people manager, with strong personal presence. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization.
English and Dutch language fluency is required
What do we offer
An informal working atmosphere in which you work together with enthusiastic and inspiring colleagues with years of experience in commercial real estate;
Plenty of room for own initiatives, a lot of independence and responsibility plus various growth opportunities;
A pleasant workplace in modern offices in Amsterdam and Utrecht;
Good secondary benefits including 31 days of leave, laptop and iPhone, 8.33% holiday pay, bonus scheme, pension scheme, employer's contribution to group health insurance and company fitness;
Cozy company and team outings.
Who are we
We At Cushman & Wakefield, combine a renewed knowledge network with innovation, entrepreneurship and deep-rooted local market knowledge. To maintain a leading position, we ensure that our professionals are facilitated in their ongoing search for innovative solutions in the changing world. We invest in sustainability by investing in training the real estate advisor of the future. We are focused on attracting and retaining top talent worldwide. Do you want our people to make a difference for our customers, every day? They translate ideas into sustainable solutions. They work today on the real estate market of tomorrow. As they develop future developments, they can follow global trends. This makes us a progressive and dynamic advisor that delivers sustainable value through the unique combination of insight, innovation, action and result orientation. In the Netherlands we work from 9 offices with approximately 500 professionals.
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