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HR Business Partner

  • Posted: 19 Nov 2021
  • Human Resources
  • Haps
  • Netherlands

About the job



Have you always wanted to work in an organization with a clear purpose to bring health through food to as much people as possible? Working in an environment where you can be a strong partner to our business and be involved on some of the most challenging projects and dynamics you can imagine? Then, take ownership of your HR career and come and join us!

For our Supply Point Cuijk/Haps, you are the key interlocutor for our team leaders on their people priorities as well as day to day HR activities. You will be driven, self-motivated and be able to demonstrate prior effectiveness in a highly-dynamic and challenging environment.

As we are ramping up our new factory for baby nutrition in Haps, we maintain high standards in our factory in Cuijk. Both direct and supporting functions are working together as partners to further develop the new factory as the flagship of Danone worldwide. Our 100 years of craftmanship, together with a strong focus on the quality and safety of our products, ensures the highest standard of specialized nutrition for babies all over the world.

As part of the HR team, you will work with the HR Manager to formulate and deliver a people agenda that is aligned with the business and overall Danone's People strategy, HR principles and practices.





As the HR Business Partner, you will deliver business critical advice and support on all aspects of Human Resources and Employee Relations, developing an excellent understanding of Danone's HR processes. You will co-create all people and business-related topics including: executing HR Strategy and Policies, Talent and Organizational development, Compensation & Benefits, Health & Wellbeing (absence & vitality management), Business, diverse projects and change management.

In this position, your key mission is to coach and support line managers on all employee related issues: performance management, engagement and absence management, recruitment & talent development, employee relations, OD, workforce planning, etc. This is a generalist hands-on HR role with a strong focus on supporting the business and managing HR projects - executing the HR people strategy and managing the day to day operation activities.

You closely work together with the HR Support teams in the central organization, which will be essential to fulfill all elements of the HR plan and to ensure a consistent and efficient approach to all HR related activities. You will bring ideas, develop your passion and grow together with your direct colleagues, your stakeholders and the business.


About you



You have a relevant Master's degree and at least 3-5 years of HR working experience and have a successful track record in a relevant generalist HR role.

You are a business partner in the true sense of the word, working closely with the different stakeholders in an operational and demanding environment. You can plan, do, check and act and are able to think ahead. Keeping a clear overview for yourself and others on priorities. You are pragmatic, eager to learn, connect naturally and communicate productively from operational to directors level.

For this role, being fluent in Dutch language is mandatory.

About us



Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.


We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.


Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?





At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.




Hit the “apply now” button before the 3rd December 2021.  


Need more information?

Please contact Carole Taleb at carole.taleb@danone.com


* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status


Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • (Video) call

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Welcome