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Senior People & Culture Advisor

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsHR

Job description

About Road

Road is a fast-growing software company active in the dynamic electric driving (EV) market. We deliver the critical infrastructure that the EV charging ecosystem is built on. We do this through a purpose-built software platform supported by our unique expertise and world-class customer service. Road currently serves 20% of the Dutch market and we have firmly set our sights on repeating this success internationally. We exist at the intersection of cleantech and fintech and our mission is to make EV charging effortless for everyone.

About the Role

As a Senior HR Advisor at Road, you play a crucial role in supporting a rapidly evolving organization while making a significant impact. You are a driven and experienced professional with in-depth knowledge of HR legislation and policies. You are passionate about employee well-being and committed to optimizing good employer practices. You proactively engage with the staff and serve as a reliable source of information and support. 

You conduct various discussions and guide employees through leaves, absences, and potential conflicts.

In this senior role, you enjoy transferring your extensive knowledge and experience to your HR colleagues, acting as a sparring partner and mentor for them. You are also responsible for advising high-level management on (complex) HR issues for departments such as Sales, Engineering, Marketing , Product, Legal & Compliance, where you are the subject matter expert in HR processes, tools, development, labor laws, and communication.

Additionally, you are a key player in collaboration with the Head of People & Culture and your HR colleagues as you collectively work on strategic projects and initiatives. Your goal is not only to enhance the HR function but also to implement targeted structures in our dynamic and fast-growing international organization.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Optimizing and organizing HR processes;

  • Shaping and professionalizing policy documents; Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations;

  • Advising and supporting operational, tactical, and strategic issues; Being the link between management and employees;

  • Staying up-to-date with the latest developments, both internally and externally;

  • Being the eyes and ears of the organization from an HR perspective, proactively addressing issues and solutions;

  • Guiding employees in matters such as long-term illness, labor disputes, etc.;

  • Guiding absence processes (contacting UWV/occupational health physician);

  • Guiding pregnancies from an employer's perspective;

  • Conducting exit interviews and creating anonymous reports;

  • Proactively brainstorming solutions to retain staff;

  • Guiding in the annual HR Cycle;

  • Contributing to HR projects.

Job requirements

What we value in our candidates?

  • Experience in an international scale-up, preferably in a Fintech company;

  • You have at least 7 years of demonstrable experience in a similar role;

  • You enjoy sharing your extensive knowledge and experience with the rest of the team and are aware of your role as a role model.

  • You are entrepreneurial, decisive, highly analytical, and results-oriented;

  • A self-starter who quickly navigates a fast-growing organization;

  • You are a dedicated and experienced professional with in-depth knowledge of HR legislation and policies;

  • Knowledge of labor law in other countries (France, Italy, Belgium, England, Spain, and Germany) is a plus;

  • You can communicate excellently in both Dutch and English;

  • You have a high level of integrity, stand for optimizing good employer practices, and are a true people person;

  • You have no fear of actively taking on tasks: there is still much to build in this phase of the organization.

  • You possess a healthy sense of humor

What do we offer in addition to your salary?

  • Join our mission-driven organization, leading innovation in a dynamic international and ambitious environment. Take ownership, leverage your expertise, and make a meaningful impact while advancing your career.

  • 8% Pension allowance paid monthly with the freedom to invest at your discretion.

  • This role is entitled to the company's SAR program: you get a claim right linked to the value development of Road because success is best when shared!

  • We believe you have to recharge too! This is why you are entitled to our ‘fair use holiday policy’

  • Travel allowance, Travel reimbursement, or an electric bicycle;

  • All the technology and business tools to succeed

  • Daily varied and healthy food options for lunch, all for free. And of course drinks at our own Road bar;

  • Besides working on our mission together, we like to have fun and connect with social events and team-building activities. Check out pictures of our ski trip this year!

  • Personal training and development opportunities

  • Referral program

  • Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities in Europe: Amsterdam.

  • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world

  • Sport program 2 days per week (boot camp & yoga)

More about us

We believe in being open-minded and challenging ourselves to continuously strive for the best results. We are transitioning from start-up to scale-up which requires a more structured and process-driven approach to reach the next stage of our growth. As the world scales up to meet the EV charging demand, we’re ready for this once-in-a-century mobility revolution. Are you ready to help us grow and make EV charging effortless for everyone? Join our team of 145+ colleagues working in our Amsterdam offices. 

Our Values

  • Customer

  • Innovation

  • Community

  • Ownership

  • Communication

  • Focus

Want to know more about our company vision, culture or career growth opportunities? Have a look at our careers site