HR Advisor

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HR Advisor

Job Description

Purpose of the role:

In this role you will be joining a fast paced and ever growing International business and you would be responsible for all employee related policies, practices and guidance for all employees within Belgium. This role will directly support the Country Manager and Area Sales Manager (ASM) to ensure adherence to local and national labor legislation.

The incumbent will provide input and will coordinate cross functionally the overall people strategy as outlined by the Country Manager and UK HR with regards to recruiting, managing headcount, performance management, succession planning, employee development and legislative compliance.

As a resource, your role will provide data analysis regarding turnover, labor utilization, succession planning, employee complaints, management guidance and the execution of discipline and terminations.

Key Deliverables:

•          This position will be responsible for acting as the subject matter expert for all of company’s HR needs, questions, and concerns throughout Belgium.

•          Support Store and ASM to ensure proper response to employee questions and concerns, as well as policy and procedure violations.

•          Be a single point of contact for all employees within Belgium on any HR matters concerning them.

•          Remain abreast of all employment legislative change and ensure all matters are communicated internally with regular auditing within stores.

•          Manage internal investigations where necessary to determine validity of complaints and advise solutions.

•          Work directly with UK HR for all corporate HR objectives tailored for local market needs and expectations.

•          Partner with ASM to review and optimize team performance through performance management, succession planning and employee development.

•          Work collaboratively across all functions to ensure the smooth and timely opening of all new and/or remodeled retail locations.

•          Monitoring of employee hours, reconciling employee contracts, vacation time, sick days, leave of absences are properly tracked and administered and have an overview of all payroll related matters.

•          In conjunction with the relevant training function, provide support and on-going training for store and field management in the areas of employee relations, employee grievance resolution, employee retention, HR processes, and the company policies and procedures.

Conduct disciplinary or grievance meetings in line with legislation, but also offering solutions to prevent future issues.




Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

•          University degree in Business, Human Resources, or a relevant field, combined with a minimum 3 years of Human Resources experience working with diverse HR policies.

•          Must be able to speak and write both French and Dutch fluently, with a good level of English preferred.

•          Demonstrated knowledge of regional employment laws and agencies, and compliance related issue resolution.

•          Excellent administrative skills.

•          Experience of working with and advising line managers.

•          Team orientated.

•          Self-directed and results oriented.

•          Must be willing to travel periodically to the U.K. other countries in which the company does business and local stores from time to time.

•          Must be proficient with Microsoft Office.

•          Must have a passion for the role, sector and desire to be part of a fast paced growing International business.



This role will report directly to the Country Manager with dotted line reporting to Group HR via the International HR Business Partner.



Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

My client is the leading retailer and distributor of branded sportswear and fashionwear.

We are looking for the brightest talent to join us in a variety of Group roles situated at our Head Office, Distribution Centre and across our Retail stores.


We wouldn't be where we are now without our committed and innovative team who have made us the leading Multi-Channel Retailer of Sports, Fashion and Outdoor brands, both in the UK and globally.

As our business continues to expand into new countries and continents, we continue to source the best talent on today's market, searching for individuals who love what they do and are passionate about taking the next step in their Retail career!

We value each and every one of our team, with every team member encouraged to put forward their ideas no matter how big or small. Our brand ethos is all about innovation and creation therefore we love to hear from people who share that vision!

We inspire our people to reach for higher levels of performance. To achieve these standards, we only recruit the best! All employees are highly skilled, self-motivated and in constant pursuit of perfection. Opportunities to progress arise quickly for those people with the right qualities and ambition.

We encourage our people to constantly seek ways to improve our business. This means challenging the way we merchandise, sell and manage the business, being creative and forward thinking in suggesting alternative solutions. Problems are solved and opportunities seized by people from all levels of the organisation, working together.




An attractive salary

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Audrey Perez Senior Consultant Brussels +32 2 431 00 90
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