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Human Resources Manager

WeTravel

WeTravel

People & HR
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024
Like the idea of a Hybrid work model?

Excited to work in an International team?

Want to work in a rapidly scaling company?

YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE...


ABOUT WETRAVEL

Travel gives people new experiences and brings them together, sometimes in life-changing ways. That’s especially the case for group travel and multi-day travel where the participants get to really immerse themselves. Passionate travel organizers make this magic happen and WeTravel is here to support those travel organizers. We help them publish their trip offerings, take bookings, process payments, pay suppliers/vendors, and digitize their operations. This helps travel organizers get more bookings, save time, and save money.


OUR VALUES

This position presents the opportunity to work in a business-critical role in a rapidly growing company. You will also uphold our four core values:
  • Be the solution - take ownership, drive collaboration
  • Be resourceful - strive for new wins every day
  • Be honest - default to transparency
  • Be respectful - treat others like you want to be treated
We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups and would invite you to apply. A diverse workforce is a highly productive one, so why not take a chance, send us your application even if you don't meet all our requirements, we may surprise you!

“Culture add” is so much better than "culture fit" and welcome applications from all groups, irrespective of your, age, disability, gender reassignment, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, veteran status and sexual orientation.


OUR WORK ETHIC


At WeTravel, we are building a High Performance Culture where we reward top performers, expect a work environment at WeTravel that is fast-paced, demanding and deeply committed to putting our customers first. Our global footprint spans 30 countries, requiring your flexibility, agility, and dedication to our team.

Our high-performing team members are prepared to give their best by embracing the early mornings, late nights, and intensive project work. This commitment to excellence and to tackling challenges head-on is what positions us at the front of our industry.

Joining WeTravel means stepping into a dynamic, demanding environment where your contribution makes a real difference. It’s a place for those ready to dive into their work, push beyond comfort zones, and achieve collective goals through hard work and perseverance.

Here, ambition isn’t just welcomed; it’s essential for those fully committed to our mission of leading the market in the fintech SaaS space.
Department
People
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Amsterdam
Workplace type
Hybrid
Reporting To
Alex Dagge

This role's hiring manager:
Alex Dagge

Role and Responsibilities


As a HR Manager at WeTravel, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day HR operations within our Amsterdam office. This role requires a deep understanding of Dutch labor laws, experience working with works councils, and dealing with government entities to ensure compliance and foster a positive and productive work environment. Reporting to our Head of People, you will look after our general HR responsibilities, employee relations, benefits administration, and supporting our diverse and international team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure full compliance with Dutch labor laws and regulations, staying up-to-date with any changes and implementing necessary adjustments to company policies and procedures. You will be our subject matter expert on this topic.
  • Manage employee relations, including handling grievances and promoting a positive workplace culture.
  • Oversee employee benefits administration, ensuring competitive and equitable offerings that cater to our diverse workforce.
  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures that support the company’s goals and comply with legal standards.
  • Act as the primary contact for the works council, facilitating discussions, negotiations, and agreements that align with company goals and employee satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional WeTravel teams to align HR strategies and practices across all locations.
  • Provide guidance and support to management and employees on HR-related matters, promoting best practices and legal compliance.
  • Organize and conduct employee training sessions on relevant topics such as diversity and inclusion, legal compliance, and employee wellbeing.
  • Working with the finance team on payroll related matters / benefits / travel allowances etc.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise


Requirements:

  • A strong background in Dutch labor laws and working with works councils.
  • Familiarity with Dutch government entities and processes related to labor and employment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and empathy skills, with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Previous experience working in a global, dynamic and multi cultural setting.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to addressing issues and implementing solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Dutch and English.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to fairness, equity, and compassion in all HR practices.


Benefits


  • Attractive compensation
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off!
  • 2 week cross-functional onboarding training program for all new colleagues.
  • Annual team off site.
  • Cycle to work Scheme or Travel allowance
  • Tuesday team lunches & after work social events.
  • Amazing offices in the heart of Amsterdam - rooftop garden, right next to the Metro stop in ROKIN
  • Hybrid working model - 4 days in the office and Work From Home for the remainder (40 hr week)
  • As a travel-related company, we have fantastic team retreats, two of our founders love surfing, so it's normally beside a great beach - it was Colombia for 2022
  • The latest tech you need to be successful.

About WeTravel

Founded in 2016, WeTravel provides a complete booking and payments platform for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. We give your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication all in one place.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with our secondary hub in Amsterdam, our team is driven to continuously improve our technology; ensuring that our clients always have the best possible solutions at their fingertips.