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HR Operations Specialist



People & HR, Operations
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Do you want to join us on the journey of disrupting the spend management business? Do you like to work in a fast-paced scale-up with a passionate and supportive team? Yokoy is hiring!
After closing our $80M Series B funding in 2022 and going through a hyper growth phase, we are now striving to lead the tech-focused transformation in our field and become the number 1 all-in-one spend management suite for midsize and enterprise companies. Join us as our new HR Operations Specialist and help us achieve our goals! 🚀
As an HR Operations Specialist at Yokoy, you are a true “Swiss Army knife” of HR, responsible for performing a broad range of HR-related duties. We are a small, but well-established People Team, looking for an addition to support us in managing the entire personnel administration along the employee-lifecycle, providing support in ongoing HR Projects, and proactively providing answers to HR-related questions to our employees. We are a product-driven company, and a visionary best-in-class product is the key for our customer’s success. Offering our employees a place where they can grow and thrive is crucial for our continuous growth. Join us and help building a great employee experience in this growing scale-up.

🧑🏽‍💻 What you’ll do:

  • You will provide guidance and support to employees and managers regarding HR policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with company standards and applicable laws.
  • You will handle the on- and offboarding of employees, including write contracts, reference letters, and other official communication on behalf of Yokoy.
  • You will maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and HRIS data, ensuring data integrity and confidentiality.
  • You will assist in the development and implementation of HR policies, procedures, and initiatives to support the company's goals and objectives.
  • You will act as contact person for administrative HR questions from employees and line managers.
  • You stay informed about changes in employment laws and regulations, advising management on compliance requirements and best practices.
  • You collaborate with other departments to support company-wide initiatives and projects as needed.
  • You will support the team in managing the recruitment and onboarding process, including posting job openings, screening resumes, conducting interviews, and facilitating new hire orientations.

⚒️ What you’ll need:

  • Degree (University/University of Applied Sciences) in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • You bring 3+ years of experience in HR roles, with demonstrated proficiency in employee relations, recruitment, and HR best practices specific to the Netherlands.
  • You have knowledge of employment laws and regulations within the Netherlands.
  • You bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and trust at all levels of the organisation.
  • You are a detail-oriented person with strong organisational and time management skills.
  • You have the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about the people business.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office applications and HRIS systems (Personio).
  • It is a plus if you have HR certifications.
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch; other languages are a plus.

🚀 What you’ll get:

  • Resources and trust: you own your work and shape things from day one.
  • Flat hierarchies: opportunity to work closely with the founders and the leadership team.
  • Fast-paced environment: quickly measure and learn about the impact of your work.
  • Flexibility: everyone has their own highly productive times - we look at the output and not at what time it was produced.
  • Hybrid setup: we enjoy in-person sessions, but we have also learned (thank you Covid) how to be efficient with remote working.
  • Competitive scale-up package with the possibility to partake in the upside.
  • Work anywhere: we offer up to 6 weeks remote work within the EU.
We are keen to get to know you. Apply with your CV and/or LinkedIn profile and a few words on why you would like to join Yokoy. We look forward to your application!
👉🏽 What’s going to happen next: we aim to get back to you regarding your application within 8 business days. Our interview process tends to take around 4 weeks to complete. If you need more flexibility or are on a tighter schedule, don’t be afraid to let us know.
If after reading our job ad you figure that this isn’t the right fit for you, feel free to share it with a friend or colleague who might be interested.
This is important to us: Yokoy is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We welcome people from all backgrounds who are looking to make the future simple with us. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
Yokoy is an intelligent spend management platform, trusted by modern finance teams to streamline invoices, expenses, and payments. Powered by AI and machine learning, Yokoy automates up to 95% of manual processes.
🏢 Established in 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland, Yokoy is trusted by leaders at over 600 of the world’s most forward-thinking companies to help them transform how they spend, by transforming how their people spend their time. Designed to sit at the heart of the modern finance tech stack, Yokoy connects with the leading ERP systems, invoicing platforms, travel booking tools, and other enterprise finance tools to power end-to-end automation and provide complete visibility across the enterprise. Yokoy is backed by leading investors including California-based Sequoia Capital, New York-based Left Lane Capital and London-based Balderton Capital.