Global HR Business Partner Assistant

Vacancy number: A2300058
Unilever Nederland B.V. - Rotterdam (Nederland)

For our client, Unilever Nederland B.V., we are looking for a Global HR Business Partner Assistant.


  • HR
  • Analytics
  • Power BI
  • Interpersonal skills


This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Global Food Solutions HR team, partnering the Research & Development function supporting the R&D VP (roughly 40% of the role), undertaking Organisational Effectiveness & Analytics (OE&A) responsibilities, and delivering global HR strategic initiatives (roughly 60% of the role)
In this role, you have responsibility for all aspects of the people agenda for the R&D population distributed in six regions. You will collaborate with the Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) R&D leadership team and HR community on the talent, organisation, culture and capability agenda. You will also be responsible to drive the OE&A agenda for UFS (i.e. OVH cost, workforce planning, HR dashboard, Univoice/Unipulse etc).
This role is critical to the delivery of the Food Solutions’ HR agenda, particularly with a focus on partnering for growth, building talent pipelines, and creating a highly effective organisation.

Job Summary:
HR Business Partnering UFS R&D:
  • Understand the Food Solutions’ R&D needs and define functional plans to deliver for HR solutions related to Talent Management, Organisational and Cultural Development;
  • Deliver the end-to-end HR agenda, from operational HR delivery to strategic interventions;
  • Being part of the Nutrition R&D HR team and support the talent management strategy, performance management cycle and the talent pipeline as well as maintaining clean data and structure in the NU R&D Destination Organisation in collaboration with the R&D HR team.

Global UFS Organisational Effectiveness & Analytics partner:
  • Be the OE&A lead for organisation development interventions and overheads management, including leading the Workforce Planning process for UFS;
  • FPOC for finance, Nutrition OE&A lead and local UFS HRBPs around HR analytics.

Global project & initiatives:
  • Lead and support the relevant HR strategic initiatives to design and execute the projects in collaboration with the wider HR community;
  • Managing the agenda and UFS HRLT meetings as well as the global meetings with all local HR BPs.

Who we're looking for

The ideal candidate has:
  • Two years of experience in the Human Resources field, including some exposure to business partnering;
  • Good knowledge of key HR processes and responsibilities across the entire HR lifecycle;
  • Collaboration skills to enable working across the global organisation;
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to use research methods effectively, including data collection, diagnostic, and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy. Preferably experienced with e.g. PowerBI, Visier, UniVoice dashboard etc.;
  • Passion for global environment, different culture and way of thinking.


Unilever Food Solutions is the place where you will be a Chef supporting Chefs! You will enjoy working in a truly Agile and a Digital organisation which proudly commits high employee engagement every year.
It is the place where you can be a risk taker, test and iterate, be a trendsetter. You can think and work like an owner of your own business and be ahead of the curve. ​
With the purpose of “We free you to love what you do” and the DNA “having empathy for the people we serve and the expertise to meet their needs 24/7” you will become a part of a “People-to-People organisation.”
You will work as an entrepreneur and explore new opportunities, big and small, that will make our business grow faster. You will continuously learn, unlearn, relearn, and challenge yourself to accelerate your development in an end-to-end business.
If you are dreaming of working in a fast-growing global business unit, experience  thinking global and acting local, come and join us!

Company profile

The mission of Unilever is to add vitality to life. They meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene, and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life.
With 400 brands spanning 14 categories of home, personal care and foods products, no other company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways.
Their brand portfolio has made them leaders in every field in which they work. It ranges from much-loved world favourites including Lipton, Knorr, Dove and Omo, to trusted local brands such as Blue Band and Suave.
They are constantly enhancing their brands to deliver more intense, rewarding product experiences. They invest €1 billion every year in cutting edge research and development, and have five laboratories around the world that explore new thinking and techniques to help develop their products.
Today Unilever employs 223.000 people in 100 countries world-wide, and supports the jobs of many thousands of distributors, contractors and suppliers.

Additional vacancy information

Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Employment terms:Project for 9 months, extension possible.
This role is mainly based at Weena, Rotterdam, but would require going to Wageningen occasionally.
Salary: app. 3500 gross/month
Days of leave: 38
Publication date:18-9-2023
Location:View location with Google Maps
Contactperson:Jan Paul Favier
+31 (0)88 22 77 555

CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and secondment of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences.