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HR Business Partner

HR Business Partner
Impact Institute
Please respond no later than 19.03.2023

Are you eager to have impact? Do you want to use your PEOPLE skills to make the economy fairer, more inclusive and more sustainable? And do you want to be of part of an ambitious, young and fast-growing organization?

Are you passionate about people and have a track record in working with executive teams and senior leaders to deliver strategic HR business partnering, then you could be the person we are looking for. We are looking for a

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About Impact Institute 

The Impact Institute is a social enterprise. Our mission at the Impact Institute is to empower organisations and individuals to realise the impact economy. We do this by creating a common language for impact through the publication of open source standards and by providing the tools, training, and services to implement those standards. We give organisations – multinationals, SMEs, NGOs, governments – the information needed for sustainable risk management, innovation and stakeholder management. Read our vision and Mission to learn more about us. The Impact Institute team also powers True Price.

Your role  

Our key aim for the coming years is to professionalize and scale the organization. We are a team of 80 highly skilled impact professionals with a common mission to empower organisations and individuals to realise the impact economy. To be able to be ready for the future we aim to further expand and invest in our talented workforce. Therefore, having a professional HR Business Partner on board is a critical success factor.

You will report direct to the Head of Operations and will work in partnership with the team managers, on the following focus areas: attract talent, training & development, career development, HR policy of our organization. The administration part of HR will be done by the HR administration colleague. The two of you will work together as team.

Your responsibilities 

  • Providing expert HR advice and guidance to management teams on all HR matters, supporting the team in organisational design, talent management and change programmes, performance, attendance and employee relations issues.
  • Be a project leader to set up and/or further professionalise internal HR improvement trajectories, eg HR software package, Performance Evaluation Management;
  • Delivering key HR initiatives across the HR spectrum, including workforce planning, restructuring, resourcing, talent management, pay and reward, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management.
  • Providing advice and guidance to the managers on all employment matters;
  • Identifying HR priorities from corporate and business plans, translating business requirements into effective HR practices and delivering people solutions aligned to business objectives.

Your opportunity

You will contribute to a movement towards managing impact that can change the world. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the People strategy and further development and growth of the team of Impact Institute, as we are a fast-growing organisation which continues to evolve quickly.

The ideal candidate

  • The ideal candidate for this role is a HR professional with:
  • Eagerness to realize a positive impact on the world.
  • Intrinsically motivated, ambitious, hard-working and a true team player
  • Min 5 years’ experience as HR business partner
  • An educational background at bachelor level in a relevant field.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to interact at all levels, from analyst to board level
  • Fluency in Dutch and English

What we offer

  • Intrinsically motivated colleagues who want to change the world with you
  • A company culture in which you are respected for who you are
  • Actual responsibilities and the opportunity to make an impact
  • An inspired atmosphere amidst colleagues who spearheaded the field of impact measurement
  • 6 weeks vacation a year

Are you ready?

If you recognize yourself in the above, we welcome you to apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter (in English) to We review applications on a rolling basis.

If you have questions about the role, please contact Anne Barendregt (Head of Operations), / +31 613004316.