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AECOM HR Manager in The Hague, Newfoundland

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Leuven

Job Summary

This role will ensure that the EMEA Human Resources strategy is delivered across Benelux, with a key focus on recruiting and retaining an enabled, high performing, and engaged team. Operating as a standalone role across Benelux, and drawing upon the wider EMEA HR model, this role will be primarily responsible for HR operational delivery.


  • In partnership with regional HR leadership, deliver and provide expertise on the full employee life cycle, including talent acquisition, onboarding, talent management, employee relations, reward and HR administration.

  • Provide strong coaching and HR Partnership to support leadership in the designated business area.

  • Ensure best practice human resources policies and procedures are embedded.

  • Participate in regional and global human resources initiatives and lead locally. Collaborate as a team member on EMEA wide ad hoc HR Projects as and when required.

  • In collaboration with the Talent COE, progress the talent strategy by working closely with the business on work force, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, the culture of change and succession plans.

  • Deliver and embed key strategic Human Resources and business programs within the designated business area.

  • Support employer branding activities.

  • Ensure investment in our people to drive the business forward.

  • Manage the local implementation of annual performance and compensation reviews.

  • Partner local management on initiatives to drive and sustain employee engagement, with a positive impact on retention rates.

  • Deliver transactional HR work across Benelux, including the on boarding of new hires, transfers, local requirements, registration, administration and payroll consolidation.

  • Working closely with the Tier 1 and EMEA team, identify opportunities to ensure transactional activities are delivered in the most efficient way within the wider HR model.

  • Advise and support the Country manager on any Dutch Work counsel related queries

  • Deliver statutory tasks in accordance with the local laws.

  • Ensure the maintenance of employee files, in accordance with local legislation.

  • Deliver required documents ensuring legal, financial and tax compliance.

  • Collaborate closely with centres of expertise such as Talent Acquisition, Global Mobility, HR Transformation, Legal and Rewards.

Behavioural Attributes

Embodies through demonstrable behaviour the key elements of the AECOM values;

  • Deliver: Growth through operational excellence and flawless execution.

  • Dream: Reimagine what is possible. And realise it.

  • Anticipate: Understand the complexity of our clients’ challenges, and help them see further.

  • Inspire: Develop and celebrate our people, and elevate the communities we touch.

  • Collaborate: Connect expertise to create innovative solutions.

  • Safeguard: Operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety, ethics, and security, in all that we do.

Minimum Requirements

Internationally recognised qualification in Human Resources, Psychology or a Business-related subject is preferred.

Specific Skills Required

  • Demonstrable experience operating in a complex, fast paced, international business environment.

  • Fluent in English and Dutch (oral and written)

  • Capacity to convert strategic plans into demonstrable action plans

  • Ability to identify, develop, mentor and engage with key members of staff

  • Proven ability to lead and influence change management initiatives

  • Expertise in local employment legislation

  • Hands-on in delivery of transactional work

  • Experience with Belgium and Dutch labor law and pay roll regulation

  • Experience with Dutch Works council including drafting Advies and Instemmings reports

Person Specification (Attributes)

  • Capacity to manage high levels of ambiguity

  • High levels of resilience

  • Solutions oriented, and outcome focused by being innovative and creative

  • Collaborative and engaging in style and embraces a “best for business” mindset

  • Advanced problem-solving skills and a challenging and inquisitive approach

  • Ethical

  • Well-developed emotional intelligence

  • Highly developed influencing, engagement, negotiation and communication skills

  • Proven capacity to deliver accurate results and make and support tough decisions in the interests of the business

  • Well organised with strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise

  • Proven capacity to manage ambiguity and diverse stakeholder groups

  • Uncompromising approach and demonstrable commitment to Health & Safety, Quality and business ethics

Preferred Qualifications

Experience of working for a large multi-national firm within a complex matrix structure would be highly preferred

Ability to travel if required. Position can be based in the Netherlands of Belgium (close to Den Haag or Leuven), weekly travel (minimally bi weekly) travel to locations is required.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218884BR

Additional Locations NL - The Hague

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations