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HR Business Partner

Brussels, BE, 1160

Purpose of the Job


As HR Business Partner, you are one of the key success factors of the Organisation as a whole when dealing / trading-off with topics related to its human capital.

Based on your expertise and competencies you will have to establish a strategic and trustful partner-ship with the Exco members, the top management and  the identified business managers across the organisation (i.e. Single Point Of Contact [SPOC]) as well as with HR CoE when building up processes. 

Key Accountabilities


  • Partner with Functional HR Business Partners to support seamless delivery in Belgium
  • Support the Country Manager with any local HR related topic (e.g. workers council; issue with local employees; any social topics (specific situations like illness, specific questions, social support)
  • Implement the HR “Product and Service catalogue” at local level
  • Ensure compliance with local social regulation and share any event (e.g. Dismissal, employee grievance, etc) with the Functional HR BP
  • Act as First line of defence for the HR Function at local level (i.e. comply with any regulatory or corporate GDPR, Risk, Compliance, Audit requirements) 
  • Ensure continuous balance between Country and Function interest 
  • Key point of contact for the Function Head when dealing with all HR lifecycle Processes across the group (e.g. Recruitment, onboarding, Performance, Reward, workforce management, etc) 
  • Ensure consistency of all HR lifecycle processes for the function across the group
  • Ensure consistent and efficient deployment of the HR “Product and Service catalogue” (i.e. HR CoEs) for the Function across the Group
  • Gather, consolidate, and report any required KPIs to support the Function Head in his/her Workforce management as per the Service level agreement in place
  • Partner with the local HR Business Partner to ensure seamless delivery
  • Ensure continuous balance between Function and Country interest

Knowledge and Experience


  • At least Bac + 4 in Economics, Finance, Management, Law or specific Master degrees in HR
  • Experience of at least 5 years in HR roles as HR Business Partner or equivalent (at least 10 years globally)
  • General knowledge of Banking environment (incl. role, skillset, regulation)
  • Very good knowledge of work council processes (RFA) and Union relationship (CLA management) where applicable.
  • Very good understanding of each step of the HR employee Lifecycle
  • Up to date general knowledge of current employment law, cross border knowledge being a plus
  • Experience on working with Senior Management (Local and Cross border ones) 
  • Experience in change management, organisational design & devel-opment, cultural change

Attributes and Qualities


  • Be engaged & committed towards both the Organisation and the HR Function
  • Ability to challenge and open debate with the Business
  • Be accountable and open to feedback
  • Ability to take a stand and to decide as per the framework setup 
  • Ability to manage conflictual situation with your stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills (oral & written).
  • Be a strong team player 
  • Be self-confident and resilient 
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Project management experience with a good management of analytics is a plus

Technical Skills

Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). A general knowledge of ICT is certainly a plus

Languages Skills


Fluent in Dutch, French.