UNStudio B.V zoekt een

HR Coordinator

  • waar Amsterdam
  • salaris € 4.400 gross per month (max, based on 40 hours)
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The Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam is both iconic and famous. Besides being a bridge it is also a landmark and has become the symbol of the city. More than twenty years ago this bridge provided the breakthrough for architectural firm UNStudio and many prestigious projects subsequently followed. Since the founding of UNStudio in 1988 its portfolio has grown to comprise a wide variety of high profile projects in the fields of architecture, urban design, interior and product design. They strive to make a significant contribution to the discipline of architecture by approaching every project with ambition, dedication and innovation.
From your HR expertise you would deliver a hands on contribution to the agency by translating the organization's objectives into concrete HR solutions, processes and activities. Do you want to support international teams who realize worldwide innovative and high profile designs?

As HR Coordinator you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Ensure operational HR processes and required management information reports;
  • provide front line generalist HR advice to the board and directors with a focus on the provision of pragmatic, sound and feasible solutions;
  • provide operational and administrative support regarding (international) recruitment, payroll and employee information system;
  • form the single point of contact on topics such as labour law and legislation, recruitment, performance management, international mobility, training and development, absenteeism, dismissal and dysfunction;
  • set up the HR agenda and initiate, develop and implement HR policies and associated processes;
  • initiate and lead HR related projects;
  • provide leadership to the HR Officer and act as a role model.


As HR Coordinator you will report to the board.

This challenge you will take on at UNStudio:
UNStudio is an international and renowned architectural firm with headquarters in Amsterdam and two entities in Asia. In Amsterdam they employ about 160 enthusiastic, highly skilled, independent and dedicated architects. The atmosphere is informal, international, multidisciplinary and very dynamic. The average age of their employees is 34 and their employee base is made up of more than 27 different nationalities.

As HR Coordinator you will manage one HR Officer in your team. Apart from that you will provide input and advise founders, partners and directors in HR matters. Your hands-on approach, impartial mentality, openness, advisory skills, enthusiasm and accessibility will be of added value to this environment. Although you are able to push back when appropriate, you are a collaborative yet independent thinker and are customer focused.

Of course, you also want to know how it is to work at UNStudio, this can be best described as follows: enthusiastic, creative, project driven, demanding, customer focused, informal and committed.

The office is perfectly reachable by bicycle and public transport. Your desk will be at the creative UNStudio office at the Stadhouderskade in the centre of Amsterdam, in one of the most popular and lively neighbourhoods in the city. From Amsterdam Central Station tram 4 takes you within fifteen minutes to the office.

The vacancy offers more than just a great challenge:
  • A truly broad position in an exciting and international environment with top professionals;

  • 32 to 40 hours with a maximum salary of € 4.400 gross per month (based on 40 hours);

  • creative office in the city centre of Amsterdam;

  • stable and growing organization.


Watch this inspiring and informative video about the business of UNStudio.

You will bring the following for the position of HR Coordinator:
  • Successfully completed a bachelor degree, preferably in the field of HR;
  • at least 5 years generalist HR experience, of which a minimum of 3 years in a comparable position within an international context;
  • preferably experience within the creative industries or international profit organization with highly skilled professionals and a structure with Partners;
  • experience of being a sparring partner and expert advisor on different topics to different stakeholders;
  • preferably people management experience and coaching skills;
  • hands-on, decisive, result driven, customer focus, structured and empathic;
  • excellent communication skills in both English and Dutch, both written and verbally.


Any questions?
Our colleague Nienke Sinnaeve will take the time to answer your questions via +31 88 55 21 237 or via n.sinnaeve@rvdb.nl.

Apply for the vacancy of HR Coordinator?
If your profile fits the above and you are driven to make a difference for UNStudio, please send us your cv and short motivation by uploading it via our website. We will react to your application within 1 week. Rvdb is recruiting for this vacancy on an exclusive basis. Acquisition will be not be appreciated by UNStudio.