HR Manager Management Consulting

Job description

An exciting opening has arisen for an experienced HR Manager to join a successful global consulting firm in our Amsterdam office. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR professional to work with a great team of smart and ambitious people in a company that has a strong growth ambition where you will play an instrumental role. It is in the heart of BearingPoint’s ambitious 2025 growth strategy to putting people in the center. Our people, our client’s people, people in society and become the consultancy of choice for our people-oriented transformative approach.

Your ambitions

An HR professional with project experience in organization design, mergers, and business transformation. A person who demonstrates a high-level of understanding on how to create a growing and successful people business and who can create business change and competitive advantage. Someone who clearly connects and live our DNA and BearingPoint ‘spirits’: holistic, trusted, entrepreneurial, easy to work with and confident.

Within our Dutch practice, office located in Amsterdam, we offer the opportunity to shape our way forward in a start-up atmosphere, with the advantage of being part of an independent, successful European business & technology consultancy firm of 4500 consultants.

Your role

As HR Manager you will be active on a strategic, tactical, and operational level within all facets of the HR profession. You initiate projects, write plans, and execute them. You will be responsible for leading the Human Resources function and partnering with the business in ensuring the delivery of the day-to-day HR activities supported by the Recruitment Manager, parttime HR Officer, and the international HR colleagues. You are part of the local Practice Management Team and a sparring partner for the Partners, reporting to the Dutch Country Lead Partner and the Regional HR Lead.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business growth strategy;
  • Provide strategic direction across a wide range of HR matters spanning the full employee life cycle;
  • Provide advice and guidance on strategic staffing issues such as succession planning, organization, and culture transformation, and change management;
  • Provide leadership to organization design and development ensuring fit for purpose structures and skill mix and effective change management;
  • Play a key role in articulating, embedding, and monitoring the organization’s vision, values and behaviors and overall shaping of organizational culture;
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all HR initiatives including performance management, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, well being initiatives, implementation of company policies and goals as well as ad-hoc projects;
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on the key risk areas linked to HR issues;


Your qualifications

  • A relevant completed master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience at HR Manager/HRBP level and proven working experience as HR Manager within a professional services company, and preferably in a top-tier (international) management consulting organization;
  • Strong business and HR acumen including problem solving skills, critical thinking, and initiative;
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch Employment law is mandatory;
  • Ability to build and manage interpersonal relationships across all levels of the company and have a highly pro-active approach to HR;
  • Highly developed influencing skills, able to listen and influence, persuade and challenge;
  • Demonstrated track record with change- and project management;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Dutch and English;

We offer

An inspiring and dynamic, international work environment;

Working in a multidisciplinary team with talented, professional colleagues;

The opportunity to grow personally and professionally;

Excellent compensation and benefits packages, such as a permanent contract, lease car, laptop, smartphone, several learning and training opportunities, a collective pension, health scheme discount and flexible working hours.

Equality & Inclusion

BearingPoint is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce where each individual feels they belong. Fostering a work environment with a strong sense of community and where everyone can thrive is a core pillar of our business. We are focused on attracting and retaining the best people with the right skills and the desire to deliver excellent results, regardless of background. In return, we will provide a working environment in which everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to fulfill their potential, where their talents are fully utilized and company goals are met. We celebrate the strength that comes from our similarities and our differences through local initiatives which promote inclusion, outreach and respect.

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in four units: Consulting, Solutions, Business Services, and Ventures. Consulting covers the advisory business; Solutions provides the tools for successful digital transformation, advanced analytics, and regulatory requirements; Business Services provides managed services beyond SaaS; Ventures drives the financing and development of start-ups. BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 75 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.