HR Officer (temporary)

The Human Resources Officer advises and supports management and staff on all HR related issues and executes, monitors and adjusts Cygnific's Human Resources policy in line with the company policy and strategy and social law, in such a way that staff, at present and in the future, meet the qualitative and quantitative requirements of the company.

Apply now

Currently we are looking for a temporary HR advisor/ - Officer. Do you have 5 years of relevant working experience (as a HR advisor or HR business partner) and are you fluent in both Dutch and English? Keep on reading!

Due to maternity leave we offer a temporary role within our HR team. 

Period: 1st of June 2018 till 1st of November 2018


The role of HR officer at Cygnific is quite diverse. A big part of your role will be acting like a partner in business; as a sounding board and support management and staff on all HR related issues. Besides that you make sure that Cygnific’s Human Resources policy is in line with the company policy and strategy and social law. You also take part in (and initiate) different projects throughout the company and you pro-actively signal and take action upon malfunctions in processes and procedures and propose improvements. But first of all you make sure that the HR administration is up to date.


1. Management advice & support
Monitor HR (external and internal) and Cygnific developments in order to advise and support own line management on all HR related issues, such as absenteeism & ARBO, labour conditions, changes in social law and recruitment. You coach your managers on any HR related matters.

2. Change Management, Programs & projects
Advise management and staff on issues of team and individual development to support the organisation in ensuring a flexible, efficient and effective workforce in accordance with the company’s goals.
Define within the given areas of attention (e.g. works council, ARBO) projects and/or activities and ensure execution and implementation in such a way that the HR instruments contribute in the most effective and efficient way to the organisational needs.

3. Personnel administration
Ensure a timely and correct personnel administration in cooperation with the HR assistants in order to meet requirements of social law, to safeguard reliable execution of Cygnific’s HR policy, and to produce adequate management information.


• Higher vocational/University think and work level, preferably Personnel & Organisation
• Minimum 5 years of experience in a HR advisor/ HR business partner role in a commercial and service oriented environment
• Operational HRM experience and knowledge of the Dutch social law
• Good knowledge of Dutch and English (written & spoken)


• Contract for 5 months
• Salary between € 3100 and € 4200 gross/month based on 40 hours a week and depending on age, relevant experience and education
• The possibility to work in a very dynamic and multicultural environment (we have colleagues from over 37 different countries in the world)
• Office in the vibrant Westerpark area in Amsterdam
• Great social events multiple times a year


Cygnific started out as a modest reservations department, but thanks to our vision on continuous improvement we have become one of the world’s best performing customer experience providers. We are proud of the international character of our organisation, housing more than 900 employees from over 35 countries, providing service in 14 different languages. Want to get to know some new colleagues or improve your language skills? Not a problem! With flexible seating at all departments, you can choose who to sit with each day. Or you can meet up with your colleagues during lunch breaks, while enjoying fresh meals and delicious sandwiches in our cafeteria. Do you have a question for another department? Providing the best service to our customers is a joint effort, so you can always walk over and learn from the expertise of your colleagues. Ready to pick up a new challenge? At Cygnific, there are plenty opportunities to widen your knowledge and keep growing. Are you ready to join the Cygnific family? Then apply now.

Contact for this vacancy:

Stephanie Klink

Interested in the job of

HR Officer (temporary)?