Human Resources Business Partner

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22 Mar 2023
Human Resources Business Partner

European Schoolnet (EUN Partnership), 100 staff members, is looking for a HR Business Partner who can develop effective relationships with line managers and provide a professional HR service to the staff. The position is based in Brussels and offers the opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment. The successful candidate will provide advice and support across the whole employee life cycle.

Main responsibilities
  • Recruitment and selection – manage the recruitment and selection processes in collaboration with line managers. Coordinate the onboarding of newcomers. Updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Skills development & job performance – coordinate the annual review process in all teams including an assessment of both professional and soft skills.
  • Learning and development – contribute to the elaboration and monitoring of the training policy, coordinate the implementation of the training activities, both internal and external, keep track of trainings attended.
  • Human resources policy & strategy – develop, implement and update human resources policies – including well-being, HR strategies and initiatives in line with the corporate values of the organisation.
  • Reporting and management of human resources metrics – produce reports on key metrics, including trainings, remuneration & benefits, absenteeism, and turnover.
  • Mentoring – organise and animate line managers meetings dedicated to HR issues.
  • Hearing and resolving employee grievances, counselling employees.
Profile and skills:
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field. Legal background may be relevant.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ proven work experience in human resources development in a multi-cultural environment (recruitment strategies, career development, well-being, skills assessment,….).
  • Excellent interpersonal, coaching, communication, negotiation, and consultative skills.  
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) and excellent command of English.
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organisation.
  • Capacity to bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, or any other issues.
Useful information
  • Type of contract: full-time
  • Duration of contract: 1 year (renewable)
  • Deadline for applications: until the post is filled.
  • Benefits: Salary in line with experience and qualifications, meal vouchers, travel expenses support, corporate DKV hospitalisation insurance (in case of an employee contract).
  • Location: European Schoolnet, Rue de Treves, 61, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Applicants must be EU citizens or possess a valid work permit for Belgium.
  • Interviews will take place as soon as possible either in Brussels or at distance.
  • Due to the volume of applications, only pre-selected candidates will be notified.
How to apply

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English, as one single file to The motivation letter should show how your background and interests meet the requirements for this position.

  • Make sure to include the Vacancy Reference in the subject of the email (Ref: HR2023_HR_Business-partner)
  • The file should be named: LASTNAME FirstName – Ref: Vacancy Reference.
About European Schoolnet

European Schoolnet is the network of 34 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a non-profit organisation, we aim to bring innovation in teaching and learning to our key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers, and industry partners. Since its founding in 1997, European Schoolnet has used its links with education ministries to help schools make effective use of educational technologies, equipping both teachers and pupils with the skills to achieve in the knowledge society. We pledge to support schools in achieving effective use of ICT in teaching and learning; improve and raise the quality of education in Europe; promote the European dimension in education.

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