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Manager People Netherlands

Wavin Nederland BV
Hardenberg Medior


As the Manager People Netherlands you are part of the People team for Wavin Benelux and together with the People team you are responsible to make our People Strategy alive in alignment with our purpose and our business strategy. 

De rol

Your role is focused on Wavin Netherlands in Hardenberg, where you will be part of the local management team and you will support the functional areas assigned to you. Next to your business partner role you will take part in global, national and local projects. The team in Hardenberg consist of two People Business Partners who support different functional areas. The People team for the Benelux furthermore consist of a Manager People for our T&I location in Dedemsvaart and also the People Service Desk. The team reports in the Manager People Benelux. They work closely with the People colleagues of Wavins Head office in Amsterdam and other countries.You will be co-responsible for delivering on our People strategy and agenda;

  • As a Business Partner you will coach and support the business in executing the People related processes;
  • You will be part of the Local Management Team and together steer the course for Wavin Netherlands;
  • You will manage Workers Council relations together with the business leadership;
  • You will initiate, lead, and take part in various People projects.

Jouw profiel

Wavin is looking for someone who:

  • Has a bachelor or master’s degree in human resource studies and 5-10 years of experience;
  • Has experience with working in different environments with varying needs ((inter)national, dynamic, production, etc.);
  • Is a trusted advisor to the business and able to operate in a matrix organization;
  • Is an eager learner and willing to grow with the team and the business;
  • Has excellent listening, communication, and presentation skills;
  • Has strong organizational skills with focus on quality of delivery;
  • Has additional background and/or experience in project or business administration;
  • Is fluent in Dutch and English.


“ At Wavin, we have a ‘calling’ ... to service. A purpose. To build healthy, sustainable environments. And where is our help most needed? The very places we live in: our cities. Our cities’ drinking water is leaking away, greenery has been disappearing, streets are flooding after heavy rainfall and its sewer systems are outdated, polluting our groundwater. It’s time to join forces and build long-lasting cities. It’s time for you to join the Wavin team!

At Wavin, we engage and collaborate with city leaders, engineers, planners, and installers to help make cities future-proof and buildings comfortable and energy-efficient. As a pioneer in sustainable water infrastructure, we focus on creating positive change in the world, guided by our purpose of Building Healthy, Sustainable Environments.

Wavin wants to build a team of Champions. That’s why Wavin is currently looking for a Manager People Netherlands. If you want to make a difference and work for a purpose-led company, please read on.


Do you want to make a difference by building healthy, sustainable environments? As an international company requiring many different professional skills, Wavin understands and celebrates diversity, inclusion and belonging. At Wavin, they encourage all employees to develop their talent with great innovative programs, and to become the best version of themselves. Wavin is the place to be if you truly wish to make an impact. In addition to working with an enthusiastic, professional team in an international environment, Wavin offers a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Meer informatie

For more information, please contact Bob Schunselaar of HÆD; (06) 21 23 39 16 / schunselaar@haed.nl HÆD is recruitment partner of Wavin.


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Bob Schunselaar

Bob Schunselaar