HR Generalist

Job Location:

Soignies, Belgium

Job Description:

Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist is a key HR member for Soignies’ site (Belgium, headcount circa 420 employees ).

This position will report to the Local HR Manager and will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of specific people strategies on business or functional area, hiring, building and retaining talent. The position includes also payroll coordination and staff administration.

The HR Generalist will have large responsibilities for the HR function, serving also as a project manager for the implementation of various HR programs and acting as a business partner to local Managers and leadership team to increase business performance.
This person must operate effectively in an ever-changing environment with client groups, acting as a visible enthusiastic member of HR team in support of the business and people strategies, communication intensively and coordinating the entire HR function.


         Acting as a point of contact to business managers on all HR services

         Providing HR expertise to functional managers to support the strategic people related plans and to meet strategic business needs.

         Providing coaching and counselling to local managers on a broad range of HR related issues and problems.

         Advising and assisting management on matters relating to HR best practices (procedures, policies, values and business ethics).

         Conducting the administration of all HR related systems (PeopleSoft, eLDR, GPS), for staffing, training and compensation processes in close cooperation with the corporate HR functions.

         Give advise on organizational strategies and tactics

         Take the lead in recruitment activities, mainly for blue collars

         Coaching of our employees in their daily work.

         Advising line managers on staff development with regard to talent development and succession planning.

         Implementing collective and individual measures in cooperation with our works council.

         Implementing local and international projects to support our people strategy.

Job Requirements:


         3+ years experience as a HR generalist, ideally in an international matrix organisation.

         Strong knowledge of local labour law and experienced in effective dealing with Works Councils

         Practical knowledge in the successful implementation of issues of recruitment, and employee organizational development as well as for employment-related issues

         Be hands on, with high attention to detail

         Good facilitation, relationship building and consultation skills.

         Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills. Skilled in communicating effectively at all staff levels

         Ability to work well under pressure, juggling multiple initiatives. Skilled in multitasking, organizing and prioritizing work

         Ability to handle confidential information appropriately; unquestioned ethics

         Strong customer focus orientation

         Excellent skills in either MS Office or Google suite tools (incl. MS excel or G sheets)

         Perfect knowledge of French & fluent in English

Additional Information

Our culture is creative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer and committed to increasing its diversity.

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Contact Information:

Contact: Human Resources
Avery Dennison


January 2, 2018
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