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People Business Partner

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamPeople & Support



Acting as a true People Business Partnerit is your ultimate goal to make Effectorytheonce in a lifetime employer for our employees.You’ll do this in a challenging and ambitious environment right in the heart of Amsterdam!


You know very well that this general job title simply doesn’t cut it to get a clear view on what you are going to accelerate in, so surely you must be curious about the ins and outs.  Together with Nienke (your colleague business partner) you are responsible for supporting the business in running daily operations, developing the organization, culture and acting as the first HR contact point for our colleagues and team leads within Effectory.  This starts the moment someone takes the first step in our office for our professionally executed onboarding program until they leave the company. During their career within Effectory you provide advise for legal, health, performance and renumeration issues and you coach on training & development needs, job crafting and our internal growth policy.

Within Effectory we are taking the next step in our strategic People & Culture team. Together with Nienke you are responsible for further growth of the People Business Partner role and bring this to the next level of support linked to our business. You will coach and educate the team leads pro-actively on HR topics and make sure that the still self-organized teams are aligned. You will experience a high level of independence and it’s up to you and your colleague business partner to take the zillion opportunities to make a difference!

Being successful in this role requires close contact with the teams (of which some have team leads) & leadership team to come to wise advice and decisions that balance both the company’s as well as the employees’ interest. In our beautiful Amsterdam canal office, you are joined by your People & Culture teamies in realizing just this: to make Effectory a once in a lifetime employer!

You will work in our People & Culture Team with a Strategy & Change Manager, three Recruiters, two People Operations Specialists (1 in Amsterdam and 1 in Munich), a Business Partner and a People & Culture Lead.



It’s a must to have true interest in the needs of our colleagues and what keeps them busy daily. People centric, fair, simple & clear is in your DNA.

Besides that:

  • You have worked in a similar HR role (Business Partner, HR Advisor, HR Manager) for 5 till 10 years.
  • You have experience in being a sparring partner for leads/managers, process optimalization and organizational changes.
  • You have excellent knowledge of Dutch employment law.
  • Your stakeholders appreciate you for your warm hearted and result driven character, always wanting to make impact and in for a good laugh.
  • You speak fluent English (Dutch & German are a plus!)
  • You are available for 32-40 hours per week, preferably starting 1st of October.
  • Last but not least, you truly know the importance of feedback, because for us, it means the world.


Effectory – Europe’s leading provider of Employee Listening solutions – is a thriving  SaaS company with more than 200 entrepreneurial, young, and ambitious professionals who help organizations to collect feedback and ideas from their employees. Our mission is to make the working world a better place. Based in the center of Amsterdam, Munich, Malmö and Cape Town, our teams collaborate with more than 1.200 clients in over 110 countries in industries as varied as Retail, Production, Business & Financial Services and Non-Profit.

Historically we have a strong foothold at the Dutch market which was our place of birth and we can't be stopped! To meet our growth ambition, we are determined to only hire eager and enthusiastic employees who help infuse our business with even more energy.

Effectory’s mission

Improve the working lives of millions of people by harnessing the power of employee feedback. Organizations boost themselves from within when they embrace their people’s knowledge and expertise. ​By asking the right employees the right questions at the right time, businesses get insights that help them make data-driven improvements and avoid biases, blind spots, and assumptions. ​​Employee listening is the secret weapon that any organization can use to achieve its business and sustainability goals and be a world-class workplace.


  • A competitive salary and a fair piece of the profit-pie;
  • 25 holidays if you work full-time, flexible public holidays;
  • Working from our wonderful office in Amsterdam overlooking the canals (during breaks on our roof terrace or company boat);
  • Working flexible: you’re able to work max 60% of your contract hours from home (or any other location in the Netherlands). You get a budget to set up your home office and gear;
  • Hybrid working from home compensation of 25,- euros monthly;
  • Stay healthy & fit: healthy lunches, special snacks and Friday drinks, online yoga, mediation & HIT classes;
  • Body & Mind budget of 25,- euros monthly;
  • Annual celebration events such as our Christmas party, Rooftop party & the Big day;
  • Structural transparent and interactive company updates about where we stand, where we are going while giving stages to teams and customers.

We organize yearly summer and winter schools to work on your development. We have extensive professional and personal development opportunities, on and off the job. And if all this is not enough, you can work abroad for up to 4 months and take a (unpaid) sabbatical!


1. You want this job: submit your application via the link below

2. We are intrigued: join a phone call to further introduce yourself and ask questions.

3. We all think it went well: we now meet live to get to know each other a bit better.

4. We like each other even more: you meet potential team members and get a bit of a pleasant grilling

5. We want to see you in action: you complete a case/assessment (if applicable)

6. The final hurdle: we agree on terms & conditions, we sign and you start (preferably 1st of September!)

Netherlands, Amsterdam
People & Support