[Vacancy] Azerion has a position for a HR Director NL / BE

[Vacancy] Azerion has a position for a HR Director NL / BE

Azerion is directly looking for a:

HR Director NL / BE


We are a leading digital entertainment and media platform. We offer thousands of online games and also partner with digital publishers to display digital advertisements across game and non-game content, reaching hundreds of millions of players and consumers worldwide. We are growing fast, both organically and through acquisitions.

This means that day-to-day we are working on mergers and acquisitions, adtech, visual design and content creation, while also developing partnerships and building online communities. We are headquartered in Amsterdam and we have more than 1400 talented people of 55+ nationalities working in 25+ offices around Europe, with very diverse and multi-ethnic backgrounds. For our HR Team at Azerion headquarters in Amsterdam we are looking for a HR Director NL / BE.

About the team

The HR Team is a young and ambitious group of talented professionals. With the fast growth of the company together with the further development of the local HR strategy we are searching for an experienced HR Director to head the HR team in Amsterdam. You will report into the VP HR and have a team consisting of HR Manager & Support Specialists to guide. 

Azerion is an exciting Group experiencing rapid growth. If you have a strong business driven mindset and an appetite to move things forward then this is your ideal job opportunity. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Drive the local HR Strategy and prioritise needs 
  • Contribute to the business strategy and culture by identifying, prioritising, and building organisational capabilities, behaviours, structures, and processes
  • Lead effective execution of agreed HR initiatives in the most appropriate manner to maintain business expectations and align with business strategy – including leading policy and process improvements, designing and implementing HR and development programs, and supporting organisation design
  • Advance Azerion’s DEI initiatives in collaboration with leadership to ensure people strategies promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.
  • Coach the HR team in their daily activities
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to appropriately define and forecast workforce needs and ensure fulfilment of local talent needs
  • Coach and advise leadership teams and line managers, providing recommendations to improve performance, employee retention and overall employee experience.
  • Establish credibility throughout the global organisation as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges
  • Plan, Develop and Coordinate projects such as; 
    • Headcount planning
    • Compensation & benefits
    • Learning & Development
    • Retention & Employer Branding
    • Build Company Culture
    • Partnership with Finance on cost accruals and tax compliance


What you are able to bring to the table:

  • Fluent in verbal and written business English
  • 10 or more years’ progressively responsible work experience in a strategic HR leadership role. Tech or other high growth professional services environment preferred
  • Experience leading remote HR team members and working with global stakeholders across EMEA, APAC, and LATAM
  • Experience working with acquisitions and integrations strongly preferred
  • Experience scaling an organisation through high growth
  • Advanced knowledge in organisational development, diversity and inclusion, performance management, labour relations, employee communications, and general knowledge to ask the right questions to make decisions and mitigate risk
  • Skilled at advancing corporate culture and successfully leading change management initiatives, implementing, and driving change management process and training.
  • Skilled in setting short and long-term people strategy while being able to quickly execute tactically with a ‘roll up your sleeves’ approach.
  • Ability to make thought-through and creative recommendations to effectively prioritise and resolve problems or issues, by using sound judgement that is consistent with business standards, practices, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Strong leadership skills, team orientation, ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels. Ability to work effectively across organisational and regional boundaries to achieve common goals
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, and to navigate employees of all levels through a variety of organisational changes
  • Ability to understand and empathise with people across all cultures and geographies and a commitment to DEI
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and model the highest degree of moral and ethical behaviour


Additional information

  • We do not offer relocation to the Netherlands for this position
  • This position is based in Amsterdam


What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work at an innovative, high-paced company, near Amsterdam
  • An informal yet professional international working environment
  • Room for personal development in a highly skilled and motivated team
  • Travel cost reimbursement
  • Good salary (€100k max)
  • Laptop
  • Freshly made lunch, every day (for a small contribution)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Weekly optional workout programs like kickboxing
  • Peaceful and relaxing office massage


Does this sound like that challenge you’re looking for?

Fill in the online application form available here and attach your CV. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at recruitment@azerion.com.

Here’s what happens after you send your application...you’ll receive an email confirming our hiring department has received your application. An update will follow as to what the next stage will be for you.

Please note that if you choose to submit your details and curriculum vitae in application to this posted vacancy, you are consenting to the Azerion Human Resources department processing your personal data. Your details may be retained  for comparison to future roles which may match your skills and expertise. Should you wish to withdraw your consent, this can be achieved by submitting your request to: dpo@azerion.com.




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