HR Specialist, Amsterdam in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Job's Mission

The HR Specialist leads the management of HR processes for the assigned business unit. This includes all HR processes that fall outside the HR Operations ownership, such as local events planning, reporting, metrics and projects within assigned business unit.

Key Activities & Accountabilities  

  • Partners with HR Leader to assess reporting needs for Division/Function and oversees the coordination of the reporting (that is not produced by HR Operations) including creating divisional reports and the coordination of reports received from HR Operations for the use in updating local scorecards, leader dashboards and business reviews.
  • Leads and serves as the project manager for the coordination of work to support organizational change projects, in partnership with HR Operations and the HR Business Partner team. This includes support of organizational design work, agency transitions, etc.
  • Leads projects to enhance existing local processes and structures to streamline and be more effective as well as identifying initiatives that could better support our customers in a more efficient manner
  • Leads the preparation of documents, reports, spreadsheets and presentations for HR leader which includes preparation for Business Reviews, Talent Reviews, HR Functional Reviews, Strategy Meetings and HR Team meetings
  • Collates department highlights and tracks progress against workplans and objectives for Divisional/Functional HR Projects
  • Processes and validates year-end bonus planning and payout for Division/Function
  • Responsible for maintaining and coordinating the Division/Function annual Stock Award process
  • Project manages critical HR projects and processes
  • Responsible for coordinating the annual Performance Excellence Awards
  • Responsible for managing participation in talent and culture programs
  • Manages additional projects or responsibilities as required


  • 2 years+ professional experience in Human Resources in an International HR environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


  • Must be fluent in English (written & spoken). Fluent Dutch would be highly preferable
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Including complex document creation (e.g. mail merges), complex spreadsheet creation (e.g. VLOOKUP) and polished presentation creation
  • Experience in creating reports, assessing, manipulating and presenting data in various usable formats is essential
  • Experience using Workday would be preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization and across multiple functions
  • Proven ability to drive execution while always meeting deadlines.
  • Must be outcome driven and taking responsibility/accountability for tasks
  • Ability to produce quality work while, prioritizing multiple simultaneous deliverables and working in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Project management experience preferred

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: None

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