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Human Resource Business Partner Intern

Internship in Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

Degree level


Job function

Human resources

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 2 years

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Your job

Are you a graduate student and passionate about people and organizational development? Do you want to be part of a great company and experience what it is like to work in an international environment?

The position for the role of HR Business Partner Intern at the Corporate Office is now available to start in August or September 2019 for a period of 6 months. In this role, you report to the Senior HR Business Partner of Global Procurement and participate in the rollout of global initiatives within the Heineken Global Procurement department.

Besides working on various HR related projects in different fields of interest (e.g. Learning & Development, Performance Management, and Recruitment), you also experience a close connection to the business; giving you the best overall experience of HR at a Corporate Office.

Your responsibilities

 Besides your supervisor, you support two other HR Business Partners (responsible for Global Supply Chain) with operational processes and different projects;

 Build MT presentations & provide management information to managers (on recruitment, the performance management process, different types of leave etc.);

 Participating in projects within a wide scope of HR e.g. Learning & Development, Succession Planning, or Employee Engagement;

 Drive our Performance Management process (e.g. top talent meetings, end-year review, reporting, and analysis of the outcome);

Your working environment

This role is based, at the Head Office in Zoeterwoude. Here, you will be close to the Global Procurement and Global Supply Chain departments, therefore close to your stakeholders. Occasionally, you will spend time in the HR Corporate Office department in Amsterdam. Here you will have contact with other HR streams, such as multiple other HR Business Partners, Legal Advisors, as well as Reward Specialists and Development Specialists.

Your profile

 You are a student at WO/Master level in a relevant field of study, such as HR, Organizational Development, or Business Administration etc.;

 You have to be enrolled at a Dutch or European university for the entire duration of the internship (have a European nationality if not registered at a Dutch university);

 You are available for 6 months, 5 days per week (flexible);

 You have a good knowledge of the Dutch Labour Law and preferably Labour Market;

 The ideal candidate also has/is:

  • Passionate about people and organizational development and has knowledge on these topics;
  • A pragmatic person with a can-do and hands-on mentality;
  • The quality of being an analytical thinker and works accurately;
  • Flexibility in being able to prioritize tasks/projects, and is aware of stakeholder management;
  • Interest in an International environment that is ad-hoc and is the hub of a multinational organization;
  • Good communication skills: written, spoken and interpersonal;
  • Fluent in English.

Your working conditions

The internship includes an allowance of €500 gross per month (full-time).

HEINEKEN is a proud, independent global brewer committed to surprise and excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears the founder’s family name – Heineken® – is available in almost every country on the globe and is the world’s most valuable international premium beer brand. The Company’s aim is to be a leading brewer in each of the markets in which it operates and to have the world’s most valuable brand portfolio. HEINEKEN wants to win in all markets with Heineken® and with a full brand portfolio in markets of choice.

The Company is present in over 70 countries and operates more than 165 breweries. HEINEKEN is Europe’s largest brewer and the world’s third largest by volume. HEINEKEN is committed to the responsible marketing and consumption of its more than 250 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders. The number of people employed is over 85,000.


For additional information about this job opening or the application process, please contact Ada Idil, HR Intern, at

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