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HR Representative

Posted 12 Jul 2022
Work experience
0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Are you looking for a results-driven role within a purpose-driven, international company? Are you passionate about the role of people within organisations? Are you detail-oriented and a motivated go-getter? Then you may get excited about our position as HR Representative!

We are Solarplaza

Our mission is to make solar and renewable energy more accessible throughout the world! We offer knowledge, consultancy, education, and networking solutions for the renewable energy industry in both established and emerging markets across the globe. With 35+ young, ambitious, and highly-educated people from 15 different countries on the team, we work to accelerate the energy transition from our Rotterdam office.

What does it mean to work for Solarplaza?

If you join our team, your brainwaves will be seen throughout our entire team since HR is involved within every aspect of working at Solarplaza. As the HR Representative, you will carry out essential tasks, such as working on the HR administration, playing an active role in recruitment, and you can help build the strategic HR plan for the coming years. Moreover, there is plenty of room for sharing your ideas. Do you think we can improve our way of recruiting? Then let’s take on the challenge and bring our recruitment process to the next level.

A brief overview of your tasks

  • Provide professional and confidential support to the HR Manager.
  • Administration around joining, leaving, promotions, and development of employees (i.e. preparing contracts).
  • Administration of pension, healthy & safety, and work permits.
  • Active role in the recruitment of new employees, i.e. sharing vacancies, assisting in evaluating candidates, and planning job interviews.
  • Assist the HR Manager in creating and building HR strategies.

Job requirements

What we expect from you

  • You are a bachelor student in Human Resource Management, or a related field (Organizational Psychology, Change Management, Business, etc.).
  • Available 12 to 16 hours a week, starting asap.
  • You have an interest in sustainability.
  • You are accurate and detail-oriented.
  • You have a strong sense of responsibility and are capable of working with highly confidential material.
  • Native Dutch and proficiency in English.
  • Living in - or near - Rotterdam.

What you can expect from us

  • Market-rate salary (depending on your experience).
  • An on-call contract, averaging 12-16 hours per week.
  • Flexible working hours (you can choose your working days).
  • Remote working is a possibility.
  • An open, respectful and multicultural atmosphere.
  • A great team that will challenge you to get the most out of yourself.
  • Join our mission to accelerate the sustainable energy transition.

Our responsibility towards you

Solarplaza has a lot of experience guiding students; several of them are still with us as employees. The compensation relates to your availability and active contribution to our mission, partly based on your age. Last but by no means least, you will be at the heart of a thriving and value-driven team with the opportunity to learn and hear from the industry’s leading experts and contribute to building a clean energy future.


Do you want to work for the future and be part of the transition? We would love to connect with you!

Solarplaza is a Rotterdam-based company, with a global vision. Our team consists of young, ambitious and highly educated people from 20+ different nationalities. Solarplaza accelerates the global energy transition by organizing high-level events and trade missions across the world and publishing articles, reports and analyses about the most relevant solar topics and trends. We bring together industry leaders to enable them to build a bright future. And you can build along, join us!

Active in 1 country
45 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 29 years

What employees are saying


Project Manager


Working as a Project Manager at Solarplaza means responsibility from day 1! To succeed you will need your creativity, determination and social antenna. We are all driven to make a positive impact in this world which translates into good conversations both on & off the job.

Edwin Koot


Edwin Koot

Edwin is the solar veteran that started the company back in 2004, after already gaining 10 years of experience as solar consultant, engineer and installer. He's the strategic brain behind the operations and maintains a close network of solar industry captains.