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HRIS Specialist

Geplaatst 12 jul. 2024
2 tot 4 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Soort opleiding
Engels (Vloeiend)
Nederlands (Vloeiend)

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About us

The people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. In a world that is increasingly fast-moving, unpredictable and full of opportunities, they come to us with big ambitions: to make life better and to keep you safer. Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our employees design and deliver extraordinary high-tech solutions. With 68.000 talents working in 54 countries, 2000 employees are based in the Netherlands. We are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security.

We help our customers think smarter and act faster in the fields of transportation, defence, space, aerospace and cyberspace, mastering ever-greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. We are therefore leading the digital transformation, focusing on artificial intelligence, big-data & data analytics, connectivity, mobility and internet of things and cybersecurity.

In the Netherlands, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions, research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft) and research & development for serious gaming (in collaboration with the University of Twente).

We are in search for a

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Specialist

About your future job

Enhancing the digital way of working from an HR perspective. HRIS is the digital link between HR and our business and helps people to focus on what they do best. This translates in managing workforce data, develop systems & platform enhancements, run people analytics, capture and develop People processes/ways-of-working and focus on the digital employee experience.

Various HR IT systems are used within Thales Netherlands, such as Workday and AFAS. The HRIS Specialist ensures that the design of these HR systems and the interface with the linked systems is in order and that the new and changed functionality is tested and put into use. It is important to pay attention to an optimal user experience, which is also aimed at continuous improvement of our services and efficiency. The HRIS Specialist maintains close contacts with the IT department in the Netherlands and with the HRIS organization of the Thales Group.

The HRIS Specialist is part of the HR Operations team. This team includes activities in the areas of the HR Shared Services, Payroll and HR Information Systems.

Within this team, the HRIS Specialist focuses primarily on:

  • Taking the leading role in (automation) projects and coordinating contacts with users, stakeholders, our external partners, IT and suppliers about wishes, functional changes, priorities and implementation.
  • The functional management of the various HR applications; daily management, but also the further development of new functionalities in the applications.
  • Integrating these improvements into the HR work descriptions and work processes within the department.
  • Supporting the (key) users of the applications and answering support questions from employees throughout the organization.
  • Define the process, procedure and controls for releasing the configuration changes to production and work with HR team members to ensure communication to drive a great Customer experience.
  • Identifying the needs of management and HR colleagues, asking questions and translating the needs into an (automation) solution.
  • Collaborate closely with your Global HRIS team driving People Analytics and Our Digital Experience.
  • Empower our workforce with a modern, user-friendly HR platform, enabling them to access information and manage their careers seamlessly and driving a competitive advantage in attracting top talent

Why you are a good match?

Your challenge: Driving innovation within HR. Play a vital role in enhancing our systems and processes, running projects to improve data and play a key role in shaping our analytics strategy, identifying opportunities for innovation and driving continuous improvement.

We are looking for a new colleague who:

  • Have at least bachelor’s degree in the field of HR/Business Administration/Automation
  • Willing to provide optimal support to our employees, managers and HR team and to strive for continuous improvement
  • Have strong skills in tools like Workday, AFAS, Power BI and Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Can easily operate at different levels in the organization, also internationally (Thales Group)
  • Has a good command of the English language
  • Preferably experience with automation within the HR domain

Level of responsibility: 8

What's in it for you

  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas.
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organisation, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills.
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe.
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance.
  • You can usually work where and whenever you want. Within Thales, we aim for a 60/40 balance, where you work from home at least two days a week, when your role allows this.
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalise your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade PTO for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs.
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

With 80.000 talents working in 68 countries, we are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security. In the Netherlands, where 2500 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ).
Do you want to kickstart your career in an international high-tech environment? And are you looking for a traineeship where you can develop your personal skills? Our traineeship starts in October 2023. Check

Actief in 65 landen
2.500 medewerkers
70% mannen - 30% vrouwen
Gemiddeld 45 jaar oud