HR Business Partner

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Are you an enthusiastic and experienced HR Business Partner to join our driven HR –team? Then we are looking for you!

Office locationUtrecht
Primary languageEnglish
This position isFull-time

Key about you

Because of the way you work, your ideas are well received in the organisation. You can switch easily between tactical and operational level, and you are a good listener. We are looking for an enthusiastic and open personality and likes to be in touch with the business. Someone who can get the organisation moving, who recognises talent and knows what is needed to make our colleagues shine. 

Do you recognise this and does this appeal to you? 
Then the role of (senior) HR Business Partner at Keylane may be for you!

Key about your team

Within Keylane Life & Pension we are building the organisation and the HR team. As a HR Business Partner responsible for the work in the L&P business line in Utrecht &Rotterdam, you are also part of the international L&P HR team. You report to the HR director Life & Pension. You work closely together with your peer colleagues in the Netherlands and Denmark, together you are a team of 5 colleagues, each with their own expertise such as Learning & Development, Talent & Acquisition, HR Operations. We make sure to align regularly, we cheer an informal but professional work ethic, with always room for a personal chat. 

Key about your role

In this role, you are responsible for the HR business partner work in The Netherlands. You are primarily advising and supporting the Dutch Management and their team members in the continually growing operational and technical teams during their employment life cycle. You are a full and reliable sparring partner for management and other employees. You understand the strategy and can translate it into concrete objectives and actions for HR. You keep the management on its toes by asking critical questions and daring to mirror them. You are the link between the organisation's leadership and its staff, and you ensure that the interests of the organisation and its staff are balanced. 
In addition to strategic support for various management teams, you are also the absenteeism coordinator within your business line. Together with the team manager you guide employees in their reintegration process. You are empathetic, a good listener and can provide employees with solid advice.

Every day will be different for you. You are in conversation with the Managers about the composition and functioning of the teams. When necessary, you conduct job interviews and help with broad organisational issues. You always look for opportunities to optimise HR processes. Together with your HR colleagues, you also provide support to the organisation by creating policies, tools, trainings and advice on a wide range of the employment matters.

Key qualities

  • At least 4 years of experience in a HR generalist role
  • You have knowledge and experience of organisational change and development and of managing different projects simultaneously  
  • You can develop strong relationships and influence a wide range of stakeholders within the organizationStrong organization and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation policies, absenteeism, retention, organizational diagnosis, performance management and Dutch employment law (e.g., Works Council)
  • You’re fluent in Dutch and English, (verbal and in writing)
  • You are up to date with the trends in HR  
  • You easily find the balance between tactical business partnership and operational HR matters  
  • You maintain and improve relationships with numerous relevant internal and external (international) stakeholders

Keylane offers  

We ask a lot from you. But we also offer you a lot. We offer a job in a tech savvy organization that wants to conquer Europe. You are going to be part of a great high energetic team that is in the middle of a big transition. You get the chance to develop as a professional, in a crucial role. Moreover, you can make an impact and contribute to the further professionalization of our HR department. In addition, we offer: 

  • A competitive salary depending on your experience 
  • Total of 24 days leave with option to purchase extra leave per year 
  • 7 inclusion days for you to decide which days are important to you to reflect, celebrate or connect with your loved ones
  • NS Business Card
  • Laptop
  • A solid pension scheme
  • A training and learning program
  • Free lunch at our healthy APPÈL cafe 
  • Distribution of profits 

We are happy to give you plenty of freedom to make your job a success. We are working in hybrid teams and we are very flexible with working hours.

Keylane invests in the development of its employees and supports them in their development. Our courses, trainings and playgrounds help you develop both personally and professionally. Besides all of this we offer you the best colleagues in Denmark and The Netherlands.  

About Keylane
Keylane is the leading European provider of robust, configurable, and customer-centric SaaS platforms for the insurance and pension industry. Keylane provides solutions that optimise today’s business processes and unburdens our customers and empowers them to be future-fit and agile. Headquartered in the Dutch city of Utrecht, Keylane employs more than 675 people and provides services to over 225 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands Antilles. For more information, please refer to

Keylane specializes in Software-as-a-Service based standard industry platforms for insurance and pensions and advisory solutions for banks. Based on our in-depth knowledge and expertise, we help our customers transform their business through innovative technology. In a digital world where technology and customer needs are advancing at lightning speed, it is important for our customers to have future-proof IT platforms that can help them unleash the full potential of their business.

Are you interested?

If you have any job-related questions or want to have a chat? Reach out to me Just give me a call via +31(0)6 46 33 71 44. Want to apply right away? Then click on the button below. 

Practical information

Invited to an interview with us? Our hiring process is quite standard, so don’t panic and just be yourself. At Keylane, we strongly believe in rewarding talent. Check out the perks and benefits of a career at Keylane, as well as the extensive learning opportunities we offer to help you grow your knowledge and take your Keylane career to the next level. 

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Talent Acquisition Specialist


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