HR & Operations Administrator

Temporary, Full or part-time · Amsterdam

About Metabolic

We are an international and dynamic team of around 100 people who share an ambition for catalyzing a sustainable future. Based in the Netherlands, we work at the cutting edge of sustainability initiatives for a broad range of global clients.

About the Role
People are at the heart of all that we do at Metabolic, and we value creating a nurturing and thriving working environment through our human-centered HR and Operations advisory and support functions. The People & Operations team is a critical part of our ecosystem at Metabolic, an essential element in helping us to maximize our overall impact and manage a variety of organizations that together serve a coherent sustainability mission. 

We are currently recruiting for a HR & Operations Administrator to join our People & Operations team. In this unique and exciting opportunity, you will be a valued member of our small close-knit and warm People & Operations team, with a focus on all aspects of HR administration. Your role will contribute to our mission by supporting the Chief Operating Officer and your HR teammates on all HR-related programmes and initiatives across our ecosystem of companies. 

Your profile

You love working with people with a supportive mindset, and enjoy promoting a collaborative nurturing working environment, whilst also maintaining mastery over HR advisory and operational systems and processes to ensure resilient effective business operations and a first rate professional HR support function for your colleagues.

You are attentive to detail, and can work autonomously and with precision. You will understand the importance of handling confidential data in accordance with GDPR and feel perfectly comfortable to work on a wide range of ad-hoc responsibilities. We are looking for a creative and solutions-oriented individual who is comfortable working autonomously, and also as part of a close-knit interdisciplinary international team.  

You are excited to engage with new developments in the field of human resources and operations (legislative changes in labour law, innovative new policies, technologies, and practices), applying them proactively to the unique context in which we work.

You will possess working experience in an HR environment with strong administrative skills, or be educated in a relevant HR discipline.  We are looking for a creative and solutions-oriented individual who is comfortable working autonomously, and also as part of a close-knit interdisciplinary international team. 

The position is a full-time role and will start asap, based in our office in Amsterdam.
Our Offer
Be part of a dynamic and ambitious team that is passionate about sustainability and technology and making an impact. Collaborate and work alongside world-class experts in the fields of sustainability and circularity across our ecosystem of companies. We are growing fast and are very passionate about changing the world together.

This opportunity will place you in an environment that values people with their own ideas and initiatives. We believe in flat hierarchies, shared decision-making and impact over profit. You will be able to participate in an evolving decentralized governance system and be part of a close-knit community of people with shared interests and a strong company culture. 

We are based in Amsterdam, but operate a hybrid working model, giving you the freedom to work both at home and at our vibrant office in Amsterdam.  The people and relationship-oriented nature of this role requires you to work in Amsterdam at our offices several days per week.
The position is full time, with a start date asap.

About us
Metabolic’s mission is to transition the global economy to a fundamentally sustainable state. We advise governments, businesses, and NGOs on how to adapt to a fast-changing global context. Combining systems thinking and data science, we map and understand local and global systems to assess where to intervene and develop solutions that can dramatically shift how the economy functions. 
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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