HR Business Partner

  • hours: 32 - 40 Hour
  • Education level: HBO/WO
  • Locatie: Leiden

Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands

At Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands, we work at the frontiers of technology in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing industries in the world: Space. Our products and services - including Solar Arrays, Launcher Structures, Instruments & Services, and Mechanical Thermal products - are among the best in the world. They enable missions that are of great importance for our everyday life on Earth, such as satellite navigation, communications, climate research and monitoring of air quality.

At our state-of-the-art facilities in Leiden & Oegstgeest, a team of over 250 dedicated professionals works on the design, development, assembly, testing and delivery of space products and services. We do that by thinking creatively in terms of solutions and by working with like-minded business partners. Intensive collaboration in our international community is the key to success, also within the Airbus family that we are proudly part of.


HR Business Partner

As a HR Business Partner you work closely together with management and employees providing them with solid advice and feedback on HR topics and the yearly HR performance cycle. And you contribute to our company objectives, focusing on HR topics like Leadership & Competence development, Organisation & Change, Strengthen HR Core and Attract, Recruit & Onboard. You are part of an HR team of 5 employees in total.

How to succeed

We hire motivated people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay open, keep learning and take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more outstanding version of yourself. We expect you to:

  • Co-shape HR - partner with the colleagues of your HR team to ensure that the support and services are of added value to the organisation.
  • Build a strong management - coach managers in HR solutions and support them to drive individual and team performance.
  • Enable Business Change – help shaping and designing an effective HR team that contributes to current and future business success.

What you bring

  • Bachelor/Master in Human Resources or related study
  • Five years operational experience in HR
  • The ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in an international corporate environment across organisational boundaries
  • Experience with SAP HR and Workday
  • Fluency in Dutch and English

Our offer and your application

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic and international working environment, extensive opportunities for personal development and attractive working conditions. For further details please contact Gesmar Pruijs, To apply, please upload your application letter and CV via our application form before 17 June 2022. 

NB: agency calls are not appreciated.

About Airbus DS NL

Over 300 professionals with a great passion for technology work every day at Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands at the limits of what is possible in one of the most challenging industries in the world: Space.

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Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.

Postbus 32070
2303 DB Leiden
+31 (0)71-5245000