Employee Relations Specialist

Gandawa, Belgium/Remote
Added: March 4, 2024
What You'll Do

  • Provide expert advice on local labor law matters and ensure legal compliance with local employment regulations.
  • Support individual cases such as illness, underperformance, and terminations, providing guidance and assistance to employees and managers.
  • Develop and implement global and local wellbeing initiatives, promoting a positive workplace culture that prioritizes mental and physical health.
  • Mentor and guide managers and employees on conflict handling and grievance resolution.
  • Support the rollout of HR programs with regional or global impact
  • Provide day-to-day advisory and coaching to managers on several aspects of human resources, including employee relations, performance management, and talent development.
  • Be a contact person for local Site Management and Works Councils on all aspects of the HR agenda
  • Manage restructurings and reorganizations, ensuring that all employees are treated fairly and in accordance with local employment laws and regulations

What You'll Need

  • Have extensive knowledge of employment law in Belgium
  • 4+ years of experience employee relations, HR Generalist, or similar role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of best practices in employee relations, including performance management, grievance handling, and terminations
  • Coaching employees and management through complex and difficult cases
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch (Written & Spoken)

What's Nice To Have

  • Knowledge and experience in Agile HR
  • Knowledge of additional countries employment law
  • Other languages
  • International work experience

What We Offer

A competitive compensation package, of course.

Time and resources to grow and develop, including a personal development budget and paid leave for learning days, as well as paid access to e-learning resources such as O’Reilly and LinkedIn Learning.

Time to support life outside of work, with enhanced parental leave plus paid leave to care for loved ones and volunteer in local communities.

Work from home, the office, or even abroad – each team has the flexibility to choose how they work based on business needs.

Improve your home office with a setup budget and get extra support with a monthly allowance.

Enjoy options to work from your home country and abroad for a set number of days each year, to visit family and friends, or to simply explore the world we’re mapping.

Take the holidays you want with a competitive holiday plan, plus an extra day off to celebrate your birthday.

Join annual events like our Hackathon and DevDays to bring your ideas to life with talented teammates from around the world.

Become a part of our inclusive global culture and have the chance to collaborate with a diverse community – we have over 80 nationalities at TomTom!

Find out more about our global benefits and enjoy additional local benefits tailored to your location.

Meet your team

We’re Human Resources. We make it our number one goal to attract impact seekers, welcome them into our global TomTom'er community and give them the support they need to unlock their potential. Our culture encourages connection and builds leaders in all areas of the organization. Joining us, you will find your place in the world as you help others find theirs, directly impacting the lives of all TomTom'ers, wherever they may be.

At TomTom...

You’ll help people find their way in the world. In 2004, TomTom revolutionized how the world moves with the introduction of the first portable navigation device. Now, we intend to do it again by engineering the first-ever real-time map, the smartest and most useful map on the planet.

Work with a team of 3,700 unique, curious and passionate problem-solvers. Together, we’ll open up a world of possibilities for car manufacturers, enterprises and developers to help people understand and get closer to the world around them.

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout your journey with us, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews all the way through onboarding. To find out more about our application process, check out our hiring FAQs .

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

TomTom is where you can find your place in the world. Every day we welcome, nurture and celebrate differences. Why? Because your uniqueness is what makes you, you . No matter your culture or background, you’ll find your impact at TomTom. Research also shows that sometimes women and underrepresented communities can be hesitant to apply for positions unless they believe they meet 100% of the criteria. If you can relate to this, please know that we’d love to hear from you.