The Nielsen Company HR Professional in Diemen, Netherlands

As a global leader in measurement and information, we believe providing our clients a precise understanding of the market development is the key to making the right decisions that can lead to profitable growth. At Nielsen, we’re always innovating to keep pace with emerging market trends and the increasingly diverse, demanding and connected consumer. We measure performance for our clients and we use analytics to help them grow their business. Measurement and analytics are two separate things, but each is important and valuable on its own. The connection of the two makes them both even more critical and valuable. In 100 countries around the world, Nielsen provides clients with the most complete understanding of what consumers watch and buy.

Working in HR involves partnering with various Business Leaders to address the business' main needs, develop top talent and ensure the business is properly staffed. Within HR it is important that our values are effectively communicated and implemented and that good relations are built with Associates and Leaders alike. Alternatively you could find yourself working in our centers of expertise such as Payroll, Staffing and Recruitment or Compensation and Benefits located across Europe.

For a full-time position at our Diemen office, we are looking for an energetic and dynamic

HR Professional

Within our Human Resources Department, your role is to support our internal clients, especially in the areas of employee relations, recruitment, administration and payroll.


  • Managing the operational side of HR topics across the various business units

  • Acting as subject matter expert on all key HR activities, including recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, payroll, performance management, employee relations, employee engagement and change management

  • Take the lead in the monthly payroll process.

  • Support the local team in editing contracts, addendums and other correspondence

  • Benefits administration: direct the processing/enrolment of employees in appropriate benefit plans on a timely basis; follow-up as needed

  • SAP HR administration

  • Map and attract the best talent in the market to support the company´s growth strategy. This means being responsible for the talent acquisition process – coordination and management of recruitment activities (posting job openings internal and external, interviews and implementation of talent acquisition initiatives in the Netherlands

  • Processing and maintaining organization and associate updates in our internal tools and systems

  • Contributing to the development and improvement of local HR processes, systems and procedures


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management (mandatory)

  • 1-3 years HR work experience within a service organization of a multinational company environment

  • Proven experience in Compensation, Benefits & Payroll (mandatory)

  • knowledge of country labor laws, rules, regulations and obligations

  • PC literate and numerate

  • Excellent in organizational and time-management skills

  • Takes personal accountability and initiative and strong problem solving skills

  • Self-driven and goal oriented with the ability to multitask, back by a high level of accountability and follow through to closure

  • Demonstrates ability to work within a team environment

  • Ability to work at a fast pace

  • DUTCH speaker and fluent in English – both verbally and in writing

At Nielsen you will experience a dynamic, open, and solution-oriented environment where you will get the opportunity to drive your career in an international company and where we will support your development through a trust-based feedback culture. Within our HR teams we emphasize the importance of teamwork because we know they are crucial to our growth, strength and ability to grow. Our local and regional HR teams work together to create an uncommon impact. Being open, simple and integrated is woven into Nielsen's DNA. As part of our culture, our promise to you is that at Nielsen, you can: Be yourself, Make a Difference & Grow With Us. If you want to know more about working at Nielsen click here.